Dino Mezzatesta has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Accor Plus Asia Pacific, AccorHotels’ travel, dining and lifestyle program.
Dino joined AccorHotels in March 2005 as Director of Sales & Marketing for The Menzies Hotel in Sydney. He then moved to Ibis Sydney Airport where he spent almost two years as General Manager. In March 2008, Dino moved to the AccorHotels’ Sydney regional office where he spent the last seven years leading the franchise operations for Australia and New Zealand, whilst also playing a key role in the implementation of the group’s strata business and integration of the strategic Mirvac acquisition.
Dino most recently held the position of Vice President Franchise Operations, overseeing a portfolio of over 70 hotels. In his new role, Dino will bring his sales and management experience to Accor Plus and continue to nurture the entrepreneurial spirit which remains the basis of the success of Accor Plus over the last 21 years.
Accor Plus is a paid membership program of AccorHotels, enabling members to enjoy exclusive discounts and benefits at more than 600 hotels and 800 restaurants across the region. Dino will oversee the program across 17 participating countries.
He replaces Louise Daley, former CEO of Accor Plus who has now been promoted to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer AccorHotels Asia Pacific.
“I am very excited to take on this role with Accor Plus and provide our 350,000 members with new benefits and new destinations, while also growing the program so that more travellers can experience the very best of AccorHotels,” said Dino.
AccorHotels is a Group united by a shared passion for hospitality and driven by a shared promise to make everyone Feel Welcome.
Over 180,000 women and men in almost 3,800 AccorHotels establishments look after thousands of guests every day in 94 countries.
AccorHotels is the world’s leading hotel operator and offers its customers, partners and employees:
– its dual expertise as a hotel operator and franchisor (HotelServices) and a hotel owner and investor (HotelInvest);
– a large portfolio of internationally renowned brands covering the full spectrum, with luxury (Sofitel, Pullman, MGallery, Grand Mercure, The Sebel), midscale (Novotel, Suite Novotel, Mercure, Mama Shelter, Adagio) economy (ibis, ibis Styles, ibis budget, adagio access and hotelF1) establishments;
– a powerful marketplace and loyalty program Le Club AccorHotels
– almost half a century of commitment to corporate citizenship and solidarity with the PLANET 21 program.
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