Accor focuses on strategic partnerships at Riyadh conference

Accor focuses on strategic partnerships at Riyadh conference

Accor, a leading hospitality group, held in Riyadh its annual ‘Accor General Manager Conference’ for its premium, midscale and economy division.

Accor, with over 240 operating hotels and 68 projects in the pipeline across the Premium, Midscale & Economy Division throughout the Middle East, Africa and Turkiye reaffirmed its commitment to the region's dynamic hospitality landscape by strategically choosing Riyadh as the destination for the first gathering of the division, said a statement.

The conference featured a diverse line-up of speakers, including industry experts, innovators and key figures within Accor, including Sebastian Bazin, Group Chairman & CEO and Jean-Jacques Morin, Group Deputy CEO & Premium, Midscale & Economy Division CEO.

Paul Stevens, Chief Operating Officer, Premium, Midscale & Economy Division, Middle East, Africa & Türkiye at Accor, said: "The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) are central to our expansion plans, and we align with their respective national visions for tourism and developments.

“Furthermore, we have developed a strong focus on Saudi Arabia aligning with Saudi Vision 2030 which opened opportunities and is setting KSA to become a global economic powerhouse and business hub. The conference showcased Accor's pivotal role in aligning seamlessly with the