HVS and Hilton Jointly Hosted the 2017 HVS Hotel Market Connections in Ho Chi Minh City

2017 HVS Hotel Market Connections in Ho Chi Minh City
HVS and Hilton co-hosted HVS Hotel Market Connections 2017 on March 9, in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

The event brought together key industry stakeholders, including prominent experts on new hotel development, management contracts and negotiations, in an evening of networking at the Park Hyatt Saigon.


Hai Thao Nguyen, of Mayer Brown JSM, presented the latest trends in hotel management contracts; Daniel J. Voellm, Managing Partner at HVS Asia Pacific, provided an introduction on the process of selecting a hotel operator and contract negotiations, followed by a Q&A Session with Christian Pucher, Director of Development Asia at Hilton.

The event witnessed a confluence of hospitality leaders, owners and developers from across the region, to create cross-functional dialogues on latest trends and critical issues in the hospitality industry.

Daniel J Voellm, Managing Partner at HVS Asia Pacific, said: “HVS Hotel Market Connections in Ho Chi Minh City provided yet another opportunity for hotel owners and developers to broaden their knowledge of the industry. Insights from HVS, Mayer Brown JSM and Hilton deepened attendees' understanding of key issues when entering into and negotiating hotel management agreements. In Vietnam's dynamic market environment, owners will succeed by strategically aligning their interests and objectives with the right management company as their partner.”

Christian Pucher, Director of Development Asia at Hilton, commented: “Events such as these allow us to look ahead and discuss the amazing potential for the hospitality sector in Vietnam; here we see plenty of opportunity to introduce more of Hilton’s market leading brands.”

For further information, please contact:
Daniel J. Voellm              
Managing Partner – APAC, HVS
Direct: +852 3628 3871
E-mail: [email protected]

Ngoc Hanh To
Manager, HVS
Phone: +84 9444 59500
E-mail: [email protected]
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