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

Accor unveils plan to implement 1200 WOJO coworking spaces in under 3 years

Paris, France, 2019-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — To match with the changing world of work and coworking trends, Accor today (May 6TH, 2019) announced an audacious plan to implement 1200 coworking spaces in under 3 years for WOJO to become the leading coworking brand in Europe by 2022. With the launch of WOJO, Accor continues to execute its… Read the full press release

Accor announces the signing of Raffles Jaipur and Raffles Udaipur in India

Expands its foothold in the luxury segment in India Mumbai, India, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor announces two majestic hotels in India – Raffles Jaipur and Raffles Udaipur – in the presence of Accor Chairman & CEO Sébastien Bazin and owner, Ratankant Sharma. The iconic Raffles brand is synonymous with luxury and extraordinary adventure and this… Read the full press release

TRIBE — Accor’s new lifestyle brand in the midscale segment

Paris, France, 2019-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor continues to expand its portfolio and is launching a new lifestyle brand in the midscale segment, TRIBE. Renowned for its expertise in the economy and midscale sector and now a major name in luxury hotels, Accor continues to establish itself in the lifestyle sector in order to… Read the full press release

sbe and Accor announce the launch of new luxury global brand, The House of Originals

New Brand focuses around the Establishment of a Community for its Guests and Creating a Global Network of Properties New York, NY, 2019-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — sbe, a leading international hospitality group that develops, manages and operates award-winning global hospitality brands, announced at the Berlin Hospitality Conference, the launch of its new luxury global… Read the full press release

AccorHotels is the new name of the world’s leading hotel operator Accor

PARIS, 2015-6-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor, the world’s leading hotel operator, becomes AccorHotels and adopts a new signature. A new name With its new name, AccorHotels, the Group proudly upholds its hospitality business. It aims at increasing the clout and visibility of AccorHotels, which is both an institutional and a commercial brand, by… Read the full press release

Accor announces the sale and franchise-back of 29 hotels in Germany and Netherlands for €234 million as part of HotelInvest’s assets restructuring

PARIS, 2015-4-29 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of the restructuring of HotelInvest’s assets, Accor announces the sale and franchise-back of 29 hotels (3,354 rooms) in Germany (18 hotels, 2,167 rooms) and the Netherlands (11 hotels, 1,187 rooms) for a total value of €234 million. The selling price amounts to €209m. The buyer has… Read the full press release

Accor’s PLANET 21 highlights 2014: since 2011 – 5.6% in water consumption, – 4.5% in energy consumption and – 3.8% in CO2 emissions

PARIS, 2015-4-6 — /Travel PR News/ — On the occasion of Planet 21 Day when Accor employees worldwide mobilize in favor of sustainable development, the Group shares its achievements and the progress made, both environmental and social. As Arnaud Herrmann, Accor’s Sustainable Development Director, explains: “Against a backdrop of reorganization of the company, our results… Read the full press release

Accor signs sale and management-back agreement for the Zurich MGallery with a private investor for €55 million

PARIS, 2015-2-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor announces the signing of a sale and management-back agreement for the Zurich MGallery with a private investor, already an Accor franchisee, for a total of €55 million (€355K per room). This amount includes the sale price of €32 million and a commitment from the buyer to carry… Read the full press release

Accor and Huazhu Hotels Group partner to create the most prominent and diversified hotel company in China

Combined access to over 2,000 hotels in China with long-term path for growth in the world’s largest travel market Connected distribution and loyalty programs with over 47 million loyalty members worldwide and a combined access to 5,600 hotels ibis, ibis Styles, Mercure, Novotel and Grand Mercure hotels in China to become part of Huazhu under a master-franchise for… Read the full press release

Accor launched Web 2.0 internal communication platform for its 170,000 employees worldwide

The world’s leading hotel operator in 92 countries gives its employees access to the Cloud Paris, 2014-6-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor has completed another stage in its digital revolution with the transformation of its collaborative systems by launching a Web 2.0 internal communication platform that combines a new generation intranet site – AccorLive, and a… Read the full press release

Accor to transform its foundation into endowment fund called Solidarity Accor

Accor transforms its Foundation into an endowment fund called Solidarity Accor to diversify its funding sources and expand the scope of its action around the world Paris, France, 2014-04-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor, the world’s leading hotel operator with over 3,600 hotels and close to 170,000 employees worldwide, today announces that its corporate foundation has… Read the full press release

Accor: John Ozinga appointed COO of HotelInvest

Paris, France, 2014-04-15 — /Travel PR News/ — John Ozinga joins Accor as COO of HotelInvest. He will be a member of the Group’s Executive Committee and his appointment will be effective as of June 18th, 2014. Reacting to this appointment, Sébastien Bazin, Chairman and CEO of Accor declared: “I am very happy that John has agreed… Read the full press release

Accor redefines its business model around 2 core missions: HotelServices and HotelInvest

Paris, France, 2013-11-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — A new strategy to enhance growth and sustained value creation Redefinition of the Group’s business model around its 2 core missions, for maximum operational performance & sustainable growth: o HotelServices: a hotel operator and brand franchisor that will be fee-oriented and P&L driven. o HotelInvest: a hotel owner and investor that will… Read the full press release

Accor unveiled Accor Meeting Hotel Finder – new tool for meeting planners to search for their ideal venue

Paris, France, 2013-11-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — After reaching an important milestone with 2,000 hotels offering Meetings & Events facilities, Accor launches today the Accor Meeting Hotel Finder (http://www.accormeetingshotels.com/meeting-hotel-finder) which enables meeting planners to search for their ideal venue. The search is available according to the following criteria: – Geography (continent, country, city, airport hotels) – Type of meeting (attendance,… Read the full press release

Accor announced it opened over 30 city break hotels in major European cities since beginning of 2013

More than 30 hotels opened in this category since the beginning of the year Paris, France, 2013-11-4 — /travelprnews.com/ — At the World Travel Market in London, Accor announces the expansion of its offer in main European cities for city breaks, through several important openings. Big European cities are the major destinations for city breakers who are looking to… Read the full press release

Leading international hotel operator Accor unveils its ambitions for the Mercure brand

Paris, 2013-07-04 — /travelprnews.com/ — Accor, the world’s leading international hotel operator, unveils its ambitions for the Mercure brand. Mercure is the midscale hotel leader with more than 700 hotels worldwide, and its new positioning focuses on 4 lines of action: An entirely modernized offer that meets new guest expectations Accelerated expansion, mostly through franchises, with… Read the full press release

Accor Unveils Pullman’s New Positioning to Match New Business Traveler Behavior

ACCOR UNVEILS GLOBAL REPOSITIONING STRATEGY FOR PULLMAN HOTELS & RESORTS 2013-05-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — Today, Accor, the world’s leading hotel operator and market leader in Europe, unveils Pullman’s new positioning to match new business traveler behavior. Accelerated expansion of its network; active commitment to design and contemporary art; enhanced visual identity are all part of a… Read the full press release

Accor partners with Great Golf Courses of Australia to provide a range of inspiring golf itineraries

2013-04-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Australia’s largest hotel and resort group, Accor, has signed a partnership agreement with Great Golf Courses of Australia (GGA) to provide a range of inspiring golf itineraries to showcase the best of Australia. The agreement was announced at Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) in Sydney. Worth an estimated $26 billion annually, the international… Read the full press release

A year after the launch of PLANET 21, Accor plans to strengthen its leadership position in sustainable hospitality

2013-04-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — After nearly 20 years of environmental commitment, last April 21, Accor again demonstrated its pioneering spirit when it launched PLANET 21. A year on, the group’s sustainable development program has won over customers and employees alike and modified behaviors. The first results, both environmental and societal, are already visible! “Here we are… Read the full press release