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Accor Selects Infosys CommerceEdgeTM To Drive Social Shopping Via Facebook


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BOMBAY STOCK EXCHANGE -022 2272 2041/ 2272 2061 NATIONAL STOCK EXCHANGE OF INDIA LIMITED-022 2659 8237/ 2659 8238 NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE NYSE EURONEXT LONDON NYSE EURONEXT PARIS

March 7, 2013

Dear Sirs/Madam,

Sub: Press Release

Please find attached the press release titled

"Accor Selects Infosys CommerceEdge(TM) To Drive Social Shopping Via Facebook"

This is for your information and records.

Yours sincerely,

For Infosys Limited

N R Ravikrishnan Company Secretary

Accor Selects Infosys CommerceEdge"(TM) Drive Social Shopping Via Facebook

Bangalore & Paris, 7 March 2013: Accor, the world's leading hotel operator and market leader in Europe, has deployed the Infosys CommerceEdge platform to provide its customers with a social travel shopping experience. Visitors to www.accorhotels.com will now be able to seamlessly connect with their Facebook friends to seek opinions and share travel experiences as they choose their hotels.

The implementation of the CommerceEdge platform is across accorhotels.com which caters ta more than 3,500 hotels across 92 countries and has over 200 million unique visitors per year.

Infosys CommerceEdge is a comprehensive eCommerce and social commerce platform that enables visitors to log into Accor's ecommerce website using their Facebook account, providing a simple connection and registration process. Visitors' actions can then be posted on their Facebook pages. These conversations will enhance the customer experience and help build wider visibility for the different hotel brands within the Accor group.

The platform's reporting and analytics capabilities will provide Accor with insights into customer behavior and their social interactions. It also provides Accor with a foundation for enabling access to the Accor websites via other prominent online social media networks in the future.

Vinciane Masure, New Media Strategy Director at Accor said, "It is crucial to provide our guests with simple and popular channels to engage with us. Infosys CommerceEdge plays a key role in ensuring this by enabling millions of registered customers to connect with their social networks and exchange information about their hotel experiences."

"Social shopping, where consumers engage with their social network in making purchase decisions, is redefining the future of online shopping and changing consumer behavior from 'buzz' to 'buy', said Samson David, Vice President and Global Head - Business Platforms. "Infosys CommerceEdge includes a comprehensive set of social shopping capabilities which will help Accor increase traffic and enhance conversion."

Provided as a cloud based service, Infosys CommerceEdge enables scalability according ta seasonal peaks, demand-generating campaigns and expansion across geographies.

* Infosys CommerceEdge video: http://www.infosys.com/richmedia/edge/Infosys-CommerceEdge-product-demo.htm

* Infosys CommerceEdge brochure : http://www.infosys.com/commerceedge/resources/Documents/ drive-better-results-business.pdf

* White Papers: o Commerce for the Digital Consumer:

www.infosys.com/commerceedge/resources/Documents/


    commerce-digital-consumer.pdf

  o Smart, Social and Satisfying - The Future of Shopping in the Age of 
    Social Commerce : 
    http://www.infosys.com/socialedge/resources/Documents/
    shopping-age-social-commerce.pdf 

* Infosys Travel and Hospitality sector
  www.infosys.com/industries/hospitality-leisure/Pages/index.aspx

* Digital Consumer Blog: www.infosysblogs.com/diqital-consumer/

About lnfosys

lnfosys partners with global enterprises to drive their innovation-led growth.
That's why Forbes ranked lnfosys #19 among the top 100 most innovative
companies. As a leading provider of next-generation consulting, technology, 
and outsourcing solutions, lnfosys helps clients in more than 30 countries 
realize their goals. Visit www.infosys.com and see how lnfosys (NYSE: INFY), 
with ils 150,000+ people, is Building Tomorrow's Enterprise(r) today .

About Accor

Accor, the world's leading hotel operator and market leader in Europe, is
present in 92 countries with more than 3,500 hotels and 450,000 rooms. Accor's
broad portfolio of hotel brands - Sofitel, Pullman, MGallery, Grand Mercure,
Novotel, Suite Novotel, Mercure, Adagio, ibis, ibis Styles, ibis budget and
hoteiF1 - provide an extensive offer from luxury to budget. With more than
160,000 employees in Accor brand hotels worldwide , the Group offers its 
clients and partners 45 years of know-how and expertise. www.accor.com / 
www.accorhotels.com

Safe Harbor

Certain statements in this release concerning our future growth prospects are
forward-looking statements, which involve a number of risks and uncertainties
that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in such
forward-looking statements. The risks and uncertainties relating to these
statements include, but are not limited to, risks and uncertainties regarding
fluctuations in earnings, fluctuations in foreign exchange rates, our ability 
to manage growth, intense competition in IT services including those factors 
which may affect our cost advantage, wage increases in lndia, our ability to 
attract and retain highly skilled professionals, lime and cost overruns on 
fixed-price, fixed-time frame contracts, client concentration, restrictions 
on immigration, industry segment concentration, our ability to manage our 
international operations, reduced demand for technology in our key focus 
areas, disruptions in telecommunication networks or system failures, our 
ability to successfully complete and integrale potential acquisitions, 
liability for damages on our service contracts, the success of the companies 
in which lnfosys has made strategic investments, withdrawal or expiration of 
governmental fiscal incentives, political instability and regional conflicts, 
legal restrictions on raising capital or acquiring companies outside lndia, 
and unauthorized use of our intellectual property and general economic 
conditions affecting our industry. Additional risks that could affect our 
future operating results are more fully described in our United States 
Securities and Exchange Commission filings including our Annual Report on 
Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012 and on Form 6-K for the 
quarters ended June 30, 2012, September 30, 2012 and December 31, 2012.These 
filings are available at http://www.sec.gov.lnfosys may, from lime to lime, 
make additional written and oral forward-looking statements, including 
statements contained in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange 
Commission and our reports to shareholders. The company does not undertake to 
update any forward-looking statements that may be made from time to time by  
or on behalf of the company unless required by law.

For further information please contact: 
EMEA                           Asia Pacifie
Paul de Lara                   Sarah Vanita Gideon
lnfosys, United Kingdom        lnfosys, lndia
Phone: +44 2075162748          Phone: +91 80 4156 4998
Paul_delara@infosys.com        Sarah_Gideon@infosys.com

Australia                      Americas
Cristin Balog                  Danielle D'Angelo
lnfosys, Australia             lnfosys, United States 
Phone:+61 3 9860 2277          Phone: +1 510 859 5783
Cristin_Balog@infosys.com      Danielle_DAngelo@infosys.com

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