With the easing of lockdown measures in many destinations, the number of hotels open for business within the Accor network, a global leader in Hospitality, marks a resumption of activity in several of the hospitality industry’s markets in May, with a steady increase in the number of hotels reopening their doors in June. Accor anticipates that more than 70% of its global network will reopen by the start of July. In recent weeks, Accor has also seen renewed interest in travel demand, with hotel reservations doubling. In Asia Pacific, more than 940 of the group’s 1228 hotels are now open, representing over 76% of its properties, with more being added each week. Following recent government announcements, this trend is expected to continue.
JUNE 10TH, 2020
Flexibility and guarantee
In order to provide guests with greater flexibility during this unprecedented period, ALL-Accor Live Limitless has extended its cancellation policy and ensures its customers the possibility to keep their benefits related to their status and points.
With ALL-Accor Live Limitless, guests who have booked a flexible rate can cancel in full free of charge up to the day of their scheduled arrival.
As a general rule, guests who have booked a non-flexible rate directly on the ALL.com reservation site for a stay until June 30, 2020 can change their reservation to a future date (within the next 18 months) at the same hotel or receive a voucher for the full value of their stay for later use.
Improved safety and rules
With the vital support of its owners, Accor has implemented additional measures to ensure the safety and wellbeing of guests and employees in each of its destinations. Accor’s ALLSAFE label has been developed with the support of Bureau Veritas, an internationally recognized leader in inspection, certification and laboratory testing services. Numerous certifications are in progress in our establishments throughout the world in order to guarantee our guests the highest level of safety and hygiene.
Destinations and getaways
It is now possible to discover new, more local properties only a few kilometres from your home.
Those in Bangkok can easily access resort destinations such as Hua Hin, Pattaya and Rayong with offerings including the economical ibis brand as well as premium and luxury offerings by MGallery and SO/ Hotels & Resorts. SO/ Sofitel Hua Hin offers an imaginative escape for families and couples, with playful activities including a mini-golf course, tennis court, bike track and a ‘Wibit’ floating adventure course on water. Those seeking a secluded retreat may opt for V Villas Hua Hin – MGallery, which boasts an exclusive collection of 28 pool villas with 24-hour butler service. On the eastern seaboard, Veranda Resort Pattaya – MGallery has reopened its doors to welcome guests back to its design-orientated boutique property set on Na Jomtien Beach. Those seeking a city staycation are also spoilt for choice, with a French escapade on offer at Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit or the conveniently located Novotel Sukhumvit 20 for a weekend of shopping at the nearby EM District of Phrom Phong and Terminal 21 at Asok.
Residents of Hanoi also have a host of options on their doorstep. The renowned Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi has welcomed worldly figures since 1901, and the landmark property continues to receive locals seeking a truly memorable staycation with an enticing collection of culinary offerings. Nearby, Hotel de l’Opera Hanoi – MGallery offers a boutique design-orientated experience, while further afield Legacy Yen Tu – MGallery boasts breath-taking elegance on the sacred Yen Tu Mountain, 3-hours from Hanoi. For a breath of sea air, Hanoians may also consider a visit to the first international luxury hotel to arrive on Cat Ba Island. The Hôtel Perle d’Orient Cat Ba – MGallery opened in June offering a tranquil escape with views across the picturesque Lan Ha Bay. A two-hour drive from Hanoi and 15-minute ferry transfer from Hai Phong will see you step onto the island which offers a multitude of activities such as kayaking, rock climbing, trekking and mountain biking. In a similar air of nostalgia, the Hôtel de la Coupole – MGallery fuses high-fashion glamour with colourful, hill tribe style at this enchanting hotel designed by the legendary Bill Bensley.
In southern Vietnam, those residing in Ho Chi Minh City can enjoy a journey back to the 1930s to relive the romance of a bygone era at Hôtel des Arts Saigon – MGallery, or go out for a night of French cuisine at Sofitel Saigon Plaza. Ho Chi Minh City residents can also escape to the coast to enjoy the hospitality of Vung Tau. The recently opened ibis Styles Vung Tau is a budget-friendly option in the heart of Vung Tau’s back beach area, while the Mercure Vung Tau offers a more upscale Mediterranean inspired setting on the coastline. The Pullman Vung Tau is the only five-star international hotel in the area with energising restaurant and bar offerings and a wide array of suites with views towards back beach and the surrounding mountains.
With increasing flight connectivity, those residing in Vietnam can also access Danang, Cam Ranh and Phu Quoc, with an extensive collection of properties including Pullman Danang Beach Resort and Mercure Danang French Village Bana Hills, as well as the recently opened Mövenpick Resort Waverly Phu Quoc and Mövenpick Resort Cam Ranh.
Many other destinations are there to be discovered on the booking site ALL. For those who wish to live their passions wherever they are, ALL continues to offer exclusive and inspiring content on its Instagram and Facebook accounts with #ALLTogether. At home, at work or on the road, ALL offers the opportunity to discover new experiences through international partners and ambassadors.
And because the pandemic is not over, Accor Solidarity, the Group’s endowment fund,
has decided to partner with the Institut Pasteur to support its research and initiatives to combat Covid-19. The ALL program has made it possible for its members to use their Reward points to support this initiative – all donations made to Accor Solidarity will be paid in full to the Institut Pasteur and will be matched by Accor.
Safety, flexibility, a best price guarantee, and a wealth of destinations: Accor gives you the opportunity to book your next trip today with confidence.