InterContinental Hotels Group

Voco Debuts in Saudi Arabia

by Mahak Mannan | 20 Dec 2018

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has signed an agreement with Mohammed Abdulaziz Al Rajhi & Sons Investment Co, to convert and rebrand two hotels in Saudi Arabia. Under the management agreements, Coral Hotel will be converted to voco Al Khobar, the first voco in the country, and Holiday Inn Al Khobar Ulaya, will undergo major refurbishment to

Chain Focus: InterContinental Hotels Group

by Mahak Mannan | 21 Jun 2018

About the group InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is a global organisation with a broad portfolio of hotel brands, including InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, Hotel Indigo, EVEN Hotels, HUALUXE Hotels and Resorts, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Holiday Inn Club Vacations, Holiday Inn Resort, avid hotels, Staybridge

IHG Dubai Festival City appoints marketing and PR manager

by Patrick Ryan | 29 Jan 2018

InterContinental Hotels Group, Dubai Festival City has announced the appointment of Vanina Yordanova as the new marketing & public relations manager. Yordanova will oversee and develop the marketing and communications efforts and cultivate these efforts, in-conjunction with the overall brand and hotel strategy. “I am delighted to welcome Vanina to our IHG Family and I am positive

New senior director for InterContinental Hotels Group

by Patrick Ryan | 16 Jul 2017

David Todd has been names as the new senior director, New Hotels-IMEA for the InterContinental Hotels Group. Todd previously worked for IHG both at the corporate office and at the company’s hotels in the Middle East. Prior to rejoining IHG, he served as vice president, operations-MEA at Millennium Hotels & Resorts. Todd said: “I am very

IHG reveals plans for new midscale brand

by Crystal Chesters | 22 Jun 2017

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) revealed plans to launch a new, high-quality midscale brand at its 2017 Americas Conference this week in Las Vegas. The brand will champion the traveler who wants a hotel stay that meets their expectations for ‘the basics done exceptionally well’ at a price point of $10 – 15 less than its

IHG named among best places to work

by Patrick Ryan | 23 May 2017

InterContinental Hotels Group, IHG, has been named among the top five companies to work for in Asia in Great Place to Work’s annual Best Workplaces in Asia 2017 list. Ranked fifth in this year’s list, IHG has been recognised for showing commitment to creating a great work environment where colleagues trust the people they work

InterContinental Hotels Group signs four new hotels in MEA region

by Crystal Chesters | 25 Apr 2017

InterContinental Hotels Group® (IHG), announced four new hotel signings and six new hotel openings across the GCC in 2017 at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) in Dubai, UAE. IHG’s four new hotel signings in the Middle East and Africa are: Crowne Plaza Jeddah in Saudi Arabia, InterContinental Doha Festival City and Staybridge Suites Lusail in

InterContinental Doha Residences opens its doors

by Crystal Chesters | 22 Nov 2016

InterContinental Hotels Group has opened InterContinental Doha Residences under a management agreement with Gulf Hotels Company WLL. Located on Doha’s longest natural private beach, the new property brings 82 luxury residences to Doha, comprising 17 three-bedroom villas, eight three-bedroom apartments, 15 two-bedroom apartments and 42 one-bedroom apartments. Pascal Gauvin, chief operating officer, India, Middle East

5 Minutes with… Taras Ettl, vice president of development, MENA region, IHG

by Sophia Soltani | 18 Apr 2016

5 Minutes with… Taras Ettl, vice president of development, MENA region, IHG What were the hotel group’s key achievements and milestones in 2015? Globally, we maintained a strong momentum in 2015, driven by a clear strategy and disciplined execution. We delivered our highest room openings since 2009, our best signings since 2008, 11% underlying profit

Face to face: Behind the wheel of success

by Sophia Soltani | 07 Apr 2016

With no plans of slowing down, Pascal Gauvin, COO, India, Middle East and Africa, InterContinental Hotels Group tells Sophia Soltani why it’s best to strike whilst the iron is hot and how building membership communities within an organisation is vital to creating loyal followings on the outside. When thinking of hospitality veterans, Pascal Gauvin definitely

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