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Accor Reports Solid Growth in First Half of 2013

Wednesday July 17th, 2013 - 9:47AM

PARIS—Accor has seen favorable growth in the first quarter of 2013, supported by a strong Q2, according to the company.

Highlights of Accor’s report include a 6.7% increase in gross revenue, which the company attributes to management and franchise expansion. Accor also reported that first half revenue was up 1.8% like-for-like, with a 3.3% increase in the second quarter.

Accor also noted that growth has been strong across all segments, led by emerging markets and resilience in Europe. The company added 9,940 new rooms during the first half, 80% of which were under asset-light structures.