Articles tagged “accor”

AccorHotels Has a New Division for Its Millennial-Focused Lifestyle Brands

AccorHotels Has a New Division for Its Millennial-Focused Lifestyle Brands

Dominique Vidalon and Pascale Denis, Reuters

AccorHotel's version of "boutique" is much more affordable and scalable than that of its U.S. rivals.

1 week ago

Accor’s New CEO for Luxury Hotels Wants to Protect Brand Integrity in a Crowded Field

Accor’s New CEO for Luxury Hotels Wants to Protect Brand Integrity in a Crowded Field

Greg Oates, Skift

Because the rewards are so big, luxury is always a noisy sector. Accor is smart to give the group its own CEO while it continues to acquire companies and focus on integration.

1 month ago

AccorHotels Expands Luxury Footprint With Stake In Banyan Tree

AccorHotels Expands Luxury Footprint With Stake In Banyan Tree

Patrick Whyte, Skift

It’s been a very busy year for AccorHotels with deals made across a number of seemingly disparate segments. The price paid is relatively low and depending on how successfully Banyan Tree expands, could prove a shrewd move.

1 month ago

This Is What Next Year Will Be Like for the U.S. Hotel Industry

This Is What Next Year Will Be Like for the U.S. Hotel Industry

Deanna Ting, Skift

What will 2017 bring to the hospitality industry? Read on for a few predictions.

1 month ago

AccorHotels Acquires Majority Stake in Concierge and Loyalty Provider John Paul

AccorHotels Acquires Majority Stake in Concierge and Loyalty Provider John Paul

Dan Peltier, Skift

Accor has demonstrated it's serious about getting ahead of the curve across many growing and emerging verticals in hospitality and its acquisition of John Paul is one way for the company to better manage the different guest experiences and create a common concierge platform for all brands.

2 months ago

AccorHotels Invests in Boutique Brand 25hours Hotels

AccorHotels Invests in Boutique Brand 25hours Hotels

Deanna Ting, Skift

AccorHotels continues to make strategic investments that attempt to round out its overall portfolio. Investing in a boutique chain like Germany's 25hours is a good way to grow its boutique and lifestyle hotel offerings.

2 months ago

The 3 Hotel Brands on Fortune’s List of Best Global Workplaces for 2016

The 3 Hotel Brands on Fortune’s List of Best Global Workplaces for 2016

Deanna Ting, Skift

Many companies, regardless of industry, could learn a lesson from these hotel organizations about how to make their employees feel valued, recognized, and rewarded for their hard work. And it's notable that of the 25, three are hospitality companies on this year's Fortune list.

3 months ago

Boosted by Fairmont Acquisition, AccorHotels Sees Stable Third Quarter

Boosted by Fairmont Acquisition, AccorHotels Sees Stable Third Quarter

Deanna Ting, Skift

It’s pretty clear that AccorHotels’ purchase of the Fairmont, Raffles, and Swissotel brands was a smart one to make. Now, however, AccorHotels needs to focus on growing those brands, as well as that of onefinestay and its newest brand, Jo&Joe.

3 months ago

AccorHotels Delves Into Co-Living With Its Newest Hotel Brand

AccorHotels Delves Into Co-Living With Its Newest Hotel Brand

Deanna Ting, Skift

When we said co-living would be the next big hospitality trend, we weren't kidding. It'll be fascinating to see how AccorHotels scales the co-living concept with Jo&Joe.

4 months ago

Onefinestay Co-Founder and CEO Resigns

Onefinestay Co-Founder and CEO Resigns

Deanna Ting, Skift

Given the timing of this announcement, there's no doubt the AccorHotels acquisition may have had something to do with Marsh's decision to depart the company he founded. It'll be interesting to see, however, what Marsh pursues next, and if the company will expand rapidly under AccorHotels and Frank's direction.

4 months ago

AccorHotels CEO to the Hotel Industry: ‘You Have an Obligation to Be Bold’

AccorHotels CEO to the Hotel Industry: ‘You Have an Obligation to Be Bold’

Deanna Ting, Skift

There's nothing like a contrarian, outspoken hotel CEO to keep things interesting.

6 months ago

Accor Profit Falls as Travelers Book Fewer Rooms in France and Brazil

Accor Profit Falls as Travelers Book Fewer Rooms in France and Brazil

Dalia Fahmy, Bloomberg

Considering a quarter of Accor's rooms are in France, the hotel operator had a decent quarter. But will demand soon fall further in the company's key markets?

6 months ago