Asia’s Fastest Growing 5-star Hotel Brand Expands With 5 Additional Hotels
Pullman hotels, designed for the modern business and leisure traveller, announced today the addition of 5 hotels to its ever-growing network in Asia. The new hotel developments are located in China, Thailand and Vietnam adding to the current network of 10 Pullman hotels and resorts operating in Asia and extending the development commitments to 17 hotels.
Pullman Shanghai Pudong Zhangjiang will be a new 300 guest room hotel located in the high tech development and trade zone in Pudong Shanghai. With three restaurants and a bar, the hotel will also feature a swimming pool, health centre, business centre and extensive conference facilities including a 650 sqm pillar less ballroom and six additional venues. The hotel is scheduled to open in 2010.
Pullman Shanghai South will open in June 2013 with 305 rooms. This new construction will form a part of the Shanghai Zhongxing City project, comprising of the hotel, office building and shopping mall. The hotel is located opposite the Shanghai South Train Station with facilities to include three restaurants, two bars, indoor swimming pool, health centre and spa, business centre and 1000 sqm ballroom and six meeting rooms.
Pullman Pattaya Aisawan (currently Aisawan Hotel Pattaya) will be re branded at the end of 2009 following the completion of extensive renovations that have already commenced. Renovations will see the addition of Pullman identifying elements such as innovative food and beverage concepts, Co Meetings and signature services such as Pullman Welcomers and dedicated Event Managers. This beachfront hotel with 353 guest rooms is located on Wongamart Beach.
Pullman Phuket Arcadia Naithorn Beach will be a new beach front hotel situated at one of Phuket’s newest and most promising bays. With 260 guest rooms and 20 villas, the hotel is just 15 minutes from the Phuket International Airport. The hotel will open in late 2011.
Pullman Hanoi Horison after extensive renovations which are due for completion in mid 2011, the Horison Hotel Hanoi will join the Pullman network. With 250 rooms, the hotel is located in the prime city location on Cat Linh Street with close proximity to the Gian Vo Exhibition Centre. The hotel has event facilities to cater to 1000 delegates.
These new developments are in addition to the previously announced commitments for 12 Pullman hotels to open in China, Indonesia, India and Vietnam.
The Pullman network today
Today there are 10 Pullman hotels and resorts throughout Asia and 39 around the globe. The brand is on track to achieve its development ambitions of 50 hotels globally by year end and 300 hotels by 2015.
Bhushan added “The Pullman Brand was reinvented with strong development prospects in Asia anticipated. The rapid expansion both in terms of the number of operating hotels today and the commitment to development has surpassed our expectations and we are well on track towards having 100 Pullman hotels throughout Asia Pacific by 2015.”
The launch of Pullman brand is a part of Accor’s strategy to maintain a comprehensive brand strategy with a network of coherent hotels.
Pullman, is the upscale hotel brand of Accor. It was designed with the requirements of business women and men in mind. Located in the main regional and international cities, Pullman hotels provide an extensive range of tailored services, access to ground-breaking technologies and the “Co-meeting” offer, a new approach to organising meetings, seminars and high-end incentives. At Pullman hotels, business travellers can choose between being independent or relying on the staff available round the clock.
End of 2009, the Pullman network will consist of 50 hotels in 23 countries across Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America. Soon, we expect over 300 establishments around the world. All information regarding the hotels is available on the website .
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- Hotels, with the Sofitel, Pullman, MGallery, Novotel, Mercure, Suitehotel, Ibis, all seasons, Etap Hotel, Formule 1 and Motel 6 brands, representing 4,000 hotels and nearly 500,000 rooms in 90 countries, as well as strategically related activities, such as Lenôtre;
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