AccorHotels provides the business travel community with access to over 510,000 rooms in 92 countries across 17 brands ranging from luxury to economy including Sofitel, Pullman, MGallery by Sofitel, Novotel, Mercure and ibis. AccorHotels’ 3,900 strong portfolio of properties are located in major cities and business districts offering first-class accommodation in key locations as well as unrivalled quality, facilities and hospitality for business travellers to enjoy.
Corporate travellers can also benefit from AccorHotels award-winning multi-brand loyalty programme, Central to Le Club AccorHotels is customer satisfaction and as the needs of its members continue to evolve, so do the functions and rewards of the loyalty scheme thereby offering enhanced stays and experiences. AccorHotels is the only group that enables customers to use their points anywhere in the world without any restrictions in terms of dates and availability.
As a partner, AccorHotels gains exclusive access to the GTMC’s industry leading strategy groups and the member travel management companies (TMCs) that represent the best of the UK’s business travel sector.
Paul Wait, chief executive of the GTMC, says: “The GTMC values its relationships with industry partners and we are pleased to welcome AccorHotels to our organisation. We look forward to this new partnership and the greater insight into the hotel sector that it will deliver for our members. The GTMC provides a forum to share the latest industry updates with our members as well as keeping an eye on broader travel and business trends.”
Chris Roe, VP Sales, Distribution & Loyalty Manager UK & Ireland, AccorHotels adds: “The GTMC has a strong reputation amongst the business travel community and will provide us with a great opportunity to network with industry peers and gain invaluable contacts through the organisation’s partner and member portfolio. We look forward to working closely with the GTMC to further reinforce our commitment to this very important market.
Representing a diverse range of travel management companies – from global companies to small independent specialists and top regional agencies – GTMC, originally founded in 1967, is the voice of business travel and acts to lobby those who have an impact on the business travel community, together with promoting the activities of its members as the best in quality and value to the business traveller.