At the signing ceremony. At the signing ceremony.

AccorHotels has signed a hotel management agreement (HMA) with Noral, a private group in Ivory Coast, for a combined 200-room Novotel and 110-apartments Adagio complex, in the capital city of Abidjan.

Expected to open in 2020, this also marks the introduction of the first Adagio Aparthotel in Africa.

AccorHotels Middle East & Africa managing director and chief operating officer Olivier Granet commented: "While this project represents a lot of firsts, including the first complex of its kind in Africa as well as the first introduction of the Adagio brand, I am also proud that AccorHotels will continue being a leading hospitality employer in Ivory Coast, with hotels across all segments, from economy to luxury, representing more than 700 talented colleagues."

Novotel & Adagio Abidjan are located in the heart of the Marcory district, a suburban area within the capital of Abidjan. The complex is in close connection to the airport, ideal for international and regional business travellers in transit. 

Novotel Abidjan Marcory will feature 200 rooms, an all-day dining restaurant, sky-lounge and pool on the rooftop, meeting facilities, and a dedicated fitness area. With the renovation of Novotel Plateau in Abidjan over two years ago, this is the second hotel under the Novotel brand in Ivory Coast.

Adagio Abidjan Marcory aparthotel will provide serviced accommodations with staff availability around-the-clock, combined with the flexibility of 110 modern fully-equipped apartments.

AccorHotels currently operates upwards to 100 hotels across 21 countries in Africa, encompassing more than 15,000 rooms.  The network is expected to double in size, bringing over 25,000 in both operation and pipeline.

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