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Two further IHG properties set for Manchester opening

Two further IHG properties set for Manchester opening

24th Feb 2015 in Hotel News

InterContinental Hotels Group has announced the signing of two further hotels for Manchester, continuing the growth of its UK estate. The Crowne Plaza Manchester – Oxford Road and Staybridge Suites Manchester – Oxford Road properties are being built as part of The University of Manchester‘s £1 billion campus development. → Read More

‘Excellent year’ drives up profits at InterContinental Hotel Group

‘Excellent year’ drives up profits at InterContinental Hotel Group

17th Feb 2015 in Hotel News

InterContinental Hotels Group has reported an “excellent year”, with strong financial performance and the continued delivery of winning strategy. Releasing results for the year to December 31st, IHG said underlying annual operating profit rose to $648 million at constant currency rates, on revenue up six per cent to $1.67 billion. → Read More

IHG agrees to acquire Kimpton for $430m in cash

IHG agrees to acquire Kimpton for $430m in cash

16th Dec 2014 in Hotel News

InterContinental Hotels Group has agreed to acquire Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants for $430 million in cash. Kimpton, a fully asset-light business, is the world’s largest independent boutique hotel operator and a sophisticated food and beverage operator. It presently manages 62 hotels in the most attractive cities and resorts in the US with a further 16 hotels in the pipeline. → Read More

InterContinental reports strong RevPar increases as North American confidence returns

InterContinental reports strong RevPar increases as North American confidence returns

23rd Oct 2014 in Hotel News

InterContinental Hotels Group has reported financial performance for the three months to the end of September, revealing comparable RevPAR growth of seven per cent during the period. The hotel giant also welcomed 8,000 rooms to its inventory, leading to a net system increase of 2.7 per cent year on year to 697,000 rooms. Richard Solomons, chief executive of InterContinental Hotels Group, said: “We delivered our best quarterly RevPAR performance in over two years with growth in each of our four regions.” → Read More

InterContinental plans 3 hotels in Mexico

InterContinental plans 3 hotels in Mexico

7th Sep 2014 in Hotel News

InterContinental Hotels Group is planning to open three new properties in Mexico before 2016 year end adding to IHG’s current pipeline of over 20 Holiday Inn brand family hotels for the country. They will be operated under a franchise agreement with an affiliate of IHG. → Read More

Pascal Gauvin, chief operating officer, Middle East, InterContinetal Hotels Group

Pascal Gauvin, chief operating officer, Middle East, InterContinetal Hotels Group

7th May 2014 in Videos

Pascal Gauvin, chief operating officer, Middle East, InterContinetal Hotels Group, speaks to Breaking Travel News at Arabian Travel Market 2014. → Read More

American operations push increase in IHG profits

American operations push increase in IHG profits

6th Aug 2013 in Hotel News

InterContinental Hotels Group has announced a 25-per cent increase in net profits in the six months to June 30th, thanks largely to a strong showing by its American operations. Profit after tax jumped to $340 million in the six months to the end of June compared with net earnings of $271 million in the first half of 2012. → Read More

InterContinental Asiana Saigon enhances its leading M.I.C.E programmes

InterContinental Asiana Saigon enhances its leading M.I.C.E programmes

Press Release | 5th Aug 2013 in Hotel NewsTravel Events News

InterContinental Asiana Saigon continues to capture a genuine sense of place and shared experience in order to inspire meetings that truly engage delegates and gets results via their MICE offers and their worldwide InterContinental Meetings programme. → Read More

InterContinental Hotels tap into China

InterContinental Hotels tap into China

8th Apr 2013 in Hotel NewsTravel Technology News

InterContinental Hotels Group has begun adding its entire portfolio of 4,600 properties around the world to China travel retailer Ctrip.com International via a reservations system connection designed and implemented by DerbySoft. → Read More

InterContinental London Park Lane unveils new Royal Suite

InterContinental London Park Lane unveils new Royal Suite

Press Release | 12th Jan 2013 in Hotel News

InterContinental London Park Lane has unveiled a newly designed Royal Suite, which pays homage to the hotel’s location on the site of 145 Piccadilly, Queen Elizabeth II’s former childhood residence. Attention is in every detail of the timeless design that encapsulates signature styles from Her Majesty’s early life through to the present. → Read More

IHG rolls out app for Windows 8

IHG rolls out app for Windows 8

30th Nov 2012 in Hotel NewsTravel Technology News

The Holiday Inn brand is set to become the first major hotel brand to launch a travel app for Windows 8 – the newest version of the Windows operating platform for a variety of PCs and tablet devices. → Read More

InterContinental adds online guest reviews

InterContinental adds online guest reviews

28th Oct 2012 in Hotel News

InterContinental Hotels Group is launching Guest Reviews and Ratings for each of its seven existing hotel brand websites, giving online customers the convenience of reading authentic customer feedback while booking their stays. → Read More

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