Orbis Hotel Group, strategic partner of AccorHotels – world-leading travel & lifestyle group – in Eastern Europe continues its dynamic expansion in Romania with the signature of a management agreement for an ibis Styles hotel at Henri Coanda International Airport in Bucharest with its partner and investor, Liwa Properties S.R.L., a subsidiary of ABS Holdings.
HH SHK. AHMED BIN SAIF AL NAHYAN is the Founder and Chairman of ABS Holdings, having several investments in hotels and airline business.
The newly-built hotel, located in Otopeni on Calea Bucurestilor will be the closest one to the airport, consisting of 85 guest rooms, bar, restaurant and own parking. The hotel is expected to be open in 1Q 2019.
“Orbis is the leading hotel operator in Eastern Europe with 127 hotels and the sole licensor of all AccorHotels brands in the region. In line with our strategy, we are dynamically expanding our network of hotels under AccorHotels’ brands in the region, mainly through partnerships with strong and reliable investors. The Romanian capital is a key market for us and we are committed to its development. I’m convinced that ibis Styles Bucharest Airport hotel, developed in partnership with Liwa Properties S.R.L. will further strengthen the city’s international image by bringing a new hotel experience to the guests.” – commented Gilles Clavie, President & CEO of Orbis.
Ibis Styles is AccorHotels’ economy brand, offering design experiences in a myriad of styles at an all-inclusive rate. Creativity and good humor are the hallmarks of these comfortable, designer hotels, having their own individual charm. Each establishment offers an upbeat, stylish, happy mood atmosphere with friendly service and welcome, where guest can feel the conviviality and the local touch of the city. Ibis Styles comprising more than 420 hotels in 45 countries.
Liwa Properties is one of ABS subsidiaries. ABS owns several businesses in different locations:
They own the largest number of rooms hotel in ABU DHABI under the brand name Novotel and ibis
They also own one of the most up market hotel and apartment in Dubai JLT under Pullman
Uniquely located Grand Mercure Jebel Hafeet in AL AIN
Sofitel Resort located in Agadir, Morocco
Novotel Suites located in Marrakech, Morocco