Articles tagged “accorhotels”

AccorHotels Chief Brand Officer: ‘We Need to Watch Google and Amazon Carefully’

AccorHotels Chief Brand Officer: ‘We Need to Watch Google and Amazon Carefully’

Deanna Ting, Skift

Smart hotel brands like AccorHotels know that the real threat isn't Airbnb or even their fellow hotel companies. It's the Googles, Tencents, Facebooks, Amazons, and Apples of the world.

6 days ago

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New Skift Report: Where Luxury is Going Next

New Skift Report: Where Luxury is Going Next

AccorHotels + Skift

Where is luxury going next? In a nutshell, everywhere. Today, luxury travelers can be found anywhere from second-tier cities to remote destinations in developing countries. And as travelers increasingly flock to novel places, expect hospitality companies to bookmark them as well.

6 days ago

Skift Tech Forum Preview: Accor’s Chief Digital Officer on Creating a Technology Roadmap

Skift Tech Forum Preview: Accor’s Chief Digital Officer on Creating a Technology Roadmap

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Maud Bailly has been at the heart of AccorHotels' recent transformation. She'll hopefully shed some light on the company's digital strategy and how it intends to use all its new acquisitions.

2 weeks ago

AccorHotels Buys Catering Tech Company Adoria

AccorHotels Buys Catering Tech Company Adoria

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Catering is a key growth area for AccorHotels and this deal complements a number of others it has done in the sector.

2 weeks ago

What Bathroom Amenities Can Tell Us About Luxury Hotels

What Bathroom Amenities Can Tell Us About Luxury Hotels

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Hotels can spend a surprising amount of time on bathroom amenities. Why? Because guests — especially big-spending ones — actually pay attention to what they put on their hair and body when they take a shower.

2 weeks ago

Why Luxury Hotels Spend So Much Time Choosing Bathroom Amenities

Why Luxury Hotels Spend So Much Time Choosing Bathroom Amenities

Laura Powell, Skift

The general manager of Le Royal Monceau, Raffles Paris once told us that "the bathroom says everything about a hotel." We agree. Focusing on the bathroom amenities — the soaps, lotions, and potions — provides a valuable insight into the brand story.

2 weeks ago

What Accor’s Interest in Air France-KLM Means for the Travel Industry

What Accor’s Interest in Air France-KLM Means for the Travel Industry

Deanna Ting, Skift

AccorHotels, Airbnb, and everyone else in travel are clearly thinking about what it'll take to be the "super brand of travel" before other mega brands like Amazon and Google deepen their own investments in the travel space.

2 weeks ago

AccorHotels Considers Buying Stake in Air France-KLM

AccorHotels Considers Buying Stake in Air France-KLM

Deanna Ting

If AccorHotels actually does invest in Air France-KLM that certainly would bring the company that much closer to being the full-service travel services company/brand that its CEO Sebastien Bazin has said he wants it to become.

2 weeks ago

The Most Highly Compensated Hotel CEOs of 2017

The Most Highly Compensated Hotel CEOs of 2017

Deanna Ting, Skift

We can only hope that a large portion of Steve Wynn's $34 million compensation from last year will go to his multiple alleged victims.

1 month ago

AccorHotels to Buy Chile’s Atton Hoteles

AccorHotels to Buy Chile’s Atton Hoteles

Deanna Ting, Skift

Is there anything out there AccorHotels won't buy at this point?

1 month ago

Skift Podcast: Why Accor Had No Choice But to Change

Skift Podcast: Why Accor Had No Choice But to Change

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Tune in for a candid conversation about the strategy behind AccorHotels' many acquisitions, why the company wants to be part of consumers' everyday lives, and what the CEO has learned from spending hundreds of millions of dollars on startups.

1 month ago

Potential Buyers Emerge for Historic Plaza Hotel

Potential Buyers Emerge for Historic Plaza Hotel

Patrick Clark and Gillian Tan, Bloomberg

Will the iconic Plaza Hotel ever actually get sold?

1 month ago