Accor activates its hotel offer in the main cities of Latin America
Hotels in Chile, Argentina, Peru, Colombia and other destinations are preparing to welcome guests again, with the best standard in hospitality
With a view to the reactivation of tourism and the return of travel, Accor invites you to visit attractive cities in Latin America and enjoy the hotel service of its renowned brands, Novotel, ibis, Mercure, Swissôtel, among others.
For the group, the resurgence of the industry is manifesting itself, mainly, by the gradual return of business transfers and domestic tourism, in a context where 46% of consumers globally feel more comfortable traveling during this period. year, than in 2020.
Proof of this is that as of April 2021, travel inquiries have increased, a situation that is also expressed on the company's website, which has registered a greater number of hotel reservations from the same date, both in Brazil and in the rest of the Hispanic countries, with July being the month with the highest flow since the start of the pandemic.
According to data from McKinsey and Cia, South America would reach a 62% reactivation of travel in 2021 compared to 2019, offering good occupancy prospects for both the Accor hotels that closed their doors during the health crisis, and those that remained running with restrictions.
In this scenario, Accor has already given way to the reopening of Novotel Viña del Mar, ibis Puerto Montt and ibis budget Iquique and, from September 1, to that of ibis Valparaíso in Chile, an economical alternative that allows you to visit one of the attractions tourist destinations of the country.
It also resumed operations of the Mercure Montevideo in Uruguay and ibis Congreso in Argentina, a hotel that will complement the offer of Novotel Buenos Aires and Sofitel Recoleta in the Buenos Aires capital.
Within Accor's extensive portfolio of properties and brands, other hotels that await the return of guests are Novotel Lima San Isidro and Mercure Ariosto Lima of Peru, ideal for travelers seeking authentic and local experiences.
In Colombia, ibis Bogotá Museo, as a dynamic and economical alternative open to all, and Novotel Bogotá Parque 93 or Mercure Bogotá, as mid-range options.
They are joined by ibis Asunción in Paraguay, Mercure Quito in Ecuador and Swissoôtel Santa Cruz de la Sierra, the first Accor hotel in Bolivia focused on the luxury segment and which, thanks to its category, offers guests the possibility of staying long stays, integrating business and pleasure activities into a single trip. A proposal that the group has spread to the market under the concept of “Bleisure”, a combination of “business” and “leisure”, in English.
“In all countries the health situation is evolving positively, although we know that it is still fragile. Every time, we see more clients who, for pleasure or business reasons, are returning to our hotels. In fact, I have just resumed work in the field, visiting some in Colombia and Peru, to meet with the teams and it has been a great reunion. There is really no way to think that digital can replace face-to-face human contact and a warm welcome, typical of hospitality services, "said Franck Pruvost, COO of Accor for Hispanic countries.
To provide confidence and peace of mind to guests and collaborators, all the hotels of the group currently operating have strict sanitary protocols, certified by ALLSAFE, the seal developed in conjunction with Bureau Veritas that guarantees the highest standard of safety and hygiene within the industry. of hospitality.