Sébastien Bazin, chairman and CEO of Accor HotelServices Middle East announced that the company is looking to double the number of hotel rooms they offer by the year 2020, to 30,000 rooms.
The plan was revealed as the company celebrated the milestone of having 100 hotels under their auspices in the Middle East with a total of 16,000 rooms. An additional 9,000 rooms are now in the development stages.
Chairman Bazin said that,
“Our presence in the Middle East, which stretches back 35 years, has expanded significantly in response to the dynamic growth taking place in the region and reaching 100 hotels is a significant achievement.
“Our commitment to double in size by 2020 is a bold statement of our confidence in the future of the region, the support of our partners… and the strength of our portfolio of brands that continue to deliver operational excellence and compelling returns.”