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News / Startups
Charting the rise of SPACs in online travel
By Linda Fox | July 27, 2021
About eight travel companies have exited via special purpose acquisition company in recent months, as other SPACs continue to eye the sector. Read More
VIDEO: The push for direct - will hotels take a stand or accept a hand?
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VIDEO: The push for direct - will hotels take a stand or accept a hand?
By PhocusWire | July 14, 2021
Maud Bailly, CEO for Southern Europe at Accor, and Tim Davis, founder and managing director at PACE Dimensions, join Phocuswright analyst Lorraine Sileo to discuss the issues in play for the rest of... Read More
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News / Startups
Accor leads $16M investment in Treebo Hotels
By Linda Fox | July 1, 2021
As part of the partnership with Accor, Treebo's Hotel Superhero technology will be implemented in selected properties around the chain's portfolio. Read More
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News / Distribution
Hotel booking windows gradually lengthening as traveler confidence returns
By Linda Fox | May 13, 2021
Occupancy rates vary in different regions, according to a report, with China hitting rates of 60% and North America 50%, but Europe is still trailing at around 18%, attributed to a slower easing of... Read More
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News / Online
How pandemic-led consumer behaviors might play out in travel
By Linda Fox | March 18, 2021
We look at some of Euromonitor's consumer trends for 2021 and how they're impacting travel and its attempts to recover from the coronavirus pandemic. Read More
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News / Online
Hotels want to capitalize on the direct trend - but for how long?
By Linda Fox | March 8, 2021
Hotel giants are looking to push their loyalty schemes to continue any advantage in direct bookings built up over the pandemic. Read More
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News / Distribution
Accor posts €2B loss, lays out 2021 strategy
By Linda Fox | February 24, 2021
Accor plans to focus on its ALL loyalty program, further cost reduction and expansion in 2021. Read More
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News / Technology
Accor begins digital key rollout, plans 500 hotels in 2021
February 4, 2021
The hotel giant is planning for the digital key solution to be in 50% of its properties within five years. Read More
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News / Distribution
VIDEO: How the pandemic might impact travel loyalty programs
By Linda Fox | January 5, 2021
Travel loyalty programs will have to add flexible elements to their schemes to keep members with them. Read More
VIDEO: Is Asia a model for global travel recovery?
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VIDEO: Is Asia a model for global travel recovery?
By Jill Menze | December 17, 2020
At The Phocuswright Conference, a panel of experts discusses how local trends in Asia are impacting the global travel marketplace. Read More
Accor taps a trends, launches short-term vacation rental booking platform
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Accor taps a trends, launches short-term vacation rental booking platform
By Christina Jelski - Travel Weekly | December 14, 2020
Debuting with an inventory of more than 50,000 apartments, villas and chalets, Accor's Apartments & Villas site consolidates accommodations from the company's 15 extended stay hotel brands. Read More
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News / Online
10 learnings from 10 months of seismic changes in the travel industry
By Yeoh Siew Hoon - WebinTravel | October 12, 2020
Travel industry executives give their views on recovery in the travel industry at WebInTravel's TravelZero.0 event. Read More
Accor sees super-short booking window emerge, €200M cost-savings put into place
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Accor sees super-short booking window emerge, €200M cost-savings put into place
By Linda Fox | August 5, 2020
Outlining plans for a further €200 million in recurring savings, Accor's CEO described the current situation as “global, sudden, violent and unprecedented.” Read More
Top travel CEOs call for Trump, congressional leaders to step up COVID-19 testing efforts
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Top travel CEOs call for Trump, congressional leaders to step up COVID-19 testing efforts
By Jill Menze | July 28, 2020
Fourteen travel CEOs from brands including Hilton, Marriott, IHG and Wyndham are calling for federal action on COVID-19 testing. Read More
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News / Distribution
Hotels count the cost of updating hygiene protocols
By Linda Fox | June 4, 2020
Hotel operations platform Optii Solutions estimates that hotels need to set aside $130,000 each year per hotel, based on a 250-room U.S. leisure property running at 60% occupancy, for the new... Read More