AccorHotels grows the Pullman and Sofitel brands in Asia

Travel News 01 Jan 2016


AccorHotels has expanded its Pullman portfolio in China with the opening of its first property in Qingdao, the port city in Shandong province.

The Pullman Qingdao Ziyue is a new-build hotel located five minutes’ drive from Qingdao’s Liuting International Airport, which serves multiple domestic and international airlines.

The new upscale hotel offers 238 rooms and suites, all featuring separate baths and rain showers, flat-screen TVs, docking stations for electronic devices and Wi-Fi.

There are three restaurants serving international, Shandong and Shanxi cuisine, plus an indoor pool, fitness centre and 1,700m² of conference and banqueting space, including a 900m² ballroom.

AccorHotels now operates a portfolio of 27 Pullmans in mainland China.


Meanwhile, AccorHotels has won the rights to manage two properties under the development of GuccoLand in Tanjong Pagar, Singapore and Damansara City, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Located between Chinatown and the CBD, Sofitel Singapore City Centre will include a range of F&B outlets, an outdoor pool, executive lounge, eight function rooms and a 620m² ballroom.

The Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara meanwhile, will be positioned to the west of the CBD, towards Petalingjaya. A new MRT station at the Damansara City development will provide connectivity. The hotel will offer three restaurants and bars, an executive lounge, spa, fitness centre and outdoor swimming pool with pool bar. There will also be five function rooms and an 840m² ballroom.

The two new hotels join an existing portfolio of 12 Sofitels in Southeast Asia, covering Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

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