Accor has signed two hotels in regional Victoria and South Australia.

An existing property, Wilpena Pound Resort in South Australia, has joined Accor’s distribution network and will operate under a management agreement with Accor, effective immediately.

The 60-room hotel and the stylish Ikara Safari Camp are located within the Flinders Ranges National Park in South Australia.

The resort features an on-site restaurant, bar and a solar-heated swimming pool, and all of the guestrooms are air-conditioned and feature private ensuites. The 15 Safari Tents also have their own ensuites and are fully air-conditioned.

Accor has also announced that Mercure Warragul will join the network in July 2015 under a franchise agreement.

The new build, 50-room hotel is located in the centre of Warragul, which is approximately 100kms south-east of Melbourne and south of the Great Dividing Range region.

The hotel will have one meeting room and charge back facilities to a restaurant and bar which will be leased to an independent operator.

James Wilkinson

Editor-In-Chief, Hotel Management