Striking ground personnel stand next to the main arrivals and departures board at Tegel Airport on March 2, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. Over a hundred baggage handlers and ticketing agents employed by Globe Ground launched a three-and-a-half hour warning strike as part of a dispute over wages that delayed flights at Tegel. Labour union representatives warned of similar disruptions to come at Berlin's Schoenefeld Airport. (Getty Images)
A few months after buying FRHI Hotels & Resorts from investors including Qatar Investment Authority and Kingdom Holding, AccorHotels CEO Sébastien Bazin denies the hotel management firm is growing too fast. In fact, he intends to pick up the pace – especially in the GCC.