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IHG debuts voco brand in Africa with Valor Hospitality Partners Africa

IHG has signed voco The Bank, Rosebank in South Africa in partnership with Valor Hospitality Partners Africa, adding to IHG's growing pipeline in the Middle East and Africa. 

Article by Guest Contributor for Hotel News Resource

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IHG's Americas CEO on strategy for the new decade

Through brand launches and acquisitions, InterContinental Hotels Group has been setting itself up to take advantage of new growth opportunities in the coming years, the company’s CEO of the Americas said in a video interview.

Article by Bryan Wroten for HNN

How hotels bring wellness spaces outdoors

Dedicated outdoor spaces have become ubiquitous at urban hotels and sprawling resorts alike as travelers seek fresh air and sunshine—in other words, wellness—across the chain scales.

Article by Jena Tesse Fox for Hotel Management

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How hoteliers predict the industry will change by 2025

Hoteliers share with Hotel News Now what changes they expect to see in the industry in the next five years, with predictions ranging broadly.

Article by HNN Editorial Staff for HotelNewsNow

IHG to open office in Riyadh

IHG has announced plans to open an office in Riyadh in March 2020. The news comes as IHG continues to expand its portfolio in the Kingdom in response to Vision 2030 and the opportunities it presents to the tourism and hospitality sector.

Article by Ankita Chopra for hospitality.net

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IHG intensifies effort to fight human trafficking in the Americas

IHG has introduced new programs, tools and resources for colleagues to increase awareness and aid prevention of human trafficking, including a free training available to all IHG-branded hotels worldwide, including more than 4,200 properties in the Americas.

Article by a Guest Contributor for PR Newswire

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IHG reinforces mainstream leadership

IHG continues to reinforce its mainstream category leadership with exciting growth of its newest brands Atwell Suites and avid hotels. First markets for Atwell were recently announced and there are more than 80 avid htoels under construction or with planning approved. 

Article by a Guest Contributor for hospitality.net

Press Release
Wayne West III Assumes Chairmanship of IHG Owners Association; 2020 Association Global Board of Directors Announced
The IHG Owners Association, which represents InterContinental Hotels Group® (IHG®) franchise hotel owners worldwide, announced that Wayne West III has assumed chairmanship of its Global Board of Directors for 2020.
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Hoteliers in fragile ecosystems focus on sustainability

As tourism continues to grow in fragile environments such as the Maldives, Galapagos Islands and Iceland, hoteliers in those areas are homing in on safer operations and development to better preserve for the future. 

Article by Dana Miller for HNN

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InterContinental Hotels appoints first female AGM for IHG Oman

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has appointed Anna-Marie Dowling as the area general manager for its IHG Oman properties. Dowling, who is also the general manager at InterContinental Muscat, is the first woman to take over the role at the 43-year old property. 

Article by Priyanka Praveen for hoteliermiddleeast.com

Industry Events

43rd Annual NYU Hospitality Conference
November 07 - 09

Returning in person this year, the Conference features general sessions, and networking events that provide data, analysis, perspectives, insights and opportunities.