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Accor is to expand its Ibis and Novotel chains with three new hotels by 2017, including sites in Birmingham, London Luton Airport and Heathrow.
Accor is planning to increase the number of apprentices in its hotel chain from 150 to 300 by 2017.
Accor is to open seven Ibis hotels in Barnsley, Birmingham, Canning Town, Crewe, Greenwich, Haydock and Heathrow over the next two years.
Accor is planning to open a further 90 hotels across the country over the next four years, taking the total to 300.
Accor has acquired 13 Ibis hotels from Tritax for £71m, in order to expand its HotelInvest division.
Accor is to open a 231-bed Ibis hotel at the CB1 development in Cambridge in 2015.
Accor has acquired three new hotel development sites in Edinburgh to open over the next two years, while a 310-room hotel will open in London's Canary Wharf in 2015.
Accor is looking to recruit 100 new management apprentices to work in hotels across the country.
Accor is to open four Novotel, Ibis and Mercure hotels in London in October, with the creation of 170 jobs.
Accor is to invest £5m in staff training at its 185 UK hotels, as part of an expansion programme that will create 3,500 jobs by 2015.
Accor of France is planning to expand its hotel portfolio in the UK from 186 to 300 by 2015.
Accor is planning to expand its chain of 144 UK hotels with a further 100 sites by 2015, with most being under the Mercure and All Seasons brands.
Accor is to set up a five-star 205-bedroom Sofitel hotel and conference centre at Mountgrange Capital's £300m Caltongate scheme in Edinburgh by 2010.
Accor of France is planning to open five Etap budget hotels in the UK in 2007, including sites in Sheffield, Leeds and Cardiff.
Accor is planning to open eight hotels in the UK this year, including three Ibis hotels, three Novotels, one Etap and one Sofitel, taking the chain to 91 by the end of 2004.