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Accor Hotels around the world competition

For their 10th Anniversary, Accor Hotels has started a competition for guests to enter and win up to 10 round the world trips to stay at any of the Accor Hotels, plus a number of stays all year long.

The competition has 10 phases and entry to the first ends on April 8, 2011.

For more information, visit the Accor Hotels website.

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