Accor and Fairmont Programs to Merge in 2018by Sam Helmy
Fairmont President’s Club and Le Club Accor Hotels have confirmed that their loyalty programs will be rolled into one on July 2, 2018. As you can see it with the current SPG Marriott merger, when handled well, program mergers can produce some new opportunities, but can also have some downsides.
Do Le Club AccorHotels Points Expire?by Sam Helmy
Officially, yes, if you have no eligible stays in Accor properties over a 12-month period, your points will expire. However, based on the evidence we have seen, any points earning activity will extend the life of your points by 12 months from the date of that activity.
Book Fairmont, Raffles, and Swissotel on AccorHotel’s Websiteby Jess Farley
AccorHotels shareholders officially approved the purchase of Fairmont Raffles Hotels International (FRHI) at a general meeting on July 12, 2016, and the three hotels can now be booked directly through the Accor website. Similar to Marriott’s purchase of Starwood, the…
Accor’s Purchase Of Onefinestay Set To Unlock New Rewards Market?by Jess Farley
One small step for Accor Hotels, one giant leap for hotel operators worldwide. That is how I would describe Tuesday’s press release from Accor Hotels announcing the purchase of serviced luxury home rental company Onefinestay. Coming off the heels of…