Thursday, January 13, 2011

Accor intends to hire 3000 people in India  

Global hospitality firm Accor, a global hospitality firm is all set to hire 3,000 people by next year in its upcoming hotels in the country.

Currently it has eight hotels under brands, Novotel, Ibis and Mercure, and two convention centres. There it employs about 2,000 people at present.

Regional Director of Human Resources Ashwin A Shirali  of Accor hotels told media,
"By the end of 2011, we will employ total 5,000 people at Accor operated properties across India”.

There would be entry level jobs which would be 30 per cent of the total job opportunities being created here. The company will operate Ten new properties would be operated which are likely to start in 2011.

Accor also plans to open 90 hotels by 2015, out of which contracts for 60 hotels have already been signed. By the end of 2012, 21 of these hotels would be operational.
At present Accor has partnership with InterGlobe Enterprises. Accor and Interglobe have created an investment fund for building these hotels in India.

The aspiring candidates interested in hospitality field can now look forward to greater job opportunities now when Accor plans to hire qualified people in India.

Source: The Economic TImes

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