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Hospitality and The Homeless….Radisson Hotels

Main Photo: The three Radisson Hotel Group hotels in Johannesburg came together to hand out care packs on route to SOS Children’s Village situated in Ennerdale. Items which were donated included over 1,100 soap bars, 120kg of laundry soaps, fruit, vegetables shampoo and conditioner. They also received 100 sandwiches, chocolates and juice boxes from Thomas Sabo to provide to the SOS Children’s Village. The hotels gathered hand towels, linen, slippers, face cloths, bottled water, juice, chips, colouring books and crayons.

The staff of the hotels also donated educational toys, kiddie’s clothes and amenities as well as lunch for the 67 children and six teachers at Thandulwazi Day Care Centre. In addition, the hotels donated old uniforms and amenities to the Kotze Street Shelter.

Date: January 2020

Location: Global

Name: The Homeless and What Radisson are Doing

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Accor and Alibaba tie-up

Main Photo: Gary Rosen, Chairman and Chief Operating Officer, Accor Greater China
and Angel Zhao, President of Fliggy and Senior Vice President of Alibaba Group, signing the Agreement.

Date: November 2019

Location: China

Name: A strategic partnership between Accor and Alibaba to develop joined initiatives to digitise global tourism.

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Accor Launch New Brand – greet Aiming at 300+ Hotels

Main Photo: The greet Hotel at Beaune

Date: September 2019

Location: The brand was soft launched with a test property in Burgundy earlier this year. Sites in Marseille, Lyon, Paris, St-Witz, Rennes, Bourges and St-Germain-en-Laye have been signed, with a target of 300 European Greet hotels by 2030.

Name: greet, the new flexible economy brand from Accor

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