Accor’s $300 Million in APAC Hotel Renos and Refurbs

Alan Woinski
July 27th, 2023 at 7:47 AM EDT

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  • Accor Pacific’s partners have invested over $300 million in hotel renovations and refurbishments across various locations in the Pacific region to enhance guest satisfaction and maintain a leading position in the industry.
  • Centara Udon in Thailand underwent renovations and now offers remodeled facilities, new dining options, and event spaces.
  • S Hotels and Resorts PCL is set to open SO/ Maldives, a new resort on a private island with beachfront and over-water pool villas, and various dining venues in November 2023.

Accor Pacific announced that its partners have invested more than $300 million in hotel renovations and refurbishments since the beginning of 2022. Extensive renovations and refurbishments have occurred in various locations throughout the Pacific region, including Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, and French Polynesia. The investment aims to enhance guest satisfaction, elevate property amenities and ensure Accor's 400 hotels, apartments, and resorts in the Pacific remain at the forefront of the industry. Among the notable projects completed is the refurbishment of Manly Pacific – MGallery in Manly, Sydney. Peppers Waymouth Adelaide unveiled a new look earlier this year, and the five-star Swissotel Sydney unveiled its new lobby bar and European-inspired rooftop pool. The Playford – MGallery, Adelaide, received a $25 million full property makeover, and in 2022, a $40 million renovation of the Pullman Melbourne on the Park was unveiled. The list really goes on and on for properties that are renovated, but it is safe to say that more than $300 million has been spread out among many properties for refreshing.

Central Pattana and Centara Hotels & Resorts announced the re-launch of Centara Udon after completing a series of renovations to elevate the property with re

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