Accor Expands Pullman Brand in Australia

Big news from Down Under: The Quay Grand Suites Sydney will rebrand to Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour, signaling a strong expansion of Accor’s Pullman brand in Australia.

Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour joins two other Pullmans in Sydney – Pullman Sydney Olympic Park and Pullman Sydney Hyde Park (currently completing a massive upgrading program following its re-branding from Sydney Marriott in May 2012). It also joins Pullman Reef Casino in Cairns and the recently rebadged Pullman Resort Bunker Bay in Western Australia’s Margaret River region.

The Sebel Cairns, The Sebel King George Square Brisbane and The Sebel Albert Park Melbourne are all primed to take on Pullman branding within the next six months, which puts Pullman on track to becoming Australia’s largest five-star network, with the brand expected to grow to up to 15 hotels by the end of 2013.

Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour is located on the eastern shore of Circular Quay and overlooking Sydney Harbour. The hotel is also close to the Sydney Opera House, the Harbour Bridge, Botanical Gardens and all the bustle of Circular Quay.

The hotel has 67 one- and two-bedroom suites, all of which come with balconies, separate lounge and dining rooms, kitchens and deluxe bathrooms. Work desks and wireless internet are available in all suites, making the hotel a good choice for business guests.

Chief Operating Officer of Accor Pacific, Simon McGrath, said growing the Pullman brand in Australia was a key priority for the group, with many of the former Mirvac hotels scheduled to be re-branded to Pullman over the next twelve months.

“There is considerable investment being made in the Pullman network in both Australia and internationally, and the expansion of the brand in Australia comes at a time when the brand is launching signature hotels in other major centres around the world. Pullman is already a major brand in key source markets for Australia across Asia and Europe, and it is anticipated that there will be some 150 Pullman hotels and resorts by 2015.”  

For further information, visit www.pullmanhotels.com.

 

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