the Site Hotel Partner of AsiaWorld-Expo
BANGKOK, Monday 3 April 2006: The newly opened Novotel Citygate Hong Kong, adjacent to Citygate shopping complex, brings a stylish addition to Tung Chung, putting the booming business and residential hub firmly on the international map.
The contemporary 440-room hotel, located just 5 minutes’ drive from Hong Kong International Airport, sets new standards for four-star hotels in the city and will make a significant contribution to Hong Kong’s tourism industry which is enjoying unprecedented growth.
Owned by Newfoundworld Site 2 (Hotel) Limited, a consortium which includes Hang Lung Group Limited, Henderson Land Development Company Limited, New World Development Company Limited, Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited, Swire Properties Limited, and managed by Accor, Novotel Citygate is Accor’s third Novotel hotel and first new-build Novotel in Hong Kong.
Strategically placed to capture business not only from the Airport but
also from nearby tourist attractions such as Hong Kong Disneyland and Ngong
Ping 360 Skyrail (opening in June 2006), Novotel Citygate is in close proximity
to AsiaWorld-Expo, which has named Novotel Citygate as an ‘on site hotel
Accor, the world’s largest hotel and tourism group was one of the first hotel management companies to enter China in 1985. It operates 30 hotels in key mainland cities, of which eight bear the Novotel brand. The addition of Novotel Citygate Hong Kong is part of a massive expansion of Accor’s China hotel network, which will see the existing network of hotels expand to over 50 hotels by the end of 2007.
Background Information on Location:
Tung Chung is a new and vibrant commerce and tourism hub with immediate access to Hong Kong’s most comprehensive transport system.
Downtown Kowloon and Hong Kong Island are directly accessible from Tung Chung MTR and bus station.
Adjacent to Citygate shopping and entertainment complex, which provides convenient shopping, diversified dining facilities and entertainment in a relaxing and spacious environment.
In addition, 2006 sees the opening of SkyPlaza, the vast airport extension which houses the combined new second airport terminal with a shopping and entertainment complex, and a 9-hole golf course.
The hotel is also a short walk from the Hong Kong’s newest ‘iconic’ tourist attraction, the Ngong Ping 360 Skyrail, a 20-minute cable car ride to a themed traditional Chinese village and Lantau’s famous bronze statue of Giant Buddha.
|Also See:||Accor Signs Management Agreement for a New 440-room Novotel Citygate Located Near the Hong Kong International Airport / December 2005|
|Accor Acquires a Minority Share in Century International Hotels, a Hong Kong Based Hotel / May 2001|