Popular hotelier Paul Stevens has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Accor Plus, AccorHotels’ travel, dining and lifestyle program.
Stevens commenced with AccorHotels in Australia in 1997, holding several General Manager positions before leaving the group in 2004 to pursue other interests in the residential property market.
In 2005, he rejoined the group as opening General Manager of Sofitel Fiji before moving to Bangkok in 2007 to lead the Hotel Operations for the group’s Thailand hotels.
From 2014, Stevens assumed his most recent role of Vice President Operations for the Midscale and Economy brands, Upper Southeast Asia.
Accor says in his new role, Stevens will bring his passion for food and beverage and loyalty together with his wealth of management experience to help grow the Accor Plus business across the region.
“I look forward to taking the Accor Pus program to the next level so our members can continue to experience, explore, taste and enjoy the very best of AccorHotels across the region,” said Paul Stevens, CEO AccorPlus.
Accor Plus is a subsidiary of Accor Hotels, formerly known as Accor Advantage Plus. It is Asia Pacific’s most expansive travel, dining and lifestyle program. In 2014 the company celebrated its 20th anniversary. The Accor Plus member loyalty program was established in 1994 as Accor Advantage Plus. The Accor Plus was first established in Sydney and it has since grown to 45 offices in 11 countries across Asia Pacific.
AccorPlus is a paid membership card that provides exclusive offers and events at more than 600 hotels across 17 countries. Members receive one complimentary night’s accommodation per year, up to 50% off their dining bill at more than 800 restaurants, 10% off the best unrestricted public rate of the day and access to exclusive member events and travel partner deals across Asia Pacific.