AccorHotels Plans Groundbreaking of Novotel Mexico City With Construction to Begin Later in 2018

Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico. March 08, 2018

AccorHotels announced the upcoming groundbreaking of Novotel Mexico City Insurgentes (WTC.) Construction will begin during the second half of 2018 and the property is scheduled to open in 2020.

The new hotel will be situated in front of the World Trade Center Mexico City (WTC), one of the most significant business areas in Mexico City, which welcomes approximately four million visitors a year, and hosts more than a thousand national and international events annually, ranging from conventions to seminars and workshops.

"We are pleased to announce the addition of Novotel Mexico City Insurgentes (WTC) to our growing portfolio and continue the expansion of the Novotel brand in our region. The hotel is a strategic property for the Novotel brand that will amplify our presence in the region," said Kevin Frid, COO, North and Central America, AccorHotels. "Located in a vibrant and one of the most important business hubs in the region, the property will be a flagship Novotel hotel in Mexico ideal for business and leisure travel."

Novotel Mexico City Insurgentes (WTC) will be the second Novotel hotel in Mexico City and the third in the country, elevating the Group's presence in the region with more than 20 hotels countrywide. The property will feature 106 rooms and showcase the services, experiences and amenities that the Novotel brand is known for, including innovation, design, wellbeing and functionality.

The hotel will feature a GourmetBar, a contemporary and pleasant environment where guests can enjoy a drink, grab a bite to eat or catch up on work at any time of the day. A welcoming space where business and leisure travelers can socialize with friends, family and colleagues, GourmetBar will offer local and international cuisine in a relaxed setting that features a French sensibility.

The hotel will also house a Meet N Work space, which will showcase a comfortable and fresh design, ideal for working or holding meetings. With modular work spaces, travelers who need to work remotely with privacy can perform their tasks with ease. Guests will also have access to light refreshments, computer equipment and Wi-Fi connection on a complimentary basis.

In line with the Novotel's concept of "Modern Easy Living," the brand continues to maintain its core values of innovation, commitment to sustainable development, high levels of quality and generosity towards guests.Offering flexibility and intuitive service, Novotel hotels have become multifunctional living spaces for everyone.

Novotel Hotels, Suites & Resorts properties are designed to meet the needs of each of its guests, whether they are traveling for pleasure or business.AccorHotels currently has more than 490 Novotel hotels worldwide, located in more than 58 countries. AccorHotels properties in Mexico City include ibis Styles Mexico Zona Rosa, ibis Mexico Alameda and Novotel Mexico City Santa Fe.

About Novotel Hotels, Suites & Resorts

Novotel Hotels, Suites & Resorts provide a multi-service offer for both business and leisure guests, with spacious, modular rooms, 24/7 catering offers with balanced meals, meeting rooms, attentive and proactive staff, kid areas, a multi-purpose lobby and fitness centers. Through PLANET 21, AccorHotels' sustainable development program, Novotel commits to Man and the Planet. Novotel has over 490 hotels and resorts in 58 countries, ideally located in the heart of major international cities, business districts and tourist destinations. AccorHotels is a world-leading travel & lifestyle group and digital innovator offering unique experiences in more than 4,300 hotels, resorts and residences, as well as in over 10,000 of the finest private homes around the globe.

About AccorHotels

AccorHotels is a world-leading travel & lifestyle group and digital innovator offering unique experiences in more than 4,300 hotels, resorts and residences, as well as in over 10,000 of the finest private homes around the globe. Benefiting from dual expertise as an investor and operator, AccorHotels operates in 100 countries. Its portfolio comprises internationally acclaimed luxury brands including Raffles, Sofitel Legend, Fairmont, SO Sofitel, Sofitel, onefinestay, MGallery by Sofitel, Pullman, Swissotel and 25hours Hotels; as well as the popular midscale brands Novotel, Mercure, Mama Shelter and Adagio; the much-prized economy brands including JO&JOE, ibis, ibis Styles, ibis budget and the regional brands Grand Mercure, The Sebel and hotelF1. AccorHotels provides innovative end-to-end services across the entire traveler experience, notably through the acquisition of John Paul, world leader in concierge services. With an unmatched collection of brands and rich history spanning close to five decades, AccorHotels, along with its global team of more than 250,000 dedicated women and men, has a purposeful and heartfelt mission: to make every guest Feel Welcome. Guests enjoy access to one of the world's most rewarding hotel loyalty programs - Le Club AccorHotels. AccorHotels is active in its local communities and committed to sustainable development and solidarity through PLANET 21, a comprehensive program that brings together employees, guests and partners to drive sustainable growth. Accor SA is publicly listed with shares trading on the Euronext Paris exchange (ISIN code: FR0000120404) and the OTC marketplace (Code: ACRFY) in the United States.  For more information and reservations visit accorhotels.group or accorhotels.com.

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