(PRWEB) As of today,
accorhotels.com is providing iPhone users with free access to an
application that will enable them to reserve a room in any of 3,000
Sofitel, Pullman, MGallery, Mercure, Novotel, Suitehotel, Adagio, ibis,
all seasons, Etap Hotel, Formule 1 and hotelF1 hotels, directly from
Developed with Haiku, a provider of mobile
solutions, the easy-to-use application takes advantage of Apple’s
intuitive browsing capabilities and offers additional services,
including geolocation features that enable users, for example, to
search for the nearest hotels or calculate itineraries in real time.
The application also includes a personalised
service that memorises current reservations and favourite hotels and
synchronizes with the iPhone contacts. When booking via an iPhone,
users also benefit from secure payment processing and enjoy access to
promotional offers in Sofitel, Pullman, MGallery, Novotel, Mercure,
Suitehotel, Adagio, Ibis, all seasons, Etap Hotel, hotelF1 and Formule
1 hotels around the world.
The application is already available in five languages (French, English, German, Spanish and Italian).
“We’re proud to launch this innovative
application, which is accessible to 30 million iPhone users,” said
Jean-Luc Chrétien, Executive Vice President, Accor Hotel Marketing and
Distribution. “This puts our hotel network at the fingertips of iPhone
users around the world.” The application can be downloaded at www.itunes.com/app/accorhotels.
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 40years 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 4,000 hotels and nearly 500,000 rooms
in 90 countries, as well as strategically related activities, Accor
Thalassa, Lenôtre, CWL.
– Services, with 32 million people in 40 countries benefiting from
Accor Services products in employee and constituent benefits, rewards
and incentives, and expense management.