Now Open: Sofitel Legend People’s Grand Hotel Xian

French hospitality group Accor has brought its Sofitel Legend brand to China, with the opening of a property in Xian steeped in history.   The Sofitel Legend People’s Grand Hotel Xi’an occupies a grandiose heritage building that was originally a state-run hotel for visiting Chinese leaders and foreign dignitaries, with former Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai, … Continue reading

Sofitel Legend Opens Third Property

Sofitel Legend, Accor’s collection of luxury heritage properties, has opened its third hotel in Egypt along the shores of the River Nile. Housed in a Victorian building dating back to 1899, the Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan reopens following an extensive 3-year renovation and restoration.   French interior designer Sybille de Margerie combined Victorian, French … Continue reading