This year, Accor is to open 11 new Mercure hotels in the Asia
Pacific region. The 11 new Mercure hotels
triangulate the region from Japan in the North, to Melbourne in the south
and Bangalore to the west.
Michael Issenberg –
Chairman and Chief Operating Officer Accor Asia Pacific said “The
expansion of the Mercure hotel brand within the region at this rate
signals the desire of hotel owners seeking improved distribution
methods, increased brand recognition and safety of an international
management hotel company. We are particularly delighted to be introducing the Mercure Brand to
India, which is a key market for the expansion of Accor’s hotel brands in the region.”
Mercure Homestead Residences
Bangalore India - located with easy access to IT and business parks,
this residence has spacious suites and is located uniquely within a
quiet residential street.
Sapporo Japan - opening on June 1, 2009 the hotel is located in the heart
of the cities nightlife area - Susukino. Minutes from the city’s landmarks the hotel
will offer 285 rooms.
Mercure Hotel Chengdu Prime China- located
in heart the of Chengdu CBD, surrounded by many high-end office
buildings and shopping centres, the hotel features 503 guest rooms and
will open in September 2009.
Mercure Hotel Tianyou Chengdu China -
opening in late 2009 located in the west side of Chengdu, in the new
commercial & entertainment centre. The hotel is only 10 minutes from
Chengdu National Hi-tech Development District, 5 minutes from city
centre and 25 minutes from airport.
Mercure Hotel Pontianak
Indonesia - this 172 room hotel opening in the third quarter of 2009,
enjoys a prime location on the main artery and next to the largest
shopping mall in Pontianak. Minutes from the airport, the hotel is
within close proximity to the central business and government office
Mercure Fenix Samui Thailand - Formerly known as Samui
Park, is located on lively Lamai Beach. The hotel has 52 rooms and 8
villas, and is expected to join the network in the third quarter of this
year after renovations and a rebranding program.
Hanoi La Gare Vietnam – Scheduled to open in the third quarter of this
year, the hotel will feature 102 rooms and is situated in the heart
of Hanoi’s main corporate area and opposite the main train station.
The classic façade will be conserved while the full set of modern
facilities will be added to the hotel.
Mercure Hotel Hue Gerbera
Vietnam - The 107 room Mercure Huê Gerbera will benefit from its prime
location on Le Loi Street where breathtaking views of Perfume River, and
feature both leisure and extensive conference facilities. The hotel is
scheduled to open in the third quarter of this year.
Liverpool Australia - Will open in December 2009. It will offer 104 rooms built adjacent to the
Liverpool Catholic Club, sharing its restaurants and other facilities
including a children’s playground and three swimming pools. The hotel
will be connected to a blackwater recycling facility to conserve
Mercure Hotel Caroline Springs Australia - The 104-room
hotel, due to open in August 2009, will offer premier
conference and event venue facilities for Melbourne’s western suburbs.
It will offer a
300 seat function and conference centre, catering to corporate
conferences, events and private functions.
Mercure Mercure Yarra
Valley Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa Australia - joining the
Mercure network on April 1, 2009, the hotel is set amongst the rolling
hills and vines of Balgownie Estate.
Accor currently operates 50 Mercure
hotels and resorts throughout Asia Pacific.
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