launched a new version of the “Pro Service Area – Travel agencies”. With the use of this new tool, travel agents will now be able to discover the world of Accor brands.

Totally revisited and even more user-friendly, the “Travel Agencies Area” gives travel agents all the information to easily book Accor hotels which are better fitted to their customers’ expectations :

- Access to all Accor Hotels brands from a single website: Sofitel, Novotel, Mercure, Suitehotel, Ibis and many more.
- Friendly and simple use: easy acess and graphic interface.
- Complete information: a « News » section, with focus on destinations, details on prices, …
- Photos, explanations, maps, and many tools for travel agents to succeed in their sales.
- And for travel agents, the guarantee to get their commissions automatically.

Travel agents will have access to this new area simply by entering the IATA/TIDS code or the RT code (internal Accor key) of their agency.

They will find in this area :

- information on commissions
- details on the brands pricing policies
- special promotions for travel agents: “Accor Travel Agents Rates”
- access path direct to Accor Hotels on GDS
- the latest news on Accor Hotels brands and some ideas of destinations
- and also a new “FAQ’s” section as well as the coordiantes of a dedicated contact center.

Currently available in French, English, German and Spanish, this part will soon be available in Italian, Dutch and Portuguese.

Other improvements of the Travel Agency area are scheduled in 2006: more information, a monthly newsletter and an online e-learning tool not to be matched on Accor Hotels brands.

To celebrate the launching of this area dedicatd to travel agencies, Accorhotels invites travel agents, from 10th to 25th April, to participate in a game. With only a few clicks, travel agents may win many prizes, including 2 GO MP3 players.