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Accor set to expand its presence in Brazil

Hotel giant AccorHotels is set to further expand its presence in Brazil and increase the number of hotels it runs in the country by two-thirds within four years. The company aims to have 400 hotels in 163 Brazilian cities by 2020 as it develops the domestic tourism market. The AccorHotels group, one of the largest in… Read more »

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Brazil opens its doors to the world as the Olympics approach

All eyes are on Brazil as the world gears up for another sporting event this summer, with Rio de Janeiro hosing the Olympic Games from 5-21 August and the Paralympic Games from 7-18 September. And Brazil has begun the year as it means to go on – with a concerted effort to make this games… Read more »

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From Singapore to Natal, Accor takes on the world

AccorHotels is known across the world thanks to its portfolio of hotel chains. The French company owns and runs everything from budget chains like Ibis to luxury brands such as Sofitel and Pullman. Now, Accor has added to the top end of its offering thanks to the purchase of FRHI Holdings. The transaction means that… Read more »