- Hotel Development
Accor has announced the signing of V Villas Phuket - MGallery. The 24-pool villa resort, which will join the group's MGallery Hotel Collection, is being developed on a hilltop in Ao Yon Beach, Phuket, approximately 1 hour by road from Phuket International Airport and 20 minutes from Phuket Town.
The Fairmont El San Juan is not just the newest Fairmont property, it's also a landmark in Puerto Rico. Originally opened in 1958 as El San Juan Hotel, the oceanfront hotel officially joined the Group'sluxury portfolio on January 3rd, 2020.
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has unveiled an exciting new address showcasing the brand's signature Swiss hospitality excellence in Vietnam. Mövenpick Resort Waverly Phu Quoc is the first international premium resort to open along Phu Quoc's idyllic Ong Lang Beach, and is poised to become the destination of choice for family adventures, company trips, dream weddings, romantic honeymoons, and more.
Hotel mergers and acquisitions: Five things to look out for if you happen to be in the IT department
By Floor Bleeker – CIO MEA and Global Accor Strategic Programs
M&As can be painful and expensive and require careful planning, investment and change management in order to be successful, writes Accor’s Floor Bleeker. Here is his advice for thriving during the process.
By Arnaud Herrmann – Sustainable Development Director at AccorHotels
Arnaud Herrmann, VP Sustainable Development at AccorHotels Group, asks, and answers, four critical questions that hotel groups face when designing and implementing sustainability programs. These center on overcoming obstacles, identifying benefits, changing the mindset of owners, and designing buildings with sustainability in mind from the outset.
By Michael Innocentin – Vice President, E-Commerce & Digital at AccorHotels
Understanding how to put out social media fires should be a priority for all hospitality companies, though public relations missteps can trip up even the most established brands.
Recently the question has been asked at events, in social media posts and industry articles if revenue management is stuck in a rut. The authors assert that revenue management has not really advanced in the last 10 years and revenue managers are not doing anything differently than in the past.
Hotel schools, business schools and liberal arts programs produce thousands of graduates each year with all sorts of skillsets.
World-class distribution was once one of the key value-adds of signing up with a hotel chain or brand. Today, however, this advantage has been severely eroded to the point where independent properties can access better and more cost-effective distribution channels.
Accor has been prioritizing the safety and wellbeing of its customers and employees on a daily basis for more than 50 years. France currently faces a health crisis and the Group has decided to make its services available to front-line medical staff, to all French people engaged and mobilized in the fight against the spread of Covid-19, and to the most vulnerable populations.
Accor announce today the completion of its share buyback programme launched on January 20, 2020 for an amount of EUR300m. At completion, the Group acquired 10,175,309 shares at an average price of EUR29.
Based on the recommendation of the Compensation, Appointments and CSR Committee, the Board of Directors has decided on February 19, 2020, to propose the reappointment of Mrs. Iris Knobloch, currently Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors and Lead Director, for a three-year term.
Alwadi Hotel by MGallery Collection – Doha, Qatar
Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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