Richard Solomons, Group Chief Executive Officer of hotel giant IHG, is to retire. He will step down as CEO on June 30 and retire from IHG on August 30. Mr Solomons will be succeeded by Keith Barr, a member of IHG’s executive committee who has worked for IHG for 17 years, most recently as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO).
The International Association of Hotel General Managers (IAHGM), has announced the appointment of Anthony Liddiard to its Board of Governors. Mr Liddiard has over 35 years' experience as a senior executive across the hospitality industry, including a long career with IHG.
Smart, streamlined and innovative accommodation: that’s what the new Holiday Inn Express Brisbane Central is bringing to savvy travellers visiting downtown Brisbane. Showing off its 226 rooms and expansive public spaces, the world’s fastest growing hotel brand officially opened in Brisbane’s Spring Hill. Holiday Inn Express Brisbane Central opened its doors to the world on April 3, offering everything guests need and more where it matters most and appealing to travellers seeking a place to rest.
TripAdvisor has entered a partnership with IHG to include all of the company’s hotel brands in the TripAdvisor instant booking marketplace. In the coming months, consumers will be able to instantly book rooms at IHG properties directly, without leaving the TripAdvisor website or app.
Choice Hotels appoints Keith Biumi as Regional Vice President, Membership Development of Ascend Hotel Collection
Choice Hotels International, one of the world's largest hotel companies, has appointed Keith Biumi to the position of Regional Vice President, Membership Development of the Ascend Hotel Collection. The Ascend Hotel Collection is the world's first and largest portfolio of distinctive upscale independent hotels and resorts, backed by the global resources of Choice Hotels.
Hotel brand companies are seeing the success of dual-branded properties in the US and looking at international markets for potential new development opportunities. Brands might initially consider the same international markets for dual-branded properties as they would for single-branded hotels.
InterContinental Hotels Group have announced the signing of Holiday Inn Warsaw West Station at the International Hotel Investment Forum. The hotel will be developed with franchisees VHM Hotel Management, owned by the Satoria Group SA, and investors Capital Park.
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world's leading hotel companies, has today announced the signing of eight new hotels within the Holiday Inn brand family in Germany. The announcement comes as IHG has recently reported a strong year for the market, and three consecutive record years of signings, including 17 hotels in 2016.
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today announces the signing of a management agreement with Yuk Tung Properties Sdn. Bhd. to develop a 338-room Crowne Plaza hotel in downtown Kuala Lumpur.
InterContinental Hotels Group has announced the appointment of Chris Waite to the role of Director of Communications, Australasia and Japan. Mr Waite is responsible for leading the communications function for IHG and its core brands, as well as elevating IHG’s industry thought leadership positioning.