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Pullman plans second hotel in Shanghai

Pullman plans second hotel in Shanghai

23rd Mar 2014 in Hotel News

Pullman, Accor’s upscale brand, has announced the opening of the Pullman Shanghai South, its second property in the city of Shanghai and its fifteenth in China. China is now the brand’s leading market in terms of number of hotels. With 45 hotels and resorts in Asia Pacific (including 32 in Asia), Pullman confirms its strong growth and success in this region, accomplished through an unprecedented approach to upscale international hospitality. → Read More

Accor to sponsor World Travel Market Latin America

Accor to sponsor World Travel Market Latin America

18th Feb 2014 in Hotel NewsTravel Events News

French hotel operator Accor will again be the headline sponsor of World Travel Market Latin America. Accor was the headline sponsor of last year’s inaugural WTM Latin America and will sponsor this year’s event, which takes place at the Transamerica Expo Centre, in the city of São Paulo, on April 23rd-25th. → Read More

Badrinath takes leadership role with Accor

Badrinath takes leadership role with Accor

30th Jan 2014 in Hotel News

Vivek Badrinath has joined French hotel giant Accor as deputy chief executive. He will be responsible for marketing, digital solutions, distribution, and information systems, and will also be a member of the group’s executive committee. → Read More

Accor unveils new strategy to boost growth

Accor unveils new strategy to boost growth

1st Dec 2013 in Hotel News

Hotel operator Accor is planning to focus the business on operating and owning hotels, reversing a previous plan to sell many of its hotels in order to cut debt and focus on expansion in the Asia-Pacific region. → Read More

Accor to manage Qantas Domestic Lounges

Accor to manage Qantas Domestic Lounges

7th Sep 2013 in Airline NewsHotel News

Accor is taking over operations for the majority of Qantas Domestic Lounges, bringing the group’s hospitality expertise to further enhance the customer experience. Having successfully managed Qantas’ First/Business Lounges in Sydney and Melbourne Airports for over five years, Accor will now also oversee the domestic lounge portfolio in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Canberra and Perth, with a roll-out from November this year. → Read More

Accor plans aggressive expansion for Mercure brand

Accor plans aggressive expansion for Mercure brand

30th Jun 2013 in Hotel News

Accor has revealed ambitious expansion plans for its midscale Mercure brand, with 53 new hotels planned in 2013 including its first in Turkey and Sweden. The group, which currently includes 732 properties, is targeting 1,000 by 2015. → Read More

Accor plans three new hotels in Myanmar

Accor plans three new hotels in Myanmar

16th Mar 2013 in Hotel News

Accor is developing three newly built hotels in Myanmar – an MGallery hotel in Naypyidaw, Novotel Yangon Max, and Novotel Mandalay Mingalar – representing the group’s 18th market in the region. → Read More

Accor announces signing of two hotels in Bangladesh

Accor announces signing of two hotels in Bangladesh

Press Release | 6th Nov 2012 in Hotel News

Accor, the world’s leading hotel operator, announces that it will enter Bangladesh, the Group’s 17th market in Asia-Pacific. Accor will open two properties in the country under management contracts – Novotel Dhaka Gulshan Avenue in the country’s capital and Novotel Chittagong. → Read More

Accor completes Motel 6 sale to Blackstone

Accor completes Motel 6 sale to Blackstone

4th Oct 2012 in Hotel News

Accor has announced the completion of the sale of its Motel 6/Studio 6 hotels in North America to an affiliate of Blackstone Real Estate Partners. The deal is worth approximately $1.9 billion and will allow the French hotel giant to reduce its adjusted net debt by €780m. → Read More

Accor boosts presence in Brazil ahead of FIFA 2014 World Cup

Accor boosts presence in Brazil ahead of FIFA 2014 World Cup

28th Sep 2012 in Hotel News

Accor has secured a record pipeline of 90 contracts in Brazil, all to be delivered by 2016. The group network in Brazil will increase by 13,819 new rooms, generating more than 3,600 jobs, according to figures from the French hotel giant. → Read More

Africa Hotel Investment Forum 2012: Accor outlines ambitious expansion plans

Africa Hotel Investment Forum 2012: Accor outlines ambitious expansion plans

25th Sep 2012 in Hotel NewsTravel Events News

Accor has reaffirmed its ambitious expansion plans for Africa during the Africa Hotel Investment Forum, held in Nairobi. The French hotel giant outlined proposals for nearly 5,000 new rooms in 30 hotels to be opened by 2016. → Read More

Accor opens first Pullman Hotel in the UK

Accor opens first Pullman Hotel in the UK

23rd Sep 2012 in Hotel News

Hotel operator Accor is expanding its brand portfolio in the UK with the opening its first Pullman branded property in London this month following a complete refurbishment. The 312-room property features panoramic views of the London skyline, and a restaurant and bar named Golden Arrow, plus meetings facilities. → Read More

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