Pullman takes over the Méridien Montparnasse, which becomes the Pullman Paris Montparnasse
Friday 10, December 2010
Accor adds one of Europe’s largest conference hotels to its portfolio.
Pullman, Accor’s upscale hotel brand, has signed an agreement with Unibail-Rodamco for the takeover of the Méridien Montparnasse which will become the Pullman Paris Montparnasse on January 7, 2011.
The Pullman Paris Montparnasse is one of Europe’s largest conference hotels, with 953 guest rooms and a conference center that can host up to 2,000 people for meetings, conventions and other major events.
The Pullman Paris Montparnasse will strengthen the international Pullman network, which operates in 16 countries with 47 hotels, of which 14 in France. Launched in 2007, the Pullman brand has expanded rapidly to become a key international player in the upscale business travel segment. The brand’s long-term goal is to develop a network of 150 hotels in leading regional and international cities.
“This new success represents an important phase in the development of the Pullman brand, launched three years ago,” said Gilles Pélisson, Chairman of the Board. “It demonstrates the strength of Pullman, which – now with a hotel in the heart of Paris – has established itself as an international player and a leader in the upscale business travel segment.”
The Pullman Paris Montparnasse extends the brand’s greater Paris network, which already includes six hotels ( 2,360 rooms) strategically located to provide complete coverage of the metropolitan area – the Pullman Paris Tour Eiffel, Pullman Paris Bercy, Pullman Paris Rive Gauche, Pullman Paris La Défense, Pullman Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and Pullman Versailles.
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