Accor Group select G4S15 December 2011
Accor Group selects G4S to provide cash solutions nationwide
G4S Cash Solutions (‘G4S’), the largest provider of cash solutions in the UK, has been awarded a three year contract with Accor, one of the world’s leading hotel operators.
The contract, which is worth over £200,000 a year, will see G4S providing a cash collection and delivery services nationwide for six hotel brands in the Accor UK & Ireland group.
Over 105 Mercure, Novotel, Ibis, All Seasons, Etap and F1 hotels will benefit from the service, reinforcing G4S’ position as the leading provider of cash services to the UK leisure industry.
Guy Thorne, Business Development Manager, G4S Cash Solutions (UK) said, “We are delighted to have secured a three year contract with Accor. As one of the world’s leading hotel operators, Accor was looking for a strategic partner that understands how they operate and shares their values. We have a wealth of logistical experience, working with many leisure providers across the UK to ensure that customers such as Accor receive a high-quality service that adds real value to their business.”
Nitin Raval, Treasurer, Accor UK & Ireland added, “With over 6 million guests visiting our hotels every year, it’s vital that our cash management processes are reliable and safe. As we continue to expand our presence in the UK, we felt that it was important to partner with a company that understands our needs and can help us manage our cash management processes across our portfolio. The fact that G4S has the size and expertise to scale their services up to match our commercial objectives made them a natural choice.”
About G4S Cash Solutions (UK)
A subsidiary of G4S plc, G4S Cash Solutions is the leading UK provider of cash solutions, including secure cash transportation, ATM outsourcing solutions and outsourced till management. In the UK we deploy over 6,500 employees and utilise a fleet of around 2,000 vehicles throughout a network of 43 cash transportation branches and 10 cash and coin centres.
About G4S plc
G4S is the world's leading security solutions group, which specialises in outsourcing of business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat. G4S is the largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange and has an additional stock exchange listing in Copenhagen.
G4S has operations in more than 125 countries and more than 625,000 employees.
Accor, the world's leading hotel operator and market leader in Europe, is present in 90 countries with 4,200 hotels and more than 500,000 rooms. Accor's broad portfolio of hotel brands - Sofitel, Pullman, MGallery, Novotel, Suite Novotel, Mercure, Adagio, ibis, all seasons/ibis styles, Etap Hotel/ibis budget, hotelF1 and Motel 6 - provide an extensive offer from luxury to budget. With 145,000 employees worldwide, the Group offers to its clients and partners nearly 45 years of know-how and expertise.