Sofitel invites music lovers to ‘Live The French Way’ by participating in Fête de la Musique activations

PARIS, FRANCE, 2020-Jun-17 — /Travel PR News/ — As many parts of the world begin to reopen and travelers think about heading out on summer escapes, Sofitel is paying homage to its roots by inviting passionate music lovers worldwide to celebrate Fête de la Musique through exclusive activations and a dedicated social media campaign throughout… Read the full press release

Accor anticipates more than 70% of its global network will reopen by the start of July

Paris, France, 2020-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — With the easing of lockdown measures in many destinations, the number of hotels open for business within the Accor network, a global leader in Hospitality, marks a resumption of activity in several of the hospitality industry’s markets in May, with a steady increase in the number of… Read the full press release

Accor introduces new global campaign: Reignite the Love of Travel

Paris, France, 2020-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor, a global hospitality leader, has begun the exciting process of reopening some of its hotels that temporarily closed in response to the global pandemic. With restrictions now easing across many destinations, and the number of reopened hotels in the Accor network projected to climb steadily over… Read the full press release

Accor and Bureau Veritas to develop a label that will set the sanitary standards to help the hospitality and restaurant industry reopen with confidence

Paris, France, 2020-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor, a global leader in augmented hospitality, and Bureau Veritas, a world-leading provider in testing, inspection and certification, have joined forces to develop a label designed to certify that the appropriate safety standards and cleaning protocols have been achieved to allow businesses to reopen. Franck GERVAIS, CEO… Read the full press release

Sofitel Inle Lake Myat Min marks its 1st anniversary with the launch of Myanmar’s first luxury wellness programme

Luxury boutique resort Sofitel Inle Lake Myat Min blends French art de vivre with traditional wellness treatments on the banks of the breath-taking UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Inle Lake, Myanmar, 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Overlooking an enchanting patchwork of shimmering waters, rolling hills and rice fields, Sofitel Inle Lake Myat Min is redefining the… Read the full press release

Accor announces signing of the historic Carton House, the first Fairmont brand in Ireland

Accor is taking over the management of the existing Carton House while it undergoes a full refurbishment to the Fairmont brand London & Dublin, UK, 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor, the leading augmented hospitality group, today (March 2, 2020) announced that it is bringing the Fairmont brand to Ireland with the signing of… Read the full press release

The 297-room 21c Museum Hotel Chicago – MGallery Hotel Collection now open

The latest addition to MGallery’s global portfolio has opened in Chicago’s River North Neighborhood Chicago, IL, 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The latest addition to the MGallery Hotel Collection opened on February 4 in downtown Chicago. The 297-room boutique hotel, which is combined with a renowned multi-venue art museum, brings a jolt of contemporary… Read the full press release

Raffles signs partnership extension as operator of The OWO Residences by Raffles

Churchill’s Old War Office to be serviced by Raffles with flagship hotel and branded residences, restaurants and spa LONDON, UK, 2020-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hinduja Group and Obrascon Huarte Lain Desarollos (OHLD) announced an extension to its partnership with Raffles Hotels & Resorts. An agreement was signed in June 2017 for Raffles… Read the full press release

Accor and Visa announce global partnership to bring new payment experiences to ALL-Accor Live Limitless loyalty members

Partnership will deliver enhanced payment experiences to ALL-Accor Live Limitless loyalty members Paris and San Francisco, 2020-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (February 18, 2020), Accor, a world-leading hospitality group, and Visa (V: NYSE), the global leader in digital payments, announced a global partnership to bring new payment experiences to ALL-Accor Live Limitless loyalty… Read the full press release

Accor commits to join the UN Global Tourism Plastics Initiative and to remove all single-use plastic items in guest experience by the end of 2022

Paris, France, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — As it advances its role as a responsible tourism provider locally and globally, Accor has committed to join the Global Tourism Plastics Initiative led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Tourism Organization, in collaboration with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. Accor today (January 22,… Read the full press release

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and Montreux Jazz Festival expand partnership to launch Fairmont World Tour

After a successful European pilot, the brands have expanded their partnership globally with the launch of the Fairmont World Tour  PARIS, FRANCE, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, a world-leading luxury brand within the Accor group, is pleased to announce the launch of its global partnership with the legendary Montreux Jazz Festival (MJF)…. Read the full press release

Accor launches new strategic partnership with South East Asia’s leading super app, Grab

Singapore, 2020-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor has announced a new strategic partnership between its new lifestyle loyalty programme, ALL – Accor Live Limitless and South East Asia’s leading super app, Grab. The deal brings together two of the biggest names in hospitality and technology to give members access to rewards and benefits including… Read the full press release

Accor announces the arrival of the brand Mondrian with two properties in France

Paris, France, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor has just passed a symbolic milestone with the opening of its 3,000th property in Europe. With a total of 340,000 rooms across 39 countries, Accor is the leading hotel operator in this region. The addition of a 26th brand, Mondrian, testifies to the Group’s ambition in… Read the full press release

Accor announces the arrival of the Mondrian brand with two properties in France

Paris, France, 2020-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor has just passed a symbolic milestone with the opening of its 3,000th property in Europe. With a total of 340,000 rooms across 39 countries, Accor is the leading hotel operator in this region. The addition of a 26th brand, Mondrian, testifies to the Group’s ambition in… Read the full press release

Accor announces signing for the first SO/ Hotels & Resorts property in Spain

Expected to officially debut in 2021, the luxury hotel located in the south of Spain in Sotogrande will present an exhilarating combination of social spaces, exclusive experiences and distinctive “Just Say SO” services that celebrate Mediterranean culture Sotogrande, Spain, 2020-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor’s luxury, lifestyle brand SO/ Hotels & Resorts, together with… Read the full press release

Accor to sell 5% stake in Huazhu Group Limited for USD451m

Paris, France, 2019-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor announces that it entered into a definitive agreement to sell approximately 5% stake in Huazhu Group Limited (HTHT) for USD451m. Accor will keep an approximately 5% stake in Huazhu and Chaiman and CEO Sebastien Bazin will remain on the Board. This transaction, which was conducted in full… Read the full press release

Sofitel Hotels & Resorts announces the opening of its first hotel in Turkey, Sofitel Istanbul Taksim

The brand’s first luxury property in Turkey, Sofitel Istanbul Taksim, brings French art-de-vivre and modern luxury to one of Europe’s most historic and culturally rich city centers Istanbul, Turkey, 2019-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Sofitel Hotels & Resorts, a leading luxury brand within the Accor group, is pleased to announce the opening of its… Read the full press release

Novotel Hotels announces global partnership with the #1 app for sleep, meditation and relaxation — Calm

The global partnership, which features a new custom Sleep Story narrated by award-winning actress Eva Green, will be rolled out across more than 530 hotels in 60 countries. Paris, France, 2019-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Calm, the #1 app for sleep, meditation and relaxation, and Novotel Hotels, today (November 26, 2019) announced a multi-year global… Read the full press release

SO/ Hotels & Resorts launches new wellness program designed to bring nourishment and well-being to jet-setting guests

The brand’s new wellness and lifestyle concepts will be piloted at the avant-garde SO/ Vienna in advance of a wider global roll-out Paris, France, 2019-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — SO/ Hotels & Resorts, an exclusive lifestyle brand from Accor that features fashionable hotels exhibiting a distinctively rebellious interpretation of luxury, is pleased to announce a vibrant… Read the full press release

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts announces its entry into the Czech Republic with the Golden Prague Hotel

Golden Prague Hotel managed by Fairmont to join the brand’s global portfolio of extraordinary hotels and resorts in May 2020 Prague,  Czech Republic, 2019-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, a world-leading luxury hotel brand within the Accor group, is pleased to announce its entry into the Czech Republic with the Golden Prague Hotel…. Read the full press release

Accor announces partnership with Alibaba Group

The two innovative companies join forces to foster digitalization of global tourism Paris, France, 2019-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor, a world-leading hospitality group, and Alibaba Group, the world’s largest retail commerce business, today (November 7, 2019) announced a strategic collaboration to develop a series of digital applications and loyalty programs to improve the consumer… Read the full press release

Accor announces the opening of SO/ Paseo del Prado La Habana in Cuba

Accor’s fastest growing luxury hotel brand arrives just in time to honor Havana’s 500th anniversary Paris, France, 2019-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor, a world-leading augmented hospitality group, is pleased to announce the arrival of its avant-garde lifestyle brand, SO/ Hotels & Resorts, in Cuba with the opening of SO/ Paseo del Prado La… Read the full press release

Accor launches greet, a community-based, responsible and non-standardized brand

Brand origin and philosophy Paris, France, 2019-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelers’ expectations have changed. Customers are now increasingly focused on hotel experiences that respect people and the world around them. Alert to new trends, Accor is rewriting the rules and presents greet, a new alternative hospitality and sustainable tourism offer that combines environmental considerations… Read the full press release

Accor announces the appointment of Karelle Lamouche as Chief Commercial Officer for Europe

Paris, France, 2019-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor today (August 5, 2019) announces that Karelle Lamouche has been appointed Chief Commercial Officer for Europe.  In this newly created role, Karelle will lead Accor’s European commercial team with responsibility for driving the business revenue strategy for the company and its partners across all European markets. Reporting… Read the full press release

Accor names Marc Dardenne as Chief Operating Officer, Luxury Brands, Europe

PARIS, FRANCE, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor, the world’s leading augmented hospitality group, has announced the appointment of Marc Dardenne as Chief Operating Officer, Luxury Brands, Europe. Dardenne, who most recently served as Chief Operating Officer of Amaala an ultra-luxury resort destination project on the Red Sea sponsored by the Public Investment Fund… Read the full press release

Raffles Singapore announces its highly anticipated reopening

Singapore’s heritage treasure invites guests and visitors to experience a new era of unparalleled luxury Singapore, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Raffles Singapore is delighted to officially announce its highly anticipated reopening, heralding an exciting new chapter in the iconic property’s rich history and heritage. A flagship property within Accor, the world’s leading augmented… Read the full press release

Accor adopts the European Chicken Commitment

Paris, France, 2019-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor announces today (July 12, 2019) that the Group has adopted the European Chicken Commitment* and has committed to reach the higher welfare standards by 2026 for 100% of the broiler chicken in its European supply chain. The European Chicken Commitment is built on a collective agreement… Read the full press release

Accor and the Montreux Jazz Festival continue partnership for a second year

Accor, the global leader in travel and lifestyle, and the Montreux Jazz Festival are continuing their partnership for a second year. Accor is committed to bringing unforgettable experiences to life for its customers, partners and festival-goers throughout this 53rd edition, which will take place between June 28 and July 13, 2019. Paris, France, 2019-Jun-26 —… Read the full press release

Accor announces material progress in the divestment process of Orbis’ real estate assets

Accor agreed key terms of taking over Orbis’ hotel services business for €286m, and begins disposal of its real estate operations, whose Gross Asset Value (excluding corporate overheads) totaled €1.18bn at end-2018 Paris, France, 2019-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — In line with its “asset-light” strategy, and as presented at Capital Market Day on November 27, 2018, Accor announced today… Read the full press release

Accor and meetago® announce strategic international partnership

ACCOR AND MEETAGO ARE STARTING UP A JOINT CONNECTIVITY SOLUTION, WHICH WILL BE OFFERED TO MORE THAN 1,600 MEETING HOTELS WORLDWIDE. Paris, France, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — In the context of IMEX, Accor and meetago® agreed on a strategic international partnership for its core meeting and events business today. This deeper level of… Read the full press release