IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) has appointed Philippe Bijaoui to the role of Vice President Development for Europe.
Royal heritage destination Hua Hin’s flagship InterContinental Hua Hin Resort has been confirmed as an official sponsor of the FIFA Futsal World Cup 2012, playing host to the centrepiece of the Official Trophy Tour of the tournament. The resort is sponsoring next month’s FIFA Futsal World Cup 2012 - in the hope of generating local interest in the game and encouraging Hua Hin’s youth to develop an active interest in the indoor-based variation of football.
Singapore’s only Peranakan-inspired luxury hotel, InterContinental Singapore, has recently added two prestigious new awards to its collection. The hotel was confirmed as Asia’s Leading Meetings & Conference Hotel and Singapore’s Leading Conference Hotel at the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony held in Singapore.
InterContinental Asiana Saigon has been recognised as the Vietnam’s Leading Hotel and Vietnam’s Leading Business Hotels by the prestigious World Travel Awards. The property is considered of the flagship hotels under InterContinental Hotels & Resorts in the region.
Tash Tobias, general manager, and Ravi Yellan, director of events, InterContinental Singapore at the World Travel Awards Asia, Australasia and Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2012
Shantha de Silva, director of operations support, IHG Asia & Australasia, at the World Travel Awards Asia, Australasia and Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2012
Inga Winkler, assistant director of events, InterContinental London Park Lane at the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2012 at Conrad Algarve
Eric Viale, general manager, InterContinental Porto-Palácio das Cardosas at the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2012 at Conrad Algarve
Arriving on London’s exciting hotel scene in November 2012, the much-anticipated InterContinental London Westminster will open its doors in the political heartland of Britain. The first InterContinental hotel to open in London for over 36 years, the property is located at an outstanding address; a short walk from Parliament, in earshot of Big Ben and within sight of Westminster Abbey.
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts embarks on a week-long programme of activities around the world to help protect and preserve unique and cultural heritage sites as part of Responsible Business Week 2012.
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts will launch its exclusive partnership with Agraria, America’s oldest and largest luxury home fragrance company, from September 2012.
Competition regulator the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has objected to deals struck between Intercontinental Hotels Group and online travel agents Booking.com and Expedia, claiming they have infringed competition law in relation to the online supply of room only hotel accommodation by online travel agents.