AccorHotels continues winning streak at TTG Travel Awards 2017

Clinches Best Global Hotel Chain for the third consecutive year and Best Budget Hotel Brand for the fourth time.

For the third consecutive year, AccorHotels has won Best Global Hotel Chain and clinched Best Budget Hotel Brand for the fourth time at the 28th Annual TTG Travel Awards Ceremony held in Bangkok, Thailand.


From left to right: Ianic Menard, Vice President Sales, Marketing & Distribution AccorHotels Upper Southeast & Northeast Asia, Youssef Elkhomri, Senior Vice President – Hotel Operations The Erawan Group, Nathalie Leung Shing, Director of Communications AccorHotels Upper Southeast & Northeast Asia, Gilles Cretallaz, Vice President Operations AccorHotels Luxury Brands Upper Southeast Asia, Bree Creaser, Vice President Operations AccorHotels Midscale & Economy Brands – Thailand, Patrick Basset, Chief Operating Officer AccorHotels Upper Southeast & Northeast Asia, Alice Jenkins, Director of Marketing Upper Southeast Asia, Xavier Cappelut, Vice President Operations Midscale & Economy Brands – Vietnam, Cambodia Laos, Myanmar the Philippines & Maldives, Rod Munro, General Manager of Pullman Bangkok Grande Sukhumvit, Oliver Schnatz, General Manager of Sofitel Bangkok and Torsten Richter, General Manager of SO Sofitel Bangkok


 The TTG Travel Awards is most coveted and influential awards in the regions’ travel industry that honour stellar organisations and individuals who consistently showed a strong commitment towards service excellence. Winners chosen by readers of TTG trade magazines.


“People are the key to success in the hospitality industry and we are very proud to share these awards with the AccorHotels’ team who embraced the group’s best practices to deliver a consistent service experience to our guests staying at our properties throughout the world,” said Patrick Basset, Chief Operating Officer for AccorHotels Upper Southeast & Northeast Asia.

On hand to accept the Best Budget Hotel Brand award, Ianic Menard, Vice President Sales, Marketing, Distribution and Loyalty for AccorHotels Upper Southeast and Northeast Asia, said, “The economy brand of Ibis draws on the powerful concept of offering all the essential comforts at great value putting the well-being of our guests first.”


About AccorHotels


AccorHotels is a world-leading travel & lifestyle group and digital innovator offering unique experiences in more than 4,200 hotels, resorts and residences, as well as in over 10,000 of the finest private homes around the globe. Benefiting from dual expertise as an investor and operator, AccorHotels operates in 95 countries. Its portfolio comprises internationally acclaimed luxury brands including Raffles, Sofitel Legend, SO Sofitel, Sofitel, Fairmont, onefinestay, MGallery by Sofitel, Pullman, and Swissôtel; as well as the popular midscale and boutique brands of 25hours, Novotel, Mercure, Mama Shelter and Adagio; the much-prized economy brands including JO&JOE, ibis, ibis Styles, ibis budget and the regional brands Grand Mercure, The Sebel and hotelF1. AccorHotels provides innovative end-to-end services across the entire traveler experience, notably through the recent acquisition of John Paul, world leader in concierge services.

With an unmatched collection of brands and rich history spanning close to five decades, AccorHotels, along with its global team of more than 250,000 dedicated women and men, has a purposeful and heartfelt mission: to make every guest Feel Welcome. Guests enjoy access to one of the world’s most rewarding hotel loyalty programs – Le Club AccorHotels.

AccorHotels is active in its local communities and committed to sustainable development and solidarity through PLANET 21, a comprehensive program that brings together employees, guests and partners to drive sustainable growth.

Accor SA is publicly listed with shares trading on the Euronext Paris exchange (ISIN code: FR0000120404) and the OTC marketplace (Code: ACRFY) in the United States.

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Ibis, AccorHotels’ economy brand, promises modernity, comfort and service at the best price.


The brand innovates constantly to offer its guests even more modernity, comfort and availability.  It created revolutionary bedding concept Sweet BedTM by ibis; welcoming, designer common areas and the modern food and beverage offer, ibis kitchen. It also cultivates the spirit of service that drives each of its employees. Ibis is recognized across the world for its quality, reliability and commitment to the environment.  It was created in 1974 and is now the European leader in economy hotels and the fourth hotel chain in its category worldwide with over 1,000 hotels and 140, 783 rooms in 65 countries.