Accor is stepping up its ambition in the lifestyle sector with TRIBE, a rapidly expanding midscale brand, which is exceeding initial expectations and planning to open more than 50 hotels globally. In Europe, in addition to Paris, Amsterdam or Warsaw where hotels have already been signed, projects in iconic locations such as Berlin, London Brussels, Lisbon and Vienna are currently being finalized. Over the next five years, the brand is planning to open a total of 150 hotels worldwide aimed at a new generation of travellers in search of refined yet affordable experiences. The brand focuses on common areas and guestrooms, creating multifunctional spaces that encourage interaction between guests while providing that home-from-home feeling.
“Accor is a global leader in the lifestyle segment, thanks to its 11 disruptive brands, including TRIBE and its 50 hotels in the pipeline. The brand is going from strength to strength and is continuing its international expansion with the development of numerous projects. In line with the Group’s growth targets, TRIBE has established itself as the new standard in the world of lifestyle hospitality,” said Gaurav Bhushan, Chief Development Officer, Accor.
This year will mark the arrival of the first Tribe hotel un Europe with TRIBE Paris Batignolles, ideally located and designed by Thierry D’Istria. TRIBE Orléans City Center will open in 2021 in France with its colourful pool and sophisticated lounge designed by Desjeux-Delaye. A TRIBE hotel will also open in Amsterdam in 2021 as well as TRIBE Saint-Ouen (Paris, France). TRIBE Warszawa (Poland), and TRIBE Manchester (United Kingdom) are planned for 2022.
Antoine Dubois, Accor SVP Global Marketing Strategy, comments, “The brand keeps evolving and we are delighted to see its network grow. TRIBE is unquestionably a powerful lifestyle brand with a bold identity that challenges the status quo of traditional hotels. The concept is all about urban vibrancy and offers accessible and stylish spaces. When entering a TRIBE hotel to stay or dine, guests know they will be a part of an authentic experience, wherever they are in the world.”