A historic 12 months for the Group with file openings and signings, and robust acceleration within the life-style sector, primarily as a result of acquisition of 14 new manufacturers that vastly strengthened the Group’s portfolio on this section.
With 100,000 guestrooms opened in 2018 – together with natural progress and acquisitions – the Group consolidated its presence and worldwide management within the quickest rising markets with sturdy, iconic and complementary manufacturers, with the flexibility to satisfy all expectations, together with these of consumers and house owners.
Accor strengthened its growth momentum and posted a file efficiency stage with virtually 500 accommodations signed in 2018, representing 110 extra accommodations signed as compared with 2017.
Gaurav Bhushan, Chief Improvement Officer at Accor, commented, “As soon as once more this 12 months, the Group has proved its capability to push its personal limits. Only one 12 months in the past, Accor consolidated its worldwide footprint by passing the symbolic milestone of 100 international locations. By no means in its historical past had Accor opened as many accommodations as in 2018. The Group additionally dramatically strengthened its place within the Way of life sector. In a really brief time, our groups have efficiently assembled a robust and complete model portfolio on this market, thereby responding to very excessive demand throughout all segments for manufacturers from financial system to luxurious.”
Vacationers are all the time extra attuned to distinctive manufacturers, with sturdy personalities, which are concurrently city working environments and locations to socialize and revel in new experiences. Seeing artworks, tasting authentic dishes and cocktails, having fun with the scent of floral bouquets and important oils, touching positive wooden and touchscreens – the life-style market continues to develop and has an important progress within the trade, and Accor is awakening our 5 senses by ground-breaking experiences. Every model is positioned in a clearly distinct area. Accor’s life-style accommodations are welcoming and fashionable places that supply:
Distinctive locations
Daring interiors, usually created by famend designers
Open residing areas for working, socializing and having fun with new experiences
Music and leisure• Pleasant, open and casual groups
And a wealthy and assorted F&B providing, which represents a big a part of the resort’s income: restaurant ideas, bars, golf equipment, mixology lounges, and many others., in areas opening out onto the town: on terraces and rooftops

Overview of the 14 resort brandswhich joined the Accor universe in 2018(in chronological order of acquisition, figures from finish of 2018)
In a really brief time, Accor has efficiently assembled a robust and complete model portfolio, enabling it to deal with its prospects throughout all segments, from luxurious to financial system. With the acquisition of 14 prestigious manufacturers in 2018, the Group has continued to develop strongly and plans to advance the enlargement of its portfolio, notably with the event of manufacturers on a world scale and by consolidating its management in key markets and segments.

Atton Hoteles: 10 accommodations – 2,013 rooms – Four international locations – Three accommodations beneath growth

Mantra with the manufacturers Artwork Collection, Peppers, Mantra and Breakfree: 137 accommodations & 24,664 rooms – Three international locations – 9 accommodations beneath growth

Mantis: 28 accommodations – 587 rooms – 11 international locations – 10 accommodations beneath growth

Mövenpick Motels & Resorts: 86 accommodations – 21,259 rooms – 25 international locations – 52 accommodations beneath growth

21C Museum Motels: 10 accommodations which are becoming a member of the MGallery assortment

sbe with the manufacturers Delano, SLS, The Home of Originals, Mondrian & Hyde: 18 accommodations – 6,662 rooms – 17 accommodations & 3,034 rooms beneath developpement. sbe additionally boasts and develops residential merchandise.

Tribe: One 126-room resort in Australia – 10 scheduled openings with 1,700 rooms in Europe and Asia Pacific, 50 accommodations being beneath negotiation worldwide.
Main opening and signings all through 2018
“The signings in 2018 will translate into file openings throughout all segments, particularly with Raffles, which is able to open its first resort in america, the SO/ model, which is able to grow to be established in a number of engaging areas, in addition to some nice new resort openings within the midscale and financial system segments.” stated Gaurav Bhushan, Chief Improvement Officer at Accor.
Asia-Pacific: The Group has established its management with greater than 500 accommodations and virtually 100,000 rooms within the pipeline in addition to the symbolic signing of the model’s first Orient Specific resort in Bangkok (154 rooms)What have been the highlights of 2018?
Opening of Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi (112 rooms)
Opening of Novotel Melbourne South Warf, in Australia (347 rooms)
Signing of the Ibis Types Tokyo Bay, in Japan (261 rooms)
North and Central America: Accor continued its enlargement with a complete of close to 30 accommodations and virtually 5,000 rooms within the pipeline together with the signing of the primary Raffles within the US, in Boston (187 rooms)What have been the highlights of 2018?
Opening of Fairmont Austin and its 1,048 rooms
Ibis Types Merida Galerias, in Mexico (140 rooms)
South America: Accor has over 110 accommodations and virtually 15,000 rooms within the pipeline, notably with the return of the Sofitel model – the primary resort on the continent in 10 years – with the signing of Sofitel Calablanca Baru (187 rooms) What have been the highlights of 2018?
Opening of Novotel Santiago Providencia, in Chile (178 rooms)
Opening of Novotel São Paulo Berrini, in Brazil (209 rooms)
Europe: Over 300 accommodations and virtually 40,000 rooms within the pipeline, the opening of the primary Raffles in Poland, in Warsaw, in addition to the primary Tribe property, in Glasgow. What have been the highlights of 2018?
Opening of Raffles Europjeski Warsaw, in Poland (106 rooms)
Opening of Mercure Kaliningrad, in Russia (167 rooms)
Africa & Center East: 170 accommodations and 42,000 rooms, together with prestigious signings reminiscent of Pullman Accra in Ghana (363 rooms) What have been the highlights of 2018?
Opening of Ibis Sfax, in Tunisia (187 rooms)
Opening of Fairmont Riyadh, in Saudi Arabia (304 rooms)
Signing of MGallery Downtown Dubai (204 rooms)
Signing of SO/ Doha Qatar (321 rooms)
The growth in residential merchandise: The Group has continued to develop considerably in resort residences for long-term stays (289 current resort residences and 65 within the starting stage) and branded personal residences (17 current resort residences and 51 within the starting stage), with 28 resort manufacturers which are obtainable as residential merchandise. In 2018, we will discover the opening of Adagio Amsterdam Amstelveen (151 residences, the signing of Pullman Residing Accra Metropolis Airport (363 residences) and likewise the signing of SO/ Uptown Dubai Residences (215 residences).

ABOUT ACCORHOTELS
Accor is a world-leading augmented hospitality group providing distinctive and significant experiences in 4,800 accommodations, resorts, and residences throughout 100 international locations. With an unrivalled portfolio of manufacturers from luxurious to financial system, Accor has been offering hospitality savoir-faire for greater than 50 years.
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