Merging modern French art de vivre and ancient Egyptian heritage, it becomes the largest Accor property in the Middle East and Africa. It is located in the Dubai Wafi region.
Accor has signed an agreement to turn the five-star London hotel, the Curtain, into a Mondrian hotel in collaboration with current owner Reuben Brothers.
Accor has seen group revenue fall to €329 million in the third quarter of 2020, down by 69 per cent on a reported and 64 per cent on a like-for-like basis.
As part of the recently announced organisational reset of Accor, Duncan O’Rourke has been promoted to chief executive for the extended northern Europe division.
Accor is anchoring the upcoming Jewel of the Creek masterplan in Dubai with a new Rixos resort. The property will be focused on leisure, entertainment and sports, as well as food and beverage.
Liverpool City Council has selected a new design Novotel hotel from Accor as the franchise brand for a new 221-bed flagship property in the Knowledge Quarter of the city.
Accor is planning to bring the luxury Fairmont brand to Australia for the first time. The hospitality giant has unveiled plans to open the Fairmont Port Douglas in Far North Queensland in 2023.
Rumours of a deal between the two giants could foreshadow a wave of mergers in the industry. The two giants have reportedly discussed the possibility internally, though no moves have been made.
Reports of a potential merger between Accor and InterContinental Hotels Group continue to circulate this weekend - with any deal set to create the largest hospitality company in the world.
New properties include four in the UK and Ireland, six in Belgium and four in the Netherlands. The new signings will collectively add well over 2,000 rooms to the company’s portfolio in the region.