Accor has opened the Ibis Qingdao, the third Ibis hotel in China.Ibis Qingdao has 171 guest rooms, the RendezVous Restaurant and one bar. The hotel is only five minutes drive from the city’s famed Golden Beach Tourist Spot, five kilometres south to the Xuejia Pier and 76 kilometres from the airport.
Ibis Qingdao joins Ibis Tianjin and Ibis Chengdu in China, with 3 additional hotels scheduled to open in Wuhan, Wuxi and Zhongshan during 2006. From 2007 Accor’s plan is to open at least 10 new Ibis hotels a year to create a network of over 50 hotels around the country.
During 2006 Accor signed agreements for 6 Ibis hotels in Sichuan Province, including 3 more in Chengdu plus 3 additional hotels in nearby cities Yi Bing, Ya An and De Yang.