Singapore’s grande dame Raffles Hotel announced at a press conference today it would close in 2017 for comprehensive renovations.
French hotel group Accor announced its acquisition of the Raffles, Fairmont and Swissotel brands for US$2.9 billion in cash and shares.
Accor celebrated the 90th Birthday of the Grand Mercure Melbourne, Flinders Lane building by recently completing a multi-million dollar makeover of the hotel. Accor Vacation Club have spent $4 million to bring the property back to its glamorous glory, so well known by stars of stage and screen over the past two decades. The building […]
Hotel brand Accor opened a new property in the Western Chinese city of Lijiang this month, as travelers seek to widen their experience of the once-unknown country. Accor said that it was opening the Pullman Lijiang Resort & Spa in Yunnan province as China’s “wild west” becomes increasingly popular with experienced Australian travelers, who are […]
Hotel group Accor has announced that it will implement a range of services designed to cater to the needs of inbound travellers from China and India. The company, which operates hotel brands such as Sofitel, Pullman, Novotel, ibis and Motel 6, will begin rolling out its new Optimum Service Standards this year in its Australian […]
Sofitel has opened a luxury property in the new Moroccan resort of Essaouira Mogador on the country’s Atlantic coast.