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AccorHotels sets a new benchmark for Midscale in the Maldives

Mercure Maldives Kooddoo to offer full-service options at affordable rates Located in Gaafu Alifu Atoll, Mercure Maldives Kooddoo is set to welcome savvy travellers from 20 August, 2017 onwards to the island renowned for its lush greenery and pristine beaches. Conveniently situated adjacent to Kooddoo domestic airport, the hotel is the first beachfront property directly accessible via

AccorHotels sets luxury footprint in the Maldives

AccorHotels announced its first luxury destination in the Maldives as of September 1, 2017 — Dhevanafushi Maldives Luxury Resort, Managed by AccorHotels. Set on the private island of Meradhoo surrounded by natural splendour, the resort will be repositioned following further enhancements in late 2018, and join the iconic collection of Raffles hotels and resorts. Dhevanafushi

AccorHotels launches Seoul Dragon City – Korea’s First ‘Lifestyle Hotel-plex’

Korea’s first ‘lifestyle hotel-plex’ Seoul Dragon City will open on 1 October, featuring  four AccorHotels brands, 1,700 rooms, 11 restaurants and bars, 17 meeting rooms, two multi-function grand ballrooms, and a world first: four full floors of entertainment in a Sky Bridge suspended between two of the towers. Featuring four distinct AccorHotels brands ranging from

Vibrant and Chic ibis styles Bangkok Khaosan Viengtai adds colour to the city’s Old Quarter

Combining vintage design with creative elements of the ibis Styles brand spirit Travellers visiting Bangkok’s postcard-perfect old city, will be delighted that ibis Styles Bangkok Khaosan Viengtai has come to Rambuttri Road, it was easily accessible by foot or bicycle in the old days. The original Viengtai Hotel opened its doors in 1953 and was

AccorHotels & LP Holding partnership brings three new hotels to Myanmar

AccorHotels and LP Holding have signed a joint agreement to develop three new hotels in Myanmar. The partnership will see the opening of Mercure Mandalay Hill Resort in the second quarter of this year and the development of Pullman Yangon Centrepoint and Mandalay Hill Resort MGallery by Sofitel slated to open in 2017 and 2020

PULLMAN UNVEILS ITS FIRST HOTEL IN JAPAN 

First upscale brand to open in the heart of Tokyo for AccorHotels ​ Pullman Tokyo Tamachi is being developed as part of the MSB Tamachi mixed-used complex and will open for the fall of 2018. Featuring 143 rooms, the contemporary designed hotel successfully connects the international style of Pullman with a delicate touch of Japanese

Hanoi Becomes Site of Asia Pacific’s First Novotel Suites

The new ‘home-away-from-home’ for longer stays is set to become a hub of activity in emerging CầuGiấy district   Novotel, the international midscale brand known for its consistently high service standards, modular rooms, commitment to well-being, family offerings and stand-out meeting facilities, has introduced the Novotel Suites concept to Asia Pacific. Sharing the essence of

AccorHotels promotes green energy transportation on electric rickshaw from Bangkok to Toulouse

AccorHotels – Jul 08, 2015 08:43 SGT AccorHotels, the largest operator of international hotels in Asia Pacific, is pleased to announce its sponsorship of The Pilgreens, three graduate students from the University of Toulouse, who will drive an electric tuk-tuk, a traditional Thai rickshaw, from Bangkok to Toulouse to raise awareness of green energy transportation

Accor re-establishes foothold with the opening of Novotel Yangon Max

Novotel Yangon Max, heralding Accor’s new era and return to the city after a decade, treats leisure and business travellers to quality, comfort and choice Accor, the largest international hotel operator in Asia Pacific, is pleased to announce the opening of its third property in Myanmar, Novotel Yangon Max. With its close proximity to the