Articles tagged “fairmont”

Central Asia’s New Silk Road Offers Vast Tourism Potential

Central Asia’s New Silk Road Offers Vast Tourism Potential

Nadejda Popova, Euromonitor International

Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, and Kazakhstan meet chicken-and-egg. An effort to revive the old Silk Road could mean huge tourism potential for those countries whose economies for so long were dependent on natural resources, especially as outbound Chinese travel grows. But how projects and the timing line up will play a huge role.

8 months ago

Destinations Push Green Credentials to Entice Luxury Travelers

Destinations Push Green Credentials to Entice Luxury Travelers

Laura Powell, Skift

While many destinations are upping their sustainability game, a few are actually actively promoting it as a way to attract higher-end visitors. Monaco and Slovenia are trying to prove that selling green will positively color tourism perceptions ... and revenues.

9 months ago

AccorHotels Using Biometrics as Marketing Ploy for Loyalty Members

AccorHotels Using Biometrics as Marketing Ploy for Loyalty Members

Deanna Ting, Skift

It'd be so much more interesting to see if and how this kind of biometrics data can truly inform our travel experiences.

1 year ago

AccorHotels Finally Combines Fairmont, Raffles, and Swissôtel Loyalty Programs With Its Own

AccorHotels Finally Combines Fairmont, Raffles, and Swissôtel Loyalty Programs With Its Own

Deanna Ting, Skift

There's so much more AccorHotels could be doing with its loyalty program, including integrating it with its Accor Local mobile app. For now, however, the company seems more focused on making sure it doesn't upset any elite loyalty members from Fairmont, Raffles, and Swissôtel.

1 year ago

New York’s Historic Plaza to Change Ownership in $600 Million Sale

New York’s Historic Plaza to Change Ownership in $600 Million Sale

Gillian Tan, Bloomberg

Uncertainty about the ownership of this iconic hotel has been going on for years. Let's just hope the new owners can maintain and, in some cases, restore the glamour and grandeur of it for generations to come.

1 year ago

Accor’s New CEO for Luxury Hotels Wants to Protect Brand Integrity in a Crowded Field

Accor’s New CEO for Luxury Hotels Wants to Protect Brand Integrity in a Crowded Field

Greg Oates, Skift

Because the rewards are so big, luxury is always a noisy sector. Accor is smart to give the group its own CEO while it continues to acquire companies and focus on integration.

3 years ago

Accor Finalizes $2.7 Billion Purchase of Fairmont Raffles

Accor Finalizes $2.7 Billion Purchase of Fairmont Raffles

Deanna Ting, Skift

AccorHotels is making some smart, strategic moves, whether it's buying up luxury alternative accommodations provider Onefinestay or adding these three storied luxury brands to its hotel collection.

3 years ago

AccorHotels’ Acquisition of Fairmont, Raffles, Swissotel Brands Clears Antitrust Regulations

AccorHotels’ Acquisition of Fairmont, Raffles, Swissotel Brands Clears Antitrust Regulations

Deanna Ting, Skift

AccorHotels is now one step closer to purchasing the Fairmont, Raffles, and Swissotel brands for $2.9 billion.

3 years ago

Accor Buys Fairmont, Raffles and Swissotel Brands for $2.9 Billion

Accor Buys Fairmont, Raffles and Swissotel Brands for $2.9 Billion

Jason Clampet, Skift

AccorHotels is one of the smarter travel brands right now. Its larger rivals should take note.

4 years ago

Best Travel Ads This Week: A Day in the Life of Employees at Google, Fairmont and More

Best Travel Ads This Week: A Day in the Life of Employees at Google, Fairmont and More

Joyce Manalo, Skift

Getting behind the wheel of a global company as an engineer, CEO or a bartender can be fun and informative for both brands and loyal customers.

4 years ago

Middle East Hotel Forecast 2014: Fairmont Group

ArabianBusiness.com Staff, Hotelier Middle East

Keeping track of the different strategies of Fairmont and its Canadian counterpart Four Seasons makes for interesting hospitality watching.

6 years ago

Hotel Chains Are the Most Digitally Adept Brands in the Middle East

Hotel Chains Are the Most Digitally Adept Brands in the Middle East

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Luxury brands across all sectors are entering the Middle East to tap into the local and visitor base of high-spending customers. Their online presence is as, if not more, important than their on-the-ground services.

6 years ago