New York City set for record 50 million tourists this year
The Statue of Liberty is seen from a ferry leaving Liberty Island. A record 50 million tourists will have visited New York City by the end of 2011, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said this week (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.