InterContinental Hotels Group is opening the 75-room Holiday Inn Resort Catalina Island hotel in Avalon, California. This property is the second Holiday Inn Resort location in California, joining the Holiday Inn Resort The Lodge at Big Bear Lake hotel, and is the only full service hotel located on Catalina Island.
InterContinental Hotels Group and St Marys Rugby League Club have signed a franchise agreement for a 123-room, new build Holiday Inn hotel in St Marys, Greater Sydney. Holiday Inn Sydney St Marys, scheduled to open in late 2017 will represent a new definition of the Holiday Inn brand in Australia.
InterContinental Hotels Group has signed Hotel Indigo Milan - Corso Monforte. The hotel will be the brand’s second Italian location, joining Hotel Indigo Rome – St George which opened in 2014. Scheduled to open early 2018 under a franchise agreement with Amapa Group, the historic palace building will be converted into a hotel featuring 55 rooms, a destination restaurant, Courtyard and a leisure and fitness centre.
InterContinental Hotels and NOVUM Hotel Group, one of the largest hotel groups in Germany, have signed a development agreement spanning 20 hotels across Europe in markets such as Germany, Austria and Netherlands. The deal is the first venture together between both companies.
InterContinental Hotels Group is opening the first Kimpton hotel in the home of European fashion and design - Paris. Situated in one of the city’s most sought-after districts, near the famous Paris Opéra, the luxury hotel is set to open its doors in 2020. The building will be fully transformed with Kimpton’s signature bold and playful design to feature 149 guestrooms including 27 suites, luxury spa and fitness facilities, and a state-of-the-art meeting space overlooking the high-end Parisian streets, buildings and rooftops.
InterContinental Hotels Group has signed Holiday Inn Dubai Science Park. The newly built hotel will operate under a management agreement with an affiliate of the Rolaco Group, who also own InterContinental Dallas, InterContinental Semiramis, InterContinental Geneva, Crowne Plaza Geneva, and Crowne Plaza Zurich.
Kimpton EPIC Hotel in Miami welcomed its first guests 2008 and offers all the thoughtful perks for which the brand is known. Situated in the heart of Downtown, Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole here pays a flying visit to the property to see what is on offer.
InterContinental Hotels Group is opening the 108-room Holiday Inn Express Mexico Toreo hotel, located in Naucalpan in greater Mexico City’s north-western area. This hotel opens following an investment made by its franchisee of more than US $2 million dollars. Gerardo Murray, regional vice president of brands and marketing, Mexico, Latin America and Caribbean, IHG said: “Strategic location and modern design make the Holiday Inn Express Mexico Toreo hotel a top choice for travellers visiting Mexico City’s north-western area especially for those seeking quality accommodations while traveling for business or leisure.”
InterContinental David Tel Aviv, a destination hotel located in the heart of Tel Aviv, has been selected by the World Travel Awards as Israel’s Leading Hotel. Announced at the top international tourism organisation’s European Gala Ceremony in Italy, the InterContinental David Tel Aviv led all the other hotels in the country.
InterContinental Hotels Group has announced it is set to open four new hotels across eastern Europe in the next few months, with a further 46 confirmed as being in the pipeline. The figures are a reflection of the hotel group’s expansion strategy in the region at work. The emergence of a new breed of traveller looking for diverse experiences has given rise to the region overtaking its Western counterparts: while Western Europe may be home to the most visited countries, Eastern Europe saw the fastest growth in 2015.
World Travel Awards has issued a last call for ballots ahead of the prestigious Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016, with voting set to close on Wednesday, August 31st. InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort has this year been selected to host the red-carpet event.
InterContinental Hotels Group is opening the EVEN Hotels brand’s fourth hotel and second New York City location, the 202-room flagship EVEN Hotels Brooklyn. Located at 46 Nevins Street in Downtown Brooklyn, the hotel is also adjacent to IHG’s Holiday Inn Brooklyn Downtown which opened in April.