Accor's Inge van Ooteghem believes the hotel company she works for is leading the way in the hotel sector regarding gender equality

Gender pay gap? Not an issue at Accor’s Ibis hotels

By Emma Eversham

Female employees earning less than their male counterparts is ‘not an issue’ within Accor’s Ibis hotels in the UK and Ireland says Inge van Ooteghem, SVP economy and budget hotels, and senior UK representative. 

Accor has posted its full year results for 2014, showing strong growth across its business

Accor delivers record performance in 2014

By Carina Perkins

Accor said its dramatic restructure paid off in 2014, with net profits up 77 per cent year-on-year on the back of strong operating performance across its business.

Accor has signed five new UK hotels, which will open in 2014 and 2015.

Accor expands UK porfolio with five new hotels

By Carina Perkins

International hotel operator Accor has strengthened its UK portfolio with the signing of five new hotels in London and Edinburgh due to open by the end of 2015. 

Accor is Europe’s largest hotel group with nearly 3,600 hotels and 460,000 rooms worldwide

Accor overhauls business to improve performance

By Luke Nicholls

Accor’s new chief executive has announced the business will be divided in two in a bid to maximise operational performance, generate sustainable growth and boost shareholder returns.

Global hotel operator Accor opened 266 new hotels in 2012

Accor reveals 'record' 2012, 266 new hotels opened

By Peter Ruddick

Global hotel operator Accor has revealed it opened a record 266 new hotels in 2012 as the company's move to managed and franchised venues helped grow gross revenue by 11 per cent.

Learning from other operators and sharing best practice can help hotels improve staff training

Training for consistency: hotels

By Peter Ruddick

With a hotel’s reputation increasingly made or broken in a single tweet or TripAdvisor review, increased guest expectations and the need to provide as good an F&B offer as any restaurant or bar, staff training is arguably more crucial in hotels than...

Accor has launched its first UK training academy with a pledge to create 3,500 new hotel jobs and take on a number of young, unemployed people in London

Accor to create 3,500 hotel jobs in three years

By Peter Ruddick & Luke Nicholls

Global hotel chain Accor has today launched its first UK training academy in Hammersmith as part of plans to invest £5m in employee training, creating 3,500 jobs in the country in the next three years and taking on young unemployed people in London.

Accor has posted increased revenue growth results in the first quarter of the year driven in the UK by 'remarkable' gains in London where it is opening a new Ibis in a shopping centre development in Shepherd's Bush

Accor reveals near record occupancy for London hotels

By Peter Ruddick

International hotel operator Accor has revealed in its first quarter results that increased revenue growth globally has been driven in the UK by a very strong period in London with occupancy rates at near record levels for the French company.

London hotels, like the Novotel London Bridge, were the driver behind revenue growth in the UK for Accor

Accor reveals record expansion in 2011

By Peter Ruddick

International hotel operator Accor opened a record 39,000 hotel rooms across its global estate last year, driven in part by franchise deals that saw 24 UK hotels converted to its Mercure brand.

The new Ibis brands

Accor to consolidate economy brands under Ibis name

By Emma Eversham

International hotel operator Accor is to consolidate its three economy brands – Ibis, Etap and All Seasons - under one name to help it better meet ‘changing consumer expectations.’

Accor's upscale hotels in the UK performed better than its economy hotels

Accor sales grow as room rates recover

By Lorraine Heller

The international hotel group Accor has seen revenues grow over the first half of the year as occupancy rates rise steadily and room rates start to recover.

The Dolphin Hotel has now become the Mercure Southampton Centre

Mercure opens 33rd hotel in Southampton

By Becky Paskin

Mercure Hotels, part of the Accor group, has opened its 33rd property in Southampton following a £3m refurbishment of The Dolphin Hotel


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