• Sofitel Beijing Central opens its gilded doors

    The Sofitel Beijing Central is now open for business, marking Accor's 1100th hotel in the Asia-Pacific region. Located in the heart of Beijing's bustling civic and diplomatic area, the luxury property provides easy access to nearby attractions such as Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City an...

    POSTED 6 Jun, 2019 0 Comments

  • Raffles Shenzhen is Accor's newest star hotel

    Raffles' newest hotel is now open for business in the midst of Shenzhen's bustling CBD. Situated on One Shenzhen Bay, with direct connections to the Qianhai Economic Zone in the Nanshan District, the Raffles Shenzhen is well-located for business travellers. Guests check-in on the 34th floo...

    POSTED 24 May, 2019 4 Comments

  • Accor promises no devaluations in new ALL scheme, Accor Plus to stay

    Accor’s new ALL loyalty scheme aims to bring the loyalty programs of its existing brands and recent acquisitions under one roof, while also introducing additional Diamond and Black tier levels for Accor’s most valuable customers. The idea for a loyalty scheme encompassing the entire ...

    POSTED 27 Mar, 2019 9 Comments

  • Accor ALL hotel loyalty scheme to get Diamond, Black status tiers

    Accor Hotels' new ALL loyalty scheme, which replaces the LeClub rewards program later this year, will gain new Diamond and Black top-tier status levels above Platinum. ALL Diamond will require customers to earn 26,000 status points per year, compared to the 14,000 point requirement of ALL P...

    POSTED 4 Mar, 2019 27 Comments

  • Accor's Le Club hotel loyalty program to become 'All'

    Accor Hotels will relaunch its existing Le Club loyalty program by the end of the year, under a new brand known as ‘All’ – Accor Live Limitless – which will adopt a focus on its members’ broader interests beyond merely hotel stays. Early partnerships include IMG for...

    POSTED 22 Feb, 2019 14 Comments

  • Accor's new Orient Express hotel brand is all about unabashed luxury

    The Orient Express: three words which conjure up visions of refined travel gilded in sumptuous luxury. And, yes, Agatha Christie's classic multi-handed murder mystery. Putting that last one aside, Accor plans to tap into this era of when travel was romantic rather than frantic with its new Orien...

    POSTED 20 Dec, 2018 7 Comments

  • Le Club AccorHotels readies Fairmont, Raffles, Swissotel partnerships

    The Fairmont, Raffles and Swissôtel chains will all join AccorHotel’s Le Club loyalty program in July, allowing Le Club members to earn and redeem points on stays, and elite cardholders to enjoy perks such as room upgrades, hotel lounge access and more. Read: Accor buys Fairmont, Raf...

    POSTED 17 May, 2018 6 Comments

  • Now open: Novotel Singapore on Stevens hotel

    AccorHotels has dropped yet another pin onto its map of Singapore hotels with the new Novotel Singapore on Stevens joining the upscale Sofitel Singapore City Centre, which opened in October 2017. The Novotel sits alongside the Mercure Singapore on Stevens, on Stevens Road, and nor...

    POSTED 22 Nov, 2017 0 Comments

  • Photos: new Sofitel Singapore City Centre hotel

    Singapore is home to a new luxury landmark with the opening of the Sofitel Singapore City Centre hotel. The location is refreshingly out of the congested downtown area, tucked away in Chinatown's colourful and historic Tanjong Pagar district, with access to the local MRT station directly below t...

    POSTED 22 Sep, 2017 2 Comments

  • AccorHotels plans new Sofitel Dubai Wafi luxury hotel

    Travellers visiting Dubai from early 2019 can unwind at the new Sofitel Dubai Wafi hotel, set to be the largest Sofitel in the Middle East: featuring 501 guestrooms including 86 suites under the familiar AccorHotels banner, along with 97 serviced extended-stay residences. Rooms will range from 5...

    POSTED 6 Jun, 2017 0 Comments

  • The Porter House Hotel, MGallery by Sofitel coming to Sydney

    Sydney’s skyline will soon be adorned with a new luxury hotel as AccorHotels plans to open The Porter House Hotel under its MGallery by Sofitel brand by the end of 2020. Located on the corner of Bathurst and Castlereagh Streets in the city’s CBD, a $380 million mixed-use building wil...

    POSTED 24 May, 2017 4 Comments

  • Novotel takes over Hotel Grand Chancellor Surfers Paradise

    AccorHotels’ Novotel brand is taking over the Hotel Grand Chancellor Surfers Paradise property, being re-badged this month simply as the Novotel Surfers Paradise. Joining Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach, The Sebel Coolangatta and Mercure Resort Gold Coast in Queensland’s south east, th...

    POSTED 4 Oct, 2016 2 Comments

  • New hotel credit card fees could hammer your hip pocket

    Hotel chains nationwide including Accor, IHG, Rydges and Starwood are amending their credit card fees in line with the Reserve Bank of Australia’s reforms on credit card surcharging. As a result, many hotel guests will now pay a lower credit card fee when using Visa or MasterCard, but whip...

    POSTED 2 Sep, 2016 27 Comments

  • Le Club Platinum members gain Club Sofitel access in Australia

    Platinum members of the Le Club AccorHotels loyalty program can now – and finally – enjoy access to the Club Sofitel lounges at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth, Sofitel Melbourne on Collins and Sofitel Brisbane hotels when staying in any room type. Offering complimentary breakfast, afte...

    POSTED 29 Feb, 2016 4 Comments

  • AccorHotels plans new So Sofitel Kuala Lumpur hotel, residences

    AccorHotels is gearing up for an ambitious expansion in Malaysia with 797 rooms to be built by 2020, split into a 207-room So Sofitel Kuala Lumpur hotel and a separate So Sofitel Residences with space for a further 590 occupants. Set among a larger mix-used development with an office tower and i...

    POSTED 16 Feb, 2016 1 Comment

  • Le Club AccorHotels points: best used for flights or hotel stays?

    Le Club AccorHotels members are spoiled for choice when it comes to using their Le Club points for rewards, with two of the best options being discounts on future hotel stays and converting those points into airline frequent flyer points with the likes of Qantas and Virgin Australia. But which r...

    POSTED 11 Feb, 2016 9 Comments

  • Accor buys Fairmont, Raffles, Swissotel

    Accor will acquire the Fairmont, Raffles and Swissôtel hotel brands in a deal worth A$4 billion. The mega-merger will see some 115 hotels within the three chains – and 40 more under development – added to the Accor network to create a “worldwide leader in the luxury segme...

    POSTED 10 Dec, 2015 2 Comments

  • This week's frequent flyer wrap for road warriors

    September marks a big month for Qantas frequent flyers with a 50% points boost from AccorHotels at properties like Sofitel, Pullman and Novotel, along with a free one-year Qantas epiQure membership for Accor’s own loyalty members. Also in this week’s wrap, the five best credit card s...

    POSTED 18 Sep, 2015 1 Comment

  • Virgin Australia inks points partnership with Le Club AccorHotels

    Virgin Australia Velocity frequent flyers will soon be able to earn Velocity Points at 2,800 new hotels via the Le Club AccorHotels program. The system will see travellers first earn Le Club points at Accor’s range of brands – including Sofitel, Novotel, M Gallery, Pullman, Adagio, M...

    POSTED 24 Jul, 2015 4 Comments

  • Accor opens Sofitel Xining, The Sebel Xining hotels in China

    Accor adds two new hotels to its Chinese stable this week with the opening of the Sofitel Xining and The Sebel Xining. Located in the west of Xining city – capital of China’s Qinghai province – the two properties are interconnected and nearby to major government and corporate o...

    POSTED 3 Jun, 2015 0 Comments

  • Accor Le Club: 10,000 easy bonus points, win one million more

    Le Club Accorhotels members can collect up to 10,000 bonus Le Club points from just three hotel stays at brands including Sofitel, Pullman, Novotel and Mercure, and can go in the draw to win a million more. Stay just once for two nights or more and that's 1,000 easy bonus points, do the same aga...

    POSTED 21 May, 2015 1 Comment

  • New hotels on the map for Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia

    Travellers venturing to Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan and Malaysia will find new hotels waiting for them – both now and over the coming year – with many of the usual 'freebies' including Internet access and room upgrades on offer for members of the various loyalty programs. Among them:...

    POSTED 4 May, 2015 1 Comment

  • Sofitel Adelaide hotel to open in 2018

    Adelaide will gain a new Accor hotel in 2018 with the opening of the Sofitel Adelaide on Currie Street in the city’s CBD. Residing in part of a 32-storey mixed-use tower to become the tallest residential development in South Australia, the hotel will offer 250 rooms and suites over 24 floo...

    POSTED 21 Apr, 2015 2 Comments

  • The Accor Plus program for Aussie business travellers

    Ideal for infrequent travellers and globetrotters alike, Accor Plus (formerly Accor Advantage Plus) complements the chain’s Le Club Accorhotels scheme with money-saving discounts rather than a laundry list of perks. Whether it’s cheaper – or even free – room rates, half-p...

    POSTED 11 Feb, 2015 2 Comments

  • Accor inks alliance with Huazhu for over 2,000 hotels in China

    Accor and Huazhu Hotels Group will forge an alliance that gives Le Club Accorhotels members over 1,900 new accommodation choices in China at which to enjoy their usual perks aside earning and redeeming points during their stay. Atop Accor’s existing 144 Chinese hotels, Huazhu’s range...

    POSTED 15 Dec, 2014 0 Comments

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