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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

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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

INSPIRE '19
December 03 - 04

Hosted by the Luxury Hotel Association, the eighth annual INSPIRE conference brings experts in upscale together to share, learn and improve their guests' experience. The two-day event will feature comprehensive strategies for improving luxury hotel operations. 

Hotel Technology Innovation Summit (HTIS)
December 04 - 05

HTIS in Dubai is an executive platform to discuss the key industry challenges of hoteliers to find technology related solutions to boost their Average Daily Rate (ADR), Revenue per available room (RevPAR), and the occupancy of the hotel. 

Global Restaurant Investment Forum (GRIF)
February 11 - 13

GRIF is a three day annual restaurant investment event featuring an industry conference, culinary tours and valuable networking receptions. 

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.