Focus on innovation and exemplarity

11.14.2018

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Again this year, Hospitality ON promoted the initiatives of the hospitality industry all around the world through the Worldwide Hospitality Awards. On November 7, the 19th edition brought together the best of the best of the sector in the salons of the InterContinental Paris Le Grand for the presentation of the prizes. Among them, our Heartist and Flying Nest teams… 

In total, more than 150 applications were submitted, in 14 different categories. 42 finalists and winners were chosen after an online election and the deliberation by two juries of experts. The verdict?

Heart + Artist = Heartist

Because customer experience and innovation are at the heart of our business, our Group maintains a cultural transformation since 2017, the Heartist® journey. We are united by one purpose: « connecting hearts all around the world ». At AccorHotels, we are all Heartists® and make the world a more welcoming place, moment after moment. Generous, creative and free, we are passionate about people, attentive to the world. The Heartist journey supports our Group's cultural transformation and reveal the hidden talents of our 250,000 employees.

A program that won the « best initiative in human resources and talent management » award during the Worldwide Hospitality Awards! The prize was attributed to The Heartist® Journey in recognition of the exemplary nature of its human resources policy in terms of recruitment, new employee integration, diversity, career development, etc.  

Flying Nest: a mobile and pop-up hospitality solution

And that's not all... Flying Nest was awarded the prize in the « best innovation in hotel concept » category! The concept reflects our Group's ability to innovate and to renew itself. Its mobile hospitality vision, for unique and unforgettable experiences at the heart of big events, seduced the jurys!

As a reminder, Flying Nest is a concept launched by AccorHotels providing new experiences matching with its clients' expectations, and exploring new playgrounds. How? With modules made from shipping containers, easily and quickly transportable anywhere. Design, comfort, quality eco-responsible materials, lighting… Ora-Ito, renowned designer, conceived these mobile rooms layout to welcome both small groups and people with reduced mobility and offer them a global and 100% exclusive experience, 100% adapted to the event!

Congratulations to all the Heartist® Journey actors, and to the Flying Nest teams for these 2 great awards!
 

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