Vientiane Laos Accor Hotel
Hilton, the international hotel and resort chain, has announced plans to open its first hotel chain in the Lao capital, Vientiane, making it one of several global hotel brands to flock to the inland region in the hope of capitalizing on its rapidly growing tourism sector. The first hotel of its kind in Asia will be built on the outskirts of the city and will have 188 rooms, which are due to open in 2022. This follows a recent announcement by IHG that it will operate a 250-room Holiday Inn under construction following the completion of a similar hotel in Thailand's capital Phnom Penh in 2013. It offers an ideal environment to relax and enjoy the beautiful countryside, as well as a variety of restaurants, bars, restaurants and hotels.
Guests at the exclusive Sofitel Luang Prabang experience the best of both worlds, enjoy the best of modern comfort and appreciate the fine architecture and furnishings inspired by Laotian craftsmen throughout history. Discover timeless elegance at this luxury hotel, where local heritage and French lifestyle blend to give travelers the distinctive Sofitsel experience. There is much to discover in the city, restaurants and cafés offer local and international menus. The beautiful Vientiane National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a popular tourist attraction, is also within easy reach.
Guests can also benefit from a sense of tradition by offering unique wellness treatments passed down through generations of Lao healing techniques. Join us at the exclusive Sofitel Luang Prabang Hotel to discover the rich cultural and culinary traditions of the city of Vientiane. We have created a rich cultural culinary tradition, with an emphasis on local cuisine and local traditions as well as international cuisine.
Sofitel Luang Prabang is located in the north of Vientiane, surrounded by the mighty Mekong River, which is navigated by river boats. With an easy drive to the international airport, Sofitsel's elegant and spacious facilities are easily among the best luxury hotels in Luang's Pr Abang. The immaculately appointed suites and villas and the luxurious spa are ideal for both business and leisure travellers, just as guests from all over the world expect from the Sofietel. This historic This is how fitel is characterised by a relaxing and cultural experience that offers its guests a unique experience and at the same time offers their guests comfort.
But as tourist arrivals declined, hotels in the Laotian capital suffered a slump in business. To attract more tourists, the Lao government launched a series of tourism initiatives last year, followed by the opening of a number of new hotels and restaurants in Vientiane last year. The country has also modernised and expanded its airport and public transport, while improvements in tourism are underway in many provinces, including the capital and provinces of Phnom Penh, Chiang Mai, Phuket and Thonburi. Thai restaurants that have proven popular in recent years due to the high quality of food and accommodation in these cities.
Reliable sources believe that the leases are about to expire and that landowners may indicate that they are not willing to extend the lease on land or buildings. When landowners sense their land is shrinking, they may look for more lucrative options when leases expire or their leases expire.
In 2017, the company signed a management agreement with the BIM Group to develop the first Holiday Inn Hotel in Vientiane. Yeo was the managing director of the 172-room hotel, which operated under the name Mercure Hotel Group, a subsidiary of IHG, from 2010 to 2015, and continues to lead the management team that now operates under the Mercured banner. Separately, IhG has also laid the groundwork for the opening of the first InterContinental hotels in the country, which are due to start operating in 2021. Late last year, it sent a letter to trading partners and customers, which was picked up by The Lao Times.
Vientiane already has more than 300 hotels and guesthouses, but the arrival of the 200-room Crowne Plaza has put pressure on other hotels, which has put pressure on the market for top hotels, according to Thongchai Phongkha, the chain's chief executive. Vient Diane has had and still has more than 300 hotel rooms, and the arrival of 200 rooms at Crowned Plaza is putting some of them under pressure.
Last year, fueling fears of more competition, Bangkok-based Centara Hotels and Resorts reported that the group had signed a $1.5 billion hotel deal in Vientiane, the largest hotel deal in the country's history. Last month, the Vientsiane branch of the international hotel chain closed its Vieniane branch for undisclosed reasons.
On 28 February, the last working day will be celebrated, and on 1 March the doors will be closed for the last time. The 172-room hotel will continue under the name Vientiane Laos Accor Hotel and Resorts until the end of March, according to the hotel's website. But the doors of the hotel, considered the first hotel in the history of the Vientsiane, will be closed for good on 31 February.