AccorHotels, andPlatinum Properties Limited Ltd, the Project Company of the Pullman Accra Airport City, have announced the signing of a landmark agreement for Pullman Accra Airport City, the country’s first Pullman branded hotel and Pullman Living serviced apartments located in the heart of Accra’s Airport City.
The agreement was recognised by Kwame Nyantekyi-Owusu, Chairman of Inter-Afrique Holdingsand Mark Willis, CEO Middle East & Africa, AccorHotels, at a signing ceremony at the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF). 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.
Commenting on the announcement, Mark Willissaid: “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 Dr. 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 Airport City will solidify our presence in a country where we already operate an Ibis Styles as well as the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra, and combined with the latter, our foothold in the premium segment is reinforced with a complementary and prime location in Airport City. Moreover, this project will strengthen our brand’s visibility in West Africa where we already operate in Dakar and Abidjan and have signed a Pullman hotel in Lagos earlier this year, he concluded.”
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. It is located within the Airport City enclave, a commercial hub, Pullman Accra Airport City Pullman Accra Airport City is a joint development.