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Yann Caillère

View from the C-suite: Accor's multifaceted approach

Accor president Yann Caillère explains why traditional strategies are not viable in the hotel business. For a sector vulnerable to recession, survival depends on adapting and growing

Vietnam and Istanbul top hotel project ranking

fDi's ranking of the most attractive locations for hotel projects has  thrown up two surprise winners: Vietnam is the leading country and Istanbul tops the city list

African finance ministers

Unabashed: African finance ministers chart course to growth

Courtney Fingar interviews the finance ministers of Cape Verde, Rwanda and Senegal at the IMF-World Bank annual meetings. Read the round-up

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Sierra Leone seeks to move on from troubled past

Sierra Leone remains stuck in poverty in the wake of a catastrophic civil war. However, the west African country has great potential for foreign investment, says its trade and industry minister David Carew

Brazil goal teaser

Brazil’s long-term goal

The 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics will focus the world’s attention on Brazil. The country’s north-east in particular plans to ensure that the infrastructure and tourism legacies left by these events are built to last.

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Going Dutch

Netherlands-based hotelier citizenM is getting ready to export its cool line in affordable luxury and cutting-edge construction techniques to the UK and beyond.

IHG extends hotel empire

Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) will follow a global expansion strategy across emerging markets with the creation of a series of new hotels in Russia, India and Indonesia.

A triumph of marketing

Retail and tourism developments are a key thread in Dubai’s plans to become a global-scale business and leisure hub, writes Mark Ford

Singapore to boost hotels

Singapore will need to double its number of hotels in the next few years if it is to live up to its tourism potential, say planning authorities.

The tourism tool

Tourism is a big employer and income earner in Europe, and hotel investment can be seen as a barometer of the industry’s health.

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