Accor welcomes Stephen Alden as Chief Executive Officer Raffles & Orient Express

Paris, France, 2021-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor announces the appointment of Stephen Alden to the role of Chief Executive Officer Raffles & Orient Express, effective May 3rd. Stephen Alden will report directly to Sébastien Bazin, Chairman and CEO, and will become a member of the Group Executive Committee. Alden, who most recently created… Read the full press release

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts marks the 30th anniversary of its award-winning Fairmont Sustainability Partnership

As a pioneering force in the hospitality industry, Fairmont was the world’s first luxury hotel brand to embrace environmental stewardship Paris, France, 2021-Apr-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its award-winning Fairmont Sustainability Partnership, now part of Accor’s Planet21 program. In continuing to set the industry standard in… Read the full press release

Accor appoints Brune Poirson as Chief Sustainability Officer

Paris, France, 2021-Apr-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor announces the appointment of Brune Poirson to the role of Chief Sustainability Officer. Brune Poirson will report directly to Sébastien Bazin, Chairman and CEO, and will become a member of the Executive Committee. Her role will be to define, drive and monitor the commitments, the strategy… Read the full press release

Accor announces expansion of SLS Hotels & Residences in the Middle East with the opening of SLS Dubai

SLS Dubai is the seventh SLS hotel, with 11 additional properties to open internationally over the next five years Paris, France, 2021-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor, a world-leading hospitality group, today (April 7th, 2021) announced the expansion of the international SLS Hotels & Residences brand to the Middle East with the opening of… Read the full press release

Accor launches new hybrid meetings concept supported by Microsoft Teams

innovative HYBRID events concept to enable seamless physical & virtual meetings worldwide Paris, France, 2021-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — World leading hospitality group Accor today (February 16, 2021) announced it is collaborating with Microsoft to launch All Connect, a new hybrid meetings concept supported by Microsoft Teams. This new concept will enable guests around… Read the full press release

Katara Hospitality and Accor announce signing of Raffles and Fairmont hotels in Qatar

Scheduled to open in 2022, the towers are set to be the “hospitality icon of the 21st Century” Paris, France, 2021-Feb-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Katara Hospitality, a leading global hotel owner, developer and operator based in Qatar, today announced a new partnership with Accor, a world-leading hospitality group with the two-fold signing of… Read the full press release

ALL – Accor Live Limitless celebrates the launch of the 4th Paris Saint-Germain jersey with global digital treasure hunt

Paris, France, 2021-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Who isn’t dreaming about travelling at this particular time? From 10 to 12 February, ALL – Accor Live Limitless, the main partner and jersey sponsor of Paris Saint-Germain, is offering fans a dream getaway, while revealing the most wonderful places and hotels available among its portfolio of… Read the full press release

Accor and Katara Hospitality announce Maison Delano Paris planned to open in 2022

Maison Delano Paris will be located in the heart of the prestigious 8th Arrondissement in an 18th century mansion at 4 Rue d’Anjou. Paris, France, 2021-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Katara Hospitality, a leading global hotel owner, developer and operator based in Qatar, today (February 9, 2021) announced a new partnership with Accor, a… Read the full press release

Accor provides guests contactless journey in its facilities with the global roll-out of its digital key solution

Paris, France, 2021-Feb-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor today (04 February 2021) announces the global roll-out of its digital key solution, “Accor Key”, in line with the Group’s strategy to provide a contactless guest journey in its facilities. This exciting new step for Accor confirms its ambition to innovate and invest in high-quality technological… Read the full press release

Accor and Faena Group partner to expand the Faena brand around the globe

Paris, France, 2021-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Alan Faena and Len Blavatnik of Faena Group, together with Sébastien Bazin, Chairman and CEO of Accor, today (January 26, 2021) announced the launch of a global strategic partnership focused on expanding the Faena brand around the globe. Faena, one of the world’s most impactful brands in… Read the full press release

Novotel partners with Disney and Pixar’s “SOUL” to provide guests with new and exciting in-hotel experiences

Paris, France, 2020-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Novotel, a leading brand within the Accor group, today (December 7, 2020) announced their collaboration with Disney and Pixar’s “SOUL” to provide its guests, fans and followers with a range of new and exciting features, including in-hotel experiences, one-of-a-kind augmented reality animations and more. The multi-film collaboration, which… Read the full press release

Sofitel Wine Days annual program at Sofitel Hotels & Resorts to run between August 21 and October 31, 2020

Luxury hotels around the world invite guests and visitors alike to celebrate the fall harvest season with Sofitel Wine Days Paris, France, 2020-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — With safe, local experiences full of cultural enrichment in vogue this year, Sofitel Hotels & Resorts is inviting patrons to celebrate Sofitel Wine Days, a sensorial global showcase of… Read the full press release

Sofitel Hotels & Resorts pay tribute to wine and French culinary heritage at Sofitel Wine Days from August 21 to October 31, 2020

Luxury hotels around the world invite guests and visitors alike to celebrate the fall harvest season with Sofitel Wine Days Paris, France, 2020-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — With safe, local experiences full of cultural enrichment in vogue this year, Sofitel Hotels & Resorts is inviting patrons to celebrate Sofitel Wine Days, a sensorial global showcase of… Read the full press release

Accor to operate an expanded Ashar Resort under the Banyan Tree brand

In partnership with Accor and under the luxury resort Banyan Tree, the Ashar luxury camp will expand, increasing the number of keys to eighty-two. AlUla, Saudi Arabia, 2020-Aug-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) has announced a partnership agreement with Accor as part of its strategy to develop AlUla as… Read the full press release

Raffles Hotels & Resorts announces the launch of its 15th Raffles Hotel in the world, Raffles Bali

First Raffles for Indonesia’s famous tropical paradise Bali, Indonesia, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Soft Opening in Bali – Raffles Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce its 15th Raffles Hotel in the world, with the launch of the lavish Raffles Bali, which offers unparalleled views over the Indian Ocean and the famous Jimbaran Bay sunsets…. Read the full press release

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