Accor Press Releases

Press Releases

The Accor Communications team produces press releases covering a wide range of consumer and industry topics, including new developments, innovations and special packages. You will find press releases relating to all of Accor’s brands and across the globe, but with a concentration on Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Asia. High resolution photographs are available to complement the press releases and can be obtained by contacting the PR team via the contact details below.

Novotel takes the Norwest crown

Date Published: 30/09/2014Region: Australia

Accor has grown its Western Sydney presence following a managerial takeover of the Crowne Plaza Norwest Sydney.

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Adelaide resident becomes 15 Millionth global Le Club Accorhotels loyalty program member

Date Published: 25/09/2014Region: Australia

Adelaide local and newlywed, Alexander Kromwyk, has just returned from his European honeymoon and is set to re-pack his suitcase for a second honeymoon after becoming the 15 millionth Le Club Accorhotels loyalty program member.

 Accor hotel’s global loyalty program, Le Club Accorhotels, is the fastest growing hotel loyalty program in Australia and now boasts over 15 million members globally. The program is designed to reward the Accor’s most loyal customers at over 2,700 hotels around the world, from luxury to economy.

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MGallery hotels scribes a new chapter with Writers in Residence program

Date Published: 23/09/2014Region: Australia

The MGallery Collection of 10 hotels in Australia and New Zealand is turning a new page as it delves into the literary world with the ‘Writers in Residence’ program. 

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The Sebel Melbourne Docklands at The Quays scoops API property and Australian Timber Design Awards

Date Published: 22/09/2014Region: Australia

Developers of The Sebel Melbourne Docklands at The Quays, MAB Corporation has won the prestigious CBRE Property Development Award at the Australian Property Institute (API) Victoria’s 2014 Excellence in Property Awards.

The Sebel Melbourne Docklands is the most recent addition to Accor’s Australian network of Sebel hotels and apartments, and forms a part of The Quays mixed-use and apartment development which has been designed by internationally acclaimed architects McBride Charles Ryan.

In addition to the API achievement, McBride Charles Ryan notched up a two further accolades for The Sebel Docklands at The Quays last week at the Australian Timber Design Awards. The property architects were named winners in two categories - Excellence in the use of Timber Products - Office Fit-out featuring Decorative Sliced Veneers and Excellence in the use of Timber Products - Timber Veneers.

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Pullman Sydney Hyde Park stars at Fashion Festival

Date Published: 22/09/2014Region: Australia

The stylish Pullman Sydney Hyde Park gets front row seats again this year as the Official Accommodation Partner of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Sydney (MBFFS) which is to be held at Town Hall in Sydney from 24 – 27 September.

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Get swimmingly good health with The Sebel Residence Chatswood

Date Published: 17/09/2014Region: Australia

Swimming as a healthy activity has been taken up a notch by The Sebel Residence Chatswood as Australia’s first hotel mineral pool has opened last week for that extra guest experience. 

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Ibis Selected For First Mackay Airport Hotel

Date Published: 12/09/2014Region: Australia

Accor will launch its pioneering economy hotel brand, ibis, in Mackay following the signing of an agreement with North Queensland Airports/ Mackay Airport Pty Ltd, who will develop a new 152-room hotel at Mackay Airport.

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elements serves up the perfect Wine Country dining experience

Date Published: 11/09/2014Region: Australia

Mercure Hunter Valley Resort unveils a brand new restaurant, éléments, in a dramatic transformation from the previous Hunter Valley Steakhouse Restaurant. 

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Enjoy a blooming good time at Floriade 2014 with Accor hotels' Spring Festival Package

Date Published: 02/09/2014Region: Australia

Celebrate the burst of joy the warmer months bring with Canberra’s Floriade 2014 and make a getaway of it with Accor hotels in Canberra, the Official Accommodation Provider of Floriade 2014.

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Accor and Action Hotels announce largest ibis development in Australasia

Date Published: 02/09/2014Region: Australia

Australia’s largest hotel operator, Accor, will add to its rapidly expanding economy portfolio following the signing of a management agreement with Middle East hotel owner and developer, Action Hotels plc (Action), who today confirmed that they will develop what will be the largest ibis hotel in Australasia in a prime commercial location in central Brisbane.

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Accor named ‘Best Hotel Group’ at TAANZ Awards

Date Published: 02/09/2014Region: New Zealand

Accor New Zealand has been crowned the ‘Best Hotel Group’ at the annual TAANZ (Travel Agent Association of New Zealand) National Travel Industry Awards 2014.

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Accor and Action Hotels announce largest ibis development in Australasia - ibis Brisbane Elizabeth Street

Date Published: 02/09/2014Region: Australia

Australia’s largest hotel operator, Accor, will add to its rapidly expanding economy portfolio following the signing of a management agreement with Middle East hotel owner and developer, Action Hotels plc (Action), who today confirmed that they will develop what will be the largest ibis hotel in Australasia in a prime commercial location in central Brisbane.

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Accor announces its 'Special Distinguished Partnership' with Sydney Festival 2015

Date Published: 01/09/2014Region: Australia

Accor is proud to announce that it continues to be committed to major events and arts in NSW and is again involved with Sydney Festival 2015 as a Special Distinguished Partner.

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Sofitel Sydney Wentworth celebrates 10th anniversary with Alain Ducasse, Perrier-Jouët, fine wine and photography

Date Published: 01/09/2014Region: Australia

To some it will always be regarded simply and with much affection as “The Wentworth”, however for those with more modern memories of Sydney’s original hotel, the iconic Sofitel Sydney Wentworth hotel is celebrating its milestone 10th anniversary this September as Australia’s first and Sydney’s flagship hotel for luxury French hotel brand, Sofitel.

Sofitel Sydney Wentworth’s 10th anniversary coincides with the momentous 50th anniversary of the Sofitel Luxury Hotel brand worldwide in 2014, marking a half-century since it launched its first hotel in Strasbourg to now offer more than 120 luxury addresses in 40 different countries worldwide.

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Wine and Dine with Accor hotels during Good Food Month

Date Published: 26/08/2014Region: Australia

Accor is proud to announce that it is the Official Accommodation Partner of Good Food Month 2014 presented by Citi, in celebration of Australia’s extraordinary culinary scene. 

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Sydney International Convention Centre Hotel to be branded Sofitel - Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour

Date Published: 26/08/2014Region: Australia

Australia’s largest hotel group, Accor, has signed a management agreement for the new ICC Hotel to operate under its luxury brand Sofitel.

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FAIRMONT RESORT BLUE MOUNTAINS WELCOMES NEW EXECUTIVE CHEF

Date Published: 20/08/2014Region: Australia

Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains welcomes newly-appointed Executive Chef, John Slaughter, to oversee the hotel’s food and beverage operations in the four dining outlets. 

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Accor New Zealand Selected to Operate Christchurch Convention Centre

Date Published: 07/08/2014Region: New Zealand

New Zealand’s largest hotel group, Accor, has been selected as the preferred operator for the Master-Planning and Development stage of the Christchurch Convention Centre, announced today (Thursday 7 August) by Prime Minister, The Right Honourable, John Key.

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THE MENZIES SYDNEY UNVEILS A BRAND NEW LOOK BALLROOM

Date Published: 31/07/2014Region: Australia

The Grand Dame of Sydney hotels, The Menzies Sydney just yesterday launched the new look ‘Australia Ballroom’ in a glitzy affair, after a radical facelift. 

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NSW NURSES & MIDWIVES DO THE LOCOMOTION WITH MERCURE SYDNEY

Date Published: 30/07/2014Region: Australia

Mercure Sydney once again saw the delegates of the NSW Nurses & Midwives’ Association’s (NSWNMA) annual conference do the locomotion from Sydney Central to Rosehill. 

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Street art and edgy design – The new face of economy hotels unveiled as ibis Adelaide opens

Date Published: 29/07/2014Region: Australia

The new ibis Adelaide is making waves with commissioned artwork by street graffiti artist Ghostpatrol and the latest Samsung technology enabling guests to beam their photos, videos and even games onto the big screen using compatible Samsung Smartphone’s throughout all 311 guest rooms.

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Pullman Brisbane King George Square's 'Suite' Royal Deal to celebrate Prince George's first year

Date Published: 24/07/2014Region: Australia
It has been twelve months since the appropriately named Pullman Brisbane King George Square renamed its presidential suite to the Prince George Suite in honour of the royal birth in July last year. To commemorate the Prince’s first birthday, and the first anniversary of the Prince George Suite at the hotel, Pullman is now offering a special rate for guests to experience the palatial apartment style suite for themselves.
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THE AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLBOYS RUGBY UNION KICKS OFF WITH THE SEBEL RESIDENCE CHATSWOOD

Date Published: 24/07/2014Region: Australia

The Sebel Residence Chatswood has been unveiled as the new sponsor of the Australian Schoolboys Rugby Union Championships, in yet another nod to Accor Australia’s support for Australian sports. 

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The Show Never Stops in Auckland with Accor

Date Published: 21/07/2014Region: New Zealand

It’s not too late to plan a winter escape in Auckland with no shortage of show-stopping concerts, festivals and sports events to keep the boredom at bay throughout the cooler months. Accor’s 10 hotels in Auckland, including economy brands such as Ibis, midmarket hotels Mercure and Novotel to high-end Pullman and Sofitel hotels, is offering up to 30% off accommodation for stays from now until 30 September 2014, so there’s never been a better time to visit Auckland.

 

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First Guest Checks In to ibis Adelaide

Date Published: 18/07/2014Region: Australia

The $65million ibis Adelaide opened its doors today (Friday 18 July) making it the first purpose built economy hotel in Adelaide’s CBD for two decades and the largest ibis Hotel in Australia. Visiting Adelaide to attend the 2014 Adelaide International Guitar Festival, Mr John Jooste, a classical guitar teacher from Perth, was the first guest to check in to the hotel and was greeted by General Manager Nathan Frost and his team with much excitement and celebration. 

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ACCOR HOTELS PICK UP 6 AWARDS AT TAA NSW AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 2014

Date Published: 18/07/2014Region: Australia

The TAA NSW Awards for Excellence 2014 saw Accor hotels pick up six awards on a highly competitive awards night.

 

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Music lovers can now 'Paint it Red' with ibis hotels

Date Published: 16/07/2014Region: Australia

Not content with just providing sweet dreams, ibis hotels in Australia have jumped straight into the moshpit of the music scene with its new ‘Paint it Red’ campaign.

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GOLF AUSTRALIA PARTNERS WITH ACCOR HOTELS AUSTRALIA

Date Published: 14/07/2014Region: Australia

Golf Australia has further strengthened its list of sponsors with the addition of Accor Hotels Australia as the company’s exclusive accommodation partner.

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Noosa Long Weekend Festival – 18-27 July: Book and save on your accommodation with The Sebel Noosa

Date Published: 09/07/2014Region: Australia
The Sebel Noosa is offering a special accommodation offer for culture vultures headed to the Sunshine Coast for the annual Noosa Long Weekend this month. The popular Sunshine Coast event will take place across ten days this winter, from the 18th to the 27th of July.
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SOFITEL ‘SO SPA’ CONCEPT ARRIVES IN FIJI

Date Published: 08/07/2014Region: Fiji/French Polynesia
Sofitel Luxury Hotels has extended its world-wide SO SPA by Sofitel concept in the Pacific this week, unveiling its latest SO SPA offering at the Sofitel Fiji Resort & Spa.
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GOLFERS DELIGHT - STAY AND PLAY AT MERCURE KOOINDAH WATERS

Date Published: 07/07/2014Region: Australia

Tee off in the Central Coast at Mercure Kooindah Waters Central Coast Resort for a relaxing getaway this winter.

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Pullman puts art on a plate with launch of Tapastry menus

Date Published: 03/07/2014Region: Australia

Pullman, Accor’s 5-star hotel brand, has launched a new, vibrant way to dine with its Tapastry menus combining artistry and gastronomy. Each Pullman hotel in Australia will offer a selection of Tapastry dishes that showcase regional ingredients in innovative small plates created by Pullman’s Culinary Ambassador Justin North.

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Accor Hotels to partner with Queenstown International Marathon

Date Published: 03/07/2014Region: New Zealand

Queenstown is set to host a ‘remarkable’ running event this November and Accor Hotels have been confirmed as the official accommodation providers of the Air New Zealand Queenstown International Marathon.

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DISCOVER CANBERRA WITH ACCOR THIS WINTER

Date Published: 02/07/2014Region: Australia

This winter, together with Accor hotels, Canberra is the place to be for anyone needing an easy and fun getaway. 

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NOVOTEL SYDNEY ON DARLING HARBOUR TO LAUNCH EXCITING NEW DINING CONCEPT

Date Published: 26/06/2014Region: Australia

Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour will add a new dimension to the dining scene of Sydney’s famous Darling Harbour with the commencement of works today for an exciting new restaurant and dining concept. 

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SNUGGLE UP WITH PULLMAN QUAY GRAND SYDNEY IN STYLE THIS WINTER

Date Published: 19/06/2014Region: Australia

This winter, Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour invites you to snuggle up in style and stay warm with a great selection of ‘Snuggle Up’ winter specials.

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KIWIS & AUSSIES GATHER OUTSIDE NOVOTEL QUEENSTOWN LAKESIDE FOR ‘SUNRISE’ ACTION

Date Published: 19/06/2014Region: New Zealand

Over 50 Queenstown locals and 60 Sunrise visitors from Australia braved the morning chill to watch New Zealand music and dance sensations Stan Walker, Ginny Blackmore perform live at Lake Wakatipu in front of the Novotel Queenstown Lakeside hotel.

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SUNRISE BROADCASTS LIVE FROM NEW ZEALAND TOMORROW

Date Published: 18/06/2014Region: Australia

Tomorrow New Zealand will welcome pop sensations Stan Walker, Ginny Blackmore and Justice Crew to Queenstown’s snow-capped peaks. Both performances will be beamed into the homes of Sunrise viewers across Australia on Thursday 19 and Friday 20 June.

 

Perfectly timed with the recent opening of New Zealand’s ski fields, Kiwi artist Stan Walker (winner Australian Idol, 2009) will perform his new chart-topping single “Holding You” with fellow super star Ginny Blackmore on Thursday 19 June. The performance will be live from Queenstown’s lakefront in front of the Novotel hotel for Sunrise viewers and locals.

 

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Save up to 40% plus free breakfast at over 2,200 hotels globally with Accor’s Super Sale

Date Published: 18/06/2014Region: Asia

Accor’s famous Super Sale – arguably the best online hotel sale in the world – is on again, offering discounts of up to 40% plus free breakfast for Accor loyalty members or 30% with free breakfast for the general public who book directly at www.accorhotels.com with rates from as little as $25 USD per room per night.

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VIVID SYDNEY 2014 SHINES FOR ACCOR SYDNEY CBD HOTELS

Date Published: 17/06/2014Region: Australia

Accor hotels in Sydney’s CBD reported a smashing success over the Vivid Sydney Festival 2014 period as the city’s annual transformation into a spectacular canvas of light and music produced a shine across the 13 hotels.

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MERCURE AUSTRALIA LAUNCHES NEW HOTEL LOBBY CONCEPT IN BRISBANE

Date Published: 16/06/2014Region: Australia
: The Accor group’s leading midscale hotel brand Mercure has commenced the roll out of its new interactive lobby concept in Australia, launching its first new-look reception space at the Mercure Brisbane this month. The Mercure in Brisbane is the first in Australia to implement the new concept, originally piloted at the Mercure Tower Bridge in London in April 2013.
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FAIRMONT RESORT BLUE MOUNTAINS CELEBRATES YULEFEST IN WINTRY INDULGENCE

Date Published: 16/06/2014Region: Australia

Toasty fires, roast dinners and puddings, decorations and Santa – Yulefest is upon the Blue Mountains, Lithgow and Oberon region once again and Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains (MGallery collection) will warm the chill this winter.

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MERCURE GERRINGONG'S BELLA CHAR RESTAURANT PRESENTS AN EXQUISITE WINE DINNER WITH COOLANGATTA ESTATE

Date Published: 13/06/2014Region: Australia

 Mercure Gerringong’s Bella Char Restaurant will be hosting a wine dinner with Coolangatta Estate wines on Friday, 11 July.

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WARM UP YOUR WINTER CONFERENCE WITH THE MENZIES SYDNEY

Date Published: 12/06/2014Region: Australia

Embrace the cold season with the wildly warm and woolly Winter Warmer Day Conference Package at The Menzies Sydney this winter.

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Accor Hotels Announces Cairns Indigenous Arts Fair (CIAF) Sponsorship And Packages

Date Published: 04/06/2014Region: Australia
Accor - Australia’s largest hotel and resort network - has announced its latest continuing sponsorship in support of the nation’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and communities. Accor is honoured to again be the preferred official accommodation partner to be associated with the Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) which takes place from 24-27 July 2014. It is the fourth year that Accor Hotels in North Queensland have sponsored the unique three-day event, which merges an art market with a celebration of Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.
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Aussies Wake Up to Sunrise at Novotel Queenstown Lakeside

Date Published: 04/06/2014Region: New Zealand

Queenstown is set to be beamed into over a million Australian homes as Australia’s number one TV breakfast program Sunrise is set to descend on Novotel Queenstown Lakeside to film winter wonders around town.

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BACK THE BLUES WITH NOVOTEL SYDNEY PARRAMATTA & 2GB

Date Published: 03/06/2014Region: Australia

Get in amongst supporting the VB Blues as they seek to carry on their winning ways in State of Origin Game Two, with Novotel Sydney Parramatta.

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SOFITEL SO SINGAPORE IS NOW OPEN

Date Published: 02/06/2014Region: Australia
With a chic blend of culture and cuisine, art and architecture, Sofitel So Singapore has opened its doors in the heart of the Singapore CBD. Set to change the face of Singapore’s hospitality scene, Sofitel So Singapore will offer guests a luxury hotel experience that is ‘So Singapore’, housed within an iconic heritage building built in 1927 on Robinson Road.
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CELEBRATE A CULINARY DELIGHT WITH ACCOR CANBERRA HOTELS

Date Published: 02/06/2014Region: Australia

The Accor group of Canberra hotels is delighted to be the official accommodation partner of Canberra’s exciting winter highlight, The Truffle Festival,Canberra & Capital Region. 

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Magenta Shores rebrands to become the latest Pullman Resort

Date Published: 30/05/2014Region: Australia

Pullman Hotels and Resort’s strong presence in the five-star sector has expanded to include Magenta Shores, previously a Quay West property. Located only 90 minutes drive north of Sydney and nestled between the pristine waters of Tuggerah Lake and the Pacific Ocean, Magenta Shores is the first Pullman on NSW’s Central Coast. In becoming the latest hotel to join the ever increasing Pullman network in Australia, Magenta Shores has completed a refurbishment of its 59 guest rooms and villas to be in line with global Pullman standards. The refurbishment of the guest rooms will be closely followed by a refresh of the resort’s bar and then restaurant. 

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NOVOTEL SYDNEY CENTRAL LAUNCHES REVAMPED CONFERENCE CENTRE

Date Published: 29/05/2014Region: Australia

Novotel Sydney Central has just completed its final phase of refurbishment with the main Conference Centre now showcasing a contemporary look that still complements the heritage-listed original features of the hotel. 

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Five cool reasons to visit Melbourne and stay with Accor this winter

Date Published: 26/05/2014Region: Australia

The air might be cooling but Melbourne is heating up with festivals, musicals and events galore. Accor Australia is anticipating a red hot winter with plenty of colourful offers in conjunction with the city’s major events giving holiday-makers plenty of reasons (and savings) to visit the cultural Mecca over the cooler months. Whether you are drawn to the fine details of the Italian Masterpieces or defying gravity with WICKED, Accor has a package to suit all interests and passions.

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TIME FOR TEA AND TAITTINGER AT SOFITEL SYDNEY WENTWORTH

Date Published: 26/05/2014Region: Australia
Sofitel Sydney Wentworth has partnered with Taittinger for a sparkling high tea offer this winter. Champagne lovers who buy a bottle of Taittinger ($160 per bottle) at Sofitel’s glamorous lobby Soirée Bar (located on Phillip Street) between 2.00pm until 5.00pm will receive a complimentary high tea experience at the hotel for two people to enjoy with their purchase, valued at $98*. The offer is available daily until the 1st of August 2014.
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NOVOTEL TWIN WATERS RESORT LAUNCHES NEW WATERPARK

Date Published: 26/05/2014Region: Australia
An exciting new Water Park has been launched by the Novotel Twin Waters Resort, further positioning the resort as the first choice for families looking for holiday fun on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Novotel’s Water Park is a thrilling series of inflatable slides, runways, jumping pillows and structures connected together and floating on Novotel twin Water’s famous lagoon. The range includes ‘The Revolution’ rocker and slide, and the versatile soaker lounge ‘The Fiesta’, a great private island oasis on the lagoon for adults or nautical play station for kids.
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Accor adds new-build Ibis Styles East Perth hotel

Date Published: 26/05/2014Region: Australia

Accor will increase the presence of its innovative economy hotel brand, Ibis Styles, in Perth following the signing of a management agreement with Rehawk Property Group, who will develop a new build hotel in East Perth.

 

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DARLING HARBOUR THRIVES DESPITE REDEVELOPMENT DISRUPTION - "SHFA DESERVES PRAISE" SAYS ACCOR

Date Published: 16/05/2014Region: Australia

Visitation figures meet expectations despite SCEC closure and construction

Sydney’s Darling Harbour precinct has defied the disruption caused by the demolition of the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre, posting solid visitor spend figures and customer satisfaction results.

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INDULGE IN 'A TASTE OF MANLY' WITH NOVOTEL SYDNEY MANLY PACIFIC

Date Published: 13/05/2014Region: Australia

Enhance your experience of the 28th Taste of Manly Food Wine & Sustainability Festival with Novotel Sydney Manly Pacific hotel this June.

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CHINA’S FIRST SOFITEL LEGEND HOTEL LAUNCHES IN XIAN

Date Published: 08/05/2014Region: Australia
Discerning travellers can now ‘Live the Legend’ in China, with the launch of the Sofitel Legend People’s Grand Hotel Xian. The new hotel addition is the Sofitel Luxury Hotel brand’s 19th property in Greater China.
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Women entering the workforce suit up to receive Accor Advantage

Date Published: 07/05/2014Region: Australia

Accor Advantage Plus is delighted to announce that it has entered into a formal partnership with Dress for Success Sydney, a registered charity that supports women in need entering the workforce by providing professional clothing and practical advice in preparation for job interviews.

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ACCOR ANNOUNCES IBIS STYLES THE ENTRANCE

Date Published: 02/05/2014Region: Australia

The expansion of Accor’s economy Ibis brand portfolio continues with the announcement of a new development, ibis Styles The Entrance, located on the NSW north coast.

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ACCOR AND BELVOIR CO-STAR IN A SHOW-STOPPING PARTNERSHIP

Date Published: 01/05/2014Region: Australia

Accor Australia is proud to announce a new partnership with Belvoir, one of Australia’s most celebrated and acclaimed theatre companies, based in Sydney’s Surry Hills.

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ACCOR ANNOUNCES NOVOTEL NEW PLYMOUTH

Date Published: 29/04/2014Region: New Zealand

New Zealand’s leading hotel operator, Accor, is pleased to announce that a new-build Novotel hotel in New Plymouth will join its network in 2015.

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Pullman Quay Grand lights up winter with stress-free Vivid Sydney packages

Date Published: 17/04/2014Region: Australia

Beat the crowds and watch all the spectacular Vivid action from the comfort of a Harbour View Suite at Pullman Quay Grand this winter. In addition to the hotel’s Vivid Stay and Play package, Pullman Quay Grand is also offering for kids under the age of 12 to eat free in its harbour facing restaurant Q Dining and ECQ Bar allowing families a stress free evening to enjoy the city’s impressive lightshow.

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MEET IN THE SKY AT SOFITEL GOLD COAST BROADBEACH

Date Published: 15/04/2014Region: Australia
Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach has launched a new luxury meeting package for conference and meeting planners to experience its exclusive ‘sky high’ meeting venue, twentythree, located on the hotel’s 23rd floor.
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Mercure Grosvenor offers a flavour of South Australia

Date Published: 15/04/2014Region: Australia

Mercure Grosvenor Hotel Adelaide has launched a new “Discover Adelaide Gastronomy” accommodation package from $155 per night* for passionate foodies heading to Adelaide to eat and stay during Tasting Australia this April and May (27 April – 4 May).

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NRMA Insurance Brisbane Broncos Check Into Accor’s Brisbane Hotels

Date Published: 14/04/2014Region: Australia

The Brisbane Broncos - the city’s namesake NRL team - are now regularly checking into Accor’s seven city hotels following a new partnership with Accor Hotels Brisbane, the team’s new official accommodation partner for 2014

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Someone Famous is Hiding at Novotel

Date Published: 10/04/2014Region: Australia
More than 1,000 Kermits are hiding out at Novotel this school holidays to celebrate Novotel’s great family offers and Disney’s major movie release Muppets Most Wanted (in cinemas April 10). Book and stay with Novotel at one of 23 great hotel and resort locations across Australia before 21 May for the chance to score one of over 1,000 prizes valued at over $40,000, as part of the ‘Find Kermit at Novotel’ campaign.
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ANZAC DAY SPECIAL WITH NEW LOOK IBIS SYDNEY WORLD SQUARE ROOMS

Date Published: 10/04/2014Region: Australia

Following the recent refurbishment, ibis Sydney World Square guestrooms are the ideal place to rest weary heads after a day out and about Sydney. 

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HAVE AN 'EGGCELLENT' SYDNEY ROYAL EASTER SHOW 'EGGSPERIENCE' WITH ACCOR HOTELS

Date Published: 03/04/2014Region: Australia

The largest event in Australia, the Sydney Royal Easter show is in town again from 10 April to 23 April and Accor hotels in Sydney Olympic Park are right where the action is.

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Australia’s largest 5-star hotel brand partners with Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia

Date Published: 07/04/2014Region: Australia

Pullman, Australia’s largest 5-star hotel brand is proud to announce its second year as Official Hotel Partner of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia (MBFWA). As a result, the hotels and resorts will be playing host to key Australian media, revered international fashion writers, bloggers, fashion buyers, and the nation’s top fashion designers. 

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Accor Officially Arrives In Kakadu

Date Published: 01/04/2014Region: Australia
Australia’s largest hotel group increases its presence in the Northern Territory and commits to progressing Indigenous Employment
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The Balzac Touch comes to Q Station Manly

Date Published: 24/03/2014Region: Australia

Matthew Kemp, one of Australia’s most well respected and recognised chefs, has joined Q Station as an Ambassador Chef, assisting with the hotel’s culinary concept.  

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CONFERENCE HIGHER AND STRONGER WITH ACCOR SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK HOTELS

Date Published: 17/03/2014Region: Australia

Accor hotels located in Sydney Olympic Park are shifting the conferencing paradigm with innovative offerings in Australia’s premier multi-use precinct.

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THE SEBEL LAUNCHES NOOSA INTERNATIONAL FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL ACCOMMODATION PACKAGES

Date Published: 12/03/2014Region: Australia

The Sebel Noosa has launched accommodation packages for foodies who want to eat, drink and make a weekend of the annual Noosa International Food & Wine Festival hitting Hastings Street again this May (15-18). Set against the sparkling backdrop of Noosa, (recently awarded Australia’s Best Summer Holiday Destination), the 2014 Festival will celebrate ‘the good things in life’ with more than 250 chefs, producers, winemakers and entertainers descending on Noosa and its iconic surroundings to join foodies from all over the world to party and celebrate.

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SOFITEL SYDNEY WENTWORTH CELEBRATES BIENNALE OF SYDNEY SPONSORSHIP AND 2014 ARTIST IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM WITH DANIEL MCKEWEN

Date Published: 06/03/2014Region: Australia

Sofitel Sydney Wentworth has announced that Brisbane-based artist Daniel McKewen will be the 2014 Artist in Residence, presenting his video work Running Men (2008–14) in the hotel’s Soirée Bar from 11th March until 31st May.
 

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Top notch room refurbishment for Top End hotel - Novotel Darwin Atrium Multimillion Dollar Refurbishment

Date Published: 10/03/2014Region: Australia

Accor’s Novotel Darwin Atrium hotel has unveiled a $5 million dollar guest room refurbishment in time to celebrate its 26th anniversary as one of the Top End’s top hotels.

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ACCOR SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK HOTELS GEARING FANS UP FOR THE BLOCKBUSTER AFL 'BATTLE OF THE BIRDS'

Date Published: 12/03/2014Region: Australia

Accor’s newest partnership with the AFL is kicking off to a great start with Accor hotels located in Sydney Olympic Park ramping up activity for the upcoming blockbuster game between the Sydney Swans and Collingwood Magpies on 29 March 2014.

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ACCOR KICKS OFF SECOND SEASON WITH NRL

Date Published: 03/03/2014Region: Australia

Accor has kicked off the second year of its National Rugby League (NRL) partnership with the announcement that the NSW VB Blues State of Origin team will be based at Novotel Pacific Bay Resort in Coffs Harbour for Games One and Three.

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Accor Supports Diggers With ANZAC Offer

Date Published: 04/03/2014Region: Australia

In appreciation for the important role of our diggers, Accor is offering members of the Returned Servicemen’s League (RSL) and their families special discounts for stays at over 150 hotels throughout April.

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ACCOR STAYING THE COURSE WITH NEW LOOK IBIS BUDGET HOTELS

Date Published: 26/02/2014Region: Australia

Accor has unveiled an innovative new interior design at three Ibis Budget hotels in Queensland and Victoria, following the re-branding of all Formule 1 hotels to the new Ibis Budget brand.

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Accor kicks goals to be named exclusive hotel partner of AFL

Date Published: 24/02/2014Region: Australia

Australia’s largest hotel group, Accor, today announced that it has entered an exclusive agreement with the Australian Football League to become the AFL’s official hotel partner.

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Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains Takes Home Silver Tourism Awards

Date Published: 11/02/2014Region: Australia

 Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains MGallery is honoured to be among the winners of the prestigious 2013 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards, taking home the Silver Award in two categories – ‘Deluxe Accommodation’ and ‘Business Tourism’.

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Easter & ANZAC = 10 Day Accor Hotel Holiday

Date Published: 04/02/2014Region: Australia

With the kids back to school and the silly season well and truly over for another 11 months, now is the time to start planning your next holiday and there is no better time than Easter. This year, Easter Monday and ANZAC Day fall on the same week, so those quick enough to reserve 3 days annual leave over 22-24 April can enjoy an enviable 10 day break.

 

Hop over to Accorhotels.com now to secure your eggxtra long Easter and ANZAC holiday with great hotel offers right across Australia, from resort destinations such as the Blue Mountains and Cairns to great city locations such as Perth, Brisbane and Adelaide.

With the kids back to school and the silly season well and truly over for another 11 months, now is the time to start planning your next holiday and there is no better time than Easter. This year, Easter Monday and ANZAC Day fall on the same week, so those quick enough to reserve 3 days annual leave over 22-24 April can enjoy an enviable 10 day break.

 

Hop over to Accorhotels.com now to secure your eggxtra long Easter and ANZAC holiday with great hotel offers right across Australia, from resort destinations such as the Blue Mountains and Cairns to great city locations such as Perth, Brisbane and Adelaide.

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Q Dining launches at Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour

Date Published: 30/01/2014Region: Australia

Q Dining has officially launched as Sydney’s latest Harbour-side restaurant. Executive Chef Daniel Simpson has taken a micro-seasonal dining approach with Q Dining presenting a menu that brings together the freshest local Australian produce. 

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Accor appeals to the heart this Valentine’s Day

Date Published: 29/01/2014Region: Australia

Whether appealing to a loved one’s sweet tooth, stargazing at a lakeside outdoor cinema or relaxing in a rose petal bath, Accor’s hotels are preparing special Valentine’s packages and celebrations for lovers around Australia.

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Novotel Pacific Bay Resort CFS to Host State of Origin NSW VB Blues

Date Published: 20/01/2014Region: Australia

The 2014 Holden State of Origin campaign commenced last Friday for the NSW VB Blues and Head Coach Laurie Daley announced that in preparation for the 2014 State of Origin series, the VB Blues camps will be based in Coffs Harbour ahead of the two Brisbane matches. Novotel Pacific Bay Resort Coffs Harbour will be hosting the VB Blues camps, utilising The Elite Training Centre, which has played host to several high-profile sporting teams.

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NOVOTEL BAROSSA VALLEY RESORT TURNS BUBBLES INTO BASIL

Date Published: 16/01/2014Region: Australia

From bubbles to basil, Novotel Barossa Valley Resort has given new life to bathtubs disposed of in their recent $2million bathroom refurbishment by converting them into a thriving kitchen garden.

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New Year and New Look for Hotel Lindrum

Date Published: 16/01/2014Region: Australia

The darling of Melbourne’s accommodation scene, Hotel Lindrum – a member of the M Gallery Collection - has unveiled a stylish transformation of its 59 guest rooms. Award-winning interior’s firm Bates Smart Architects – the designers responsible for the city’s iconic Federation Square and chic Sydney eateries Rockpool Bar and Grill and Spice Temple – have refreshed the boutique hotel’s accommodation rooms into sophisticated yet welcoming retreats of calm in the heart of vibrant Melbourne.

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Accor gallops into Chinese New Year

Date Published: 16/01/2014Region: Australia

The Year of the Horse will gallop into life throughout 52 Accor properties for Chinese New Year celebrations. From Lanterns adorning lobbies to eight storey light displays and red envelopes on turn down, guests staying for Chinese New Year will feel right at home during the festive period.

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‘All the world’s a stage’ at Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains this summer

Date Published: 06/01/2014Region: Australia
The Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains is the proud accommodation sponsor of the Leura Shakespeare Festival which runs from 11-26 January 2014 and as a result, the MGallery resort will be home to a lively Festival Bar and a number of Shakespeare masterclasses where hotel guests can channel their inner Romeo or Juliette.
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Mercure’s ‘Flavours from the Cellar’ Gives Travellers a Real Taste of Australia

Date Published: 11/12/2013Region: Australia
Australia is truly blessed with growing some of the most distinctive wines styles in the world and travellers can now discover new and surprising wines at Mercure hotels following the launch of ‘Flavours from the Cellar’.
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Vibrant Interior Design Unveiled at Ibis Styles Kalgoorlie

Date Published: 10/12/2013Region: Australia
Who said stylish interior design can only be found in upmarket hotels? The Ibis Styles Kalgoorlie has bid farewell to its patchwork bedspreads, dark colour scheme and dated furniture and embraced a vibrant, colourful new design following a $3.5million refurbishment of the hotel.
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Rush into ‘Gold and the Incas’ with Accor in Canberra

Date Published: 09/12/2013Region: Australia
With the imminent arrival of Gold and the Incas: Lost worlds of Peru to the National Gallery of Australia, Accor’s five Canberra hotels are once again proud to offer Cultural Getaway accommodation packages in celebration of the exhibition, while Novotel Canberra retains the rights as the principle accommodation sponsor of this international exhibition.
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Accor Wins Hotel Group, Brand and General Manager Trifecta at 2013 HM Awards

Date Published: 09/09/2013Region: Australia
The Accor Hotel Group, Australia and New Zealand's largest hotel operator has won eight major accolades at the 2013 HM Awards for Hotel and Accommodation Excellence, including Hotel Brand of the Year for Pullman and Accommodation Chain of the Year for the third consecutive year.
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Accorhotels.com rated Australia’s top hitting hotel website

Date Published: 27/08/2013Region: Australia
Australia’s largest hotel operator, Accor, continues to lead the online charge in hotel bookings with its website www.accorhotels.com declared the highest ranking hotel group website in the country, according to latest Experian Hitwise data.
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Enjoy a Cracker of a Christmas Feast at Accor Hotels

Date Published: 24/10/2013Region: Australia
Take the stress out of Christmas lunch and dinner this year and let the chefs at Accor hotels do the cooking so you can enjoy quality time with family and friends. Christmas comes easy this year with a range of exciting festive dining offers available at a variety of Accor hotels across the country.
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200 Accor Employees Furnish and Fund Homes for Homeless Australians

Date Published: 21/10/2013Region: Australia
Accor Australia’s annual ‘Race to Survive: Mission Possible’ fundraising event and 3-day adventure challenge, which aims to raise much needed funds to help Mission Australia alleviate homelessness, took place during Anti-Poverty Week (15-18 October) and has raised $500,000 for the charity.
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Accor hotels to welcome Indian visitors with special Hindu New Year offerings

Date Published: 23/10/2013Region: Australia
Indian travellers celebrating the Diwali Hindu New Year in Australia are set to receive a warm welcome at Accor hotels celebrating the festival of lights. The five day celebration will light up from Sunday 3rd November at 12 of Accor’s accredited hotels in Optimum Service Standards for Indian visitation.
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Accor’s hot ‘Stay 2, Save 30%’ summer offer

Date Published: 21/10/2013Region: Australia
Exploring your own backyard has never been more enticing with Accor’s hot ‘Stay 2, Save 30%’ offer available Australia-wide this summer. From bustling city centres to tropical hotspots, travellers who book a two-night summer getaway at Accor’s 200 plus hotels throughout Australia will receive 30% off their stay.
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Accor Australia Offers Free Internet to Loyalty Program Members

Date Published: 01/10/2013Region: Australia
Accor, the largest hotel operator in the Australia recently conducted an in-depth internet trial to uncover the best solution for both guests and hotel owners and as a result has announced that from today, 1 October 2013, it will offer free internet use for Silver, Gold and Platinum members of its LeClub Accorhotels loyalty program in its Australian hotels.
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Pullman Melbourne Albert Park unveils multimillion-dollar renovation

Date Published: 26/09/2013Region: Australia
Pullman Melbourne Albert Park has opened its doors following a multimillion dollar renovation of its 169-guestrooms, executive lounge, meeting spaces and public areas. The hotel is the first of Australia’s largest and fastest growing 5-star hotel brand to open in Melbourne.
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Celebrate The Big 40 With Mercure Hotels

Date Published: 19/09/2013Region: Australia
This October, come and party like it’s 1973 with Mercure hotels worldwide celebrating 40 years. To celebrate, Mercure hotels across Australia are offering fantastic anniversary offers with an exclusive 40% off for guests throughout the month of October.
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AMARTERRA VILLAS BALI NUSA DUA OPENS AS BALI’S SECOND IN MGALLERY COLLECTION

Date Published: 26/06/2013Region: Indonesia
Accor, the largest international operator of hotels in Asia-Pacific and Indonesia, announces the opening of Amarterra Villas Bali Nusa Dua, the newest member of the MGallery Collection in Bali, Indonesia. This resort is a newly-built, all-villa property boasting one of the best locations in Bali - in the heart of the Bali Tourism Development Corporation (BTDC) complex in Nusa Dua, on the southern coast of the island. This exclusive villa resort combines lavish facilities and amenities, with traditional Balinese elements set among lush, landscaped gardens.
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NEW MERCURE HOTEL SWINGS INTO PORTSEA GOLF CLUB

Date Published: 26/06/2013Region: Australia

Accor has opened its first hotel in Victoria’s coastal resort town Portsea, with the opening of Mercure Portsea Golf Club & Resort, located just 1½ hours south of Melbourne on the Mornington Peninsula.

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ACCOR REDEFINES ‘BLEISURE’ TRAVEL WITH REPOSITIONING OF PULLMAN HOTELS & RESORTS

Date Published: 26/06/2013Region: Accor Global
Accor has unveiled new positioning for its upscale Pullman brand as the network undergoes accelerated expansion. With a new logo, an active commitment to design and art, and improved technology, Pullman’s new attitude is summarised by the term ‘bleisure’, a contraction of the words business and leisure.
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HISTORIC LYON HOTEL RE-LAUNCHES AS CHIC MGALLERY WHILST CELEBRATING THE CITY’S ARTISTIC ROOTS

Date Published: 20/05/2013Region: Europe
France’s culinary capital now sits firmly on the Australian traveller’s agenda thanks to the launch of Emirates-Qantas five-weekly services, and complementing the new air services is the re-opening of one of the city’s grandest and most historic hotels, the Hotel Carlton Lyon – now part of Accor’s distinctive MGallery Collection.
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MERCURE HOTEL FOR PORT OF ECHUCA

Date Published: 20/05/2013Region: Australia

Accor is set to increase its network in regional Victoria with the addition of a Mercure in the Murray River town of Echuca on the Victorian border. It will be the historic port town’s first internationally branded hotel. The 62 room hotel is located in the heart of Echuca, walking distance from the town’s CBD & main attractions, such as the Iconic Port Precinct where you can step back in time to the era of the working paddle steamers, the CBD and only a short drive to enjoy the region’s best wineries.

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NEW PULLMAN PHUKET ARCADIA OFFERS IDYLLIC TROPICAL SETTING – JUST 15 MINUTES FROM AIRPORT

Date Published: 14/05/2013Region: Australia

Accor has launched its first 5-star resort in Phuket - the Pullman Phuket Arcadia – offering the perfect combination of an idyllic beachside location, yet just 15 minutes from the airport. Other resort destinations in Phuket can be up to an hour’s drive from the airport. The resort is located at secluded Naithon Beach, one of the most stunning stretches of Phuket’s western coastline, overlooking the Andaman Sea and surrounded by tropical hills.

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STYLISH NEW LOOK FOR MERCURE SYDNEY

Date Published: 08/05/2013Region: Australia

Sydney’s Central Station/Broadway area is undergoing a substantial urban renewal programme, with new residential, commercial and educational buildings transforming the precinct. In keeping with the refurbishment phase, the area’s most prominent hotel, Mercure Sydney, is about to unveil an exciting multi-million dollar re-vamp.

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Hotel openings boost Christchurch recovery

Date Published: 08/05/2013Region: Australia

Accor will re-open the Novotel Christchurch on 18 August, a year after it opened the first city centre hotel, the Ibis.Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square was the city’s newest hotel when the earthquake struck in February 2011, and while many of the buildings around the hotel had to be demolished, the Novotel sustained only minor structural – although considerable interior – damage.

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Accor answers Prime Minister’s call to upgrade services for Chinese tourists with introduction of Chinese Optimum Service Standards

Date Published: 08/05/2013Region: Australia

New Zealand’s largest hotel group, Accor, is to introduce Optimum Service Standards at a range of its hotels to cater for the country’s fastest growing tourism market – China. The move follows New Zealand Prime Minister John Key’s call to upgrade services to Chinese visitors in order to attract a greater share of the market.

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SEBEL PIER ONE UNVEILS NEW PREMIUM SUITES

Date Published: 08/05/2013Region: Australia

Sydney’s majestic Sebel Pier One hotel, built over the glorious Sydney Harbour at Walsh Bay has unveiled seven newly constructed suites that boast unparalleled views across the water, taking in the city’s iconic landmarks including The Sydney Harbour Bridge, The Sydney Opera House and the famous smile of Luna Park.

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Great Golf Courses of Australia and Accor partner to launch inspiring golfing itineraries

Date Published: 08/05/2013Region: Australia

Australia’s largest hotel and resort group, Accor, has signed a partnership agreement with Great Golf Courses of Australia (GGA) to provide a range of inspiring golf itineraries to showcase the best of Australia. The agreement was announced at Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) in Sydney.

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Pullman Sydney Hyde Park unveils multi-million dollar makeover

Date Published: 16/04/2013Region: Australia

In May 2012, a new sign towered over one of Sydney’s most iconic parks signalling the arrival of Pullman Sydney Hyde Park and the start of Pullman’s expansion in becoming Australia’s largest and fastest growing 5-star hotel brand.

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Sydney’s largest 5-star hotel brand partners with Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia

Date Published: 25/03/2013Region: Australia

Pullman, Australia’s largest 5-star hotel brand is proud to announce it is the Official Hotel Partner of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia and as a result, will be playing host to key Australian media, revered international fashion writers, bloggers, fashion buyers, and the nation’s top fashion designers.

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ACCOR EXPANDS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA, SIGNING 3 NEW HOTELS IN MYANMAR

Date Published: 19/03/2013Region: Asia

Accor opens new frontiers in Southeast Asia as the first major international hotel operator to enter into Myanmar with an MGallery hotel in the country’s capital and 2 newly built Novotel hotels in Yangon and Mandalay.

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SHOP TILL YOU DROP WITH BARGAIN PRICES AT NEW MERCURE AND IBIS BANGKOK SIAM

Date Published: 18/03/2013Region: Thailand

Accor’s newest hotels in Thailand, the Mercure Bangkok Siam and Ibis Bangkok Siam, are located just metres from the city’s MBK shopping mecca, providing the perfect affordable base from which to shop till you drop.

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Accor Ramps up Mobile Reservations Strategy

Date Published: 07/02/2013Region: Accor Global

Accor has added new elements to enhance mobile reservations across the group's 3500 hotels

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REEF HOUSE RESORT & SPA JOINS ACCOR’S MGALLERY COLLECTION

Date Published: 07/02/2013Region: Australia

After undergoing an impressive refurbishment, Reef House Resort & Spa in Palm Cove, a favoured hideaway of Australia’s elite is set to join the Accor network on 22 February and become part of its exclusive MGallery Collection of hotels.

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PULLMAN’S PARTY OF THE YEAR

Date Published: 13/12/2012Region: Australia

Last night Pullman celebrated its arrival as Australia’s largest 5-star hotel brand with a glamorous soiree held at Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour, hosted by Channel Seven star Larry Edmur.

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TEN THOUSAND REASONS WHY IT PAYS TO STAY AT NOVOTEL AND IBIS BRISBANE THIS SUMMER

Date Published: 30/11/2012Region: Australia

Staff at Accor’s Novotel and Ibis Brisbane hotels are preparing for complaints about lumpy pillows over the forthcoming holiday season. Before complaining however, guests are urged to look under their pillow for their share of $10,000 in cash that is being given away between December 1 and January 31 as part of the hotels’ Checkin and Win promotion.

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EARLY BIRD GETS THE MICE DEAL AT TOWNSVILLE IBIS AND MERCURE

Date Published: 30/11/2012Region: Australia

The early bird gets the conference deal at Hotel Ibis Townsville and Mercure Townsville with a $44 per person day delegate rate being offered for January and February bookings. The price includes room hire, tea and coffee on arrival, morning and afternoon tea and a working lunch.

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Pullman takes over as Australia’s largest 5-star hotel brand with re-branding of two North Queensland Sea Temple resorts

Date Published: 29/11/2012Region: Australia

Accor’s Pullman brand officially became Australia’s largest 5-star hotel brand today following the re-branding Sea Temple Resort & Spa Port Douglas. It follows hot on the heels of the re-branding to Pullman of Sea Temple Resort & Spa Palm Cove earlier this week. They join two Pullman hotels in Cairns (Reef Casino and the former Sebel) to give the Pullman brand a prominent position in Tropical North Queensland’s hotel and tourism industry.

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YOU'RE NICKED - MERCURE CONVERTS FORMER GREENWICH POLICE STATION INTO A HOTEL

Date Published: 27/11/2012Region: United Kingdom

A 1930s police station in Greenwich has been transformed into a stylish, boutique Mercure hotel. The hotel is ideally located for both business and leisure travellers, and unlike its former use, guests of the Mercure will gladly spend the night in their "cells".

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Accor celebrates 30 years in Asia-Pacific with record-breaking growth

Date Published: 21/11/2012Region: Accor Global

Accor, the largest international hotel operator in Asia-Pacific, today commemorates its 30th anniversary in the region. The milestone comes as the French hotelier celebrates a year of record-breaking expansion, opening 110 new properties, ranging from luxury to budget, which will bring Accor’s network in the region to 550 hotels by the end of the year.

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Accor Opens First Pullman Hotel in UK

Date Published: 15/11/2012Region: United Kingdom

Accor has launched its first upscale Pullman hotel in the UK, just three minutes walk from the Eurostar terminal at St Pancras in London. Entering the market as London’s newest upscale hotel brand, the UK’s first Pullman hotel is a cosmopolitan home of style and modernity, while paying homage to Pullman’s rich history in luxury train travel, with the hotel’s restaurant named the Golden Arrow, after one of the UK’s most famous Pullman trains.

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MGALLERY ADDS THE COMO MELBOURNE TO ITS COLLECTION, WITH TWO MORE ICONIC AUSTRALIAN HOTELS TO JOIN BY 2013

Date Published: 30/08/2012Region: Australia

The 5-star Como Melbourne is the newest hotel to join the MGallery Collection and boasts a legendary, glamorous history and celebrated following. By the end of 2012, two more boutique hotels will join the Collection, signifying an exciting time for the MGallery brand in Australia.

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Pullman on track to become Australia’s largest 5-star hotel brand with key new signings

Date Published: 16/10/2012Region: Australia

The renowned Quay Grand Suites Sydney has rebranded to Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour, signalling a dramatic expansion of Accor’s 5-star Pullman brand in Australia.

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MGALLERY ‘LINES UP’ MELBOURNE’S ICONIC HOTEL LINDRUM

Date Published: 15/11/2012Region: Australia

MGallery, Accor’s Collection of distinctive boutique hotels has added one of Melbourne’s most treasured hotels, Hotel Lindrum to its bourgeoning collection, heralding an exciting time for the brand in Australia. Named after Walter A. Lindrum, an acclaimed billiard player who used to play on the premises, the hotel is set to lure guests with a specially crafted Memorable Moment package as it joins the MGallery Collection.

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MISSION AUSTRALIA RECEIVES $260,000 BOOST FROM ACCOR HOTELS

Date Published: 05/11/2012Region: Australia

The second annual ‘Accor Race to Survive: Mission Possible Australia’ fundraising event has raised an incredible $260,000 for five Mission Australia services located across the country.

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Accor tops 200 hotel mark in Australia with takeover of Radisson Gold Coast

Date Published: 15/11/2012Region: Australia

Accor will add the popular Radisson Gold Coast Resort to its portfolio from 18 December, with the hotel to be re-branded to a Mercure Resort. The strategic addition to the group was made even more significant because the hotel will be the 200th in Accor's Australian network.

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The Sebel King George Square becomes Pullman

Date Published: 14/11/2012Region: Australia

The former Sebel King George Square hotel has taken on the world’s newest 5-star hotel branding as it has rebranded to Pullman Brisbane King George Square. The adjoining Citigate hotel has also been rebadged to Mercure, the second in the Brisbane CBD.

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