Indochina Kajima Development Limited (Indochina Kajima), a joint-venture between Indochina Capital, a leading real estate developer in Vietnam, and Kajima Corporation, one of Japan’s largest general contractors and real estate developers, has announced two exciting milestones: the start of construction for the second Wínk Hotel in the central business district of Danang; and the topping out of the first Wínk Hotel – Wínk Saigon Center Hotel – in District 1, Saigon.

Located on one of Danang’s most active streets, Wínk Hotel 178 Tran Phu marks the brand’s breakthrough in Central Vietnam.

The 244-room Wínk Hotel brings an innovative product to the hospitality market, characterised by its tasteful design, multifunctional common spaces, state-of-the-art technology and new take on the traditional business centre – a co-working space.

The groundbreaking ceremony for Wínk 178 Tran Phu was held on Nov. 2.

Wínk Saigon Center Hotel, comprising 237 rooms, is located at 75 Nguyen Binh Khiem St., District 1, nestled in Saigon’s central business district.

Set to open in the third quarter of 2020, Wínk Saigon Center Hotel’s topping out marks the building reaching its maximum height and the transition to interior fit-out.

The hotel’s design seeks to emulate the brand’s signature characteristics of modernity, minimalism and efficiency, all of which are underpinned with Vietnamese values.

“This marks yet another milestone for us in delivering the first international standard hospitality brand to Vietnam and the region,” said Peter Ryder, CEO of Indochina Capital and Chairman of Indochina Kajima. “Wínk Hotels is part of Indochina Kajima’s mandate to creatively mold the real estate industry in Vietnam.

“After Wínk Saigon Center Hotel and Wínk Hotel 178 Tran Phu, Danang, we will look to provide this elevated hotel experience in Hanoi, as well as many emerging secondary cities such as Can Tho, Tuy Hoa, Hai Phong, and Vung Tau.

Indochina Capital has always pushed the boundaries for creativity, and we are excited and committed to developing more high-quality and innovative projects across Vietnam.”

Designed by AW2, a Paris-based architecture company who worked with Indochina Capital in the development of Four Seasons The Nam Hai and Six Senses Con Dao, Wínk aims to redefine hospitality norms in the region by delivering the essential elements of a hotel in a sleek and streamlined style while delivering high-quality service.

The hotel will be operated by Indochina Vanguard Hotels, a joint venture between Indochina Capital, Kajima Corporation and Vanguard Hotels.

 
 
 
 
 
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“I am extremely excited to announce these achievements for the first two Wínk Hotel projects in Vietnam. We aim to disrupt the hospitality industry by introducing a hotel product that will be the first of its kind in this incredible country.

“We want to bring to life a Vietnamese brand that is celebrated by the entire Vietnamese population, fusing old and new Vietnam into a tantalising hospitality experience that will be sure to excite the young-at-heart travellers from Vietnam and around the world,” shared Michael Piro, the CEO of Wínk Hotels and COO of Indochina Capital.

“Wínk will strive to ensure guests have a vivid and lasting impression of Vietnam.”

About Indochina Kajima

In September 2016, Indochina Capital, a leader in Vietnam’s rapidly growing real estate, financial services and capital markets, entered into a joint venture with Kajima Corporation, one of the biggest Japanese general contractors and real estate developers, to launch Indochina Kajima, a new real estate development platform in Vietnam.

Indochina Kajima is fully committed to create innovative real estate developments that build value for our partners, clients and investors, while providing fulfilling opportunities for our employees and enriching the communities in which we operate.

Indochina Kajima will establish a nationwide footprint with a focus on Hanoi, Danang and Ho Chi Minh City.

About Wínk Hotels

Wínk Hotels is a new hospitality brand emerging in Indochina that takes a bold approach to affordable luxury in the region.

The brand caters to modern, aspirational travellers, offering high-quality experiences that are grounded in the local destination.

Wínk Hotels is the first hotel product of Indochina Vanguard Hotels Pte Ltd, a joint venture established in 2016 and now owned by Indochina Capital, Vanguard Hotels Pte Ltd. and Kajima Corporation.

For more information, visit www.wink-hotels.com

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