Ibis (or Ibis Red; stylised as ibis) is a brand of economy hotels owned by Accor. Created in 1974, Ibis became Accor's economy megabrand in 2011 with the launch of Ibis Styles and Ibis Budget.
As of December 2019, there were 1,218 hotels under the Ibis brand (excluding Styles and Budget hotels), with 155,678 rooms in total across 67 countries.
The first Ibis hotel opened in Bordeaux in 1974. It was created by the Accor group (then Novotel-SIEH) to engineer more affordable Novotels. By 1988, Ibis operated 182 hotels in France.
By 2004, Ibis operated 700 hotels in 36 countries. From 2003 to 2005, Ibis opened in South Korea, China and Thailand.
In October 2009, Ibis reached the 100,000 rooms milestone and opened its first hotel in Moscow, followed by a 50th hotel in Brazil and a first hotel in Japan. In 2012, Ibis' largest hotel in the Asia-Pacific region opened. In January 2014, Ibis opened its 1,000th hotel.
According to Statista, Ibis is aslo the most popular hotel chain in Poland. The international brand ibis had 38 hotels in Poland, ranking it as the biggest hotel brand in the country in 2019.
According to Statista and en.wikipedia