World of Accor to venture to 10 key cities throughout Asia Pacific in 2010

Accor remains committed to travel industry partners and clients

Shanghai, China (March 25, 2010) / — World of Accor is Asia Pacific's most innovative hotel trade show, taking representatives of Accor hotels and resorts from around the world to meet with clients and deliver information on network expansion and updates on product developments. The series announced today is to include ten key cities within Asia Pacific in 2010: Hong Kong – April 13, 2010; Seoul – April 15, 2010; Tokyo – April 20, 2010; Osaka – April 22, 2010; Beijing – May 25, 2010; Shanghai – May 27, 2010; Bangkok – June 1, 2010; Singapore – June 3, 2010; Jakarta – June 8, 2010; Sydney – August 5, 2010.

Graham Wilson – Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing for Accor Asia Pacific says "As World of Accor enters into its seventh year of touring the region, the event has become our core annual event to connect with representatives of key travel agents, tour operators, event organisors and corporate clients. Each year, new dimensions are added to the event to ensure the experience for some of our largest and most significant clients is fresh, informative and enjoyable."

The World of Accor series in 2010 will include a full day of client meetings, enabling key customers to interact with Accor hotel representatives at leisure. Over 5,000 visitors attended the series in 2009 and at least this number is anticipated this year.

Wilson went on to add "Travel agents continue to play an integral role in the way consumers buy travel within Asia today and remain an integral way to transmit relevant information to travelers. World of Accor provides the platform for travel agents to seek out new products and remain up to date on the Accor hotel network, as it approaches 400 hotels within the region."

Since World of Accor in 2009, some 40 new hotels have been added to the network in the region.

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Accor, a major global group and the European leader in hotels, as well as the global leader in services to corporate clients and public institutions, operates in nearly 100 countries with 150,000 employees. It offers to its clients over 40 years of expertise in two core businesses: Hotels, with the Sofitel, Pullman, MGallery, Novotel, Mercure, Suitehotel, Adagio, ibis, all seasons, Etap Hotel, Formule 1, hotelF1 and Motel 6 brands, representing 4,100 hotels and nearly 500,000 rooms in 90 countries, as well as strategically related activities, Thalassa sea & spa, Lenotre, CWL; Services, with 33 million people in 40 countries benefiting from Accor Services products in employee and constituent benefits, rewards and incentives, and expense management.

  • Mabel Liu
    Accor Greater China Communications Director
    Tel: 86(0) 21 6119 9833
    Email: [email protected]

    Vivian Bai
    Accor Greater China Communications Manager
    Tel: 86(0) 21 6119 9839
    Email: [email protected]

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