Articles tagged “accor”

What Accor’s Interest in Air France-KLM Means for the Travel Industry

What Accor’s Interest in Air France-KLM Means for the Travel Industry

Deanna Ting, Skift

AccorHotels, Airbnb, and everyone else in travel are clearly thinking about what it'll take to be the "super brand of travel" before other mega brands like Amazon and Google deepen their own investments in the travel space.

2 weeks ago

AccorHotels Considers Buying Stake in Air France-KLM

AccorHotels Considers Buying Stake in Air France-KLM

Deanna Ting

If AccorHotels actually does invest in Air France-KLM that certainly would bring the company that much closer to being the full-service travel services company/brand that its CEO Sebastien Bazin has said he wants it to become.

2 weeks ago

AccorHotels to Buy Chile’s Atton Hoteles

AccorHotels to Buy Chile’s Atton Hoteles

Deanna Ting, Skift

Is there anything out there AccorHotels won't buy at this point?

1 month ago

Potential Buyers Emerge for Historic Plaza Hotel

Potential Buyers Emerge for Historic Plaza Hotel

Patrick Clark and Gillian Tan, Bloomberg

Will the iconic Plaza Hotel ever actually get sold?

1 month ago

Can Hotel Companies Have Too Many Brands?

Can Hotel Companies Have Too Many Brands?

Deanna Ting, Skift

We'd pay good money just to see hospitality executives try to guess which hotel brands belong to which companies.

1 month ago

New York’s Historic Plaza to Change Ownership in $600 Million Sale

New York’s Historic Plaza to Change Ownership in $600 Million Sale

Gillian Tan, Bloomberg

Uncertainty about the ownership of this iconic hotel has been going on for years. Let's just hope the new owners can maintain and, in some cases, restore the glamour and grandeur of it for generations to come.

1 month ago

Accor Pushes Further Into Luxury With $567 Million Mövenpick Deal

Accor Pushes Further Into Luxury With $567 Million Mövenpick Deal

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Where there is smoke there is fire and Sebastien Bazin's comments at Skift Forum Europe last week hinted at an imminent deal.

2 months ago

AccorHotels CEO Gets Candid About Moving Hospitality Beyond Hotels

AccorHotels CEO Gets Candid About Moving Hospitality Beyond Hotels

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

AccorHotels wants to evolve from a hospitality company to a services and experience platform for travelers and locals alike. CEO Bazin is willing to take risks to achieve this goal, even if some of the company's investments don't ever pay off.

2 months ago

AccorHotels Reportedly Wants to Buy Mövenpick Hotels

AccorHotels Reportedly Wants to Buy Mövenpick Hotels

Deanna Ting, Skift

AccorHotels is definitely in the mood to buy. But the bigger question is, now that it has all of these things, how will the company actually integrate them all so that they're successful?

2 months ago

Skift Forum Europe Preview: AccorHotels CEO on the Importance of Reaching Non-Travelers

Skift Forum Europe Preview: AccorHotels CEO on the Importance of Reaching Non-Travelers

Deanna Ting, Skift

He's never shy, so you won't want to miss what Bazin has to say about the hospitality and travel industry at Skift Forum Europe in Berlin, especially since he's not afraid to speak his mind.

2 months ago

Technology Finally Convinced Mandarin Oriental to Launch a Loyalty Program

Technology Finally Convinced Mandarin Oriental to Launch a Loyalty Program

Deanna Ting, Skift

Can luxury brands like Mandarin Oriental, Four Seasons, and others convince consumers that you don't need the lure of points or free nights to be loyal?

2 months ago

AccorHotels Takes Stake in African Hotel Chain Mantis Group

AccorHotels Takes Stake in African Hotel Chain Mantis Group

Loni Prinsloo, Bloomberg

AccorHotels said it would look at doing more deals in 2018 and it's been true to its word. Like Accor's deal to buy the similar-sounding Mantra in Australia, the Mantis investment gives Accor greater exposure to a market outside its European heartland.

2 months ago