AccorHotels announces upscale and midscale hotel developments with Wanda Group

Shanghai, China, June 1, 2016 / - AccorHotels announces the opening of three new hotels under the Pullman, Novotel and Mercure branding with Wanda Group in Nanchang, as a key development of the Nanchang Wanda Cultural Tourism City, which is the largest investment project in three decades in Jiangxi Province.

Pullman, Novotel and Mercure Nanchang Wanda will form part of the biggest hotel cluster featuring 1,388 guest rooms, 4 restaurants, 3 bars and 1,310 square metres of banquet and meeting space including an 800-square-metre pillar-less ballroom in addition to wellness facilities. The three properties combined will offer the largest guest room inventory under the AcccorHotels Greater China portfolio.

“The opening of three hotels in a single day symbolizes AccorHotels’ continuous growth and development in the Greater China region,” says Michel Molliet, Chief Operating Officer of AccorHotels Greater China, “This is our first and biggest hotel project in Central China. The development of these three new hotels brings our Greater China network to 181 operating hotels and resorts across the country. The hotel cluster is strategically located at the heart of Nanchang’s landmark development, a major cultural tourist destination in its own right.”

Pullman Nanchang Wanda has 403 guest rooms including 16 suites. The rooms feature a garden and lake view with distinctive signature touches under the Pullman brand. The hotel also has an 800-square-metre pillar-less ballroom with a 9-metre high ceiling offering direct access to a lush garden courtyard, ideal for weddings, social events and evening cocktails. Dining options include Food Exchange, an all-day dining restaurant offering international buffet and a la carte menu options, whilst the Chinese restaurant Pin Xuan Ge features Cantonese cuisine, local Jiangxi dishes, Hunan and Sichuan delicacies. For an informal get-together, the hotel’s Lobby Lounge offers a perfect setting for an evening wind down. Fitness facilities include a well-equipped gymnasium and an indoor pool.

Novotel Nanchang Wanda offers all the brand’s customary multi-service facilities geared to the needs of business and leisure travellers. The 481 spacious, modular guest rooms include eight suites and a family suite. Food and beverage outlets include The Square, an all-day dining restaurant and a Lobby Lounge.  The hotel also has a gymnasium for daily work-outs.

Mercure Nanchang Wanda features 504 modern-style guest-rooms. Like all Mercure hotels, this mid-scale property combines the strength of an international network with a strong quality commitment and a distinctive local heritage.  Guests can enjoy a variety of authentic Western and Asian cuisine at the Terrace Café or an evening drink at the Lobby Bar.

Nanchang City has a history stretching over 2,200 years. In addition to its rich cultural influences, the city is renowned for its scenic views of the mountains, rivers and lakes.

The hotels are located in the heart of Nanchang Wanda Cultural Tourism City at Jiulong Lake in Honggutan District. It is only a 50-minute drive from Nanchang Changbei International Airport and a ten-minute drive from Nanchang West High Speed Railway Station. The iconic complex features Asia’s largest aquarium, a cinema, a theme park surrounding the beautiful landscaped lake, a shopping mall as well as various restaurant and bar joints.

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