Accor has announced the appointment of Stephen Alden to the dual role of chief executive at Raffles and Orient Express. He will take up the position on May 3rd.
Accor has reported first-quarter revenue of €361 million for 2021. The figure is down 53 per cent on a reported basis against last year, and down 57 per cent when compared to pre-Covid first quarter of 2019.
Accor has announced the appointment of Ammar Hilal to the role of managing director of Raffles Dubai and Sofitel Dubai the Obelisk. He will take up the post with immediate effect.
Brune Poirson will report directly to Sébastien Bazin, chief executive of the company, and will become a member of the executive committee. She will start in May.
Katara Hospitality has announced a new partnership with Accor, a world-leading hospitality group, for an exciting new evolution of the iconic Delano brand, Maison Delano.
Accor, however, said it was “ideally positioned to benefit from the recovery” this year, citing the global vaccine roll out and a gradual recovery in tourism.
The French company said the sale of 1.5 per cent of the Chinese company would reap the benefits of the initial investment, while also simplifying its balance sheet.
The facility was designed by an Italian architect and interior designer Luca Scacchetti, who integrated elements of the Moldavian culture at all levels.
The global strategic partnership is focused on expanding the brand around the globe. The deal was revealed earlier by Alan Faena and Sébastien Bazin, chief executive of Accor.
The first hotel to open in Traralgon, Australia, in more than ten years, Mantra Traralgon is set to become a destination of choice for business travellers and leisure guests.
Accor has opened the doors to Australia’s first Mövenpick hotel, Mövenpick Hotel Hobart. The property stands on one of Hobart’s principal heritage streetscapes near the waterfront.