Accor has signed a contract to manage three new Novotel hotels in Indonesia.The three hotels are:
- Novotel Simatupang Jakarta - a premier location in the Indonesian capital;
- Novotel Lampung - in an emerging beach resort area of southern Sumatra;
- Novotel Pekanbaru - Accor’s second hotel in Pekanbaru.
The three new hotels, which are all scheduled to open in late 2008, will increase the Novotel network in Indonesia to at least 18 hotels by the end of 2008.
Vice President of Accor Indonesia, Gerard Guillouet, said, “Accor has been actively growing the Novotel brand network around Indonesia for over a decade. Novotel hotels are now present in most of Indonesia’s major cities and high profile resort areas such as Bali, where we are opening our second Novotel - Novotel Nusa Dua - later this month.”
The 220-room Novotel Simatupang Jakarta is located on a major junction in south Jakarta, close to one of the capital’s largest shopping centres, Pondok Indah Mall, and key commercial and government offices. Facilities will include a business centre, ballroom, two restaurants, lounge-bar and pub, swimming pool, plus a state-of-the-art fitness centre and spa wellness complex. Guests will be able to enjoy hotel-wide WiFi coverage in all rooms and public areas.
Novotel Lampung will be Accor’s first hotel in this emerging resort destination and will offer stylish accommodation overlooking the city’s main beach area. The 160-room hotel is 15 minutes from the Lampung city centre in southern Sumatra. It will feature a 2,400 sqm ballroom, business centre, 2 restaurants, an entertainment centre swimming pool, fitness centre and a spa.
The 230-room Novotel Pekanbaru is located in the city’s central business district and joins Ibis Pekanbaru in one of Sumatra’s key commercial centres. The hotel will offer two restaurants, ballroom, business centre, entertainment centre, swimming pool and spa and fitness complex.
Accor currently operates 38 hotels in Indonesia, making it the largest international hotel management company in the country. The group has continued to develop its country wide hotel network while also contributing significantly to community development projects, such as “Tree for a Child”.
This project was started in 2001 in Jakarta to help provide children with better health care and education while protecting the environment. ‘Tree for a Child’ has become a key community development programme for Accor Asia Pacific and is supported by the company and staff. It was also launched in Thailand in January 2007.