Manuel Levonian, general manager, Crowne Plaza Resort, Salalah, talks to Breaking Travel News about the hotel he leads, the tourism sector in Oman, and how important winning at the World Travel Awards was to him.
InterContinental Hotels Group has announced the signing of Crowne Plaza Novi Sad in Serbia’s second largest city. The newly built hotel will operate under a franchise agreement with Plaza Agns Doo Novi Sad. The 144-room hotel opening in 2016 will be located in the heart of the business district of Novi Sad, and only a short walk to the city centre for guests wanting to explore the city’s renowned 18th century architecture.
Following a £20 million complete top to toe refurbishment The Bellhouse Hotel will officially open its doors as the Crowne Plaza Gerrards Cross Hotel this autumn. Having been inaugurated into the Crowne Plaza portfolio the hotel promises to deliver the quality and trusted service synonymous with the Crowne Plaza brand but with a very distinct identity.
InterContinental Hotels Group is opening the 355-room Crowne Plaza Stamford hotel, following a significant renovation funded by Montreal-based owner, Rosdev Corporation.
InterContinental Hotels Group has announced the opening of Crowne Plaza London - Battersea. The rebranded 78-room hotel is owned by Fabiano Hotels and managed by IHG. It is located close to Clapham Junction, one of the UK’s busiest railway stations with easy connections to both the centre of London and Gatwick Airport.
Dominvs Group and contractor McAleer & Rushe have signed the first in a series of phased contracts, worth in excess of £100 million, to build out a development programme of hotels, across the UK. The first legal agreement signed by Dominvs was a £26 million contract with McAleer & Rushe to design and build two hotels in Aberdeen close to the airport.
InterContinental Hotels Group has announced the latest addition to the growing Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts portfolio with the signing of the Crowne Plaza Panama Airport hotel. The new-build, 126-room hotel is expected to open in February 2015 and will be the second Crowne Plaza hotel in Panama.
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) announces the opening of the Crowne Plaza® JFK Airport New York City hotel. The property has undergone a significant multi-million dollar renovation funded by ERG JFK Hotel, LLC, featuring a unique interior design with runway murals on the lobby ceilings, guest room carpets and accent walls, and a modern glass design for the exterior façade.
InterContinental Hotels Group has opened the first Crowne Plaza in Serbia - Crowne Plaza Belgrade. Boasting the largest hotel ballroom in the country, the hotel’s meeting facilities further set it apart from the competition.
InterContinental Hotels Group has signed a franchise agreement with Hotel Fira to open its first Crowne Plaza in Barcelona - Crowne Plaza Barcelona Fira Center. The hotel will open during the first quarter this year.
InterContinental Hotels Group has announced the signing of Crowne Plaza London – Albert Embankment, a first for the brand in London’s Embankment. The hotel is due to open in the spring of 2015.