IHG Hotels & Resorts Named Official Hotel and Hotel Loyalty Partner of The US Open Tennis Championships
IHG® Hotels & Resorts (IHG®), a leader in luxury travel, and the United States Tennis Association (USTA), today announce a new partnership that names IHG as the official hotel and hotel loyalty partner for the US Open Tennis Championships. The multiyear agreement, commencing with the 2019 US Open, also includes sponsorship of the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati, part of the US Open Series.
The technological and social trends that will shape the hospitality industry in the next 10 years
Global hospitality is at a crossroads. In the last 20 years, technology has transformed every aspect of the guest journey, from online bookings to in-room services to post-stay feedback. But as technology continues to evolve and advance, what will the hotel industry look like 10 years in the future?
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Six Senses first Caribbean resort is set for Grenada
Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas, acquired by the InterContinental Hotels Group in February, will debut its first Caribbean resort in 2022, in southeastern Grenada. The resort, Six Senses La Sagesse, will be set on a promontory overlooking two beaches and a lake in the rural parish of St. David's, a short drive from the airport.
Maalouf outlines IHG strategy with new brand on horizon
InterContinental Hotels Group’s February acquisition of Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas takes the company to another level as it continues its quest to fill in white spaces in its portfolio and meet the needs of consumers, according to Elie Maalouf, CEO, Americas.
A successful hotel management company must be aligned with the owner’s vision and build a workforce culture that attracts committed employees, all the while finding new ways to increase revenue and cut costs.
Just a few weeks ago, analysts at Lodging Econometrics called China’s hotel pipeline “booming,” with 2,044 hotels and 411,032 rooms under construction, up 17 percent and 10 percent year over year, respectively.
IHG further expands luxury footprint with acquisition of Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) has today announced the acquisition of Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas, one of the world’s leading operators of luxury hotels, resorts and spas. The $300 million cash acquisition from Pegasus Capital Advisors includes all of Six Senses’ brands and operating companies and does not include any real estate assets.
Kurt Furlong Assumes Chairmanship of IHG Owners Association; 2019 Association Global Board of Directors Announced
The IHG Owners Association, which represents InterContinental Hotels Group® (IHG®) franchise hotel owners worldwide, announced that Kurt Furlong has assumed chairmanship of its Global Board of Directors for 2019.
Culture, Leadership, Performance: How Are They Linked?
The culture of any social unit includes group norms, shared perceptions, espoused values, and consensus around goals and objectives. Culture includes the way people interact with each other, how they solve problems, and how they justify themselves.