Accor opens Novotel property in Myanmar

Accor has opened the Novotel Inle Lake Myat Min in Myanmar, marking the brand's comeback to the country. The hotel is located on the east bank of Inle Lake, and has 60 junior suites, 60 lake villas and two presidential villas. The hotel also includes three restaurants, two bars, a ballroom, two meeting rooms, a business center, a swimming pool, a fitness centre and spa facilities.

Patrick Basset, COO for Accor Thailand, Vietnam, South Korea, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and the Philippines, said: “This is the first Novotel resort in Myanmar. We have also signed to develop a five-star Pullman hotel in Yangon with the same local company, Myat Min, and it is now in the second phase of development. Besides this, we opened the five-star boutique The Lake Garden Nay Pyi Taw, MGallery in Naypyidaw in September, and we have a Novotel hotel in Yangon to be soft-opened in December this year. We also have some projects in Mandalay and Muse.”