Articles tagged “accor”

Coronavirus

CitizenM Targets U.S. for Next Wave of Expansion

Major American hotel companies like Marriott and Hilton might keep some international competitors from elbowing into the U.S., but Dutch brand CitizenM’s North American expansion shows there is a hunger for lesser-known players on the hotel scene.

CitizenM Targets U.S. for Next Wave of Expansion

Coronavirus

Expect a Hotel Dealmaking Deluge This Year

With the two-year anniversary of the pandemic just around the corner, hotel companies are going to be eager to buy and sell around the premise the travel industry is settling into a new normal.

Expect a Hotel Dealmaking Deluge This Year

Coronavirus

The Most Important Story in Hotels in 2021

Despite all the uncertainty in the hotel orbit, all the major hotel companies returned to profitability. Keeping a grip on the p-word is going to require major structural shifts.

The Most Important Story in Hotels in 2021

Coronavirus

Wyndham Ups Feeding Frenzy to Flip Brands of Existing Hotels

Who needs to break ground on a new hotel when you can just woo a few existing properties away from the competition?

Wyndham Ups Feeding Frenzy to Flip Brands of Existing Hotels
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Hotels

Accor Strengthens Its Footprint in the Collection Brand Space

Branded collections are a way for hotel companies to meet the emerging needs of both independent hoteliers and today’s traveler. Accor is staking a claim in the space in a big way, adding a second branded collection to its portfolio.

Accor Strengthens Its Footprint in the Collection Brand Space

Business Travel

Digital Nomads, NFTs and One Man’s Quest to Build an Island Oasis for Remote Work

It was only a matter of time before tourism caught up with the hype over non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, and join the worlds of art and sport. And digital nomads will be at the heart of it all. Just ask Olumide Gbenro.

Digital Nomads, NFTs and One Man’s Quest to Build an Island Oasis for Remote Work

Coronavirus

Future Hotel Acquisitions Will Not Target the Usual Suspects

Just because a company isn't in the business of renting out guest rooms to travelers doesn't mean they aren't attractive in the eyes of a hotel mergers-and-acquisitions team. Future hospitality M&A is going to be more creative than in prior decades.

Future Hotel Acquisitions Will Not Target the Usual Suspects

Coronavirus

Omicron Variant So Far Just a Speed Bump for Hotel Developers

Real estate developers haven’t slowed down or dimmed interest in the hotel sector during the pandemic, even in parts of the world suffering the most from new variants.

Omicron Variant So Far Just a Speed Bump for Hotel Developers

Hotels

Accor to Buy Paris Cabaret Le Lido From Sodexo

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Accor to Buy Paris Cabaret Le Lido From Sodexo

Coronavirus

Hotel Industry Faces Omicron Variant With Concerns About Travel Bans

We’re still weeks away from knowing just how much of an impact the Omicron variant will have on the travel industry. But companies can already discern just how much of a role government can have in altering the course of recovery.

Hotel Industry Faces Omicron Variant With Concerns About Travel Bans

Hotels

Accor’s All-Inclusive Resort Growth Plan Strengthens Company Grip on Luxury

Accor is staying busy with brand rollouts and expansion into newer sectors like all-inclusive resorts, but make no mistake: This is all about elbowing out the competition to win over luxury customers.

Accor’s All-Inclusive Resort Growth Plan Strengthens Company Grip on Luxury

Hotels

Accor’s New Brand Says a Lot About the Future of Luxury Hotels

Yes, it’s easy to scoff at Accor launching yet another brand. But inking deals with independent luxury hotel owners requires a collection the Paris-based hotel company didn’t readily have in its line-up of more than 40 brands.

Accor’s New Brand Says a Lot About the Future of Luxury Hotels