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Simon Antoine Returns to Accor as General Manager of Sofitel New York

Sofitel New York | March 19, 2019

NEW YORK – March 19, 2019 – Simon Antoine has returned to his roots at Accor where he started his career in 1985, joining Sofitel New York as its new general manager. The seasoned hotelier brings over 30 years of leadership experience to the luxury Midtown Manhattan hotel, as well as a wealth of knowledge in the food and beverage arena. His new post follows a two-year tenure as opening general manager at the InterContinental Washington D.C. – The Wharf. "We are delighted to welcome Simon back to Accor," said George Terpilowski, Accor's Regional V.P., North East U.S. Region. "I am confident that his leadership and exper...

Sofitel Signs with Development Partner MKM Commercial Holdings for Largest Sofitel Property in Middle East, Sofitel Dubai Wafi

Sofitel | June 5, 2017

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 5, 2017 - Sofitel has announced the largest Sofitel property in the Middle East with development partner MKM Commercial Holdings LLC. Expected to open in late 2019, Sofitel Dubai Wafi will join the luxury brand's growing portfolio of 14 hotels and 4,400 rooms in operation and under development in the Middle East. Sami Nasser, Chief Operating Officer, Luxury Brands, AccorHotels Middle East, commented: "We are delighted to work with MKM Commercial Holdings, one of our long standing partners, to develop this impressive project that will undoubtedly become a future flagship for Sofitel in the regio...

AccorHotels Opens Sofitel Tamuda Bay Beach & Spa on Moroccan Riviera

AccorHotels | June 10, 2016

May saw the launch of Sofitel's new 5 star beachfront hotel in Morocco. Stunning architecture, award-winning contemporary design and Arty-Chic atmosphere are set to make Sofitel Tamuda Bay Beach & Spa undisputed leader in the Kingdom's most exclusive coastal resort. Celebrating the Riviera lifestyle For guests seeking the perfect blend of leisure and wellbeing, the Sofitel Tamuda Bay Beach & Spa offers 82 chic light-filled and intensely colorful guestrooms, all with private balcony and magnificent views of the Mediterranean gardens, pool and beach. To celebrate the Riviera in style, the hotel proposes the Royal Suite, fi...

Sofitel to Debut in Mexico with the 2017 Opening of the 290-room Sofitel Mexico Reforma

Sofitel, World Class Hotels & French Elegance | July 29, 2014

Mexico City (July 29, 2014) - Sofitel, the only French luxury hotel brand with presence in all five continents around the world, announces its launch into Mexico with the grand opening of the Sofitel Mexico Reforma. Sofitel, a worldwide symbol of French elegance in luxurious hospitality established in five continents with 120 hotels in almost 40 countries, offers beauty, quality and excellence to the most versatile and demanding clients. The contemporary hotels and resorts of the Sofitel brand are located in top cities known for their global relevance such as Paris, London, New York, Shanghai and Beijing, or nestled away in the middle o...

Sofitel to Open New Middle East Flagship, the 350-key Sofitel Dubai, on May 1, 2014

Sofitel, World Class Hotels & French Elegance | April 8, 2014

April 8, 2014 - Sofitel continues to grow its impressive portfolio in the Middle East with the opening of Sofitel Dubai, 7th brand hotel in the region, on May 1st. Set in a prime location, the hotel has amazing views of the Burj Khalifa tower — the world's tallest building — and the Arabian coast. Two major new launches are upcoming in Jeddah and Riyadh in 2015. Over the last few years Sofitel has made major inroads into the Middle East opening properties in Bahrain, Al Khobar (Saudi Arabia) Abu Dhabi and Dubai (UAE). Following the launch of Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche (2012) and the new Sofitel Palm Resort and Spa (2013), the Sofite...

Sofitel Moves to a New Geography-Based Organization; Joins Accor’s New Luxury/Upscale Segment

Sofitel, World Class Hotels & French Elegance | February 7, 2014

Paris, February 7, 2014 - Sofitel Luxury Hotels announced today its move to a new geography-based organization, based on five key regions worldwide. Inside this new organization, Sofitel, part of Accor Group and formerly a standalone brand, is now part of a newly created luxury and upscale segment including Accor hotel brands Pullman, MGallery, Grand Mercure and The Sebel. These organizational changes further reinforce the Group's support of Sofitel's luxury approach, and enable Accor to leverage Sofitel's expertise and best practices. As part of this realignment, the Accor luxury and upscale segment marketing and design functions will ...

Sofitel Opens Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa and Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort

Sofitel, World Class Hotels & French Elegance | December 12, 2013

December 12, 2013 (Paris, France) - Sofitel Luxury Hotels continues to expand its luxury network in every corner of the globe, with the newly opened Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa, a sophisticated Polynesian-themed resort, garnering regional attention and enthusiastic feedback from guests and visitors, and Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort, the hotel group's first Indonesian property, scheduled to open December 20, 2013. Both properties entice with luxurious facilities and quality service offerings that reflect thebrand's combination of French elegance and flair. Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa Nestled within the tranq...

Sofitel to Manage Hotel Concorde Berlin in Germany; To Rebrand as the Sofitel Berlin Kurfürstendamm

Sofitel | December 11, 2013

December 11 2013 - Sofitel has signed a management contract for the Hotel Concorde Berlin which, as of February 1st 2014, will be operated under its new name, the Sofitel Berlin Kurfürstendamm. In signing this contract, Sofitel has reinforced not just its position in the German capital, where Sofitel has been operating since 14 years with Sofitel Berlin Gendarmenmarkt but also its presence in Germany and in Europe. Together with the Sofitel Hamburg Alter Wall and the Sofitel Munich Bayerpost, the brand already manages four properties in Germany - due to be joined by a further top hotel, the Sofitel Frankfurt am Alte Oper, as of 2015. S...

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