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

Katara Hospitality announces the re-opening of Raffles Hotel Singapore

Doha, Qatar, 2019-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Katara Hospitality, global hotel owner, developer and operator based in Qatar, marked the official re-opening of Raffles Hotel Singapore, a flagship property within Accor, the world’s leading augmented hospitality group. Developed with the aim to celebrate with Singapore and the global community, the official reopening of Raffles Hotel… 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 Group and the Air France-KLM Group strengthen partnership

Paris, France, 2019-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — From 20th June 2019, members of the Flying Blue and Le Club AccorHotels loyalty programs will be able to enjoy Miles+Points, an innovative opportunity to earn simultaneously points & miles while traveling with both companies: – Earn Miles for your hotel stay and Points for each flight –… 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

AccorHotels announces the first Orient Express hotel in King Power Mahanakhon Building in Bangkok, scheduled to open in late 2019

Orient Express is embarking on an amazing journey  The legend of travel returns, connecting East and West and past to future  Paris, France, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — AccorHotels is proud to announce the first Orient Express hotel will open in the landmark King Power Mahanakhon Building in Bangkok. Imprinted in both history and… Read the full press release

AccorHotels’ closes acquisition of a 50% stake in sbe

Paris, France, 2018-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Through this partnership, AccorHotels’ will pursue its strategy to expand its offering in the luxury lifestyle hospitality segment and its footprint in gateway cities across North America. This long-term investment will allow sbe to leverage AccorHotels’ leading global hospitality platform while remaining an independent luxury lifestyle operator…. Read the full press release

AccorHotels acquires Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts for €482 million

PARIS, France, 2018-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — AccorHotels has today announced that it has signed an agreement with Mövenpick Holding and Kingdom Holding to acquire Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, for a cash amount of CHF560 million (€482 million). The transaction implies a 14.9X 2019e EBITDA multiple before synergies (including transaction costs), and less than 10X pro… Read the full press release

AccorHotels completes the acquisition of table reservation system, ResDiary

PARIS, France, 2018-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — AccorHotels today announces that it has completed the acquisition of table reservation system, ResDiary. Established in Glasgow in 2004, the company now has over 100 staff based in 6 countries.  ResDiary is notably well established in the Asia Pacific region as well as in the UK, and… Read the full press release

AccorHotels launches its 8th Take off! Competition

PARIS, France, 2018-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — True to its ambition to drive innovation and attract the best talents to create the hospitality of tomorrow, AccorHotels is today launching its 8th Take off! – the competition that pits hundreds of students from universities and business & hotel management schools from all over the world against each other…. Read the full press release

Raffles Hotels & Resorts to transform the iconic Old War Office building in Whitehall into luxury hotel and deluxe residences in London

Raffles Hotels & Resorts to transform the iconic Old War Office building in Whitehall into luxury hotel and deluxe residences in London   London, 2017-Jun-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Raffles Hotels & Resorts, the top luxury brand of AccorHotels Group, today ( June 14, 2017) announces the signing of an historic partnership with the… Read the full press release

AccorHotels acquires portfolio of 43 hotels from Foncière des Régions for €281 million

PARIS, 2015-10-20 — /Travel PR News/ —AccorHotels announces the purchase of a portfolio of 43 hotels (4,237 rooms) from Foncière des Régions, for a total of €281 million. Located in France, the hotels have been operated under variable leases by AccorHotels since 2005 and 2007, under the ibis budget, ibis, Novotel, Mercure, Pullman and Sofitel… Read the full press release

AccorHotels transforms its AccorHotels.com distribution platform into a marketplace open to a selection of independent hotels

AccorHotels.com opened to independent hoteliers A rapid, three-fold increase in the hotel offer on AccorHotels.com Creation of a BtoB digital services activity Launch of the new version of single mobile app AccorHotels PARIS, 2015-6-5 — /Travel PR News/ — AccorHotels ramps up its digital drive by transforming its AccorHotels.com distribution platform into a marketplace open… 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 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 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 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