The Pullman Shanghai Qingpu Excellence is now open on the western side of Shanghai. Located within the heart of the Qingpu Industrial Zone on Zhuying Road, the hotel is aimed at corporate travellers doing business within the area, but still has easy access to leisure and tourist destinations. ...
POSTED 6 May, 2019 0 Comments
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
Le Club Accorhotels members travelling within the Asia Pacific region, including in Australia, can earn either triple or quadruple points at hotel brands including Sofitel, Pullman, Novotel and Mercure. Classic, Silver and Gold members of the program can pocket three times as many points, while ...
POSTED 27 Mar, 2015 0 Comments
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
Want to upgrade from economy to business class on Virgin Australia’s cheaper fares, or to earn both Skywards miles and SPG Starpoints on your next trek with Emirates? Or, how about a whopping 64,000 Qantas Frequent Flyer points for a single return trip from Sydney to Singapore, or up to 10...
POSTED 14 Nov, 2014 0 Comments
Planning a business trip to the Sunshine State? Visitors to Brisbane are about to be spoilt for hotel choices over the coming years, with several global brands and chains expanding their existing networks by opening their first Brisbane hotels. Included on that list is Starwood with the newly-op...
POSTED 11 Nov, 2014 5 Comments
The long-standing Hilton on the Park hotel will leave the Hilton group to become the Pullman Melbourne on the Park hotel from January 1 2015, under the ownership of Accor. The 419-room property sits within walking distance of the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Rod Laver Arena, Hisense Arena, Ol...
POSTED 10 Nov, 2014 7 Comments
Situated in the centre of Causeway Bay, the 826-room The Park Lane Hong Kong, a Pullman hotel is now welcoming guests amidst following hotel-wide renovations to bring it in line with the Pullman brand. On the ‘to do’ list is a makeover of the Park Lane Suites, executive floors, dinin...
POSTED 5 Nov, 2014 1 Comment
Business travellers can boost their status to Gold in the Le Club Accorhotels loyalty program for only $130, which comes with benefits such as free room upgrades and in-room Internet access across the Accor range of brands. That includes hotels such as Sofitel, Novotel, Pullman and Mercure, wher...
POSTED 5 Aug, 2014 14 Comments
Brisbane Airport is gearing up for two new on-site hotels from the Accor family – a five-star Pullman, and a 3.5-star Ibis property. The $150 million project also includes a new Brisbane Airport Conference & Meeting Centre, a different proposition to simply meeting in an airport lounge...
POSTED 30 Jul, 2014 0 Comments
The Le Club AccorHotels scheme allows members to earn and redeem points at a number of business and luxury hotels in the Accor family including Sofitel, Pullman, Novotel and Mercure. And with perks like free Internet access, room upgrades and executive lounge privileges for frequent gu...
POSTED 24 Jul, 2014 14 Comments
Accor's Pullman hotel brand will make a renewed push for today's business travellers with upgraded technology, improved menus and what the chain calls "an active commitment to design and art". There's even a new word to describe the hotel's raison d'être – it's 'bleisure', ...
POSTED 30 May, 2013 0 Comments
UPDATE | We hope you got in quick – as of late Monday evening, January 14th, Accor's 'instant Platinum' promotion has been pulled. PREVIOUS | Accor is once again offering free Platinum status in its Le Club (formerly A|Club) loyalty program, which serves up premium perk...
POSTED 14 Jan, 2013 13 Comments
The first Pullman business hotel in the UK has opened, right next to Eurostar hub St Pancras International. It's a conversion of the former Novotel next to the railway station. Pullman is the business brand from Accor, better known for its Sofitel, Novotel, MGallery and Mercure locations in Aust...
POSTED 12 Nov, 2012 1 Comment
Hotels across the Accor group are looking to scrap in-room Internet charges, which remains a thorn in the side of many business travellers. Under the plan, hotels would offer free Internet at a modest speed that’s suitable for basic web browsing and email, although this could also come wit...
POSTED 11 Sep, 2012 0 Comments
Business travellers have two extra decent hotel options with the opening of Pullman hotels in Munich and Eindhoven, two key European business destinations. Pullman is the upscale business brand from Accor, home to Sofitel, Novotel, Mercure and several other brands on the budget end of the scale....
POSTED 8 Mar, 2012 0 Comments
Snap up Accor A|Club top tier Platinum frequent guest status, bringing you bonus points plus benefits at Pullman, Sofitel and MGallery business hotels, with a semi-secret signup code. A|Club Platinum isn't the greatest top-level status out there, with no official benefits at Accor's other hotels...
POSTED 27 Feb, 2012 9 Comments
UPDATE | Some readers attempting to register their current A|Club membership for an upgrade are now getting the message that "the given promotion code does not exist", indicating that Accor has closed this deal. But don't give up hope: the ability to create a brand new membership, whic...
POSTED 28 Nov, 2011 12 Comments
Business travellers can add another international-standard business hotel in Jakarta to their list with the opening of the Pullman Jakarta Central Park in Indonesia's capital. The Pullman -- the business-level hotel brand from the Accor group, which also includes Novotel and Sofitel -- sits in P...
POSTED 25 Nov, 2011 0 Comments
Hotel group Accor -- which runs business travel hotels Sofitel, Pullman, Novotel, Mercure and MGallery, plus various other brands further towards the budget and family end of the market -- is revamping its A|Club loyalty program. Frequent guests will now be members of Le Club Accorhotels instead...
POSTED 16 Sep, 2011 0 Comments
Europcar's new loyalty scheme looks outside the airport parking lot for rewards that business travellers will really value -- hotel room upgrades. The car hire company's new "Privilege" program (which replaces the old "Ready Rewards" one) offers elite status in Accor's A|Club hotel program. The...
POSTED 18 Aug, 2011 0 Comments
Business travellers heading to Auckland will find a new name on one of New Zealand's most familiar business hotels. The Hyatt Regency has been bought by Accor, and over the weekend became the Pullman Auckland Hotel & Residences. Frequent business visitors to Auckland will be well acquainted ...
POSTED 24 Jan, 2011 0 Comments
Already have an AusBT account? Log in below.
Signing up with Australian Business Traveller only takes a second and lets you interact with our community. It's completely free and we'll never pass your information on to third parties.
If you’ve forgotten your password, simply enter your email address below, then click 'Submit'. We’ll send you an email to re-activate your account and enter a new password.
Resend activation email
If you have not received the activation email, simply enter your email address below, then click 'Submit'. We’ll send you an email containing the activation link.