AccorHotels, number 1 hotel group in Africa For 40 years, AccorHotels is a major economic player in Africa with headquarters in Africa and Indian Ocean based in Casablanca. The group is the number one hotel group in terms of number of rooms in the continent (19,333) with more than 10,000 employees, 110 hotels in 20 countries, from the Maghreb to Southern Africa. The development of its network in Africa is based both on the construction of hotels and recovering of buildings, through management contracts of several major properties, the last of which was signed in July 3, 2017, to manage 50 Hotels of the AAA group: Angola, Agora and Amanhã, in Angola. Since 1 January 2017, Olivier Granet has been appointed Managing Director and Director of AccorHotels operations in the Middle East and Africa.

AccorHotels and Jobs The group calls its employees “talents” or “collaborators”. There are 250,000 talents in 95 countries around the world. 56% of employees are under 34 years old and 28% of their millenials are hotel directors or department heads At AccorHotels, 1 talent is recruited every 8 minutes! There are currently over 2900 job and internship opportunities, including 18 for Africa.

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News AccorHotels announced on Thursday (July 27th) an increase in its net earnings of 4.05% for the first half, triggered by the recovery of the activity in France. The group, headed by Sébastien Bazin, reported 77 million euros of net earnings and generated revenues of 922 million Euros, up 33.5% (8.3% on a constant basis) over the first half, according to a news release. In an interview in early July 2017 with Jeune Afrique, the CEO of AccorHotels confided that his group wants to “multiply efforts in Africa”. He believes that the continent has the largest growth potential in the next twenty years, with hotel infrastructure needs. “We want to be involved in this development”, he declared.

AccorHotels in the world AccorHotels is the sixth largest hotel operator in the world. The French group operates in 95 countries. It has more than 4,144 hotels and 250,000 employees in five continents. Its total capacity is 583,161 rooms, 26% of which are located in France, 23% in Central, North and East Europe excluding France, 13% in North America, Latin America and the Caribbean, In the Mediterranean, Africa and the Middle East, and 26% in the Asia-Pacific region. Founded in 1967 by Gérard Pélisson and Paul Dubrule, AccorHotels is a public limited company liste on the stock exchange (CAC 40, Euronext 100, FTSEurofirst 80, DJ Stoxx 600, DJ EuroStoxx and MSCI Europe). The group’s headquarters are in Issy-les-Moulineaux, France. Its slogan: Feel Welcome

Services The AccorHotels group operates more than 4,100 hotels, resorts and residences, as well as more than 3,500 luxury private residences worldwide. The Group offers a portfolio of luxury brands (Raffles, Fairmont, Sofitel, onefinestay, MGallery by Sofitel, Grand Mercure, The Sebel, Pullman, swissotel) to economic (Jo&Joe, ibis, ibis Styles, ibis budget, adagio access  and hotelF1) via the mid-range (Novotel, Mercure, Mama Shelter, Adagio).