Accor Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Accor.

Results 1 - 20 of 110 in Accor

  1. UPDATE 2-Edenred shares hit by CEO's surprise resignationRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | Reuters

    The surprise resignation of the man widely credited for turning France's Edenred into a world leader in prepaid cards and meal vouchers prompted a near-3 percent fall in the company's share price on Monday. Chairman and Chief Executive Jacques Stern has won plaudits for his leadership since the company was spun off from hotels group Accor in 2010 but leaves before completion of Edenred's "Invent 2016" strategy plan.

    Comment?

  2. UPDATE 2-Edenred shares hit by CEO's surprise resignationRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | Reuters

    The surprise resignation of the man widely credited for turning France's Edenred into a world leader in prepaid cards and meal vouchers prompted a near-3 percent fall in the company's share price on Monday. Chairman and Chief Executive Jacques Stern has won plaudits for his leadership since the company was spun off from hotels group Accor in 2010 but leaves before completion of Edenred's "Invent 2016" strategy plan.

    Comment?

  3. Accor reinforces its presence in Cuba with the contract for the Pullman Cayo CocoRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | Bottom Line

    ... housing and registration for 2015 opens later this year. On the occasion of the French President's visit to Cuba, Accor announces the signature of a management contract with Gran Caribe (Ministry of Tourism) for the Pullman Cayo Coco hotel in Cuba. ...

    Comment?

  4. Gaynor Reid has been named Director of Communications, Asia Pacifc at Accor in Singapore, SingaporeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Hospitality Net

    Accor Immeuble Odyssey, 110 avenue de France Paris, 75013 France Phone: +33 1 45 38 86 00 Fax: +33 1 45 38 85 95 Visit Website Gaynor has been with Accor Hotels for 15 years and was most recently Director of Communications - Asia Pacific. She will oversee both internal and external communications, together with sustainable development in the region, and will also sit on the group's Executive Committee for Asia Pacific.

    Comment?

  5. Sale of 29 hotels in Germany and the Netherlands under a 234 million Sales & Franchise-back agreementRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Bottom Line

    As part of the restructuring of HotelInvest's assets, Accor announces the sale and franchise-back of 29 hotels in Germany and the Netherlands for a total value of 234 million. The selling price amounts to 209m.

    Comment?

  6. Accor to sell 29 hotels for $257 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | MarketWatch

    French hotel group Accor SA said Wednesday it is selling 29 hotels in Germany and the Netherlands for 234 million euros as part of a sale and franchise-back deal. The company--which operates hotel chains including Sofitel, Pullman, Mercure and Ibis--said that the selling price for the hotels amounts to EUR209 million and the buyer will carry out renovations worth EUR25 million.

    Comment?

  7. Gulf Tourists Flock to Munich's Luxury Lifestyle as Paris FadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. An employee holds a guest room key card in this arranged photograph at the reception desk inside a Sofitel luxury hotel, operated by Accor SA, in Munich, German.

    Comment?

  8. Hotels Still Weary of Booking.com Pricing DominanceRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | Skift

    ... interests of consumers. We will continue to cooperate with the NCAs on this matter." Meanwhile, Paris-headquartered Accor hotels is taking a wait-and-see approach about the pacts with Booking.com in the three countries. Vivek Badrinath, Accor's ...

    Comment?

  9. Accor Acquires Fastbooking to Enhance Hotels' Digital PerformanceRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | Skift

    Accor realizes that digital services are a strategic imperative for its hotels and the hotel industry in general and the hotel group is doing all it can to bring those skills in-house. While companies such as Booking.com and Alibaba invest in providing digital services to hotels, Paris-based Accor decided to bring these skills in-house by acquiring France-based Fastbooking .

    Comment?

  10. Accor accelerates its digital strategy by taking over FASTBOOKINGRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Hospitality Net

    Accor Immeuble Odyssey, 110 avenue de France Paris, 75013 France Phone: +33 1 45 38 86 00 Fax: +33 1 45 38 85 95 Visit Website Accor today announces the take-over of FASTBOOKING, a digital services provider for the hotel industry. A French company founded in 2000, FASTBOOKING provides daily support to nearly 4,000 hotels worldwide.

    Comment?

  11. Europe close: Greek uncertainty drags on stocksRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | Live Charts

    ... reported sales by approximately 4.5%. Syngenta AG slumped after reporting first-quarter sales that missed estimates. Accor SA rallied after it reported an increase in first-quarter sales that beat analysts' estimates. Abertis Infraestructuras SA ...

    Comment?

  12. Nestle Struggles with Sales, Syngenta Revenues PlungeRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | Ticker

    4:00 PM Frankfurt - Accor first-quarter sales climbed 8% to 1.2 billion. Nestle quarterly sales barely increased 0.5%. Syngenta said quarterly plunged 14% to $4 billion. In London trading, FTSE 100 index slumped 1% or 72.60 to 6,987.85 and in ...

    Comment?

  13. Europe midday: Stocks slide as Greek debt repayment loomsRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | Live Charts

    ... Kocherlakota said. Syngenta slides Syngenta AG slumped after reporting first-quarter sales that missed estimates. Accor SA rallied after it reported an increase in first-quarter sales that beat analysts' estimates. Ayngenta AG declined after ...

    Comment?

  14. Europe open: Indices mixed ahead of Eurozone and US inflationRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | Live Charts

    ... adding that currency headwinds reduced reported sales by approximately 4.5%. The company's shares were broadly flat. Accor SA rallied after it reported an increase in first-quarter sales that beat analysts' estimates. Ayngenta AG declined after ...

    Comment?

  15. Accor first quarter sales accelerate, caution on France, BrazilRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | Vallejo News

    Accor , Europe's largest hotel group, said on Thursday sales growth accelerated in the first-quarter, driven by robust demand for hotel rooms across most regions. The world's fourth-largest hotel group however remained cautious on Brazil, where the economy was slowing, and on France where the deadly attacks by Islamist militants in Paris in January weighed on demand for budget hotels.

    Comment?

  16. Gilles Clavie: We Need to Go Further and Strengthen Sofia's Visibility AbroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Sofia News Agency

    ... professional career as a consolidation and group financial reporting Manager in Eridania Beghin-Say in 1993. He joined Accor Group in Paris in 2001 as Reporting Director for the business and leisure hotels segment. He held a position of a Financial ...

    Comment?

  17. By Daniel LebretRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Hospitality Net

    The new trend of collaborative consumption has rattled many businesses, particularly in the hospitality and travel industries. With companies such as Bla Bla Car, Airbnb and Uber making waves around the world, how are other existing players reacting to these new competitors? On Tuesday the 24th ofMarch, Les Mardis de l'ESSEC had the privilege of hosting Sebastien Bazin, CEO of the ACCOR group and Olivier Gremillon, Managing Director of Airbnb at ESSEC Business School to gain inside information on what these companies actually think about each other.

    Comment?

  18. Accor vs Airbnb | By Daniel LebretRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Hospitality Net

    ESSEC Business School Paris Avenue Bernard Hirsch, BP 105 Cergy Pontoise Cedex, 95021 France Phone: + 33 1 3443 3173 Fax: + 33 1 3443 3001 Visit Website The new trend of collaborative consumption has rattled many businesses, particularly in the hospitality and travel industries. With companies such as Bla Bla Car, Airbnb and Uber making waves around the world, how are other existing players reacting to these new competitors? On Tuesday the 24th ofMarch, Les Mardis de l'ESSEC had the privilege of hosting Sebastien Bazin, CEO of the ACCOR group and Olivier Gremillon, Managing Director of Airbnb at ESSEC Business School to gain inside information on what these companies actually think about each other.

    Comment?

  19. Arantxa Balson Named Chief Human Resources Officer for AccorRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | Hotel News Resource

    Arantxa Balson will join Accor as Chief Human Resources Officer. She will be a member of the Group's Executive Committee and her appointment will be effective as of May 4th 2015.

    Comment?

  20. By Daniel LebretRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Hospitality Net

    The new trend of collaborative consumption has rattled many businesses, particularly in the hospitality and travel industries. With companies such as Bla Bla Car, Airbnb and Uber making waves around the world, how are other existing players reacting to these new competitors? On Tuesday the 24th ofMarch, Les Mardis de l'ESSEC had the privilege of hosting Sebastien Bazin, CEO of the ACCOR group and Olivier Gremillon, Managing Director of Airbnb at ESSEC Business School to gain inside information on what these companies actually think about each other.

    Comment?