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Articles tagged “accor”

Hotels

This Hotel CEO Sees a Niche for Cool Brands in Smaller Cities

Folks in small cities still have money to spend on trendy bars and restaurants. There’s a new playbook for high-end, lifestyle hotels that doesn’t require a massive, global city to usher in success.

This Hotel CEO Sees a Niche for Cool Brands in Smaller Cities

Airlines

United CEO Aims to Beat Margin-Leader Delta and 9 Other Top Travel Stories

In Skift's top stories this week, United Airlines CEO Scott Kirby says the airline will beat margin leader Delta Air Lines by improving the passenger experience, Accor executives explain why the hotel giant has struggled to make inroads in the U.S., and American Airlines CEO Doug Parker expresses confidence that business travel will return to pre-pandemic levels.

United CEO Aims to Beat Margin-Leader Delta and 9 Other Top Travel Stories

Business Travel

How Travel Companies Are Meeting the Needs of the Emerging Super Commuter

Frequent business travelers are typically offered the most flexible rates, but now workers tentatively returning to the office are being targeted.

How Travel Companies Are Meeting the Needs of the Emerging Super Commuter

Coronavirus

Why Accor Struggles to Gain Traction in the U.S.

Some sort of marriage, whether an outright acquisition or more of a loyalty alliance, is necessary to give Accor stronger footing in the U.S. But the pandemic didn't provide any opportunity to capitalize on takeover bargains.

Why Accor Struggles to Gain Traction in the U.S.
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Hotels

Design The Future Video: The Role of Brand Purpose in Hospitality

In this video from the 2021 Skift Design The Future event, we hear from Accor’s chief luxury and premium brands officer, Alexander Schellenberger about creative, dynamic, and purpose-driven brand building in the post-pandemic era.

Design The Future Video: The Role of Brand Purpose in Hospitality

Hotels

China’s Choppy Hotel Recovery Sounds Warning Alarm for Global Developers

Even though the hotel industries in the U.S. and Europe have outperformed China in recent weeks, developers in these stronger markets should consider how their projects will be impacted by China’s closed borders remaining walled off.

China’s Choppy Hotel Recovery Sounds Warning Alarm for Global Developers

Hotels

Accor’s Lifestyle Ambition Shows Ancillary Revenue Isn’t Just for Airlines

Accor’s lifestyle hotels are more than a chic place to grab a drink or a bite to eat in your local neighborhood. They can be cash cows relative to some of their more mainstream sibling brands like Novotel.

Accor’s Lifestyle Ambition Shows Ancillary Revenue Isn’t Just for Airlines

Hotels

The Best of Daily Lodging Report for the Week Ending November 12

Asia's reopening continues at a glacial pace while analysts now think a full demand recovery in the U.S. isn't out of the question sometime next year.

The Best of Daily Lodging Report for the Week Ending November 12

Hotels

Hotel CEOs Make These Bold Predictions for 2022

The Delta variant didn’t evade major hotel companies from profitability on their most recent quarter. Barring some massive pandemic setback, many of these optimistic outlooks are possible.

Hotel CEOs Make These Bold Predictions for 2022

Hotels

Accor Wins Contract to Lodge Football Fans in Qatar During 2022 World Cup

A significant piece of business coming out of the pandemic, but the hotel group may struggle to house large numbers of visitors across the emirate's relatively small hotel and real estate portfolio.

Accor Wins Contract to Lodge Football Fans in Qatar During 2022 World Cup

Coronavirus

Accor’s Recovery Fueled by Asia’s Zero-Tolerance Covid Policies

The strict approach to new coronavirus cases in major Asia-Pacific countries has hotel companies like Accor banking on other parts of the world for faster, consistent returns to normal.

Accor’s Recovery Fueled by Asia’s Zero-Tolerance Covid Policies

Hotels

Hilton, Accor Won’t Have a China Growth Story to Tell Shareholders This Week

Hotel executives presented China as a definitive, massive growth opportunity to shareholders during the pandemic. But volatility in the development world as well as tough government oversight mean CEOs at companies like Hilton, Accor, and Wyndham need to find a new way to show strength.

Hilton, Accor Won’t Have a China Growth Story to Tell Shareholders This Week