Accor Fast Facts

France is a top destination: France is the top destination for Accor Hotels' travelers with more than 1,500 hotels in France alone. That represents more than 30% of the group's 3,500 hotels worldwide.

French history: Since the opening of its first Novotel hotel in Lille in 1967, to its presence across 92 countries today, Accor has become the world's leading hotel operator and market leader in Europe.

Life is Magnifique: Experience French luxury and elegance at any of the 12 unique Sofitel hotels in France. Discover French design and art de vivre.

Pullman Paris Live: Pullman, Accor's upscale brand, is revolutionizing the interiors of its five Parisian hotels (Montparnasse, Bercy, Tour Eiffel, La Défense and Charles de Gaulle Airport), involving renowned architects and interior designers.

Best Hotel in France: The MGallery Collection's Hotel Cour du Corbeau, part of the Accor network, was named "Best hotel in France" by TripAdvisor and their 2013 Travelers' Choice Awards®.

Happy Sleep Experience with ibis: Accor developed an exclusive bedding concept – Sweet Bed™ byibis, ibis Styles, ibis budget – for unrivalled comfort.This is the first time a hotel group has designed an entire bed. This truly revolutionary 'new-generation' bed is designed around customers' cultural habits and has been tailored around the way customers use beds and local habits – worldwide – to provide unsurpassed comfort in its category. It is available at 379 ibis, 93 ibis Styles and 307 ibis Budget hotels across France.

New Memorable Moments: MGallery added four new prestigious addresses to its Collection of unique high-end hotels that are distinguished by their history and design: La Bastide de Gordes& Spa near Avignon, the Hôtel de la Cité in Carcassonne, Le Burdigala in Bordeaux, and Le Parc Beaumont in Pau.

Plant for the Planet: Thanks toguests supporting Accor's global program by reusing their towels across 530 hotels in France, savings on laundry bills were able to finance more than 1 million trees being replanted in Senegal.

Online booking: Travelers can prepare their trip to France, plan their stay and book any Accor hotel across all 12 brands on (External link) .

Growth: 2012 was another year of growth in revenue and development for the group Accor, with 38,085 new rooms opened.