havana-live-accor_hotels_logo_detailHAVANA, Dec 26th  The French hotel chain Accor will begin in 2016 the construction of the luxury hotel Sofitel So Havana at the intersection of Prado y Malecón, informed today the CEO of the group in Cuba, Eric Peyre.

Considered the largest hotel group in Europe and Latin America, Accor Hotels expands its operations on the island with the construction of the new building, which is scheduled for the last months of 2018, announced Peyre in statements to Prensa Latina.

With 2 decades of presence in Cuba, the French chain diversifies its activities with this hotel after opening only a week ago Pullman Cayo Coco in the central province of Ciego de Avila, the number 100 of the chain in the world.

The French manager stated that the opening of the hotel, located about 423km east of Havana, is the entrance to the national territory of the premium brand.

The expectations with the hotel are excellent,s stated Peyre while highlighting that in just seven days Pullman Cayo Coco hotel received more than 400 customers when some building stages are still pending.

Accord was introduced in Cuba on December 4, 1995. The French hotel chain has more than 4,000 hotels in 90 countries.