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Press Releases from Accor (15 total)

Accor becomes an official Roland-Garros supplier

Accor is to become official supplier of Roland-Garros for the next three editions of the tournament (from 2015 to 2017). As part of this partnership, the hotel group will have a reception area in the partners’ Village during the tournament, which will take place from May 24th to June 7th 2015. This will enable it to welcome many partners and investors from around the world. Roland-Garros will give

Novotel entices meeting planners with free nights

Accor, the leading international operator of hotels in Asia-Pacific and Thailand, announces a campaign to entice the meetings and events market to its Novotel hotels in Thailand. This comes on the heels of the Group’s 2012 Asia-Pacific Business Traveller Research, which found that Thailand is pushing ahead as one of the region’s top business travel hubs. For every 15 room nights booked as part of a residential meeting package at

Robert Murray appointed Chief Operating Officer for Accor in South East and Nort …

Accor, the largest operator of hotels in Asia Pacific announces the appointment of Robert Murray to the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer for Accor in South East and North East Asia. Formerly Senior Vice President for Accor Greater China, Robert joined Accor in 1993 and has since held various positions in Australia, New Zealand and has led Accor’s business in China since 2005. With Robert’s new appointment, he

Hotel De L'Opera is Unveiled in the Heart of Hanoi

Hotel de l’Opera Hanoi is the latest member of the MGallery Collection of unique hotels in downtown Hanoi. Located just steps away from the iconic Hanoi Opera House within the historical precinct of Hanoi, the hotel takes guests on a journey to the past and into the charm and allure of ‘A Night at the Opera’. “We are delighted with the addition of the Hotel de l’Opera Hanoi to

Accor introduces ibis to Japan

Accor, the leading international operator of hotels in Asia Pacific, introduces ibis Tokyo Shinjuku, the first ibis hotel in Japan located right in the heart of Tokyo’s Shinjuku centre and only three minutes away from the world’s busiest train station. This hotel will appeal to all travellers looking for an economy hotel offering all the major services at the best market value. “This addition of Accor’s strongest hotel brand will extend

Mercure to debut on the pristine island of Koh Chang, Thailand

Accor, the largest international hotel operator in Thailand, announced today the opening of Mercure Koh Chang Hideaway on Koh Chang, the second largest island in Thailand. Located on Bai Lan Bay, Mercure Koh Chang Hideaway is the only international hotel chain on Koh Chang. It has 1km of private beach and is just 4km away from the popular Lonely Beach and 3km from Bang Bao fishing village. Sonya Rossiter, Director

ibis opens a new hotel in South Korea’s largest port city

ibis, Accor’s worldwide economy hotel brand, announces the opening of ibis Ambassador Busan City Centre, a newly built hotel located in Busan’s commercial district, Bujeon-dong, and as the 4th ibis hotel in South Korea. “Busan is the largest port city in South Korea and is the second largest metropolis within the country which attracts both business and leisure travellers from all over the world. Accor sees Busan as a pivotal location

A new Mercure opens its door in Krabi

Accor, the largest international hotel operator in Asia Pacific and Thailand, announced today the opening of Mercure Krabi Deevana, a newly built hotel located in the ideal location of enchanting Krabi, one of Thailand’s most popular beach destinations. “We are very delighted to expand the Mercure brand network into Krabi, adding another Mercure hotel in Thailand’s famous leisure destinations which includes Pattaya, Chiang Mai, Phuket and Samui. Krabi is a

La Residence Hue joins the MGallery Collection of unique hotels

HUE, Vietnam, 17 August 2011 – Eight decades after French architects imagined an exquisite mansion in the heart of Vietnam, their vision is now fulfilled as La Residence Hotel and Spa joins the elite MGallery Collection – a collection of memorable and unique hotels by Accor. Introduced in 2008 by Accor, the largest international hotel operator in Vietnam, the hotels and resorts in the MGallery Collection are chosen from thousands of

Accor introduces the first MICE-dedicated Novotel to Thailand

Novotel Bangkok IMPACT, located in one of Asia’s largest Meeting, Incentives, Convention and Exhibition centres, is now open Accor, the leading international operator of hotels in Asia Pacific and Thailand, announces the opening of Novotel Bangkok IMPACT, the first Accor hotel in Thailand dedicated to the meetings and events market. This newly built hotel with 380 guest rooms and suites has been incorporated into the 140,000sqm IMPACT Arena, Exhibition and Convention Centre

Accor wins two awards for its CSR initiatives in Thailand

Accor recently received two awards - the PATA Grand Award 2011 and the AustCham Thailand Business Award 2010 - recognising its dedication and efforts in improving the lives of underprivileged children in Thailand and its initiatives in building awareness against HIV/Aids. Accor’s Yim Kids Foundation and Accor's ACT-HIV programme in Thailand won the PATA Grand Award 2011 under the ‘Education and Training’ category from the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA)

Two deluxe resorts join the MGallery Collection of unique hotels in Chiang Mai a …

These two properties take the number of MGallery properties in Thailand to three, suggesting that more travelers to the country are seeking out unique experiences MGallery is proud to announce the addition of two distinctive resorts to the collection of unique hotels in Thailand – Veranda High Resort Chiang Mai and Veranda Resort & Spa Hua Hin-Cha Am. MGallery is Accor’s label of upscale hotels. Each hotel within the collection

Accorhotels.com steps up expansion on the Web mobile channel with two new smartp …

Accor, already European’s leading Hotel Company in room booking using mobile, introduces Accorhotels.com applications for two smartphones: BlackBerry and Samsung (equipped with the new Bada operating system). They join the existing services dedicated to the mobile and especially the iPhone application launched more than a year ago. Users of Blackberry and Samsung Bada smartphones will have a dedicated application, providing access to more than 3,000 hotels around the world that operate

Accor enjoys a bumper year for expansion in Asia Pacific

A record number of hotels committed with over 70 new contracts signed for key markets in the region during 2010 Accor, the world’s largest operator of hotels, announced today the company signed over 70 new development contracts in Asia Pacific during 2010, which will add over 16,000 hotel rooms to the network. This record number of new contracts for a single year will ensure that Accor retains its leading position

Accor and IMPACT Exhibition Management team up to open Novotel Bangkok Impact

Accor, the largest international hotel operator in Thailand, announced today the signing of Novotel Bangkok Impact. Being developed by IMPACT Exhibition Management, Novotel Bangkok Impact will open in early 2011. This newly built hotel with 380 guest rooms and suites is to be integrated within the IMPACT Arena, Exhibition and Convention Center complex which has an indoor useable space of over 140,000 square metres and provides facilities and services for