1. AccorHotels Named Among India’s Top 10 Companies by Great Place to Work®

AccorHotels Named Among India’s Top 10 Companies by Great Place to Work®

AccorHotels, the world’s leading hotel operator, today announced that it has been inducted in the “Top 10 Companies to Work For in ...

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AccorHotels, the world’s leading hotel operator, today announced that it has been inducted in the “Top 10 Companies to Work For in India” by the Great Place to Work® Institute for the third consecutive year. The ranking is part of India’s largest annual study of workplace excellence that identifies the top 50 best companies to work for in the country.

The award showcases AccorHotels commitment to enhancing the professional growth of its employees by setting innovative new standards in the group’s workplace culture. With a range of brand segments from luxury to budget, AccorHotels has implemented Human Resource policies across this diverse range to help and ensure their employees create lasting interpersonal relationships with guests. Key differentiating factors for AccorHotels being among the best includes the strengths of hiring, coordinating and attracting talents, growth and development opportunities within the organisation and empowerment.

India’s Best Companies To Work For is the country’s largest annual study based on workplace culture aimed at identifying, recognizing, learning , and spreading best practices of organizations that achieve business objectives by being great workplaces. This study was conducted by the Great Place To Work Institute in partnership with The Economic Times. More than 700 companies participated in the study in India, making it one of the most competitive lists globally.

“We are proud to be recognised amongst the top 10 of the ‘Best Companies To Work For In India’. It is an honour to make it to the top 10 companies and is a reflection of the hard work and commitment of our 5,500 talented and inspirational employees across the country. We are passionate about creating a culture where people have the freedom to exemplify their best work practices in an environment they enjoy, and I am particularly proud about the fact that AccorHotels was once again recognized as a great employer in India this year,” said Jean-Michel Cassé, Senior Vice-President, Operations, and AccorHotels India.

AccorHotels accolade displays the group’s commitment in setting innovative standards for workplaces of the future. As an employer of choice, AccorHotels is committed to creating a workplace environment that is caring, inspiring, respectful, nurturing and trusting. An environment that reflects genuine human values in all situations and upholds ones dignity, confidence, well-being and self-esteem will instill a positive attitude and mindset to take on the organisational challenges and meet deliverables and expectations.

“AccorHotels human resources policies are based on values that federate employees, such as professionalism, recognition, diversity, social dialogue and respect. These form the foundation of our commitment that echoes our unique personality for being a great place to work. We are delighted with this recognition as it plays an important part of our overall goal of being a leading global hospitality employer. It is extremely encouraging and motivating for our continuous efforts towards becoming the most preferred workplace for our employees as well as potential talents” said, Ashwin Shirali, Regional Director, Human Resources, AccorHotels India.

India is a key growth market for AccorHotels with a target of 42 hotels by 2015. AccorHotels has over 5,500 employees and will add over 1,500 new roles by the end of 2015, to meet the needs of its growing network of hotels in India.  AccorHotels ambition is to become a major hotel operator in the country and above all to be the best hotelier notably by setting the pace for talent and skill development.

Great Place to Work®, headquartered in San Francisco, is a global research, consulting and training firm that helps organizations identify, create and sustain great workplaces through the development of high-trust workplace cultures. Great Place to Work® serves businesses, non-profit organizations and government agencies in 51 countries.


AccorHotels is a Group united by a shared passion for hospitality and driven by a shared promise to make everyone Feel Welcome.

Over 180,000 women and men in 3,700 AccorHotels establishments look after thousands of guests every day in 92 countries.

AccorHotels is the world’s leading hotel operator and offers its customers, partners and employees:

– its dual expertise as a hotel operator and franchisor (HotelServices) and a hotel owner and investor (HotelInvest);
– a large portfolio of internationally renowned brands covering the full spectrum, with luxury (Sofitel, Pullman, MGallery, Grand Mercure, The Sebel), midscale (Novotel, Suite Novotel, Mercure, Mama Shelter, Adagio) economy (ibis, ibis Styles, ibis budget, adagio access and hotelF1) establishments;
– a powerful marketplace and loyalty program Le Club AccorHotels
– almost half a century of commitment to corporate citizenship and solidarity with the PLANET 21 program.

Accor SA shares are listed on the Euronext Paris exchange (ISIN code: FR0000120404) and traded in the USA on the OTC marketplace (Code: ACRFY)


In India, AccorHotels operate a network of 7 distinctive brands underpinned by operational excellence, while embracing its European heritage. With 31 hotels across key destinations in the country, AccorHotels is uniquely placed as the only international hotel group with brands that span across all segments from luxury to budget.

As the leader in operating hotels and convention centres, AccorHotels currently manages the Hyderabad International Convention Centre, Lavasa International Convention Centre, the Jaipur Exhibition & Convention Centre (JECC) and Novotel Visakhapatnam Varun Beach, the largest all-sea facing convention centre on the East Coast of India supporting the growing MICE market segment. 

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