As of December 4, 2009 accorhotels.com is providing iPhone users with free access to an application that will enable them to book a room in 3,000 Sofitel, Pullman, MGallery, Mercure, Novotel, Suitehotel, Adagio, ibis, all seasons, Etap Hotel, Formule 1 and hotelF1 hotels directly from their iPhone.
Developed with Haiku, a provider of mobile solutions, the easy-to-use application takes advantage of Apple’s intuitive browsing capabilities and offers additional services, including geolocation features that enable users, for example, to search for the nearest hotels or calculate itineraries in real time.
It also includes a personalized service that memorises current reservations and favourite hotels and synchronizes with the iPhone contacts. When booking via iPhone, users also benefit from secure payment processing and enjoy access to promotional offers in Sofitel, Pullman, MGallery, Novotel, Mercure, Suitehotel, Adagio, Ibis, all seasons, Etap Hotel, hotelF1 and Formule 1 hotels around the world. The application is already available in five languages (French, English, German, Spanish and Italian).
“We’re proud to launch this innovative application, which is accessible to 30 million iPhone users,” said Jean-Luc Chrétien, Executive Vice President, Accor Hotel Marketing and Distribution. “This new booking solution for the public will help us strengthen our leadership positioning in business and leisure hotels.”
The application can be downloaded
For more information: accorhotels.com/iphone