Sofitel Wellington is set to welcome its first guests from October.
Accor’s Chairman and COO of Asia-Pacific, Michael Issenberg, says it’s exciting times for the chain, following the announcement of global changes last week by the company’s CEO Sebastien Bazin.
In the biggest Australasian hotel move of the decade, Accor has entered into contracts to acquire Mirvac Group’s hotel management business and a 21.9 per cent stake in the company’s Mirvac Wholesale Hotel Fund for AUD$255 million.
Accor Asia-Pacific’s Chairman and Chief Operating Officer Michael Issenberg says the chain’s hotels across the region are having a “really good year”, something expected to continue for the remainder of 2011.
Novotel’s next generation hotel rooms were officially launched in Bangkok overnight (Feb 21), as Accor’s upper mid-scale hotel brand continues to chase a larger share of the business and leisure markets across Asia-Pacific.
Accor Asia Pacific Chairman and COO, Michael Issenberg said the group is off to a strong start in 2011 across the region.