Articles tagged “accorhotels”

Singapore’s Iconic Raffles Hotel Is Adding a Co-Working Space

Singapore’s Iconic Raffles Hotel Is Adding a Co-Working Space

Katrina Nicholas, Bloomberg

Co-working is entering the hotel space more and more, and even going luxe when the historic Raffles Hotel in Singapore reopens later this year, just as we predicted last year.

6 days ago

Accor Launches New Loyalty Program and 8 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Accor Launches New Loyalty Program and 8 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Isaac Carey, Skift

This week in hospitality, Accor undergoes a rebrand, Oyo and Yahoo partner up for home rentals in Japan, and Best Western buys luxury brand WorldHotels.

3 weeks ago

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Executive Q&A: How ibis Is Making Moves to Become an Experiential Brand

Executive Q&A: How ibis Is Making Moves to Become an Experiential Brand

AccorHotels + Skift

In the past, economy hotels have often been constrained in terms of the designs, experiences, and personalized offerings they could provide guests. But ibis is taking steps to prove that economy brands can compete when it comes to experiential offerings.

1 month ago

Hotels Finally Embrace Homesharing: Now What?

Hotels Finally Embrace Homesharing: Now What?

Deanna Ting, Skift

Just as challenging as it is for Airbnb to offer more hotel-like options, it seems in some ways even more daunting for hotel companies to start offering more Airbnb-like accommodations.

3 months ago

10 Largest Travel Acquisitions of 2018

10 Largest Travel Acquisitions of 2018

Dennis Schaal, Skift

These were the 10 biggest deals in travel in 2018. Were they the smartest decisions? We'll know in a few years. Hospitality-related acquisitions dominated our list; the online travel agencies made some big investments, but were absent as big buyers.

3 months ago

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CEO Interview: Franck Gervais of AccorHotels Europe, on What European Hospitality Looks Like Today

CEO Interview: Franck Gervais of AccorHotels Europe, on What European Hospitality Looks Like Today

AccorHotels + Skift

Europe’s appetite for cutting-edge design, community-driven approaches, and contemporary food and beverage concepts is constantly evolving. Hotel brands, developers, and other leaders in the industry should take note.

3 months ago

AccorHotels Wants to Buy Out Its Largest Eastern European Franchisee

AccorHotels Wants to Buy Out Its Largest Eastern European Franchisee

Deanna Ting, Skift

Why go asset light when you can be asset right, or get into "active asset management" as AccorHotels likes to call it?

4 months ago

Why AccorHotels’ Mergers Strategy Is Winning Over Investors: New Skift Research

Why AccorHotels’ Mergers Strategy Is Winning Over Investors: New Skift Research

Rebecca Stone, Skift Research

From co-working spaces to restaurant reservations, AccorHotels has demonstrated its willingness to make acquisitions, investments, or strategic partnerships outside of hospitality. It is all in an effort to become an all-in-one experience platform serving consumers no matter what their needs are, and investors seem to like it.

4 months ago

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CEO Interview: How AccorHotels Is Rethinking Its Food and Beverage Strategy

CEO Interview: How AccorHotels Is Rethinking Its Food and Beverage Strategy

AccorHotels + Skift

From the simplest inn to the fanciest five-star resort, hotels are adding food and beverage concepts to their amenity offerings. Not only are these designed to make money, but they’re expected to attract locals and create social media buzz.

4 months ago

Onefinestay CEO Departs to Lead Serviced Apartment Brand Sweet Inn

Onefinestay CEO Departs to Lead Serviced Apartment Brand Sweet Inn

Deanna Ting, Skift

We know what you're all thinking: Can Onefinestay be saved? Was AccorHotels' decision to buy a private rental business the right move? Or should it have partnered with one instead?

4 months ago

The Big-Money Reinvention of the Humble Hostel: A Skift Deep Dive

The Big-Money Reinvention of the Humble Hostel: A Skift Deep Dive

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Money is flowing into the hostels market and established hotel companies want a piece. Will this new corporatization cost hostels the soul of their original mission?

4 months ago

Why Accor Won’t Let Movenpick Swallow Its New Little Sister Swissotel in Asia

Why Accor Won’t Let Movenpick Swallow Its New Little Sister Swissotel in Asia

Raini Hamdi, Skift

A new history is being charted for Movenpick and Swissotel, two Swiss hotel brands that are now under Accor, and much of that action is happening in the Asia-Pacific region. Asian owners and Accor competitors are watching closely.

4 months ago