Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is joining forces with global hotel company AccorHotels Group. This milestone offers an unparalleled growth opportunity for Fairmont, and instantly positions AccorHotels as a global hospitality leader and a key player in the luxury hotel market.
The Fairmont Austin, a new 37-story luxury hotel, is set to open in summer 2017. Once representing an important common ground between east Austin and downtown, Palm Park will be restored as a leafy, shady respite at the water’s edge, a gathering place that serves the hotel, Convention Centre and surrounding neighbourhoods.
Following the approval of shareholders at the general shareholders meeting today, AccorHotels Group has completed the acquisition of FRHI Hotels & Resorts. The deal sees three prestigious luxury hotel brands - Fairmont, Raffles and Swissôtel – move into the AccorHotels stable.
With three luxurious properties in Kenya, Fairmont offers unrivalled luxury and adventure in the destination. Here Breaking Travel News takes a tour of the portfolio to discover just what it is that makes the brand a market leader in Africa.
Luxury operator Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has signed two new luxury hotel developments in Morocco and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The two new projects include Fairmont Taghazout Bay, Morocco and Fairmont Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia, which are both scheduled to open before 2020.
Luxury hotel operator Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and Mota-Engil Tourismo has announced the development of a new 250-room luxury hotel and additional private residences along the Riviera Nayarit in Mexico. The sparkling new Fairmont Costa Canuva is slated to open in late 2018 and will reside within the new master-planned seaside community, Costa Canuva, on the Riviera Nayarit.
Fairmont St Andrews, the luxury five-star hotel, has increased its presence in London with the appointment of Luke Geoghegan as business development manager. His remit is to develop agency relationships and business across the capital and south of England. Geoghegan joins from Stoke Park where he was head of membership, as well as holding prior roles in the five-star hospitality sector.
FRHI Hotels & Resorts, in a joint venture with China’s Jiangsu Golden Land Group, has announced the debut of Neqta Hotels, a new brand and hotel portfolio consisting of upper mid-scale hotels located in some of the most in-demand destinations across China. The inaugural hotel to fly the Neqta flag opened in Shanghai’s Xuhui District earlier this month, close to the city’s World Expo site, and a second state-of-the-art hotel is expected to debut soon in Nanjing.
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has announced Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel has become the newest addition to the company’s unrivalled portfolio. Built in 1915, and ideally nestled at the base of the Claremont Canyon Regional Preserve, overlooking scenic San Francisco Bay, the Claremont offers 276 handsomely restored guestrooms and suites, an impressive club and spa, and an unparalleled dining portfolio.
AccorHotels has signed an agreement for the acquisition of FRHI Holdings, parent of the Fairmont, Raffles, and Swissôtel brand. “This is an outstanding opportunity to add three prestigious brands – Fairmont, Raffles and Swissôtel – to our portfolio, and a great step forward for AccorHotels,” said Sébastien Bazin, chairman, AccorHotels.