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InterContinental Hotels Group has signed eight new hotels within the Holiday Inn brand family in Germany. The announcement comes as IHG has recently reported a strong year for the market, and three consecutive record years of signings, including 17 hotels in 2016.
InterContinental Hotels Group has reported strong underlying revenue growth for financial 2016, driven by growth in both RevPAR and rooms. Global comparable RevPAR was up 1.8 per cent, while the company recorded $24.5 billion in total gross revenue from hotels in its system during the year.
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.