Adelaide to get a new-build Sofitel

Premier of South Australia, Jay Weatherill MP today announced that a new Sofitel Luxury Hotel will be built in Adelaide’s CBD – the first internationally branded luxury hotel to be built in the city in nearly three decades.

Hot venue: The Ternary

Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour has opened its new concept restaurant, The Ternary.

Work starts on ICC Sydney Sofitel

Work has started on the new 600-room Sofitel hotel at ICC Sydney, owned by leading investor Dr Jerry Schwartz and being developed by Lend Lease.

Pullman Melbourne on the Park debuts

As the clock struck midnight on 31 December 2014, a new year began and a new era started for Pullman Melbourne on the Park as the hotel rebranded away from Hilton.

Accor’s China strategy gains momentum

Accor’s relationship with China is stronger than ever following the announcement that it has formed a long-term alliance with Huazhu Hotels Group (also known as China Lodging Group) with more than 2,000 hotels in the pipeline.

Accor adds two new regional properties

Four Points by Sheraton Geelong became Novotel Geelong and Chifley Hotel Penrith rebranded to Mercure Penrith yesterday as part of Accor’s regional expansion plan.

Sydney Airport to get a Pullman

Accor is set to open a Pullman hotel near Sydney Airport in May 2016 after signing a management agreement with Goodman to brand and operate a new, 229-room 5-star hotel.

Accor reaches 600 hotels in Asia Pacific

Accor has reached its 600th hotel in Asia-Pacific with the signing of the landmark Park Lane Hotel in Hong Kong to the group’s upscale Pullman brand.

Accor quiet on Sofitel deal

Investor Dr Jerry Schwartz and operator Accor Hotels can’t confirm a luxury Sofitel hotel will be built at the new International Convention Centre in Sydney, despite continuing Australian mainstream media coverage suggesting the project is a done deal.

Brisbane Airport to get two new hotels

Deputy PM and Minister for Regional Development Hon Warren Truss MP yesterday announced that Brisbane Airport is getting an Ibis and Pullman hotel as part of a $150 million development project.


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