Articles tagged “accorhotels”

Measuring the Value of Wellness to a Hotel Brand

Measuring the Value of Wellness to a Hotel Brand

Laura Powell, Skift

Every time you turn around these days, a major hotel company is announcing that it has hired a chief wellness officer. But will this wave of devotion to wellness be a phase or a long-lasting phenomenon? Look to the return on investment for that answer.

2 days ago

SBE CEO Warns of the Wal-Mart Risk in Hospitality

SBE CEO Warns of the Wal-Mart Risk in Hospitality

Deanna Ting, Skift

Can you ever really have the independence to do your own thing and have all that scale? SBE's Sam Nazarian will find out soon enough.

6 days ago

25hours Hotels Pilots Its Own Concierge Service for Local Communities

25hours Hotels Pilots Its Own Concierge Service for Local Communities

Deanna Ting, Skift

Another day, another attempt from a hotel company to reinvent the role of the hotel concierge.

3 weeks ago

AccorHotels Expects Voice Search to Be Revolutionary for Travel

AccorHotels Expects Voice Search to Be Revolutionary for Travel

Hannah Sampson , Skift

Voice search isn't ubiquitous for travel yet, but as consumers grow more comfortable with the technology, travel brands should be making major inroads too.

1 month ago

Hotel Art Becomes Integral to the Guest Experience

Hotel Art Becomes Integral to the Guest Experience

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Collecting eye-catching pieces of artwork is one way to set yourself apart from the competition.

2 months ago

High-End Hotels Can Use Art for the Bottom Line’s Sake

High-End Hotels Can Use Art for the Bottom Line’s Sake

Laura Powell, Skift

In this Instagram era, a hotel art collection can be framed as an insta-marketing tool. We talked with several art curators about how luxury hotels can use art as a platform for branding and creating local buzz.

2 months ago

Megatrends Video: The Hotel of the Future Is Here Today

Megatrends Video: The Hotel of the Future Is Here Today

Deanna Ting, Skift

This doesn’t mean every hotel has to be the same, or attempt to appeal to the lowest common denominator. It’s about individual hotels taking control of their unique identities but reconfiguring them so they appeal to the many, many needs all guests have today.

2 months ago

Video: Why AccorHotels Wants to Keep Collecting Brands

Video: Why AccorHotels Wants to Keep Collecting Brands

Patrick Whyte, Skift

If you have a company you want to sell, get in touch with AccorHotels.

2 months ago

Jin Jiang Is Buying Radisson Hotel Group

Jin Jiang Is Buying Radisson Hotel Group

Patrick Clark and Young-Sam Cho, Bloomberg

The great HNA hospitality unraveling continues. More interesting though, is what does this mean for Jin Jiang's other hospitality investments, including its 12 percent stake in AccorHotels?

2 months ago

What You Need to Know About the Possible Sale of Luxury Hotelier Belmond

What You Need to Know About the Possible Sale of Luxury Hotelier Belmond

Deanna Ting, Skift

Shareholders are no doubt elated, but luxury travelers are concerned. They don't want Belmond to become another Ritz-Carlton, and get folded into another mega-hospitality giant.

2 months ago

Hyatt’s $22 Million Charge Underscores Hotels’ Homesharing Struggles

Hyatt’s $22 Million Charge Underscores Hotels’ Homesharing Struggles

Deanna Ting, Skift

Seems like both Hyatt and AccorHotels are struggling to find ways to make private accommodations work with their current business models. But we don't think they should give up hope just yet.

3 months ago

AccorHotels’ High-End Acquisition Problem

AccorHotels’ High-End Acquisition Problem

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Two of Accor's high-end deals have failed to live up to expectations. The big question now is: Can the company fix things?

3 months ago