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Accor and Max collaborated to launch Novotel Yangon Max Hotel

On 3rd April 2015, new five-star Novotel Yangon Max Hotel is opened on Pyay Road, Yangon. One of the

most significant milestones for Max Myanmar Group and also for booming hotel and tourism industry of Myanmar is a new five star hotel fully owned by a Myanmar Company. The grand opening ceremony was attended by Union Minister of Hotel and Tourism U Htay Aung, Yangon Region Chief Minister U Myint Swe, cabinet ministers, foreign dignitaries, chief representatives of foreign enterprises, NGOs, and invited guests.

Mr. Philippe Battle, Area General Manager for Accor Myanmar, said, “We are optimistic about Yangon’s potential growth in the coming years. With our service excellence standards and partnership with Max Myanmar, the opening of Novotel Yangon Max will drive the growing demand of the tourism sector in the city and contribute to its economic transformation.”

Novotel Yangon Max provides 366 guest rooms, ranging from 29 to 75 square meters including 123 Executive Rooms and Suites on the Executive Floors with club access to the Premier Lounge and VIP amenities. Novotel Yangon Max will be managed by one of the world most well-known leading hotel operator and market leader “Accor Hotels” group which has a portfolio of fourteen brands with 3600 hotels in 92 countries. The opening of Novotel Yangon Max creates job opportunity for more than 1000 Myanmar and foreign nationals and the group believes that it can be of a great contribution for the economic development of Myanmar and tourism industry for the years to come.

“We are thrilled and proud that Novotel Yangon Max is Accor’s first hotel in Yangon in over a decade. Novotel is Accor’s midscale brand for business and leisure guests seeking quality and comfort. As Accor’s third hotel in Myanmar, the hotel reflects the continued expansion of business and tourism in the region and the growing demand for internationally-recognized hotel brands with high service standards”, said Patrick Basset, Chief Operating Officer for Accor Thailand, Vietnam, South Korea, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and the Philippines.

The Novotel Yangon Max is the fifth hotel for Max Hotels Group built by Max Construction Co., Ltd with the permission of Myanmar Investment Commission on 4th October 2013 and a total investment of over 86 billion kyats with 30 billion kyats of oversea bank loan. Max opened its first five star Lake garden hotel in Nay Pyi Taw last year. Max Group owns Max Resort (Chaung Tha), Hotel Max (Nay Pyi Taw), Ayeyarwady Hotel (Nay Pyi Taw), and two new hotels under construction in Ngapali and Inle.