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Cvent Expands Partnership with AccorHotels

October 3, 2018

LONDON & TYSONS CORNER, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 3, 2018--Cvent, a market leader in meetings, events, and hospitality technology, today announced that renowned brand and long-time Cvent customer AccorHotels will utilize Cvent’s Business Transient solutions exclusively across their more than 4,500 hotels worldwide to more effectively manage their corporate travel programs. The announcement highlights AccorHotels’ continued commitment to their hotel partners to help them grow revenue and increase market share through Cvent’s industry-leading software solutions. Additionally, the two brands will collaborate on the creation of new technology that will help hospitality professionals worldwide better manage their travel programs.

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“Eighty percent of Fortune 100 companies use Cvent technology, and more than 1.5 million RFPs were sourced through Cvent’s Business Transient platform in the last year, which indicates its indispensable role for both buyers and sellers in the corporate travel market. Properties that are able to fully leverage the platform to help them attract corporate buyers with smarter marketing solutions will ultimately generate more booked room nights,” said Kathleen Garcia, Vice President of Sales for Cvent’s Hospitality Cloud. “AccorHotels, one of Europe’s most recognized hospitality brands, has embraced this opportunity to grow their corporate travel programs across their thousands of hotels, and we are proud to be their exclusive business travel management solution. We look forward to supporting their continued success and working as a trusted partner to help them grow their MICE and corporate travel business worldwide.”

AccorHotels and their thousands of properties worldwide will gain access to Cvent’s complete suite of Business Transient tools to help them address their travel management needs. The solutions will help the properties better manage their RFP process, market to corporate travel buyers, and improve operational efficiency, facilitating future business transient growth. AccorHotels’ use of Cvent highlights the opportunity for leading hospitality brands to better manage their business travel needs.

Cvent and AccorHotels will also work together on the co-development of additional travel management capabilities that will focus on expanding transient sourcing features, creating the tools to give properties a more holistic view of rates across all market segments, and streamlining manual processes through deeper system integrations.

“We have worked with Cvent for 10 years and our properties have been very satisfied with the seamless workflow of Cvent tools both on MICE and corporate travel business,” said Agathe Fabron AccorHotels VP Business Travel & Meetings & Events. “Many of our properties have been using Cvent Business Transient for their travel needs and the positive impact we have seen thus far made the decision to roll it out worldwide very easy. We look forward to continuing this long-standing relationship and to work hand-in-hand with the Cvent team to drive our corporate travel business, and the industry, forward.”

About Cvent, Inc.

Cvent, Inc. is a leading meetings, events, and hospitality management technology provider with more than 3,500 employees, 25,000 customers, and 300,000 users worldwide. The Cvent Event Cloud offers software solutions to event planners for online event registration, venue selection, event management, mobile apps for events, email marketing, and web surveys. The Cvent Hospitality Cloud partners with hotels and venues to help them drive group/MICE and corporate travel business. Hotels use the Cvent Hospitality Cloud’s digital marketing tools and software solutions to win business through Cvent’s sourcing platforms and to service their customers directly, efficiently and profitably – helping them grow and own their business. Cvent solutions optimize the entire event management value chain and have enabled clients around the world to manage hundreds of thousands of meetings and events. For more information, please visit  Cvent.com, or connect with us on  FacebookTwitter  or  LinkedIn.

About AccorHotels

AccorHotels is a world-leading travel & lifestyle group and digital innovator offering unique experiences in more than 4,500 hotels, resorts and residences across 100 different countries. With an unrivaled portfolio of internationally renowned hotel brands encompassing the entire range from luxury to economy, from upscale to lifestyle and midscale brands, AccorHotels has been providing savoir-faire and expertise for more than 50 years.

In addition to its core hospitality business, AccorHotels has successfully expanded its range of services, becoming the world leader in luxury private residence rental with more than 10,000 stunning properties around the world. The Group is also active in the fields of concierge services, co-working, dining, events management and digital solutions.

Relying on its global team of more than 250,000 dedicated staff, AccorHotels is committed to fulfilling its primary mission: to make every guest Feel Welcome. Guests have access to one of the world’s most attractive hotel loyalty programs - Le Club AccorHotels.

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