VNRE - On the afternoon of 12/7/2011, at a meeting with Secretary of Ho Chi Minh City’s Party Committee Le Thanh Hai, Chairman of Las Vegas Sands Corporation, Sheldon Adelson, said the group plans to invest in building a resort complex in the city, with total investment up to over 2 billion USD.
The projectwill have similar scale and nature to Marina Bay Sands resort of Las Vegas Sands Corp. in Singapore, including the hotels, restaurants, exhibitions, conferences, shopping center, spa, sports, theaters, museums and a variety of entertainment, recreation.
Mr. Adelson said that Vietnam has great potential to build resort complex, not only to attract tourists but also to help Vietnam becomes a destination for conferences, trade fairs, international exhibitions.
The project was designed preliminary with two sail-shaped buildings on the foundation of a lotus flower.
Ho Chi Minh City is the largest economic center of Vietnam, in which service sector accounted for the largest proportion in the city's economic structure, and is also the trade gateway of Vietnam with international, especially with Southeast Asia countries.