News

Accor reaffirms commitment to LGBTQ+ community

Hospitality leader has partnered with the International LGBTQ+ Travel Association

GLOBAL

By Sarah Todd

01 July 2021

group.accor.com/en
Advertisement

Hospitality leader Accor has announced a global partnership with the International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA) to work together to ensure the hospitality industry is a safe and inclusive space for all.

A member-based global organisation, IGLTA is dedicated to advancing LGBTQ+ tourism with an annual reach of more than 4 million LGBTQ+ consumers.

IGLTA’s Platinum-level Partnership with Accor is the first step in demonstrating the new pillar within Accor’s Diversity and Inclusion commitment: to increase momentum in welcoming and valuing LGBTQ+ team members, clients and communities.

John Tanzella, president and CEO of IGLTA, said: “We have long admired Accor’s commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion and are thrilled to expand our relationship to an integrated, year-round approach to advancing LGBTQ+ travel.

“Accor’s commitment to creating safe, welcoming experiences for LGBTQ+ travellers and to championing diversity within their team perfectly aligns with our mission and the work of our global partners.”

Steven Daines, chief talent and culture officer at Accor, added: “We are immensely proud to be joining an incredible group of global firms in celebrating and advancing LGBTQ+ tourism. With more than 260,000 Accor team members in 110 countries, diversity makes us who we are; it forms our very identity and defines our people-first culture.”

Image copyright: Uriel Mont

Be inspired...

Founded in 1967, Accor has one of the world’s most diverse and fully-integrated hospitality ecosystems consisting of more than 5,000 properties and 10,000 food and beverage venues in 110 countries. To find out more, click below

www.accor.com
Advertisement
Advertisement

Sign up to our newsletter

Sign Up Now
Contact

Head Office

Halifax House, Halifax Place, Nottingham, NG1 1QN, UK.

Tel: +44 (0) 115 950 4748

European Spa Magazine is published by Spa Publishing Ltd    |    Company registration number: 6293825

About    |    Contact Us    |    Privacy Policy    |    Terms & conditions    |    Disclaimer

© Copyright 2020 - Spa Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.