JULY 5, 2017 — The franchised property, owned by African Sun Limited, features 96 rooms, an outdoor pool and a meeting room capable of seating 250 people. It is located in the heart of Mutare city centre, which sees significant business activity across the forestry, citrus farming and mining industries.
Hoteliers, marketing directors, and revenue managers in particular are continuously learning how to put the pieces of the puzzle together when it comes to creative and effective options for selling out room nights. Numerous challenges arise with the plethora of new distribution technology, which complicate the process of directly reaching the guest, or even controlling a hotel's presence on the variety of brand and third party websites.
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Going Worldwide: Kimpton and Even Hotels Brands Enter Asia
Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) will be expanding the presence of two of its brands in Asia-Pacific, with the introduction of its eco-friendly Even Hotels brand to Greater China and the debut of its Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants brand to Asia.
IHG to open first of its Avid brand in Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City continues to be a launchpad for new midscale hotel brands. Six months after Hilton launched its Tru brand in the city, IHG broke ground on its debut Avid property, fewer than three months after the midscale brand was first announced, and well ahead of initial plans.
LIKE MANY ASIAN Americans who came to the U.S. as children, working in the hotel industry was the last thing Deepesh Kholwadwala wanted to do when he grew up. Also like many members of the ownership community, Kholwadwala eventually gravitated back into the fold and is making a significant impact in the industry.
Working Group Applications Deadline (U.S. & Canada)
Applications for the Association's 2020 U.S. & Canada Working Groups will close at midnight on September 20. Interested in contributing to future IHG initiatives? Take action on hospitality issues and contribute your expertise and industry insights to help impact the value of IHG-branded hotels.
The 24-year-old Lodging Conference hosts thousands of industry leaders and experts every year with an attendance of 1900+ in 2018. It brings together hospitality’s most influential owners, operators, CEOs and dealmakers to strategize about development, management, operations and much more!
At the Europe Hotel Technology Summit taking place in Edinburgh, Scotland, attendees will find a great opportunity to share best practices and key insights with other hoteliers and the IT community, as well as learn all the latest on technology from IHG.
Being held in Houston, Texas, the fifth annual IHG Technology Solutions Summit is an action-packed, 2-day event where attendees can network with top IHG executives, gain industry insights and engage with experts who will share how to best implement key learnings.