Kerala, while gearing up for the end of the year high season, is seeing a surge of new hotels this year. One of the most successful brands in the business travel sector is ibis. Accor Hotels brings its international economy brand, in the capital of Kerala with the opening of ibis Kochi City Centre. Jean-Michel Cassé, Senior Vice President, Operations, AccorHotels India said, “We are pleased to open our first AccorHotels’ property, ibis Kochi City Centre in Kerala.  The property features 115 guest rooms furnished with the signature ‘Sweet Bed’ by ibis, in-room amenities and Wi-Fi access. The hotel has two meeting rooms with state-of-the-art technology that can accommodate up to 70 guests for meetings and private events. Fitness enthusiasts can use the hotel’s Cardio Centre. Located on Ernakulum’s commercial hub – MG Road, the hotel is only minutes from the upcoming Kochi Metro station and a short drive from the Ernakulam Railway Station. The sprawling Lulu Mall also accessible from the hotel.