Accor has expanded its portfolio of Mercure
hotels in Asia with the signing of 5 more Mercures. These new
hotels are located in China, Thailand, South Korea and India.
Mercure Beijing Downtown – will be a new 357 room hotel
(including 97 apartments) situated near the centre of Beijing’s
central business district south of Chang’an - Jianguo Avenue.
Facilities will include 2 restaurants, fitness centre, business
centre, 3 meeting rooms, ballroom and indoor swimming pool. The
hotel is scheduled to open in mid 2010.
Grand Mercure HNA
Beijing Central Apartments – will consist of 472 keys in a mixed
use development which includes a shopping mall and offices, in the
heart of Beijing. The hotel is located in Chongwen and is 2
blocks from the railway station and less than 10 minutes to
Tiananmen Square, Palace Museum and National Theatre. The hotel
will offer a combination of studio accommodation and one, two
and three bedroom apartments.
Mercure Lavasa – will
be a new 130 room hotel situated in the picturesque Lavasa,
India’s first and largest hill station. Facilities will include an
all day dining restaurant and bar as well as a business centre.
The hotel is located close to Lavasa Lakes Convention Centre.
Mercure Ambassador Seoul Dongdaemun – will be
located in the fashion district of Seoul – Dongdaemun and
connected to the Design Plaza and Park. The hotel which is a
new construction, will have 150 guest rooms.
Mercure Krabi Ao Nang – will be a new 213 guest room hotel located
on Ao Nang Beach, one of Krabi’s most popular beaches. Facilities will
include a restaurant, two bars, four swimming pools, spa and
Gaurav Bhushan – Senior Vice President,
Accor Asia Pacific said, “The Mercure brand is enjoying a bumper
year for development with several milestones being achieved for
the brand throughout Asia in 2009. A record number of 11 Mercure
hotels will open this year in Asia, and an additional 18 are
committed to development in the region. The appeal of the
Mercure brand includes a number of factors including the
expertise and platforms of Accor, the might of one of the worlds
largest mid scale hotel brands and the ability of the hotels to
express localised design elements.”
Three Mercure hotels will open in September
2009 – Mercure Hanoi La Gare and Mercure Hue Gerbera in Vietnam
and Mercure Pontianak in Indonesia.
The Mercure network
consists of almost 700 hotels throughout 51 countries, of which 24
hotels are located in Asia.
Other recently announced developments
in Asia include Mercure Bali Harvestland, Mercure Solo, Mercure Manado,
Mercure Zhangiajie Resort, Mercure Prime Chengdu and Mercure
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