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How Do Hotels Fill Those Last Available Rooms?

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.

Article by Leora Halpern Lanz on hotelexecutive.com

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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.

Article by Craig Bright on businesstraveller.com

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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.

Article by Danny King on travelweekly.com

 

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Four Ways Hotel Owners Can Best Leverage Revenue Management

Over the past few years, the practice of revenue management has evolved beyond simple and tactical approaches for managing guest rooms and pricing alone.

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IHG's Hotel Indigo Personalizes Travel Experience with Chatbot

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has launched the Hotel Indigo Neighbourhood Host chatbot across its three hotels in Singapore, Indonesia and Thailand.

Article by Janice Tan on marketing-interactive.com

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IHG Owners Association Aims to Profit

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.
 

Article by Judy Maxwell on asianhospitality.com

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Owners, are you paying commissions for stale cookies?

Frustrations around pay-for-performance online ads are among the reasons that it’s time to consider overhauling the franchise model for the digital age.

Article by Deepesh Kholwadwala on hotelnewsnow.com

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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

Industry Events

International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF)
March 02 - 04

The three-day event attracts senior leadership across the industry including nearly every major hotel chain CEO, global tourism ministers, investors and owners. 

Hunter Conference
March 18 - 20

The Hunter Hotel Investment Conference hosts hotel investors and industry influencers with a lineup of conference sessions, speakers and networking opportunities. 

Owner Summit - Chicago
April 20 - 21

The Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza River North hosts this immersive two-day experience with Association members, IHG executives and Allied Partners. 

Owner Summit - San Diego
May 04 - 05

The Kimpton Hotel Palomar will hosts this immersive two-day experience with Association members, IHG executives and Allied Partners.

Owner Summit - Atlanta
May 11 - 12

The Crowne Plaza Atlanta Midtown hosts this immersive two-day experience with Association members, IHG executives and Allied Partners.

NYU Conference
May 31 - June 02 2020

The 42nd annual NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference convenes top industry executives who discuss the latest trends, economic influences and projections. 

Owner Summit - Toronto
September 30 - October 01 2020

The InterContinental Toronto Centre hosts this immersive two-day experience with Association members, IHG executives and Allied Partners.