Accor has opened the Pullman Gurgaon Central
Park, the group’s 500th hotel in the region. The opening also
marks the debut of the Pullman brand in India.
Central Park represents Accor’s 17th hotel in India, complementing
its existing five brands (Sofitel, Novotel, Mercure, ibis and
Formule 1) in the country, which range from luxury to budget.
Located in Gurgaon, the corporate
satellite city of New Delhi, Pullman Gurgaon Central Park features 285
Consistent with other Pullman properties worldwide,
Pullman Gurgaon Central Park is ideal for MICE initiatives, with
over 17,000 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting spaces and
connectivity solutions throughout the hotel.
With almost 95,000 rooms in 16 countries, Accor
has embarked on an ambitious program of
expansion in Asia Pacific, and aims to operate over 700 hotels by
2015. In India alone, Accor expects to
operate 23 hotels by year’s end, with a goal of 90 hotels by 2015.
“The Asia Pacific region today is one of Accor’s
strongest areas of focus, as is evidenced by our rapid pace of
expansion in recent years,” said Michael Issenberg, Chairman and
COO of Accor Asia Pacific. “Since we commenced operations in the
region in 1982, Accor’s network has grown from one hotel in
Singapore to 500 hotels in 16 countries today. Two years ago we
celebrated our 400th hotel in the region and the rate of expansion
since has accelerated significantly as we are on track to open 100
hotels within 2012 in Asia Pacific alone.”
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