Tag: Accor

Tunnels scanning cars

Meet the city that’s leaving cars behind. A capital city recently announced its plans to build 350 km bike lanes by 2025 to promote sustainable transportation. With a well-established public transportation system in place, these bike lanes are expected to further reduce congestion and improve air quality in the city. But the benefits of smart transport […]

Cities are sold out for the Summer đź—˝

→ Subscribe to our newsletter for a weekly curation of the top travel news, straight to your inbox. Here is your weekly overview of the top news around travel innovation, trends and startups: Berlin, NYC and Dublin sold out for the summer. This summer, business travel is booming. Not only are companies enjoying that staff can travel more […]

Accor CEO Sebastien Bazin says business travel down 10% long term

Accor CEO Sebastien Bazin believes business travel will “never return to the new normal” and that in the long term corporate numbers likely sit around 10% less than they were pre-COVID. Short term, until mid-2021, he estimates business travel will be down 25% to 30%. “Longer term, my expectation is going to be it will […]

Welcome To Accor’s New Business Model

AccorHotels has announced it’s embarking on a new strategy that will see the global hotelier sell the rooms of independent hotels (for a commission of course) and also provide them with technology services, much like a modern Online Travel Agent. The big difference of course is that Accor also owns or operates 3700 properties in […]