Accor has signed its second ibis
hotel in Hong Kong, a property which is also the group’s first purpose built ibis hotel
in the city.
The ibis Hong Kong Sheung Wan,
scheduled to open in early 2012, is being developed by Bright
Century Limited – a joint venture between Hong Kong based real
estate developer Common Empire Development Ltd. and Singapore
based private equity fund Alpha Investment Partners Limited.
located at the junction of Bonham Strand West
and Des Voeux Road West on Hong
Kong island. The hotel is a few
minutes walk to Sheung Wan MTR and the Hong Kong Macau
The hotel will boast 550 guest rooms,
an all day dining venue and bar.
Chairman and Chief Operating Officer, Accor Asia Pacific
said, “The development of this hotel is testament to the
energy that has been invested into expanding the ibis
hotel brand throughout Asia Pacific. Today ibis exists
in central locations in almost all major capitals
throughout the region, consistently offering full
service international quality accommodation and with the
best value proposition. It demonstrates our continued
capacity to meet the ambitious objectives of our global
development programme and heralds a new era
of international-quality, economy accommodation in
downtown Hong Kong – a key market for the brand in the
Today throughout the world, Accor
operates over 800 ibis hotels. By the end of 2009, the
Asia Pacific ibis network will have expanded to 82 ibis
hotels of which 42 will be in China. Between 2009 and
2010, one to two new ibis hotels are expected to be
launched in the world every week.
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