AccorHotels and Yichang Xin Hua Yuan Real Estate have announced the signing of Pullman Yichang, the first Pullman Hotel in Hubei Province, China. The 250-room new-build hotel is set to open in the middle of 2018.
“We are thrilled to bring the Pullman brand to Yichang, a historic and dynamic provincial economic hub which is more often known as the source of Ba-chu culture,” said Paul Richardson, Chief Operating Officer, AccorHotels Greater China.
“With the signing of Pullman Yichang, we have once again partnered with Xin Hua Yuan, in which we celebrated our first opening of the Novotel Wuhan Xinhua. Pullman Yichang will add to the group’s growing network of hotels in Greater China,” Paul says.
Pullman Yichang occupies 16 floors of a 35-storey building which also houses Grade A offices. Scheduled to open in the middle of 2018, the hotel features 250 guestrooms, food and beverage venues, state-of-the-art meeting and event spaces as well as a gym and other recreational facilities.
The hotel is a 10min drive to to the Old Town and 15min from the high-speed railway station. The Yichang Sanxia Airport is a 25min drive from the hotel.
“We are very excited to celebrate the signing of this project with AccorHotels following our long partnership together,” commented Mr. Fu Jinyuan, Chairman of Yichang Xin Hua Yuan Real Estate. “Combining the commitment and expertise from the two groups achieved operational excellence for Novotel Wuhan Xinhua, and we look forward to the opening of Pullman Yichang which aims to cater to the needs of discerning local and international travellers to the region.”
Yichang Xin Hua Yuan is a subsidiary of Hubei Xinhua Jiechen Investment Group which owns Novotel Wuhan Xinhua which opened in 2002.