Accor Hotels and Huazhu Hotels Group (also known as China Lodging Group) sealed an extensive and long-term alliance to create the most prominent and diversified hotel company in China, with more than 2,000 hotels and the strongest pipeline in the country.
- Combined access to over 2,000 hotels in China with long-term path for growth in the world’s largest travel market
- Connected distribution and loyalty programs with over 47 million loyalty members worldwide and a combined access to 5,600 hotels
- ibis, ibis Styles, Mercure, Novotel and Grand Mercure hotels in China to become part of Huazhu under a master-franchise for China, with a plan to develop 350 to 400 new Accor branded hotels in the midterm
- Accor to take a 10% stake in Huazhu with a seat at the Board
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