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Accor expands portfolio with Grand Mercure Goa, Candolim

Accor, one of the world-leading hospitality Groups, have recently made an announcement about its latest signing, the Grand Mercure Goa, Candolim, and scheduled to welcome guests in Q2 of 2024. The property is developed by Antarim Resort LLP, under an exclusive franchise agreement with Accor.

The hotel is located on the main route from Panjim Airport, this expansive 6,500 sqm hotel in Goa and offers 87 well-appointed rooms, two dining options, a 500+ sqm banquet hall, with fitness and spa facilities. With its upscale amenities, the hotel aims to make a significant impact on Goa’s dynamic hospitality scene, providing a notable stay for travellers.

The hotel is tailored for contemporary travellers who seek premium comforts and cultural reconnections an unexpected approach to the familiar, respectful reinterpretations of age-old practices.

Aniruddh Kumar, Vice President of Development, India & South Asia, Accor, said, “Grand Mercure’s debut in Goa sets the stage for an extraordinary experience in India’s most vibrant tourist belt. Designed to delight millions of tourists from across the globe, the hotel emphasises our commitment to elevating the hospitality sector nationwide, over the past decade, Goa has experienced robust demand growth, with a notable 5 per cent compound annual growth rate (CAGR). “

“In the past 3-4 years, the market has evolved into a year-round high-demand scenario, setting the stage for Grand Mercure Goa Candolim’s strategic entry into this thriving landscape,” he added.

Ajit Kurani and Akshit Kurani, Antarim Resort LLP, said, “Antarim Group is a hospitality company which operates multiple hotels across India. This is our first venture with Accor and we are thrilled to partner with them on this premium project in Goa. We look forward to offering Grand Mercure guests a world-class hospitality experience.”


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