Founded in 1967, Accor (AC) is a leading French hotel operator with premises all across the world. The group works under the AccorHotels brand name and owns, manages and franchises over 4,200 hotels in 95 countries of the world. Accor represents over 20 brands, from luxury to economy. The company operates as a hotel franchisor and operator (HotelServices), as well as hotel investor and owner (HotelInvest). Accor's additional businesses include its corporate departments and the casinos business. Headquartered in Paris, France, the company has a team of 250,000 employees. Included to the CAC 40 index, the Accor share price (AC) is set and traded on the Euronext and London stock exchange (LSE).