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Our History

2017

  • Premier Hotels and Resorts is the general partner of French Spring in Ukraine festival
  • International Hospitality Awards winner for Best Local Chain

2016

  • Premier Hotel Lybid - a new member of the chain in Kyiv
  • A brand new hotel of the chain was opened in Pochaiv – Premier Hotel Pochaiv
  • Premier Hotels and Resorts is the general partner of the festival French Spring in Ukraine

2015

  • Premier Hotel Abri – a new member of the chain in Dnipropetrovsk
  • Hotel management company Premier Hotels and Resorts presents a new partner hotel in Austria, Tyrol – For Friends Hotel
  • Rebranding of the chain gathered together hotel management company and its hotels under one common name - Premier Hotels and Resorts
  • 1st Premier Hospitality Institute Forum was hosted for hospitality industry professionals within the Hotel & Spa exhibition
  • Ukrainian Hospitality Awards 2015: 2 hotels of the chain are awarded in nominations «Best Marketing Campaign» (Premier Palace Hotel) and «Best Program of Social and Corporate Responsibility» (Premier Palace Hotel Kharkiv)
  • 3 hotels of Premier Hotels and Resorts chain are in top 20 of the best hotels of Ukraine by TripAdvisor
  • New Premier Hotel in Sumy – Premier Hotel Shafran

2014

  • New educational project Premier Hospitality Institute was presented on the hospitality forum in Uzhhorod
  • Premier International is one of the co-organizers of the Georgian Hospitality Forum in Tbilisi
  • New Premier Hotel in Odesa - Premier Geneva Hotel
  • For the second year in succession Premier Hotels collection are the general partner of the festival French Spring in Ukraine
  • “Premier International" is one of the founders of the plan for promotion of Ukraine as a tourist destination by the players of the tourism market
  • «Premier International" actively supports presentation of a new tourist brand of Ukraine for travel community
  • The 5th anniversary graduation of the Higher School of Hospitality

2013

  • Hospitality Awards 2013: Premier International is awarded as The Best National Hotel Management Company and for its significant and substantial contribution into the development of the national hotel industry, the formation and promotion of Ukraine’s positive image in the world
  • Premier Hotels – partner of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine
  • Premier International became first Ukrainian member of the International Hotel and Restaurant Association (IH&RA)
  • 4 Hospitality Excellence Awards
  • Premier Hotels became one of the general partners of the French Spring in Ukraine
  • 4 Premier Hotels were listed among 20 best hotels in Ukraine according to guest reviews on the TripAdvisor
  • 4th Graduation of the Premier International Hospitality Management School
  • Kharkiv Palace Premier Hotel and Palazzo Premier Hotel were given the golden award of excellence from “The Revizor”, one of the most popular TV shows about Ukrainian service and hospitality.

2012

  • The company proposes a turnkey franchising solution for hoteliers working on the Ukrainian market - franchise participation in the budget hotels chain ‘Compass Hotels’.
  • The group of top hotel managers and professionals of ‘Premier International’ took part in a staff qualification improvement programme in Switzerland.
  • 10 Premier International Hotels Make Ukraine’s Top 100 List
  • Premier International launches a new campaign “Explore Ukraine with Premier Hotels and Accord Hotels” aimed at supporting the development of domestic tourism in Ukraine
  • The first members of Compass Hotels chain - Compass Yagodyn Hotel in Volyn region and Compass Amarant Hotel in Kyiv
  • New 3 members in Premier Hotels chain: Kharkiv Palace in Kharkiv, Prague Premier Hotel in Donetsk and Palazzo Premier Hotel in Poltava
  • Accord Hotels had 2 new members: City Park Hotel in Bila Tserkva and Praha Accord Hotel in Uzhhorod
  • 2 Accord Hotels and 2 Premier Hotels received the "green key" – an international eco-certificatу
  • TripAdvisor awarded the Dnister Premier Hotel and Oreanda Premier Hotel with its Certificates of Excellence
  • Hospitality Awards 2012: Premier International is recognized as the best domestic hotel management company
  • Premier International received 4 awards from the Hospitality Excellence Awards 2012

2011

  • Accord Hotels chain welcomes the Sapphire Hotel (Oleksandria, Kirovohrad region)
  • Accord Hotels chain expands further with the new Accord Hotel Deluxe & Business (Kryvyi Rih, Dnipropetrovsk region)
  • Launch of a joint bonus miles programme with Belavia Airlines (Belarus)
  • Premier Club awards programme launches Premier Club website
  • Premier Club unites 11 hotels from the Premier Hotels and Accord Hotels chains
  • Premier Hotels’ website rebranding campaign culminates with launch of new websites that feature modern design and the latest in online technology
  • Premier International becomes a core partner of the “Follow the Dream” Children's Charity Festival as part of the Happy World Programme
  • Premier International specialists and top management take part in a one-week training and practice course in Dubai (UAE)
  • Accord Hotels chain consists of five hotels in Kyiv, Odessa, Oleksandria and Kryvyi Rih

2010

  • Introduction of Premier Club Loyalty Programme, combining bonuses and discounts for all Premier Hotels guests
  • Launch of Happy World Social Responsibility Programme, which includes environmental responsibility, charity and tourism development
  • Premier Hotels participates in “The First Sigh” charity project, aimed to help the OHMATDET children’s hospital (Kyiv)
  • Accord Hotels become a partner of the “Follow the Dream” Children’s Charity Festival for talented orphaned children
  • Start of Premier Hotels’ website rebranding campaign
  • Accord Hotels and Premier Hotels launch profiles on Facebook and Twitter
  • Start of the Premier Kids Club Art Competition for kids with support from the Teddy Land Christmas show

2009

  • Creation of Accord Hotels brand to encompass mid-priced hotels
  • Launch of the Baccara Hotel in Kyiv, a member of the Accord Hotels chain
  • Launch of joint mileage programme with Ukraine International Airlines for Premier Hotel guests
  • Marketing consultant used during launch of City Park Hotel (Kyiv)
  • Opening of High School of Hotel Business, a specialised one-year training course started by Premier International for hotel managers
  • Launch of a toll-free hotline in Ukraine for Premier Hotels and Accord Hotels reservations: 0 800 500 878
  • The Rus Hotel (Kyiv), Baccara Hotel (Kyiv) and Yunist Hotel (Odessa) are members of Accord Hotels chain
  • Receiving of the own chain code, signifying the inclusion in Global Distribution Systems
  • Premier International launches Nobil Hotel, a luxury boutique hotel (Chisinau, Moldova)
  • Premier International specialists receive online training at the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration

2008

  • First issue of Premier Club Magazine – Premier Hotels’ semi-annual promotional magazine
  • Premier Hotels introduces the Premier Kids Club programme, which offers special services and gifts for its youngest guests
  • New concept of Premier Hotels created in re-branding as a collection of luxury hotels
  • The second issue of Premier Club Magazine becomes a winner of the contest The Best Corporate Media in Ukraine
  • Launch of the Premier Awards loyalty programme, which enables third parties to collect points from each booking

2007

  • Premier International launches Aurora Hotel in Kharkiv
  • Aurora Hotel becomes a member of Premier Hotels
  • Creation of “Intrasite” – a platform for communication, news, databases, standards and documents for Premier International employees and other members of the hotel chain
  • Introduction of the “best available rate” concept on the Premier Hotels website
  • Outside marketing consulting hired to handle launch of the Alye Parusa Hotel (Feodosia)

2006

  • Premier International launches the Cosmopolit Hotel in Kharkiv
  • Cosmopolit Hotel becomes a member of Premier Hotels
  • Launch of an online booking system on the Premier Hotels website
  • Top managers at the Premier Palace Hotel attend a one-week hotel management training course at the University of Lausanne (Switzerland)

2005

  • Dnister Hotel (Lviv) joins the Premier Hotels chain
  • Partial reconstruction of the Dnister Hotel in compliance with chain standards
  • Dnister Hotel records 100 percent growth in profitability in just one year

2004

  • Star Hotel (Mukacheve) joins the Premier Hotels chain
  • Londonskaya Hotel (Odessa) becomes a member of the Premier Hotels chain

2003

  • Establishment of Premier International
  • Launch of the Premier Hotels brand - the first Ukrainian hotel chain brand
  • Premier Hotels luxury chain consists of two hotels: the Premier Palace (Kyiv) and Oreanda (Yalta)
  • Development of network management and technical standards
  • Implementation of the “Mystery Guest ”quality control system

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