One World Trade Centre's spire is hoisted atop the skyscraper
One World Trade Center stands in construction as the first of 18 segment of a spire crowning it was hoisted into place, in New York, December 12, 2012. At 104 -storeys, it is the highest building in New York and when the 408-foot spire is complete it will become the tallest in the western hemisphere, hitting 1,776 feet. (AFP/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.