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Press Release15 October 2019

Accor signs up with Global Premium Hotels

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After inking a deal with Global Premium Hotels, Accor will be unveiling 13 new ibis budget hotels in Singapore.


From the existing Fragrance hotels, the hotels rebranded itself and will be progressively available for booking through the company's distribution network commencing from this month.

The partnership will be cementing Accor's position as the largest hotel operator in Singapore that will together bring a total inventory to 7,625 rooms across 30 hotels.

In the luxury and premium space the company offers 1,840 in midscale and a further 2,428 in economy.

Towards the end of 2019, the two Parc Sovereign hotels will commence renovation plans towards the end of 2019.

It will be rebranded to become one Mercure and one ibis Styles hotel by mid-2020.

Garth Simmons, chief operating officer, Accor Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore and south Asia, said that with its nifty and modern design, these new ibis budget hotels spread across central and suburban locations in Singapore are perfect for savvy business or leisure travellers.

Featuring cosy rooms for one, two or three people and conveniently located to leisure attractions such as Gardens by the Bay, Clarke Quay, Mount Faber and Sentosa Island, these new additions to their network in the city offer wider choices to guests looking for a short break or weekend getaway.

Global Premium Hotels chief executive, Ko Lee Meng was excited to launch a new Accor brand in the market and deepen our relationship with Accor.

He stated having provided quality accommodation and great value to visitors to Singapore these past 20 years, the rebranding and enhancement of our existing properties marks not just another milestone for our group, but an evolution in our business and a boost to our expansion strategy.

ibis budget Singapore Clarke Quay is just five minutes' walk from Clarke Quay MRT Station and the Singapore River.It features a fitness centre and a rooftop swimming pool.

The ibis budget Singapore Selegie boasts a rooftop pool with great views of Singapore's city skyline.

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About Accor

Accor is a world-leading augmented hospitality group offering unique and meaningful experiences in 5.000 hotels, resorts, and residences across more than 110 destinations. With an unrivalled portfolio of brands from luxury to economy, Accor has been providing hospitality savoir-faire for more than 50 years.

Beyond accommodations, Accor enables new ways to live, work, and play with Food & Beverage, nightlife, wellbeing, and co-working brands. To drive business performance, Accor's portfolio of business accelerators amplifies hospitality distribution, operations, and experiences. Guests have access to one of the world's most attractive hotel loyalty programs.

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