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Accor and Arora sign new luxury hotel

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Leading Hospitality group Accor, along with Arora Group, have announced they have taken on Fairmont Windsor Park.

The luxury hotel is currently under a multi-million pound redevelopment which will see it open in 2020.

As a result of the agreement, the hotel will be the third Fairmont property in the UK. Following on from The Savoy in London, and Fairmond St Andrews in Scotland, the brand is continuing to grow.

“Accor has established itself as a leader in the global luxury hotel market with a dedicated portfolio”

Marc Dardenne

The wonderful hotel will be located near to Windsor Great Park and Savill Gardens. In addition, it will be where the old Savill Court Hotel and Spa was found.

Fairmont is very well known for its beautiful properties across the globe. Moreover, many of those are built upon fascinating history and are often the heart of their area. The new Windsor hotel promises to redefine luxury within the UK. Especially by embracing the local lifestyle and offering an incredible spa and wellness area.

In particular, the spa and wellness area will have an indoor lap pool, outdoor vitality pool and treatment rooms. Further to this, it’ll boast a salt room, Hammam and Japanese foot spa.

In relation to food and beverage, the hotel with feature a tea lounge, dining restaurant and a champagne bar. Additionally, there will be a dining area serving all day with local sourced ingredients at its heart.

In one area of the hotel, it’ll offer 16 elegantly designed meeting rooms to cater for any business needs. Further to that, there will also be private terraces and landscaped gardens for outdoor events.

Regarding the announcement, the following has been said…

Chief Operating Officer at Accor Europe, Marc Dardenne, said: “Through strategic investment, exceptional brand management and focused operations, Accor has established itself as a leader in the global luxury hotel market with a dedicated portfolio that includes many of the world’s most prestigious brands. We feel Fairmont is an ideal match for this remarkable hotel asset and look forward to showcasing all the brand has to offer in historic Windsor.”

Surinder Arora, Founder and Chairman of Arora Group, said: “We are incredibly proud to bring the prestigious Fairmont brand to Arora’s growing portfolio of hotels. Over the last decade our estate has grown significantly, with this amazing new hotel joining our other flagship properties. Our team cannot wait to open the door to our first guests and ensure they receive the absolute highest standards of service in this beautiful property. This is so much more than a hotel – the dining options, stunning spa facilities and event spaces on offer, all set in this beautiful country location, make it an unmissable experience. We are so proud to be opening in Windsor and to have the Fairmont brand added to our portfolio.”

Regarding the announcement, Thomas Dubaere, COO, Accor Northern Europe, added: “The signing of Fairmont Windsor Park with Arora Hotels reflects our expertise in the luxury segment and is an extremely exciting addition to our luxury portfolio in the UK. The signing also underlines our ambitious regional expansion plans demonstrating the UK’s continued role as a key global market.”

Sinead Hughes, Director of Grove Developments (the construction division of Arora Group) added: “Our development and construction team feel very privileged to be bringing to life what will be a high-quality luxury hotel in a country estate setting. To oversee such an ambitious project has been particularly rewarding and together with the Fairmont brand and we cannot wait to present the finished building, which with its striking design, opulent finishes and traditional  exterior Jacobean architecture synonymous with the locale, will leave a lasting legacy”.


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