Articles tagged “accor”

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.

6 days 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.

2 weeks 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.

2 weeks ago

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.

1 month 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.

1 month 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.

1 month 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.

2 months 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.

2 months 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.

3 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.

4 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.

4 months ago