Phnom Penh is ready to welcome Cambodia’s first ibis price range resort in July, developed by French multinational hospitality group Accor, the corporate stated in an announcement posted on travmedia.com on February 24.
The ibis price range Phnom Penh Riverside shall be situated in Chamkarmon district “a brief stroll away” from Koh Pich island, the Royal Palace and Independence monument, Accor stated.
“The 322-key resort will incorporate the signature ibis price range idea boasting modern design throughout its rooms and public areas,” it stated.
Accor CEO for Southeast Asia, Japan and South Korea, Garth Simmons, believes the event will turn into a favorite amongst travellers who’re “looking for pragmatic lodging that encourages them to stay energised”.
“We’re extraordinarily delighted to be increasing our community in Cambodia with the signing of our first ibis price range tackle within the nation. ibis price range is one in every of Accor’s main manufacturers within the financial system phase, with company having fun with nice worth for important consolation and trendy, practical areas.
“In creating the pipeline for this model, we at all times search out high-visibility places with handy accessibility,” he stated.
Pacific Asia Journey Affiliation (PATA) Cambodia chapter chairman Thourn Sinan instructed The Submit on February 28 that the ibis price range resort wouldn’t solely serve native vacationers preferring to remain at international branded institutions, but in addition appeal to extra international holidaymakers with its “well-known title”.
“We welcome the entry of extra international manufacturers into our hospitality business … [ibis budget] shall be well-known amongst Cambodians, as our individuals like international manufacturers,” he stated.
Accor payments itself as “one of many main worldwide operators in Cambodia with 5 inns underneath the Raffles, Sofitel and ibis Kinds manufacturers in Siem Reap and Phnom Penh, and a pipeline of 4 dedicated tasks throughout the nation”.
It stated the “ibis price range Phnom Penh Riverside will be a part of a group of over 635 ibis price range addresses globally throughout 20 nations”.
As of end-2021, there have been 49 inns within the capital, comprising a complete of seven,501 rooms – eight five-star (3,451 rooms), 10 four-star (1,717 rooms), 15 three-star (1,446 rooms), eight two-star (477 rooms) and eight one-star (410 rooms), in response to knowledge from the Ministry of Tourism.