Monday, 24 January 2011

Blue Mountains. Accor to manage resort

The 210-room Fairmont Resort, will be managed by leading Australian hotel group, Accor, and will become the third hotel in Accor’s prestigious MGallery Collection, in Australia. The resort’s owners Schwartz Hotels will invest $20 million in its refurbishment. The majority of upgrade works is expected to be completed within six months. General manager Geoff York said the hotel’s revival would be a boon for the local tourism industry. Set in 10 hectares, the property has three lakes and walking tracks, and boasts views over the Jamison Valley and adjoining 18-hole Leura Golf Club.