Accor to open Mövenpick in the capital of Uzbekistan
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- Accor, the world’s leading hotel group, and InterHotel LLC announce the signing of a cooperation agreement, under which a hotel under the Swiss brand Mövenpick will be opened in Tashkent.
The signed agreement envisages the rebranding of the well-known International Hotel Tashkent, located in the heart of Tashkent. Opened in 1997, it became the first five-star hotel in Uzbekistan and is now very popular among international visitors and residents of the city. As a result of the rebranding, the hotel will open a new chapter in its history under the world-famous Mövenpick brand, offering guests the highest standards of service, wellness, gastronomy and family holidays, as well as additional benefits through the global loyalty program ALL - Accor Live Limitless.
“Accor continues to rapidly grow its network with the most diversified portfolio of hotel brands. The focus of our growth strategy is to actively develop popular tourist and business destinations,” commented Patrick Mendez, General Manager of Accor Europe & North Africa.
“In the past few years, many changes have taken place in Uzbekistan, including the growth of business activity and the transformation of Tashkent into a venue for major international events. The tourism infrastructure of Uzbekistan is rapidly developing, and we are confident that the opening of the Mövenpick Hotel Tashkent will be another benefit for international travelers and residents of the capital, who will appreciate the Swiss hospitality in the heart of Tashkent,” said Alexis Delaroff, CEO of Accor New East Europe.
Mövenpick Hotel Tashkent will open as a result of the rebranding of the International Hotel Tashkent, located on Amir Temur Avenue - one of the central streets of the city leading to the main Mustaqillik Square (Independence Square), close to business centers, numerous shops and restaurants.
The hotel is located half an hour from the international airport and a 20-minute drive from the railway station, from where you can get to Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva and other major cities of Uzbekistan by high-speed train. Travelers who prefer to travel around the city by metro can use the nearest station to the hotel "Badamzar".
Near the hotel building is the International Business Center and the main exhibition site of the country - UzExpoCenter. On its territory there is an amusement park Tashkentland with attractions, a water park with several pools and a variety of slides, as well as a Japanese garden with a large lake and a tea house for the whole family.
“The signing of the agreement with Accor is a significant event for the entire team of the hotel complex,” comments Sardor Malikov, Director of InterHotel LLC. – To date, many socio-economic reforms are being carried out in Uzbekistan, including the creation of the necessary conditions for increasing the potential of domestic and inbound tourism. In turn, this contributes to attracting major international brands to the hospitality industry, and in the near future Mövenpick Hotel Tashkent will compete with them. The rebranding of the International Hotel Tashkent hotel complex will not only strengthen our position in the hotel services market, but will also help provide our guests with improved conditions for recreation, conferences and events of various levels.”
Mövenpick Hotel Tashkent will offer accommodation in 174 rooms of various categories - from standard to suites. It offers a SPA center with a swimming pool and a modern fitness room, a spacious lobby, as well as a bar and a restaurant. Also, the hotel infrastructure will include conference rooms and two multifunctional spaces designed for celebrations and corporate events for up to 500 people. Guests of the hotel can enjoy delicious Mövenpick chocolate treats and homemade sweets during the daily Chocolate Hour, as well as receive personalized leisure recommendations from the concierge. The restaurant menu will include Swiss specialties served in every Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts worldwide.
The opening of the Mövenpick Hotel Tashkent is scheduled for the end of 2023.