Sofitel is the only French luxury hotel brand with a presence on five continents with 120 addresses, in almost 40 countries (more than 30,000 rooms). Sofitel offers contemporary hotels and resorts adapted to today’s more demanding and more versatile consumers who expect and appreciate beauty, quality and excellence. Whether situated in the heart of a major city like Paris, London, New York, Shanghai or Beijing, or nestled away in a country landscape in Morocco, Egypt, French Polynesia or Thailand, each Sofitel property offers a genuine experience of the French “art de vivre”.
Sofitel has opened 15 new establishments since end of 2011, with approximately 3,000 rooms and suites. Starting with the first Sofitel Thalassa sea & spa in Agadir (Morocco), to the first Sofitel in India, Sofitel Mumbai Bandra Kurla, Sofitel also developed in Auckland (New Zealand), Abu Dhabi, Bangkok (Thailand), Casablanca (Morocco) and Montevideo (Uruguay) and Dubaï (United Arab Emirates).
The brand is also accelerating its expansion in Latin America, the Middle East, Africa and Asia with the signing of 7 new contracts (approximately 3,000 rooms) in 2012 and 2013, including Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire), Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Bali (Indonesia), Auckland (New Zealand), Shenyang in China and Wellington, the capital of New Zealand.