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5G LLC Enables Rooftop Connectivity Revenue to Owners of IHG Hotel & Resorts-Branded Hotels in the U.S.
Washington, DC – 5G LLC has signed an agreement with IHG Hotels & Resorts (IHG) to enable owners of more than 3,800 IHG-branded hotels in the United States to develop a long-term digital revenue stream by connecting hotel rooftops with leading 5G networks.
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Keith Barr, Group CEO to step down and to be succeeded by Elie Maalouf, Americas CEO

 Keith Barr has informed the IHG Board of his decision to step down from his role as Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and from the IHG Board. Keith will be succeeded by Elie Maalouf, who has led IHG’s Americas business as regional CEO for the past eight years.

by IHG Hotels & Resorts 

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IHG Hotels & Resorts announces the launch of Holiday Inn Express brand in Saudi Arabia

IHG Hotels & Resorts has signed a management agreement with Riyadh-based Al Woroud Real Estate to bring one of the world’s largest and most loved hotel brands, Holiday Inn Express, to the Kingdom. 

By IHG Hotels & Resorts 

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Loyalty Programs Should Help Soften Impact of Any Economic Downturn on Hotel Sector

A record number of loyalty program members should help hotel brands lower their customer acquisition costs, increase direct-to-consumer engagement and offset any occupancy shortfalls during an economic downturn.

By CBRE Hotels 

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IHG Hotels & Resorts opens its first European Vignette Collection hotel in Porto

Today IHG Hotels & Resorts announces the first Vignette Collection hotel in Europe as Casa da Companhia opens in the centre of Porto, Portugal. 

By IHG Hotels & Resorts 

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New STR survey reveals top hospitality industry challenges and strengths

Labor-related issues and energy costs are among the top challenges on the mind of global hotel and travel industry professionals, while leisure demand and increased guest spending are seen as the biggest strengths, according to a new survey from STR.

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Travel & Tourism Sector in Key European Capitals Strongly Recovering Says WTTC

A new report from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has revealed strong signs of recovery of the economic impact from Travel & Tourism in the five city ‘powerhouses’ of Western Europe. 


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IHG Hotels & Resorts debuts its first Vignette Collection hotel in the Americas

 IHG Hotels & Resorts is celebrating the debut of Vignette Collection in the Americas with the opening of Yours Truly DC. Nestled within Washington, D.C.’s eclectic Dupont Circle, Yours Truly is a bohemian-inspired haven designed to feel like a warm, welcoming home.

By IHG Hotels & Resorts 

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Hotels Continue to Recover in 2023 as Industry Begins New Era of Operations

The hotel industry in 2023 is projected to surpass pre-pandemic levels of demand, nominal room revenue and state and local tax revenue, while inching closer to other key 2019 performance metrics, according to AHLA’s 2023 State of the Hotel Industry Report. 


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IHG Hotels & Resorts Donates $500,000 to AHLA Foundation Human Trafficking Survivor Fund

The AHLA Foundation has announced a $500,000 donation from IHG Hotels & Resorts to support the No Room for Trafficking (NRFT) Survivor Fund as part of the hotel company's longstanding commitment to combat human trafficking.

By IHG Hotels & Resorts 

Industry Events

The Hospitality Show
June 27 - 29

The Hospitality Show is a brand new event from AHLA and Hotel Management for the entire hospitality ecosystem with one shared goal: operating hotels efficiently and profitably. Join 2,500 attendees for three days of discovering, networking and driving profitability.