Thu, 14 Sept 2017

Accor Signs Fairmont Hotel in Seoul, South Korea

AccorHotels has signed a management agreement for a Fairmont hotel in Seoul, South Korea.

Located in the financial district of Yeouido, the 326-room Fairmont Ambassador Seoul hotel is part of an integrated development by Parc 1 comprising a retail mall and two office towers.

Designed by renowned architect Richard Rogers, the hotel will feature 326 guest rooms, a rooftop terrace, spa, fitness centre, pool, conference hall and four restaurants and a bar.

Henry Cho (Director of Development- Accor Ambassador Korea), Chris Cho (Executive Director of Development for Singapore, Philippines, Japan, Korea and Maldives- AccorHotels), Vincent Lelay (VP of Operations- Accor Ambassador Korea), Jung Ho Suh (Chairman of Ambassador Group), Patrick Basset (Chief Operating Officer of AccorHotels Upper Southeast and Northeast Asia), Won Chae (Representative Director, Parc1 Hotel Management Ltd.), Taewook Kwon (Chief Representative- Accor Ambassador Korea), Hak-Song Kim (CEO, Parc1 Development Ltd.),  Jae-Young Kim (Executive Director- Parc1 Development Ltd.)/ Do-Hyun Chung (CEO, Asia Asset Management Co., Ltd.). Click to enlarge.

 The Fairmont Ambassador Seoul is located adjacent to Yeouido Park and is within 5 to 10 minutes’ walk to Yeouido and Yeouinauru train stations.

Mr. Patrick Basset, Chief Operating Officer of AccorHotels Upper Southeast and Northeast Asia, said, “AccorHotels has 30 years of experience in managing hotels in South Korea. We are very excited to announce this partnership where we can leverage on our expertise in hotel management to set a luxury footprint to introduce the Fairmont brand into the market. The opening of Fairmont Ambassador Seoul in 2020 will become the group’s newest landmark in South Korea.” 

The hotel is scheduled to open in 2020.

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