Mövenpick opens hotel in West Africa
Accra (Ghana), November 13, 2011
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has announced the official opening of its 260-room hotel in the Ghanaian capital Accra.
Originally built and presented as a gift by the United Kingdom to Ghana after gaining independence in 1957, the completely rebuilt Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra is only 7 km from Kotoka International Airport.
Ideally located downtown in the central business district, the hotel is close to Government ministries, major financial institutions, Accra International Conference Centre, said a statement from Movenpick.
All hotel rooms have everything business and leisure travellers desire: spacious and contemporary, the rooms were designed to deliver a restful stay and a comfortable work environment with a large desk, free high-speed internet and a 40-inch LCD TV, it added.
Jean Gabriel Pérès, president and CEO of Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, said, “Ambassador Hotel Accra is a shining example of expanding our portfolio internationally and regionally with upscale city centre hotels in vibrant urban locations.'
'We have overwhelming confidence in the region both for business and for its fledgling tourist industry and are committed to developing more hotels in strategic locations in the African continent,' he noted.
Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra features 61 executive club rooms with dedicated 24-hour club lounge, 15 junior suites and a palatial 350 sq m presidential suite, all overlooking the pool and gardens.
'We are very excited with the hotel opening. Accra is becoming the economic hub of the West African region, which offers such rich and diverse natural and economic potential,' remarked Stuart Chase, the hotel’s general manager.
'Now with the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra we blend the warmth of West African culture with the quality, reliability and the personalized service that Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts offer,' he added.-TradeArabia News Service