Articles tagged “accor”

Hotel CEOs Push Back Against Trump on Travel Ban, Brand USA and Cuba

Hotel CEOs Push Back Against Trump on Travel Ban, Brand USA and Cuba

Deanna Ting, Skift

Hotel CEOs realize that if tourism to the U.S. drops, it could have a significant adverse impact not only on their own businesses but the industry, and the economy, as a whole.

3 weeks ago

Wellness Executives Question Hotel Chains’ Capabilities in the Sector

Wellness Executives Question Hotel Chains’ Capabilities in the Sector

Deanna Ting, Skift

Everyone in hospitality, it seems, is focusing on more wellness offerings, whether through mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, or enhanced programming — but what do the wellness vets think? Does this trend have staying power or is it just a fad?

1 month ago

AccorHotels’ New Flight and Hotel Packages Target Loyalty Members First

AccorHotels’ New Flight and Hotel Packages Target Loyalty Members First

Deanna Ting, Skift

In its attempt to own more of the traveler experience from start to finish, AccorHotels is leveraging the power of its loyalty program — something its peers, no doubt, will also want to do going forward.

1 month ago

Acquisitions Add to AccorHotels’ Strong First Quarter Revenues

Acquisitions Add to AccorHotels’ Strong First Quarter Revenues

Deanna Ting, Skift

Honestly, we're just wondering what's on their list of things to buy up next.

2 months ago

Everything AccorHotels Has Acquired and Invested in Over the Past Year

Everything AccorHotels Has Acquired and Invested in Over the Past Year

Deanna Ting, Skift

AccorHotels is buying up and/or investing in a lot of other companies in its pursuit to become an entirely new breed of hotel company.

3 months ago

AccorHotels Buys Digital Specialist to Bolster Services for Independent Hotels

AccorHotels Buys Digital Specialist to Bolster Services for Independent Hotels

Deanna Ting, Skift

Seriously, though: Do we need to start publishing a weekly column called "What AccorHotels Bought and/or Invested in This Week?"

3 months ago

AccorHotels Was In the Mood for Another Acquisition and to Personalize Hotel Booking

AccorHotels Was In the Mood for Another Acquisition and to Personalize Hotel Booking

Deanna Ting, Skift

Does anyone else here feel like Airbnb and Accor are neck and neck in their attempts to become the next "super brand of travel?"

3 months ago

Oasis CEO: Expect More Consolidation, Disruption From Alternative Accommodations

Oasis CEO: Expect More Consolidation, Disruption From Alternative Accommodations

Deanna Ting, Skift

Will Oasis and other alternative accommodations players' arguably steadier, slower, and more curated approaches to scale pay off in the long term? Or will the speed and scale of bigger players like Airbnb win out in the end?

3 months ago

AccorHotels Eyes Stake in French Events Company as It Keeps Buying

AccorHotels Eyes Stake in French Events Company as It Keeps Buying

Patrick Whyte, Skift

While it might seem like AccorHotels is spending money just for the sake of it, this deal seems to make strategic sense as it complements its existing operations, while at the same time offering something new for its food and beverage and events operations.

3 months ago

Accor and Banyan Tree Hotel Partnership Could Be a Very Tricky Maneuver

Accor and Banyan Tree Hotel Partnership Could Be a Very Tricky Maneuver

Raini Hamdi, Skift

Will Accor-Banyan Tree be the model for Asian hotel groups to grow globally without losing their independence and brand value? The devil may be in the execution. Hoteliers are watching how this works out and many believe it could be tough-going.

3 months ago

Marriott CEO Says More Hotel Mega-Mergers Are Likely

Marriott CEO Says More Hotel Mega-Mergers Are Likely

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Marriott's decision to buy Starwood does seem to make consolidation among the rest of the chasing pack seem very likely. The problem is nobody wants to get burned by doing a deal at the very top of the market.

4 months ago

AccorHotels Invests in Turkey-Based Rixos Hotels

AccorHotels Invests in Turkey-Based Rixos Hotels

Deanna Ting, Skift

We know AccorHotels CEO Sebastien Bazin isn't afraid to be "bold," but we'll wait and see if the bold move of investing in hotels in a region beset with recent tourism struggles will pay off in the long term.

4 months ago