Sunday, October 11, 2015

IHG Execs Calls for Cooperation As Company Continues Expansion


The InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world's established names in the hotel industry continues its expansion, as it adds more hotels and locations to its portfolio. To ensure greater success as it meets the demands of the time, its corporate leaders have called for cooperation among its franchisees.

The executive leadership of InterContinental Hotels Group preached the need for cooperation with franchisees during the first day of the 2015 IHG Americas Owners Conference Wednesday, according to Hotel News Now. The report also mentions four areas wherein its excutives have seen the need for cooperation: technology, loyalty, quality assurance, and revenue management. It likewise quotes IHG's CEO Richard Solomons: “When we think and act as one, we’re unstoppable,” Solomons said. “We need one another. Not just as business owners and hotel owners, but as real people.” - See more at

HospitalityNet reports on one of IHG's expansions: InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world's leading hotel companies, has announced the signing of four Holiday Inn Express® hotels in Germany in four key cities, reinforcing the company's strong position in the German market.
According to this report, IHG has at present the largest share in Germany's branded hotel market with ove 4,400 rooms, based on figures gathered on June 30, 2015. - Read more at:

Another IHG expansion announced through a press release involves the joint venture of Noble Investment Group ("Noble") and IHG to develop a dual-branded EVEN® Hotels and Staybridge Suites® hotel in downtown Seattle. The nine-story building, expected to open in mid-2017, will be located at the intersection of Mercer Street and Fairview Avenue North adjacent to the Amazon urban campus in the rapidly growing South Lake Union area. This new dual-branded hotel will be the first EVEN Hotels property on the West coast and the third Staybridge Suites property in the Seattle market. - Read more:

The West Coast’s first hotel under InterContinental Hotels Group’s new Even brand is scheduled to open in Seattle in 2017. A 123-room Even hotel and a 112-room Staybridge Suites will be part of a development in Seattle’s South Lake Union district. - See more at:

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