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IHG® builds on rapid growth of avid™ hotels with franchising launch in Mexico

IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today announces that avid™ hotels, its new high-quality midscale brand, is now available for franchising in Mexico.

Article by Abby Jensen on ihgplc.com

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IHG, Arabia Hotels sign 2 properties in Giza, Egypt

InterContinental Hotels Group has signed a deal with Arabia Holding subsidiary Arabia Hotels to develop the first IHG properties in Giza, Egypt.

Article by Victoria Rosenthal on hotelmanagement.net

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Multiple-brand owners fight a cold war with themselves

Hoteliers should take time to assess how they go about enhancing guest offerings and implementing new standards, with an eye toward improving the process and sharing the burdens and benefits.

Article by Deepesh Kholwadwala on hotelnewsnow.com

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Deepesh Kholwadwala Assumes Chairmanship of IHG Owners Association; 2018 Global Board of Directors for IHG Owners Announced
The IHG Owners Association, which represents InterContinental Hotels Group® (IHG®) franchise hotel owners worldwide, has announced that Deepesh Kholwadwala has assumed chairmanship of its Global Board of Directors for 2018.

Industry Events

Customer Experience Management Meet
January 21

The business trends have changed significantly and so are the customers, its more than new offers and products that make the market impact. In the ever-changing world, the game changer for business is not only about getting customers now but also about their loyalty and retention, placing the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) at an integral part. The CRM further drives with it the Customer Experience (CX) at the focal point of an enterprise.

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Night of a Thousand Stars
January 27

A Night of a Thousand Stars will help opportunity youth and aspiring hotel employees pursue a career in hospitality through scholarships and training programs. Attendees will include: AHLEF's Board of Trustees, AHLA's Board of Directors, winners and finalists of the AHLA Stars of the Industry Awards, past AHELF scholarship award winners and other leading hotel industry executives.

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The Americas Lodging Investment Summit
January 28 - 30

ALIS is the leading and largest hotel investment conference in the world. ALIS in January 2018 had nearly 3,000 attendees. ALIS features numerous networking opportunities and an extensive array of seminars and panels by hotel industry experts, who discuss important trends and identify new opportunities for the year ahead. We hope you will join us at ALIS as we focus on today, look ahead to tomorrow, and catch a glimpse at what is beyond.

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Global Distribution Conference
January 28 - 30

The Global Distribution Conference is organized by HEDNA. The 2019 HEDNA Global Distribution Conference will be held in Los Angeles, California, January 28 - January 30, 2019 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel. Register Here It is the only global forum exclusively dedicated to the advancement of hospitality distribution through strategic collaboration and knowledge sharing.

Hotel, Motel & Restaurant Supply Show of the Southeast
January 29 - 31

The Hotel, Motel and Restaurant Supply Show of the Southeast show floor has provided Independent Owners and Operators access to the leading Hospitality Industry Suppliers for over four decades. Connect face-to-face with producers of the products and services, and find competitive pricing for all of your supply and service needs.

CLM Retail, Restaurant & Hospitality Conference
February 06 - 08

The CLM Retail, Restaurant & Hospitality Conference is a fully reinvented event that offers unprecedented access to knowledge leaders in the retail, restaurant and hospitality claims resolution profession. This conference offers the attendees the unique professional opportunity to share their expertise in partnership with other authorities from across the country while building relationships.

IHG Americas Leadership & Investors Conference
May 13 - 16

Save the Date - We look forward to seeing you at the 2019 IHG Americas Leadership & Investors Conference in Las Vegas in May 2019!