Asia is basking in the spotlight as the preferred host venue for mega sports events following the success of the Pyeong Chang Winter Olympics 2018 and the upcoming Tokyo Summer Olympics 2020. Recognising the increase in globe-trotting sports, connoisseurs in search of real-time action with their idols, Accor has curated some adrenaline-fuelled packages at their luxe properties across Singapore, Philippines, Vietnam and South Korea.
With over 1,100 hotels and resorts in Asia-Pacific, sports fans can retreat into the following Accor properties for a complementary luxurious experience during mega sports events. In addition, Accor has augmented its hospitality excellence through a partnership with sports and live entertainment company, AEG, beyond the AccorHotels Arena to include premium venues providing over 60,000 tickets and private suites for loyalty members in Latin America, Asia and Europe.
In Seoul, the 2019 Korea Baseball League is in full swing and baseball fans are swarming from all over the city to catch their favourite baseball players in action. The perfect home base for the season – Novotel Ambassador Seoul Doksan is located within easy access to the Gochek Sky Dome indoor baseball stadium and offers a Baseball Package for the fans. Featuring a one-night stay in the recently refurbished hotel, the package is inclusive of a portable folding paper table to hold snacks and drinks at the games as well as access to the gym, GX room, indoor swimming pool and sauna. Available at KRW 90,000++ (SGD 103++), the package is available for attendees who show their 2019 baseball tickets upon check-in to the Front Desk.
Asia’s biggest and richest amateur golden week for club golfers, the Accor Vietnam World Masters Golf Championship will return to the beautiful city of Danang from 8th to 14th September. Taking place in three different top golf courses in Vietnam, Pullman Danang Beach Resort will be the major organiser non-golf recreational activities. It offers local, heritage activities such as a tour around the ancient capital Hue, a visit to the vibrant markets and shops in Hoi An, as well as a My Son Sanctuary Tour. Stay at the Pullman Danang Beach Resort for first-hand access to all golfing tournaments as well as the exciting cultural experiences curated by the resort. For more information, please visit: https://www.
Taking place from 20th to 22nd September, the FIA Formula One™ World Championship season returns to Singapore for the 11th year. The world’s inaugural night race and Asia’s only street circuit is located right at the doorsteps of Fairmont Singapore, giving guests immediate access to all three nights of high octane motor action. Off the track, soak in the electric atmosphere of the season and be entertained by chart-topping headline acts from around the world, such as Red Hot Chili Peppers and Gwen Stefani. In the day, Fairmont Singapore serves as the ideal pit stop between visits to world-class attractions in the beautiful garden city. Guests can head to the nearby food markets and heritage precinct, as highlighted in the blockbuster movie Crazy Rich Asians. The F1™ package includes luxurious accommodation and complimentary daily buffet breakfast. Prices start from SGD599++ per night for a Deluxe room and SGD899++ per night for the Fairmont Gold room.
The last mega sport event of the year for Asia-Pacific is the 30th Southeast Asian Games, whichwill be hosted by the Philippines from 30th November to 11th December. A country known for its heartfelt hospitality, delectable cuisine and beautiful white, sandy beaches, the Philippines has many unforgettable destinations to wind down after the excitement. Nestled on the northern tip of Boracay Island in Punta Bunga Cove, the Mövenpick Resort & Spa Boracay is set upon a lush tropical landscape with an exceptional private beach and turquoise blue waters. Indulge in a private getaway from PHP 11,300++ (SGD 299++) inclusive of daily breakfast for two persons, as well as water sports for those still reeling from the thrill of the 30th SEA Games.