Mercure Beijing Downtown opens Accor’s 400th for the Asia Pacific


The Acccor hotel group has opened its 400th hotel in the Asia Pacific region with the opening of the Mercure Beijing Downtown Hotel in China. China already has 50 Mercure hotels in China making this a signifianct milestone for China the Asia Pacific and Accor.






The full media release from Accor and Mercure can be read below:




Accor opens its 400th hotel in Asia Pacific :
Mercure Beijing Downtown


A milestone

The Mercure
Beijing Downtown joins a network of 670 Mercure hotels in nearly 50 countries
and is one of the worlds largest brand networks. The hotel is the 99th Mercure
in Asia Pacific and will be joined by additional Mercure hotels in Lavasa and
Hyderabad in India during 2010. The hotel is the second Mercure hotel in
China’s capital.


commenced operations in the Asia Pacific Region in Singapore in 1982 and has
since extended the network throughout an additional 15 countries and to total
almost 80,000 hotel rooms. The first 100 hotels took 18 years to achieve and
since these early days, the momentum has accelerated significantly with 300
hotels being celebrated in late 2007 and now just two and a half years later
the 400th hotel milestone.


Beijing Downtown

Beijing Downtown is ideally located in the very heart of Beijing within easy
reach of surrounding office parks and tourist destinations such as Tiananmen
Square, Temple of Heaven, National Centre for the Performing Arts and a ten
minute walk to Dawang Road Metro Station on Subway Line 1.


The newly
built hotel is uniquely designed as a low rise development and with garden like
ambiance, providing comfortable respite to business and leisure travellers in
its 373 guest rooms.  Modern and individual, this international 4 star
hotel epitomises the Mercure Brand Values, blending the best of the cities
culture, with attentive services and contemporary facilities.


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