A hotel chain Ibis Hotel is a part of the French hotel corporation Accor. Ibis hotels belong to budget class type. Typically, an Ibis hotel has the status of two or three stars. In Western Europe, Ibis Hotel is often considered to be the category of economy-class hotels, in Eastern Europe - the middle class.
An average cost of accommodation in Ibis hotels is about 45-55 euros for a standard room per night. A room in Ibis hotels has a traditional minimum, which includes a separate bathroom, a desk, a wardrobe, a double bed, a TV with satellite and local channels. Some Ibis hotels have a restaurant or a bar offering an evening menu.
To date, Ibis Hotel chain includes more than 700 hotels in Asia, Africa, Europe and Latin America. About half of all Ibis hotels are located in France. The first Ibis hotel appeared in France, as well. It was opened in Bordeaux in 1974. Since then, Ibis has been constantly developing its chain and improving the quality of service. Ibis Hotel has become one of the first hotel chains, who have passed the ISO 9001 certification in the field of hotel business, as well as ISO 14001 in order to correlate the production processes with requirements for environmental protection.
Belonging of Ibis Hotel to Accor Corporation gives guests of Ibis hotels several advantages. One of them - the opportunity to participate in the loyalty program A club. Due to a point system and the counting of nights, regular guests have the opportunity to use various bonuses, including receiving vouchers for accommodation in hotels of the international chain of Accor. In addition to the Ibis Hotel other brands of Accor also participate in the program: Sofitel, Nobotel, Suite hotel – in total about 6 thousand hotels around the world.
Ibis Hotel has recently started to successfully develop the markets of Central and Eastern Europe. Today the hotels of the chain can be found in Slovakia, Poland and Romania. In Russia chain is so far represented by one hotel- Ibis Moscow Paveletskaya. In the nearest future the construction of hotels in several Russian cities is planned, including Moscow, St. Petersburg, Samara, Kazan and Omsk.