AccorHotels and Platinum Properties have announced the signing of an agreement for Pullman Accra Airport City.
The country’s first Pullman branded hotel and Pullman Living serviced apartments, the property will be located in the heart of Accra’s Airport City.
The agreement was recognised by Kwame Nyantekyi-Owusu, chairman of Inter-Afrique Holdings, and Mark Willis, chief executive, Middle East & Africa, AccorHotels, at a signing ceremony at the Africa Hotel Investment Forum.
The partnership will lead to the opening of the 363-key hotel and serviced apartments, making it the largest hotel and the first dual hospitality offering in Ghana set to open in 2021.
Willis said: “Today’s announcement marks the much-anticipated expansion of one of our most renowned upscale brands - Pullman - and signifies the start of our partnership with Kwame Nyantekyi-Owusu, whom I would like to thank for his support and confidence in AccorHotels.
“This agreement is an important step towards expanding our network in Sub Saharan Africa and demonstrates our dedication to developing the most distinct hospitality concepts, including Pullman Living, our compelling extended stay solution in the premium market.”
Pullman Accra will feature 214 hotel rooms and suites; and 149 serviced apartments under the Pullman Living brand, responding to a growing demand for extended-stay accommodation in Accra.
Located within the Airport City enclave, a commercial hub, Pullman Accra Airport City will be a preferred destination for corporate guests and clients in Accra.
Nyantekyi-Owusu said: “We are pleased to appoint AccorHotels to manage our first hotel in Accra.
“The contemporary upscale value proposition of the Pullman Brand will make Pullman Accra Airport City stand out and appeal to both business and leisure guests.
“We are confident that the Pullman brand is the perfect fit for the Accra market owing to the strong brand positioning of Pullman as an upscale business hotel.”
Africa Hotel Investment Forum
AHIF is the premier hotel investment conference in Africa, attracting many prominent international hotel owners, investors, financiers, management companies and their advisers.
It is organised by Bench Events, which has an established record of delivering high-level networking and thought leadership conferences for hospitality investment and aviation in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Latin America.