Mövenpick to open fifth Vietnam hotel

(Mövenpick Hotel Quang Bình)

Swiss hospitality company Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has signed a new Mövenpick property in the coastal province of Quang Bình in Vietnam. The fifth Mövenpick hotel in the country, the signing comes on the heels of several other agreements across Asia as the company continues to seek opportunities for growth in the region.

"This new signing, in partnership with Viet Group Joint Stock Company, marks an important step in the evolution of the Mövenpick Hotels and Resorts brand in Asia as we continue to expand and bring the Mövenpick name to new markets," Andrew Langdon, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts CDO and SVP Asia, said in a statement. 

Located in Dong Hoi, the in the north-central city of Vietnam, the Mövenpick Hotel Quang Bình will have 219 guestrooms and will be seven kilometres from the regional airport and three kilometres from the train station. 

With 57 newly discovered caves in the region, UNESCO's upcoming management of several local sites, and the lifting of visitor quotas, the region is anticipating a sharp rise in international visitors. 

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is stepping up its growth in South and Southeast Asia, with plans to manage 30 hotels throughout the region by 2020.