Accor has signed a franchise agreement
with Mandala Asset Solutions for their recently purchased Mackay
The eight-storey, 79-room hotel will
rebrand as Mantra Mackay on 15 December 2019, becoming Accorís
second property in the central Queensland hub of Mackay, joining
the groupís 152-room ibis Mackay hotel.
The hotel was constructed in 2005 and stands on a prime
waterfront site offering views over the Coral Sea.
The property, only a short drive from
Mackayís city centre and 20 minutes from Mackay Airport, features a
restaurant and bar, fitness centre, swimming pool, four conference
and meetings rooms and a business centre.
Accor Chief Operating Officer Pacific, Simon
McGrath, said, ďMantra Mackay is one of the best properties in
Mackay and this acquisition speaks to our confidence in the city's
future and the importance of securing well positioned product in
market. We are excited to again partner with Mandala Asset
Solutions on this property and believe it has great potential to
service a number of markets."
Mantra Mackay is the
second franchise agreement signed between Accor and Mandala Asset
Solutions, joining Mercure Albury on the Victorian border.
Mandala Asset Solutions Principal, John Zeckendorf,
said, ďWe are confident this well-appointed property will operate
with great success under Accor and provide travellers with a
quality accommodation and conferencing option in Mackay.Ē