Elena Apiou

Adagio Aparthotels / Head of Design

Holding a master’s degree in Public Affairs and another one in International Management, Elena Apiou has been leading design projects for the hospitality industry for the past 6 years.

She has participated in redefining the design DNA of Accor historic brands Novotel and ibis, organizing international design contests, and collaborating with internationally renowned designers and architects such as the Sundukovy sisters, Innocad, Ramy Fischler… She has also contributed to innovative projects (mobile hotel, wellness center…) aiming to constantly rethink tomorrow’s hospitality.

Head of design for Adagio Aparthotels (Accor group & Pierre et Vacances), her goal is today to transform and bring more emotion to this brand through new design concepts. She also supervises new construction and refurbishment projects worldwide.

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