Accor recently announced a new addition to its network of brands titled the Handwritten Collection. This global portfolio of bespoke hotels offers guests an intimate hotel experience, with already more than 100 Handwritten leads worldwide.
“Handwritten Collection enriches Accor’s offering in the ‘collection brands’ segment with a curated selection of hotels that exhibit charming and one-of-a-kind concepts. Our aim, beyond delivering a truly authentic guest experience, is to support the growing number of independent and boutique hotel owners looking to boost their global profile, connect with more audiences and grow their revenue without losing their identity,” said Alex Schellenberger, CMO, Premium, Midscale, Economy Brands, Accor. “The hotels we will feature in Handwritten Collection are those sought out by travelers who appreciate heart-warming travel experiences and a twist on traditional hospitality, as well as by hoteliers who cherish the unique personality of their properties while desiring the benefits that come with a leading global partner.”
Some Handwritten Collection properties slated to open in the next few months include Hotel Shanghai Sheshan Oriental, Handwritten Collection in Shanghai, China; Wonil Hotel Perth, Handwritten Collection in Perth, Australia; Le Saint Gervais Hotel & Spa, Handwritten Collection in Saint Gervais, France; Sunrise Premium Resort, Handwritten Collection in Hoi An, Vietnam; and Oru Hub Hotel, Handwritten Collection in Tallinn, Estonia.
Handwritten Collection expects to reach more than 250 hotels by 2030, with other hotels in the collection spanning places like Paris, Madrid and Bucharest. The recent launch of this collection follows on the heels of Accor’s new Orient Express Silenseas, the largest sailing ship in the world, in partnership with Chantiers de l’Atlantique.
Read This Next
FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.
DailyMar 28, 2023
Recaro Aircraft Seating CL670 Business-Class Seat Takes Off on Iberia
Recaro’s new CL6720 business-class seat with doors took off recently on Iberia’s Airbus A350 cabin, flying Madrid (MAD) to Buenos Aires (EZE), with a total of 31 of the seats in the aircraft’s business-class cabin. The premium-economy and economy cabins also feature Recaro seats.
Share Your Travel Preferences with Global Traveler in a Short Survey & Win
Learning more about our readers’ travel habits and preferences ensures Global Traveler delivers the content you desire. As the travel industry has adapted and changed over the last few years, it’s more important than ever to connect. To best meet your short- and long-term travel content needs, please help us!
DailyMar 28, 2023
4 New, Updated Restaurants Coming to London this Year
In a city where new hotels, restaurants and experiences emerge seemingly every day, it’s expected to feel overwhelmed when deciding where to dine. London consistently sees delicious and top-notch restaurants appear, but how can one possibly keep track of all the new and updated restaurants?
RomaniaMar 28, 2023
One of the World’s Largest Brâncuși Exhibitions Opens this September in Timișoara, Romania
Works of art signed by Constantin Brâncuşi, often called Romania’s best-known artist, takes place Sept. 30–Jan. 28, 2024 at National Art Museum Timișoara under exceptional security conditions. The art pieces will be transported to this Romanian city under guard, and the costs associated with the exhibition are expected to exceed $2.1 million. Out of that sum, approximately half will go toward the museum, which will host the event, while the other half will cover the exhibition itself. Timisoara was selected as a 2023 European Capital of Culture, and the exhibition will be one of the city’s major cultural events during the year.
Enter to Win $500 and Get Six Months’ Free Access to the New GT App
Now through May 8, sign up for a free six-month trial of the Global Traveler app and be automatically entered for a chance to win a $500 gift card of your choice for Amazon, Apple or American Express.
Turkish Airlines Lounge Opens at John F. Kennedy International Airport
Turkish Airlines recently opened a new lounge in Terminal 1 of New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. The airline operates three flights per day from the airport and now premium passengers have luxurious, comfortable and hospitable lounge amenities to enjoy in a renovated, rebranded space.
2 Spring Art Destinations to Visit in 2023
Spring Festival Fun in Virginia Beach
Viceroy Announces Partnership with Out & Equal
DailyMar 23, 2023
The Ritz-Carlton, Nikko in Japan Introduces Spring Experiences
The Ritz-Carlton, Nikko in Japan offers travelers exciting experiences this spring. Opened in July 2020, the property overlooks Lake Chūzenji and Mount Nantai in Japan’s Northern Kanto region. With cherry blossoms (Sakura) set to bloom in April, the area is the perfect destination for a spring getaway.
FXExpress Traveler of the Year
FXExpress Traveler of the Year Contest 2023
DailyMar 23, 2023
New Limited-Time Bonus Offers from Scenic, Emerald Cruises
Scenic Luxury Cruises and Emerald Cruises currently offer travelers savings of up to $500 per cabin and a 50 percent reduction on deposits on select 2023/2024 river and ocean itineraries. The offers are available through March 31 and can be combined with others, such as early-booking savings of up to $1,500 per couple and a Pay in Full bonus that includes free or reduced airfare options.