AccorHotels was founded in 1967 by Paul Dubrule and Gérard Pélisson, who opened the first Novotel in Northern France. The early years of AccorHotels were characterised by innovation, resourcefulness and a strong passion for the Hotel guests. From its humble beginnings the group now owns, operates and franchises over 4,100 hotels spanning 95 countries. AccorHotels Australia are part of this Global Network of Internationally renowned hotel brands such as Sofitel, Pullman, Swissotel, MGallery by Sofitel, Quay West, The Sebel, Grand Mercure, Mercure, Novotel and ibis. Since opening Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour in 1991, AccorHotels has been a pioneer in Australia’s hotel industry. At AccorHotels we believe that there is a place for everyone in the same way that our brands (from economy lodgings to five-star hotels) cater to all of our guests. That’s why we offer the greatest career opportunities, customer service skill training like no other and the chance to work in the most diverse locations in the hotel, resort and hospitality industry. Every day we strive to make our guests Feel Welcome and our people Feel Valued.