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AccorHotels announces new partnerships

AccorHotels has announced a partnership with TEG and Toruk The First Flight by Cirque du Soleil which will be touring Australia and New Zealand for the first time from September 1 and performing close to 100 shows.

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New management appointments for AccorHotels

AccorHotels has announced the following new appointments in Australia: Cleo Seaman has been appointed General Manager, Quay West Suites Sydney. Cleo joined Accor in November 2002 as Food and Beverage Manager at The Como Melbourne before moving to Front Office Manager in June 2005. In June 2006, Cleo commenced at The Sebel Melbourne as Operations Manager. She was appointed as General Manager …

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Guests offered ‘hotel package of a lifetime’ with Sofitel’s Golden Ticket

One of the most anticipated luxury hotel opening of the decade – Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour – is celebrating the launch of its online bookings by offering one lucky person the Golden Ticket of a lifetime. The Golden Ticket comprises 9 double pass tickets to events and quintessential Sydney experiences for two people. Some of the key events include tickets to …

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AccorHotels to acquire Travel Keys

AccorHotels has announced it has begun exclusive negotiations for the acquisition of 100% of Travel Keys, one of the leading players in the private vacation rental market. Founded in 1991, Travel Keys is a travel broker representing a luxury collection of over 5000 highly curated villas across more than 100 destinations across the Caribbean, Mexico, Hawaii & the United States, …

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Adding the personal touch in an age of digital communications goes a long way

There’s no replacing the personal touch in hospitality. In an age when chatbots and messaging platforms are speeding up communication, the importance of slowing down to talk with guests is more important than ever. According to a prediction of travel trends by Booking.com, travelers in 2017 will place huge importance on interacting with staff, and appreciate that the human touch is unique. While …

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AccorHotels and LinkedIn team up on app

All AccorHotels guests will be encouraged to use Business Check powered by LinkedIn, following the new partnerships. The mobile app allows travellers to identify people in their professional network who are based in the city they are in and suggests relevant profiles to connect with, enabling professionals to stay connected on the move. Romain Roulleau, senior vice president for e-commerce & …

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AccorHotels acquires onefinestay

AccorHotels has announced the acquisition of onefinestay, a high-end hospitality pioneer specializing in luxury serviced Home rental in key worldwide gateways, for £117m and makes a further commitment of €64m (£50m) to help the company scale internationally. Launched in 2010 in London by Greg Marsh (CEO and co-founder), Demetrios Zoppos, Tim Davey and Evan Frank (co-founders), the company today operates …

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Surprising collaboration: hotel-inspired short stories to debut in new book

A collection of short stories, edition de luxe is an epilogue to the Literary Collection of events held last year, a collaboration between MGallery by Sofitel hotels and Melbourne based literary and publishing institution, The Wheeler Centre. Published in partnership with The Wheeler Centre, the anthology compiles stories by some of Australia’s favourite authors, invited to participate in an MGallery …

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