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Save up to 30% with Accor hotels in Auckland this winter

The Show Never Stops in Auckland with Accor

Save up to 30% with Accor hotels in Auckland this winter

Auckland, 21 July 2014 - It’s not too late to plan a winter escape in Auckland with no shortage of show-stopping concerts, festivals and sports events to keep the boredom at bay throughout the cooler months.

Accor’s 10 hotels in Auckland, including economy brands such as Ibis, midmarket hotels Mercure and Novotel to high-end Pullman and Sofitel hotels, is offering up to 30% off accommodation for stays from now until 30 September 2014, so there’s never been a better time to visit Auckland.

Photography buffs shouldn’t miss the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition on until 25 August at the Auckland War Memorial Museum. The exhibition features over 100 images on loan from the National History Museum in London which superbly captures the natural beauty and wildlife of our planet.

All Black devotees can catch the second Bledisloe Cup test match against the Wallabies at Eden Park on 23 August and help the boys in black hang on to the coveted silverware. Pullman Auckland is a great option for a pre-game warm up with Tapestry Restaurant and Onmi Bar serving top notch fare.

Kids and big kids at heart will revel in two show-stopping performances this winter from the ice-skating extravaganza Disney on Ice (8-10 August) at Vector Arena to breathtaking acrobatics fromCirque Du Soleil (22 August – 28 September) at Alexandra Park Raceway. Novotel and Ibis Ellerslie hotels are ideally located nearby Alexandra Park Raceway, away from the hustle and bustle of Auckland’s CBD.

New Zealand Fashion Week comes to Auckland from 25- 31 August showcasing innovative and cutting-edge designs from local and international designers at the Viaduct Events Centre. Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour is the perfect home base to enjoy Fashion Week with the hotel hosting a number of fabulous fashion events just 10 minutes walk from the Wynyard Quarter waterfront.

Accor’s inner city apartment hotels Quay West Auckland and The Sebel Suites Auckland provide the ideal base to enjoy Auckland’s Restaurant Month. More than 100 central city restaurants are serving up special menus throughout August or for those who prefer to forage epicurean markets and produce stores, they can make the most of the urban apartment style experience and cook their own meals.

Every winter, film fanatics flock to the NZ International Film Festival and this year’s lineup promises to bring the best of world cinema to Auckland’s shores. Films are screening around Auckland until Saturday 26 July. For those looking to sleep in the heart of the action, Mercure Auckland is centrally located next door to the trendy Britomart shopping precinct and transport centre.

The show goes on in September with legendary Italian tenor, Andrea Bocelli belting out classical opera arias and songs from his latest album, sure to raise hairs on the back of necks at Vector Arena.

To book your Auckland winter escape with Accor hotels visit www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotels-offers/promotion-28846-auckland-hotel-accommodation.shtml orwww.aucklandnz.com/love/accor-deals

Participating hotels include Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour, Pullman Auckland, Quay West Auckland, The Sebel Suites Auckland, Novotel Auckland Airport, Novotel Auckland Ellerslie, Mercure Auckland and Ibis Auckland Ellerslie. Book your stay of up to 30% off until 14 August for stays until 30 September 2014. Terms and conditions apply, subject to availability.

For more event information and what’s on in Auckland this winter, visit www.aucklandnz.com

Accor, the world's leading hotel operator and market leader in Europe, is present in 92 countries with more than 3,600 hotels and 460,000 rooms. Accor's broad portfolio of hotel brands - Sofitel, Pullman, MGallery, Grand Mercure, Novotel, Suite Novotel, Mercure, Adagio, ibis, ibis Styles, ibis budget and hotelF1 - provide an extensive offer from luxury to budget. With more than 160,000 employees in Accor brand hotels worldwide, the Group offers its clients and partners 45 years of know-how and expertise. www.accorhotels.com

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