ACCOR group opens first "Formula 1" hotel and "Hotel Pullman".
The ACCOR Hotel group in India (Sofitel, Novotel, Mercure, Ibis) has increased its brands to six with the opening of the first low-cost hotel, “Formula 1” in Greater Noida (NCR), and “Hotel Pullman” in Gurgaon, Haryana. This is the fifth hotel ACCOR has opened in April 2012 alone. Its network now counts seventeen hotels, and two international convention centres in Hyderabad and Lavasa.
ACCOR is expected to expand further, bringing its tally to twenty-five hotels and convention centres (i.e. 3500 rooms) by the year’s end.