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IHG® Appoints Julienne Smith as Senior Vice President, Development in the Americas

IHG | August 19, 2019

Smith to lead development for Crowne Plaza®, Hotel Indigo® and EVEN® Hotels brands in IHG’s largest region IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has appointed Julienne Smith as Senior Vice President, Development in the Americas region. In this role, Smith will lead a team responsible for increasing IHG’s presence in the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean for new-builds and conversions to the Crowne Plaza®, Hotel Indigo® and EVEN® Hotels brands. She will also lead the Transactions & Asset Management team, which is focused on growing and enhancing IHG’s relationship with owners...

Columbia Hospitality Plans August Opening of Hotel Indigo Everett in Washington

Hotel Indigo® Everett – Waterfront Place | July 9, 2019

EVERETT, Wash. – Hotel Indigo® Everett announced today it is on track to open in August 2019 as part of the 65-acre Waterfront Place development in the heart of Fisherman’s Harbor on Port Gardener Bay. The hotel is part of the Port of Everett’s transformation of the waterfront, and it is positioned to be a gathering place where locals and visitors alike can come to relax and enjoy tranquil moments and views of the marina and bay. An InterContinental Hotels Group® property managed and operated by Seattle-based Columbia Hospitality, the modern hotel will be Everett’s newest full-service boutique hotel and feature exciting amenities...

IHG Signs Multiple Development Agreement With GS Star for 15 avid® Hotels to Open in Germany Over the Next Five Years

IHG | October 9, 2018

IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world's leading hotel companies, has announced a Multiple Development Agreement (MDA) with existing partner GS Star GmbH (GS Star) to bring 15 avid® hotels to the German market. This marks a significant milestone launching avid hotels, IHG's newest mainstream brand, in Europe for the first time. Germany is a priority market for IHG with 122 hotels already open or in the development pipeline. Strong growth momentum of 50 new signings since 2015 has been driven by IHG's 11 active MDA partners, which has expanded IHG's mainstream presence in Germany particularly with the Holiday Inn&...

IHG and SAMHI Inaugurate the Holiday Inn Express Gurgaon Sector 50 as the First of 14 Properties to Be Rebranded as HIE Hotels

IHG | September 4, 2018

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world's leading hotel companies, today inaugurated the Holiday Inn Express Gurgaon Sector 50, the first Holiday Inn Express hotel in Gurugram. As a part of IHG's partnership with SAMHI for a portfolio of 14 Holiday Inn Express hotels, this property will be the first to open its doors to guests on September 15th. Marking this celebration, IHG®'s regional leadership team including CEO, EMEAA, Kenneth Macpherson and MD, IMEA Pascal Gauvin were present at the ceremony. The launch also marked the unveiling of a new Holiday Inn Express brand campaign in India, centered around 'More Than...

IHG Completes Acquisition of 51% Stake in Regent Hotels & Resorts for $39 Million

IHG | July 2, 2018

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is pleased to confirm that its acquisition of a 51% stake in Regent Hotels & Resorts ('Regent') has now completed. The 51% interest has been acquired for $39 million in cash, payable in three tranches of $13 million. $13 million was paid on completion, with the second amount due in 2021 and the third in 2024. IHG will have the right to acquire the remaining 49% interest in a phased manner from 2026. As detailed in the announcement published on 14th March 2018, IHG will bring Regent into its brand portfolio at the top end of the luxury segment and will accelerate its growth globally, supported by I...

IHG Signs With Hotel Marina Agra for Holiday Inn Agra MG Road in India

June 28, 2018

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of world's leading hotel companies has signed a management agreement with Hotel Marina Agra for Holiday Inn Agra MG Road. The 150-room hotel is expected to be rebranded and operational in 2018. The signing marks the company's debut in Agra and also completes IHG's presence in the Delhi-Jaipur-Agra Golden Triangle tourist circuit. A great destination for leisure travelers, Holiday Inn Agra MG Road is a 15 minutes' drive from popular UNESCO World Heritage sites such as Agra Fort and Taj Mahal, both key tourist attractions of the city. On opening, the hotel will offer stunning views of the iconic mo...

Marriott, AccorHotels and IHG Top Asia Pacific Construction Pipeline, Excluding China

Lodging Econometrics | June 14, 2018

June 14, 2018 – PORTSMOUTH, NH
 – According to the most recent Asia Pacific Construction Pipeline Trend Report from Lodging Econometrics, the top global hotel companies in the Asia Pacific Construction Pipeline, excluding China, are: Marriott International with 204 Projects/48,003 Rooms, AccorHotels with 215 Projects/45,086 Rooms, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) with 122 Projects/28,186 Rooms, Hilton Worldwide with 82 Projects/17,750, and Best Western with 34 Projects/6,146 Rooms.
 
 The largest brand in the Pipeline for each of these companies is: Marriott's Sheraton Hotel with 29 Projects/7,069 Rooms, Accor's Ibi...

IHG Launches New Upscale Brand, voco, With a Signing in Australia

IHG | June 12, 2018

IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) has today launched voco™, its new upscale hotel brand, alongside announcing a first signing in Australia. voco will focus primarily on conversion opportunities and will strengthen IHG's offer in the $40 billion upscale segment, which is expected to grow by a further $20 billion by 2025. Working with high-quality individual and locally-branded hotels, this distinctive brand will offer owners the ability to drive higher returns through delivering a compelling guest experience and leveraging IHG's powerful systems. This includes best-in-class revenue management and technology capabilities and ...

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