måndag 3 juni 2013 | hotel
Accor: 2,000 Hotels Offering Meetings and Events Facilities
Accor’s network of hotels with meeting capacities is growing fast, supported by the Group’s strong expansion. Accor has unveiled IMEX Frankfurt, its new milestone of a network of 2,000 Meetings & Events hotels. With a secured pipeline of 250 hotels to open in the 2 coming years, Accor should offer meeting facilities to business clients and meeting planners in 2,250 hotels by 2015.
The Group has more than 10,400 meeting rooms, in 90 countries, in key business hubs, city centers, airports & incentive destinations. Recent openings of hotels with meeting capacities include Sofitel Al Khobar The Corniche in Abu Dhabi, Pullman Dubai Deira City Centre, Pullman London St Pancras, Pullman Jakarta Central Park, MGallery Carlton Lyon, Novotel Sofia, Novotel Moscow City or Mercure Rosa Khutor Hotel in Sochi.
Dedicated to business clients.
“With 2,000 Meetings venues, on all segments from economy to luxury, we have designed a comprehensive offer and strong expertise for meeting planners, adapted to every meeting objective and profile of participants,” said Carlo Olejniczak, Senior Vice President Global Sales.” In each of our hotels, a team of professionals (events managers, banqueting and F&B specialists, chefs, audiovisual & IT experts) is dedicated to our business clients. Their unique know-how is key to organize all types of events - from small meetings or incentives to large conventions, with a customized service approach."
Accor is the leader on the Meetings & Events market in the Europe, Middle East and Africa zone, with 1,400 hotels offering Meetings & Events capacities and 7,000 meeting rooms. More than 180,000 events were organized last year.
The group’s future openings of meeting facilities will be mainly located in high growth markets: 64% in Asia Pacific, 11% in Latin America and 6% in Africa Middle East. Key flagships to open include: Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa, Sofitel So Singapore, Pullman Saigon Centre, Pullman Brussels Midi and Novotel Moscow City.