Challenge Take Off! 2021
The Accor Take Off! Challenge is back for its 10th edition! This year, you will have to think about Accor hotels in their communities and focus on the human aspect. Final time is on the way! Before September, have a look to the 5 great Finalist Teams projects!
2019: Artificial Intelligence in Hotels
After months of competition, Accor’s Take Off! student challenge has come to an end and was a great success! Five talented teams coming from Vietnam, Canada, Switzerland and the Philippines pitched their projects in front of a jury of 15 professionals. The teams showed a great amount of enthusiasm, determination, perseverance, and dynamism throughout the final. All the projects were well thought, aligned with Accor’s strategy, innovative and professionally presented.
Artificial Intelligence in Hotels:
Imagine how AI will enhance the guest experience in the hotels!
Once again, this final proved that student-driven innovation is at the heart of Accor.
“It is super important to value talent, to value brains and also to rely on student’s imagination to design the future.” – Maud Bailly
The competing students came from 81 schools located in 19 different countries, and they were grouped into 515 teams.
2018: Perfect Pop-Up Hotel
3 months of outstanding work proposing the future: mobile hotels at Accor! 600 students worked hard with only 15 finalists invited to pitch in Paris this week. They made you laugh, they surprised and impressed you. After an intense challenge, the names of the Take Off! winners were finally revealed.
The competing students came from 76 schools located in 37 different countries, and they were grouped into 187 teams.
Dream Mobile Hotel For Mobile Guests:
Conceive the perfect Pop-Up Hotel that will move with your groove, wherever you need it!
The projects presented in the Finale included: Capsules, Trucks, luxury Trailers, Airships, hives, pods….
The award ceremony took place that same evening in the Playroom located at the Accor Headquarters in Paris. The winning team was revealed in presence of numerous collaborators, including Accor Executive Committee members, school representatives, and Sébastien Bazin, CEO and Chairman of Accor.