Oxley Planetvision to open first Sofitel Resort with branded residences in Europe - Cyprus Profile

Articles | 27 March 2019

Oxley Planetvision to open first Sofitel Resort with branded residences in Europe

Oxley Planetvision Properties Ltd, announces with great excitement that its planning permission has received approval for the anticipated Sofitel Hotel Resort & Residences in Limassol, Cyprus.

Oxley Planetvision has teamed up with one of the leading hospitality and leisure groups worldwide to bring to Limassol the first Sofitel-branded residential and mixed-use development in Europe.

Oxley Planetvision has appointed global hotel leader AccorHotels and its luxurious Sofitel brand to manage the new 250-room Resort with Sofitel-branded Residences in Limassol. Bringing the best of modern French luxury lifestyle to this upcoming destination is Sofitel Resort and Residences, which is expected to open in 2022.

Offering breath-taking views of the Mediterranean, the new Sofitel Resort is being developed in a coastal area at the eastern edge of Limassol in one of its most awe-inspiring seafront locations and within a short walk of the St. Raphael Marina and the new Park Lane Resort.

“We are pleased to work with AccorHotels and its prestigious Sofitel brand to design a hotel and branded residences project of the highest quality,” said Mr Ching Chiat Kwong, Executive Chairman and CEO of Oxley Holdings. “We believe that Sofitel, with its chic, refined style and fashionable experiences, will bring added value and attraction to Limassol’s reputation as a growing tourism destination. In years to come, we are confident that the venue will be a luxury benchmark on the island. AccorHotels brings 50 years of expertise to the project, an international base of loyal guests and a guarantee of unsurpassed quality and service.”

The hotel facilities will include several inspired food and beverage outlets, extensive pools with high quality deck and terraces, So Fit gym, So Spa, signature Club Millesime Lounge, ballroom, business centre and several function and event spaces – Sofitel’s signature multi-sensory party concept, bringing guests together through leading musical acts, dynamic DJ sets, experimental cocktails and creative lighting and visual effects. The guestrooms feature the signature bedding concept by MyBed™, and a selection of premium in-room amenities by Hermès and Lanvin. Guests staying in suites will have access to the Club Millésime executive lounge, which offers spectacular views and provides exclusive services.

The branded residences will feature a lounge, extensive gym with studio and yoga room, swimming pool, kid’s playground, gardens offering the opportunity for the residents to welcome their guests around for a barbecue while soaking in the fantastic Limassol sea view. Owners of the residences will have the privilege to enjoy a la carte services including housekeeping, room service, laundry services, concierge services, and Platinum Membership in Le Club AccorHotels, offering VIP status, privileges and personalized service at more than 4.000 hotels and resorts worldwide.

“We are delighted to partner with Oxley Planetvision for the development of the Sofitel Resort and Residences Limassol,” said Francois Baudin, SVP Luxury Hotels EMEA of AccorHotels. “Oxley has a reputation for building quality projects and we are pleased they have entrusted us with this landmark development after working with us on the Novotel and Mercure development on Stevens Road, Singapore, and the So/Sofitel Kuala Lumpur which is now under construction”.

The Sofitel Limassol Resort will join an exclusive collection of truly outstanding luxury hotels & resorts. The project is set to begin operating in 2022.

For more information on Sofitel Residences, please visit www.sofitelresidencescyprus.com

About Oxley Holdings Limited

Oxley Holdings Limited (“Oxley” or “the Group”) is a Singaporean property developer. Oxley is principally engaged in the business of property development and property investment. Since its inception, the Group’s accelerated growth has resulted in a burgeoning presence both locally and overseas. It now has a presence across eleven geographical markets.

The Group has a diversified portfolio comprising development and investment projects in Singapore, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Cyprus, Cambodia, Malaysia, Indonesia, China, Myanmar, Australia, and Vietnam. Oxley’s expertise does not lie solely in property development; the Group also renders project management and consultancy expertise in Myanmar.

Oxley’s property development portfolio encompasses choice residential, commercial and industrial projects. As part of its strategic expansion, the Group has also entered into partnerships with reputable local and overseas developers as well as business partners. In 2013, the Group acquired a 20% stake in Galliard (Group) Limited, a leading property developer in the United Kingdom. Galliard (Group) is a property development, hospitality and management group overseeing a wide variety of developments across London and Southern England. Since then,

Oxley has also acquired a 40% stake in Pindan Group Pty Ltd, an integrated project group based in Western Australia, and a 19% stake in United Engineers, a Singaporean property development and engineering company that was founded in 1912.

For more information on Oxley, please visit www.oxley.com.sg

About Oxley Planetvision Properties Ltd

Oxley Holdings Limited, entered into a Joint venture with Planetvision Properties, led by industry veterans specializing in implementing and elevating large scale property projects to the pinnacle of quality throughout Europe. The companies enhance each other, enabling Oxley Planetvision to function effectively to create exceptional developments providing unprecedented lifestyle experiences. Oxley Planetvision announced its first Cyprus property development, a market-changing venture which raises the bar on lifestyle experiences, to satisfy customers’ demand for world-class value and usher in a new era of prestigious beachfront living with Sofitel Limassol Resort & Residences.

For more information on Oxley Planetvision, please visit www.oxleyplanetvision.com

About AccorHotels

AccorHotels is a world-leading travel & lifestyle group and digital innovator offering unique experiences in more than 4,500 hotels, resorts and residences across 100 different countries.

With an unrivaled portfolio of internationally renowned hotel brands encompassing the entire range from luxury to economy, from upscale to lifestyle and midscale brands, AccorHotels has been providing savoir-faire and expertise for more than 50 years.

In addition to its core hospitality business, AccorHotels has successfully expanded its range of services, becoming the world leader in luxury private residence rental with more than 10,000 stunning properties around the world. The Group is also active in the fields of concierge services, co-working, dining, events management and digital solutions.

Relying on its global team of more than 250,000 dedicated staff, AccorHotels is committed to fulfilling its primary mission: to make every guest Feel Welcome. Guests have access to one of the world’s most attractive hotel loyalty programs – Le Club AccorHotels.

AccorHotels plays an active role in its local communities and is committed to promoting sustainable development and solidarity through PLANET 21 Acting Here, a comprehensive program that brings together employees, guests and partners to drive sustainable growth.

From 2008, the AccorHotels Solidarity Endowment Fund has acted as a natural extension of the Group’s activities and values, helping to combat the social and financial exclusion experienced by the most disadvantaged members of society.

Accor SA is publicly listed on the Euronext Paris Stock Exchange (ISIN code: FR0000120404) and on the OTC Market (Ticker: ACRFY) in the United States.

For more information, please visit www.accorhotels.group or www.accorhotels.com

About Sofitel Hotels & Resorts

Sofitel, AccorHotels’ authentic luxury brand, blends local culture and French art de vivre to create magnificent moments for international travellers seeking a uniquely elegant experience.

Guests staying at one of Sofitel’s 120 addresses will enjoy design, culture, gastronomy and wellness. All over the world, Sofitel promises travellers looking for contemporary accommodation, a skilful blend of local culture and French art de vivre. Each address is distinctive, with its own “cousu-main” service, stylish interior, and inspired and creative gastronomy. The brand’s hotels are located in large cities like Paris, London, Berlin, New York, Rio de Janeiro, Dubai, Bangkok, Singapore and Shanghai, or set against wonderful landscapes in destinations like Morocco, Egypt, Thailand and even French Polynesia.

Find out more at www.sofitel.com

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