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Rest up after a ‘Remarkable Run’ with Accor

Rest up after a ‘Remarkable Run’ with Accor

Accor Hotels to partner with Queenstown International Marathon

Queenstown is set to host a ‘remarkable’ running event this November and Accor Hotels have been confirmed as the official accommodation providers of the Air New Zealand Queenstown International Marathon.

Held on 22 November 2014, the running event will cater to all ages and running abilities with a 42km, 21km, 10km and 3km kids run set amid the majestic Remarkable and Crown mountain ranges, and with running courses weaving their way around Queenstown’s most stunning scenic spots.

Accor offers four distinct accommodation options in the heart of Queenstown - from the well-appointed Mercure Queenstown Resort and 4-star Novotel Queenstown Lakeside nestled on the shore of Lake Wakatipu to the understated elegance of Hotel St Mortiz – a member of the MGallery Collection and the luxurious Sofitel Queenstown Hotel & Spa - there is a hotel to suit every taste and budget.

To book your Queenstown International Marathon accommodation with Accor, visit http://www.accorhotels.com/hotel-directory/gb/australia-pacific/new-zealand/queenstown/queenstown-hotel.htm

Vice President of Accor New Zealand & Fiji, Garth Simmons said, “This running event will unite runners from all walks of life and every fitness level and Accor’s hotels in Queenstown is proud to be part of this great experience for running enthusiasts.

“Our Sofitel, MGallery, Novotel and Mercure hotels are excellently placed to cater for the influx of the runners to New Zealand’s outdoor capital and we look forward to welcoming them alongside event sponsors and spectators this November.”

Accor hotels will assist with hosting accommodation and facilities for event officials, athletes and VIPs during the running event, which is expected to bring an unprecedented number of runners and supporters to the Queenstown region. For more visit, www.queenstown-marathon.co.nz

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