InterContinental to boost UK presence

InterContinental to boost UK presence

InterContinental Hotels Group has confirmed it will seek to create over 3,000 new jobs across the UK as it plans to open 37 hotels over the next few years.

The vacancies have been created as IHG - which owns a portfolio of major hotel brands including InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza and Hotel Indigo – as part of plans to open over 1,200 new hotels worldwide, creating 160,000 jobs.

Andy Cosslett, IHG’s chief executive, said: “We are the world’s biggest hotel group and investment in new hotels and the people that make them successful is vital to our growth.

“Whether you want to be a hotel porter, waiter or manager, in Birmingham, Bangkok or Berlin, we offer a terrific range of opportunities,”

The roles include a wide range of different posts including management, hotel porters, waiting and bar staff, some of which are among the quickest and most flexible routes back to employment.

All employees will also receive opportunities through IHG’s highly-acclaimed training and development programmes.

IHG is the world’s largest hotel company by number of rooms.