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Destination Vietnam: IHG debuts two brands and enters exciting new locations
IHG Hotels & Resorts is proud to debut two Luxury & Lifestyle brands in Vietnam this year as it introduces Hotel Indigo and Vignette Collection to the market as part of its growth strategy.
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IHG Hotels & Resorts and NOVUM Hospitality sign agreement that doubles IHG’s hotel presence in Germany
IHG and NOVUM Hospitality announce a long-term agreement that will double IHG’s presence in Germany through an exciting Holiday Inn – the niu brand collaboration and debuts for Garner and Candlewood Suites.
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It’s a Perfect Match! IHG Hotels & Resorts Kicks Off the 2024 Major League Soccer Season with Four New Club Partners

IHG Hotels & Resorts has announced new partnerships with four standout Major League Soccer (MLS) clubs as the Official Partner, giving IHG One Rewards members greater choice, all-access experiences and more ways to see their favorite clubs and players compete.

By IHG Hotels & Resorts

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Las Vegas Hotels Broke Continental U.S. Record for Saturday and Sunday ADR

Super Bowl LVIII in Las Vegas produced unprecedented hotel performance levels—not just for the Super Bowl but for any weekend in history.  The market achieved the highest Saturday ADR (at $758) and highest Sunday ADR ($808) in continental U.S. (excluding Hawaii) history.


Press Release
IHG Owners Association Announces 2024 Global Board of Directors, Led by Chair Nellie Dhanji

The IHG Owners Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Nellie Dhanji as the Chair of its Global Board of Directors for 2024. Dhanji currently serves as Vice President …

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U.S. to Expand Visa Interview Waiver Authority in 2024

The U.S. State Department will expand its policy of waiving in-person interviews for select visa applicants next year. Set to expire on December 31, the travel industry had been pushing for an extension to the policy.

By Dawit Habtemariam for Skift

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IHG Hotels & Resorts Opens First Garner Hotel Less than Three Months after Brand’s Official Launch

IHG Hotels & Resorts is celebrating the opening of the first Garner hotel, the Garner Auburn – Seattle, less than three months after the midscale conversion brand’s launch. Located in the Seattle suburb of Auburn, Wash., the hotel's accelerated conversion signifies owners’ recognition of the brand’s strength and revenue potential.

By IHG Hotels & Resorts

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How US Travel Demand Could Withstand a Stalled Economy in 2024

Tourism Economics forecasts no growth in U.S. gross domestic product during the first two quarters of 2024, but travel demand is expected to remain despite the slowdown, a significant change compared to past slowdowns. 

By Bryan Wroten for Hotel News Now 

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AHLA Welcomes Jolyon Bulley as Executive Committee Member

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) announced today that Jolyon Bulley, Chief Executive Officer, Americas, IHG Hotels & Resorts, has been appointed to its executive committee, which includes top leaders representing all segments of the hospitality industry.

By AHLA   

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