VIDEO: AccorHotels on adapting to shocks, localization and the road to digital
By Linda Fox | November 19, 2018
AccorHotels has been on a digital journey since 2014 when it announced its five-year digital transformation strategy. Read More
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Properly nabs $8.5M to grow housekeeping platform for vacation rental property managers
By Jill Menze | October 30, 2018
Properly has raised $8.5 million to expand its cleaning and operations management platform for vacation rental managers. Read More
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Shifts in European vacation rental as HomeToGo acquires Casamundo and Wimdu closes
By Linda Fox | October 8, 2018
Vacation rental metasearch specialist Hometogo buys Casamundo, with terms of the deal undisclosed. Read More
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Vacasa buys Oasis Collections, unseats Wyndham as top vacation rental company
By Jill Menze | October 2, 2018
Vacasa has acquired Oasis Collections, a home-share company with investment backing by Hyatt Hotels. According to Vacasa, the deal moves the Portland-based business ahead of Wyndham Vacation Rentals as... Read More
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AccorHotels leads €5M investment in Travelsify AI analytics platform
By Mitra Sorrells | September 27, 2018
AccorHotels has led a €5 million round in Travelsify, a content analytics platform that uses artificial intelligence to help brands differentiate and monetize their products.   Read More
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August's hotel tech news in 1000 words
August's hotel tech news in 1000 words
By Simone Puorto | September 4, 2018
This is a viewpoint by Simone Puorto. Washington Post columnist Michael Dirda once wrote that "August is hardly the month to start working your way through the works of German philosophers", and th Read More
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In the green room at Phocuswright with... Maud Bailly
In the green room at Phocuswright with... Maud Bailly
By PhocusWire | September 3, 2018
Joining AccorHotels in 2017 as chief digital officer, overseeing distribution, sales, data and information systems - Bailly presents a keynote at the Phocuswright Conference 2018. Read More
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Surveying the travel startup landscape, part 3: The support systems
Surveying the travel startup landscape, part 3: The support systems
By Mitra Sorrells | August 20, 2018
In the last few years, several support programs have launched to help entrepreneurs evaluate, develop and grow their innovative ventures across every aspect of travel and tourism.  Read More
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Reimagining customer experience, part 4: Hospitality happenings
By Mitra Sorrells | July 30, 2018
Deloitte recently surveyed more than 6,600 hotels guests who have collectively stayed at 25 brands across different hotel tiers to find out what makes a great hotel experience.   Read More
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AccorHotels abandons Air France-KLM deal, earlier buys kick in
By Linda Fox | July 26, 2018
AccorHotels backs away from plan to acquire a minority stake in Air-France KLM. Read More
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How AccorHotels uses biometrics to unlock travelers' wants and needs
By Linda Fox | July 24, 2018
Le Club AccorHotels is looking to gain deeper insight on customers through Seeker, an initiative that uses biometrics to track responses and get closer to what travelers want. Read More
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VIDEO: AccorHotels on facing up to digital and not dying
By PhocusWire | May 24, 2018
A string of acquisitions into new areas of hospitality and a focus on digital services have made AccorHotels one of the chains to watch in recent years. Read More
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Phocuswright Europe 2018 Preview: Maud Bailly on a revolution in habits
By PhocusWire | May 15, 2018
Ahead of Phocuswright Europe, she outlines the need for "responsible personalization," what the role of a CDO entails and AccorHotels' plans for the future. Read More
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Ctrip and AccorHotels expand partnership to enhance services for Chinese travelers
By Mitra Sorrells | April 23, 2018
The more than 300 million registered users that book trips through online travel agency Ctrip will now have more personalized options and service from AccorHotels.  Read More
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OneFineStay eyes business travel expansion through MagicStay deal
OneFineStay eyes business travel expansion through MagicStay deal
By Kevin May | February 19, 2018
AccorHotels-owned upmarket rental brand OneFineStay is targeting corporates as part of an ongoing expansion plan to reach beyond high-end leisure travelers. Read More
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