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SITE & SITE Foundation turn over a new Chapter in-person in Paris

Convening from the US, Canada, Egypt, Turkey, Ireland and Poland, and with others joining virtually, the international boards of directors and trustees of the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) and SITE Foundation concluded three days of in-person meetings in Paris on 21 October. The event was hosted by Accor at the Pullman Paris Tour Eiffel and The Molitor Paris M Gallery. These were ...

New vice-president to lead Accor’s development of luxury brands in Northern Europe

Hotel group Accor has announced the appointment of Maria Ashton (pictured) to the role of vice-president development luxury brands Northern Europe. Ashton’s career has spanned 15 years in hospitality and real estate, the majority of which were in senior leadership roles. Her strong international background was gained through hotel development, feasibility and asset management. This includes experi...

Accor research points to 25% revenue hike within the sector

Research from international hospitality group, Accor, reveals workers expect to make 25% more in revenue with the return of face-to-face interaction. As many await a decision regarding the easing of Covid regulations, Accor has revealed that sector professionals anticipate they will make an average of 23% more deals a year when they are able to speak to their contacts face-to-face, rather than usi...

Digital powerful – face-to-face valuable

Workers expect to make 25% more revenue when able to communicate with clients face-to-face, according to research from global hospitality group Accor. The research also indicated that face-to-face meetings were preferred over virtual, with 30% of respondents finding it difficult to gauge body language and nonverbal cues during virtual meetings. The teething problems with online meetings also obstr...

Accor and Microsoft ALL CONNECTING on launch of hybrid meeting concept

Global hotel and hospitality group Accor has announced it is collaborating with Microsoft on the of launch ALL CONNECT, a hybrid meetings concept supported by Microsoft Teams. Currently over half (55%) of Accor hotels with meeting rooms are providing hybrid meetings solutions to their clients. Launching in April 2021, the new ALL CONNECT concept will signify a resetting of the Accor hybrid meeting...