Accor News

Christophe Landais, chief operating officer, hotel services Middle East, Accor

Christophe Landais, chief operating officer, hotel services Middle East, Accor

8th Jun 2015 Videos

Christophe Landais, chief operating officer, Hotel Services Middle East, Accor talks to Breaking Travel News at AHIC about their key brands which have a presence in the Middle East region. He talks to Phil Blizzard about the importance of the hospitality market in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia where they have 26 hotels in the development pipeline.

Sabre renews contract with hotel giant Accor

Sabre renews contract with hotel giant Accor

Sabre Corporation has renewed its technology agreement with Accor Hotels to continue marketing and selling Accor’s room inventory and rates in the Sabre global distribution system. Travel agents using the Sabre global travel marketplace will be able to access room rates and availability for all 13 Accor brands and 3,600 hotels in 92 countries.

AHIC 2014: Accor highlights Middle East hotel growth plans

AHIC 2014: Accor highlights Middle East hotel growth plans

4th May 2014 Hotel News

Accor Middle East is unveiling its Middle East expansion plans which will bring the group’s regional portfolio to 100 hotels by 2017. The expanded portfolio will cover the economy, midscale, upscale and luxury sectors with Accor brands such as ibis Styles, Adagio, Novotel and Sofitel.

Pullman plans second hotel in Shanghai

Pullman plans second hotel in Shanghai

23rd Mar 2014 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.

Accor to sponsor World Travel Market Latin America

Accor to sponsor World Travel Market Latin America

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.

Badrinath takes leadership role with Accor

Badrinath takes leadership role with Accor

30th Jan 2014 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.

Accor unveils new strategy to boost growth

Accor unveils new strategy to boost growth

1st Dec 2013 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.

Accor to manage Qantas Domestic Lounges

Accor to manage Qantas Domestic Lounges

7th Sep 2013 Airline News Hotel 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.

Accor plans aggressive expansion for Mercure brand

Accor plans aggressive expansion for Mercure brand

30th Jun 2013 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.

Accor plans three new hotels in Myanmar

Accor plans three new hotels in Myanmar

16th Mar 2013 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.