Articles tagged “accor”

Accor CEO: We Want to Transform the Way Everyone Uses Hotels

Accor CEO: We Want to Transform the Way Everyone Uses Hotels

Deanna Ting, Skift

Deal by deal, AccorHotels is taking bold steps to bring the traditional hotel company into the future and its newest pilot is absolute proof of that.

6 days ago

Onefinestay CEO: The Vacation Rental Market Is Fragmented and Ripe for Disruption

Onefinestay CEO: The Vacation Rental Market Is Fragmented and Ripe for Disruption

Deanna Ting, Skift

Onefinestay's parent company, Accor, and homesharing juggernaut, Airbnb, aren't the only companies interested in the traditional vacation rental market.

2 weeks ago

AccorHotels Plans to Test Selling Flights on Its Website

AccorHotels Plans to Test Selling Flights on Its Website

Deanna Ting, Skift

Leave it to AccorHotels to be a pioneer. Whether it's buying an alternative accommodations provider like onefinestay or adding independent hotels to its online booking channels, the company isn't afraid to pilot new concepts and ways of doing things.

3 weeks ago

Accor’s Sharing Economy Investments Will Help in the Battle Against Airbnb

Accor’s Sharing Economy Investments Will Help in the Battle Against Airbnb

Andrea Felsted, Bloomberg

Accor's plan to acquire Travel Keys may be a small move financially, but the announcement represents a big commitment to evolving along with consumer habits.

3 weeks ago

AccorHotels to Buy Private Vacation Rental Platform Travel Keys

AccorHotels to Buy Private Vacation Rental Platform Travel Keys

Deanna Ting, Skift

AccorHotels' investments in the sharing economy continue to expand, and as the only major global hotel company investing so directly into the alternative accommodations sector, the company seems well positioned to adapt and grow with this "new normal" in the lodging space.

3 weeks ago

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.

2 months 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.

2 months 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.

3 months 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.

3 months 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.

3 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.

4 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.

4 months ago