Orient Express Silenseas : Le plus grand voilier de luxe au monde prend la mer en 2026

WELCOME TO A JOURNEY BEYOND YOUR WILDEST DREAMS  Paris, France, 2023-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — 140 years after the launch of its first luxury trains, the Orient Express legend continues with the unveiling of the world’s largest sailing ship, Orient Express Silenseas. This revolution in maritime history is an ambitious undertaking that pushes the… Read the full press release

Kamal Rhazali appointed as Secretary General and General Counsel of the Luxury & Lifestyle division of Accor

Paris, France, 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ —Accor today (January 6, 2023) announces the appointment of Kamal Rhazali as Secretary General and General Counsel of the Luxury & Lifestyle division, effective February 1, 2023. He will report directly to Sébastien Bazin. As part of his new duties, Mr. Rhazali will contribute to setting up the… Read the full press release

Omer Acar named CEO of Raffles & Orient Express luxury hotel brands

Paris, France, 2023-Jan-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor today (January 3, 2023) announces that Omer Acar has been appointed as CEO Raffles & Orient Express. His appointment will be effective March 1st, 2023. An eminent specialist in luxury hospitality, Omer is a respected leader with high standards and an in-depth knowledge of the world… Read the full press release

Orient Express to bring its virtual immersion concept to international design fair: Design Miami/

Paris, France, 2022-Dec-01 — /Travel PR News/ — One month after its Parisian event, Orient Express Revelation: Once upon a time, there was the future Orient Express train, is heading to Miami from November 30 to December 4 for the 18th edition of the international Design Miami/ fair. Guests will discover the legendary train via… Read the full press release

Accor unveils first images of the future Orient Express train

Once Upon a Time… There was the future Orient Express Train Paris, France, 2022-Oct-20 — /Travel PR News/ — 140 years ago, Georges Nagelmackers turned his dream into reality by launching the first luxury Orient Express trains. Today (19 October 2022), the legend continues with the unveiling of the future Orient Express train. Completely re-imagined,… Read the full press release

Accor to offer accommodation and safety within its hotels for women and children who are victims of abuse

Paris, France, 2022-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The Fondation des femmes, a leading foundation in France for the protection of women’s rights and combatting violence against women, and Accor have announced the launch of a platform dedicated to “Emergency Shelter”. This initiative is aimed at providing accommodation and safety within Accor hotels for women… Read the full press release

Katara Hospitality and Accor announce opening date for the new Fairmont Tazi Palace Tangier in Morocco

ACCOR GROWS ITS LUXURY FOOTPRINT IN THE KINGDOM OF MOROCCO WITH its third FAIRMONT PROPERTY, SET TO OPEN ON NOVEMBER 1ST 2022 Paris, France, 2022-Oct-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Katara Hospitality, a leading global hotel owner, developer, and operator based in Qatar strengthens its partnership with Accor, the world’s most diverse hospitality group with… Read the full press release

Katara Hospitality strengthens partnership with Accor with the new Fairmont Tazi Palace Tangier in the Northern region of Morocco

ACCOR GROWS ITS LUXURY FOOTPRINT IN THE KINGDOM OF MOROCCO WITH its third FAIRMONT PROPERTY, SET TO OPEN ON: NOVEMBER 1ST 2022 Doha, Qatar, 2022-Sep-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Katara Hospitality, a leading global hotel owner, developer, and operator based in Qatar strengthens its partnership with Accor, the world’s most diverse hospitality group with over… Read the full press release

Orient Express, artisan of travel since 1883, returns with the support of Accor

Paris, France, 2022-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Almost 140 years after the first Orient Express luxury trains changed rail travel forever, the legend continues. Orient Express, artisan of travel since 1883, announces the return of its legendary train and a new and unique format. With the support of Accor and leadership of its Chairman… Read the full press release

Accor to sell 10.8% stake in Ennismore to a Qatari consortium

Ennismore continues to build on its success and high growth expanding across the lifestyle & leisure market with the addition of Accor’s stakes in Rixos & Paris Society Accor enters into exclusive negotiations to sell a 10.8% stake in Ennismore to a consortium of investors with financing from Qatar First Bank Transaction implies an enterprise… Read the full press release

Sarah Derry promoted to the position of Chief Executive Officer Accor Pacific in effect as of 1 February 2022

Paris, France, 2022-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor is pleased to announce Sarah Derry is appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer Accor Pacific, effective 1 February 2022. Sarah is currently Senior Vice President Talent and Culture and joined Accor in 2017 after having owned and operated her own successful business for over… Read the full press release

Orient Express La Dolce Vita to welcome its first passengers in 2023

CANNES, 2021-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — More than 150 years ago, Georges Nagelmackers turned a dream into a reality when he launched the first luxury Orient Express train. Soon, Orient Express will head back on track to offer travellers an unforgettable journey through one of the world’s most beloved countries: Italy. From the luxury rail… Read the full press release

Accor launches a unique global portfolio of boutique hotels and luxurious resorts — Emblems Collection

Guiyang Art Center Hotel, Emblems Collection, in the heart of China’s Guizhou province, will be the brand’s first hotel Paris, France, 2021-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor, a world leading hospitality group featuring one of the industry’s most diverse and fully integrated hospitality ecosystems, is delighted to introduce Emblems Collection, a unique global portfolio of boutique… Read the full press release

Accor joins Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

Paris, France, 2021-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor, a world leading hospitality group with more than 5,200 properties and 10,000 food and beverage venues throughout 110 countries, today (September 21, 2021) joins the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance, a global organisation that brings together engaged hospitality companies and uses the industry’s collective power to address and… Read the full press release

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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