Accor adds spectacular new properties to its 2022 pipeline • Hotel Designs
After taking a close look at Accor’s pipeline for Northern Europe in 2022, it has now revealed some of its new properties and upcoming destinations that guests and travelers around the world can expect to visit. Many of the world’s most exciting destinations will welcome several new Accor hotels this year, while several Accor brands have sought exotic, unexpected or new horizons to explore, such as Pangkalan Bun in Indonesia; Copenhagen, Denmark; and Casco Viejo in Panama City.
One of the most anticipated openings of the year is Raffles London at the OWO. This architectural masterpiece, structurally designed and designed by EPR architectslocated in the historic Old War Office – the iconic Whitehall building inhabited by Britain’s most famous statesmen and spies, from Winston Churchill to Ian Fleming – is about to complete a monumental transformation to create 120 rooms and suites, 85 unique branded residences and 11 destination restaurants and bars.
Meanwhile, in the North West of England, Novotel Liverpool Paddington Village will open as a beacon of Liverpool hospitality. With over 220 rooms spread over 16 floors, the new flagship hotel will stand out as the tallest and one of the most attractive gathering places for tourists and locals in this vibrant city of music, culture and exceptional pubs. .
“Accor strongly believes in the power of diversity – in our workforce, our customers and our brands,” said Sébastien Bazin, Chairman and CEO of Accor. “We are constantly introducing new concepts and new exciting places to discover. With over 300 new hotels and resorts set to open in 2022, we are confident that each member of our vast community of loyal guests around the world will find a unique place to inspire their next trip.
The strength of the Accor network across Europe continues to be reinforced by recent and upcoming openings, such as Sofitel Barcelona Skipper, Mercure Amsterdam North, ibis Styles St. Margrethen Suisse, Mercure Hotel President in Lecce in Italy and the MGallery Cagliari Palazzo Tirso in Italy. to name a few. Paris remains a dear market to Accor, not only as the company’s headquarters and for its sponsorship of Paris Saint-Germain Football Club, but also through its support of the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. In 2022, Accor will host many newcomers to the city including MGallery Issy-les-Moulineaux Domaine de la Reine Margot and will greet Paris Vincennes.
Across the pond, North America is eagerly awaiting the continent’s first Raffles later this year. The Raffles Boston Back Bay Hotel & Residences, located in the city’s prestigious Back Bay neighborhood, is a 35-story building comprising 146 residences, 147 rooms and six dining venues, including a sky bar and a speakeasy. The stunning three-story lobby is set to be the first of its kind in Boston.
The Middle East is another exciting stronghold for Accor, especially with the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Accor has been selected as the official accommodation provider for visitors to the event, providing team members to manage and operate more than 60,000 rooms in apartments and villas across the Gulf Arab State . The Group will also expand its Rixos portfolio in Qatar and the wider region with the upcoming Rixos Doha Qetaifan, Rixos Obhur Jeddah in Saudi Arabia and Rixos Jewel of the Creek in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Accor will also introduce many stunning new properties across the region, including the new Raffles Doha and its sister hotel Fairmont Doha, the Banyan Tree AlUla in the Asher Valley in Saudi Arabia and the Fairmont La Marina Rabat-Salé.
Additionally, Accor is delighted to open its first property in Denmark – ibis Styles Orestad Denmark, on the outskirts of Copenhagen; the hotel marks the first step for Accor in this beautiful Scandinavian country.
Finally, with lifestyle representing one of the most dynamic segments of the global hospitality industry, Accor, through its joint venture with Ennismore, will continue to develop leading lifestyle brands such as Mondrian, SLS , The Hoxton, Morgans Originals and Mama Shelter. Notable openings in this category include the first Mondrian in China, Hong Kong Kowloon, a 324-room property with stunning harbor views; the first Maison Delano Paris in the ultra-chic 8th arrondissement a few steps from the legendary rue du Faubourg Saint Honoré; TRIBE Phnom Penh Post Office Square which will bring bold design to the Cambodian hospitality scene, and Mama Shelter Dubai a larger than life Mama which embodies the idea of a resort in the heart of the city with apartments, swimming pools and a cinema outside.
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