Thursday, 12 January 2017

Mercure St Helen’s, Chalon Court To Open April 2014

Mercure St Helen’s, Chalon Court is situated in a prime location, with the train station and town centre nearby. Business and leisure travellers alike can also enjoy the close proximity to Liverpool and Manchester. The hotel offers 84 rooms and will be run by Balaji Hotels St. Helens Ltd under a franchise agreement.

The latest addition to the Mercure collection further bolsters AccorHotels network of 732 hotels, over 90,000 rooms in 55 countries.

Strong organic franchise growth, particularly for the Mercure brand, is one of AccorHotels’ strategic priorities in the UK as it continues to expand.

Gaurav Agarwal, owner of Balaji Hotels St. Helens Ltd commented: “We are thrilled to be opening this hotel. We’re looking forward to our new presence in the area, creating jobs and offering guests a fantastic place to stay.”

Commenting on the announcement, Thomas Dubaere, MD of AccorHotels UK & Ireland said: “This signing further strengthens our UK presence. Accelerating the franchise growth of the Mercure brand is a key strategic priority for us in 2017 and we remain focused on seeking additional growth opportunities in the UK. This is the kind of opportunity we’re looking to replicate.”