Crowne Plaza opens Yunnan resort

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced the opening of the Crowne Plaza Resort Xishuangbanna, in southern China's Yunnan province. Set among mountains and forests close to…

Crowne Plaza to open 10 Chinese hotels

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is continuing to expand its upscale Crowne Plaza brand in China, with the addition of 10 new hotels in the country between August and December 2012.…

Crowne Plaza to launch in Hong Kong

Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) will open a new Crowne Plaza property in Hong Kong later this year. The Crowne Plaza Hong Kong Kowloon East is expected to open its doors on 28…

IHG launches Crowne Plaza in Phuket

InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG) has expanded its portfolio in Thailand with the launch of the Crowne Plaza Phuket Panwa Beach Resort. The opening marks the first Crowne Plaza resort in…

Crowne Plaza opens in Danang

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced opening of its second Crowne Plaza in Vietnam - Crowne Plaza Danang. The 535-room beachfront hotel is the largest hotel in Central Vietnam…

Crowne Plaza tops satisfaction survey

The Crowne Plaza brand is leading the way in customer service according to feedback from Australian hotel guests. New research shows that 79% of customers were 'satisfied' with their stays…

Crowne Plaza for Dubai

InterContinental Hotels Group is to develop a Crowne Plaza hotel in the International Media Production Zone in Dubai, UAE. The Crowne Plaza Dubai - IMPZ will comprise 250 rooms and…

Crowne Plaza in Nha Trang

IHG has signed an agreement to manage a new Crowne Plaza in Nha Trang in Vietnam. Crowne Plaza Nha Trang will have 305 rooms and 113 serviced residences. When it opens in 2010, the hotel…

Crowne Plaza Changi opens next month

Crowne Plaza Changi Airport, the first international deluxe hotel with direct access to the new Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 3, opens on May 8. The 320-room resort-style…

Crowne Plaza Ningbo ready

After an eight-month extensive renovation programme, the 432-room Crowne Plaza City Center Ningbo has announced its official opening. The first Crowne Plaza brand hotel in Zhejiang…

ANA hotels rebrand to ANA Crowne Plaza

Besides the name change, the re-branding will also see the introduction of products and services tailored to the needs of the Japanese market. The re-branding of the six ANA Crowne Plaza…

Crowne Plaza in Copenhagen

The new-build hotel will open in late summer 2009, comprising 365 rooms. The hotel's 3,000 square metre conference and events centre offers 20 meeting rooms, the largest of which can…

IHG悉尼将建新皇冠假日酒店

洲际酒店集团(IHG)新签订了一份管理协议,将在悉尼市中央商业区新建一座皇冠假日酒店。 酒店计划于2019年正式对外营业,拥有160间客房。悉尼达令港皇冠假日酒店毗邻悉尼达令港国际会展中心,将主要针对商务旅行者们,酒店拥有5间会议室,以及一个24小时商务中心。 其他的酒店设施包括一间餐厅、酒吧、健身中心和室外泳池等。…

Redefine|BDL reports MICE boom

Redefine|BDL Hotels has revealed in the year to August 2015, it saw an 11 per cent increase in meetings and event room hire as compared to the same period in 2014. Stand-out successes for…

皇冠假日酒店来到印尼万隆

洲际酒店集团(IHG)将继续其在印尼的扩张,在万隆市新开了一家旗下高端品牌皇冠假日酒店(Crowne Plaza)。 万隆是印尼第三大城市,这次新开的皇冠假日酒店位于万隆市中心,拥有270间客房和套间、三家餐厅、行政酒廊、25米的无边泳池、健身中心、水疗区,和儿童俱乐部。同时,酒店里也设有面积广阔的会议设施和设宴区,总共可以容纳近1000名客人。…

Holiday Inn opens in Cairns

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has opened a new Holiday Inn hotel in Cairns. The former Mercure Cairns Harbourside has now been rebranded as the Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside on…

Gateway partners with IHG

In a bid to stay ahead of competition, Gateway recently inked an agreement with InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) to provide agents with access to all InterContinental Hotel Group…

Michele Ristuccia

How has the Crowne Plaza Dubai performed so far in 2014? Crowne Plaza Dubai is a very successful property with focus on delivering great service to our guests and an outstanding work…

India surge for Abu Dhabi

As per recent statistics, Abu Dhabi welcomed 231,702 Indian hotel guests in 2014 at a growth rate of 32% over 2013. These guests delivered 850,443 guest nights, which is up 23%…

Healthy cooking from IHG

In an effort to highlight the benefits of healthy cooking, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) recently announced a partnership with Teresa Cutter. Cutter is the founder of The…

Paul Schenk

Could you give us an overview of your career path? All I ever wanted to be is a chef. I worked in Australia, did my training and then moved many years later to Grand Hyatt Muscat and…

Georges Farhat

My advice to all hoteliers is to be patient. The patience certainly pays off and you need to know what you want. You need to keep an open mind to learning in our business as you learn…

New Appointments

BELHASSEN FTOUHI has been appointed operations manager for the Troon-managed Golf Club at Saadiyat Beach Golf Club. He brings a wealth of experience to his role, which will see him play…

IHG set to expand in UAE

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) announced signing of two new hotels in Abu Dhabi. The signing will mark the entry of a second InterContinental and second Holiday Inn property into…

IHG expands in Oman

IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) has opened Holiday Inn Muscat Al Seeb, making it the third IHG hotel in the city. The hotel caters well for business travellers and families. The…

电影带动旅游热潮 赴西雅图中国游客近两年增长90%

近些年来,赴美国旅游受到越来越多中国游客的热捧,尤其是在《晚秋》和《北京遇上西雅图》两部电影热映后,西雅图忽然走进了很多人的视野,中国一下掀起“西雅图热”。电影让人们看到了一个浪漫的西雅图、文艺的西雅图、温情的西雅图。也正因此,这里成为了很多年轻人心目中的“最佳爱情故事发生地”。当地旅游专家表示,近两年到西雅图的中国游客数量呈“井喷式”增长。 据西雅图旅游局(Visit…

空气好服装便宜 西雅图的中国游客两年增90%

据美国侨报网编译报道,近两年,越来越多中国游客选择西雅图作为旅行目的地。当地旅游专家表示,西雅图的中国游客数量呈“井喷式”增长。 据西雅图当地媒体“Komo News”10月8日报道,西雅图五一旅行社(Seattle May Travel)专门接待来自中国的商务考察团与游客,其负责人张梅(May…

Anthony Worrall

How the year has been panned out for the Crowne Plaza London – The City? The year has been good so far. However, it is important to highlight that our owner is the Galadari family,…

Asian hotels boost IHG

InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG) posted a positive set of results for the first half of the year, driven by its hotels in Asia. The hotel company's operating profits jumped 20% to…

Easing our way east

While the UK Government slowly mulls over how it can open up the UK to Chinese visitors, travel in the other direction is on the up. After assessing the Chinese inbound market earlier…

IHG lures loyal guests with free Wi-Fi

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is rebranding its Priority Club Rewards programme, with the offer of free Wi-Fi for all its members. From July 2013, the hotel company will rebadge the…

Horwath renames China hotel events

Horwath HTL has rebranded its hotel conferences in China. The former 'China Hotel & Development Conferences', which are held each year in Beijing and Shanghai, are being relaunched as…

IHG expands academy in China

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has launched a new IHG Academy in China - its 150th worldwide. The IHG Academy programme partners community organisations and education providers with…

IHG ramps up Indonesian expansion plans

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has revealed a major expansion plan for Indonesia, including the growth for its Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express brands and the nationwide launch of…

Asia drives IHG performance

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) posted improved financial results for the first half of 2012, driven by the strong performance of its hotels in Asia Pacific. In its half-year results,…

The latest appointments – Asia

CHRIS ADAMS has been named as the new General Manager of the Outrigger Laguna Phuket Resort and Villas. A New Zealand national Adams arrives at the resort from the Anantara Golden Triangle,…

IHG signs multi-brand deal in China

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has signed new multi-brand management contract with Poly Real Estate Co for the development of six new properties in locations across China. The deal…

IHG to develop Chinese hotel brand

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced plans to develop a new upscale hotel brand designed specifically for the Chinese market. The company, which now has a portfolio of 150…

IHG signs new Holiday Inn in Rotorua

IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) will establish its fifth Holiday Inn hotel in New Zealand on 1 March, following the signing of a 10-year agreement for the privately-owned Heritage…

IHG signs deal with Saga

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has signed a multi-million pound deal with Saga, the over fifties holiday specialist, to become the exclusive hotel provider for Saga's short…

IHG takes over Paris hotel

IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), the world's largest hotel company, announces the opening of the InterContinental Paris Avenue Marceau today. A stone's throw away from the Arc de…

IHG signs multi-property deal in China

The InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced the signature of a deal to open six new hotels under three brands in four Chinese cities by 2013. The agreement, signed with the Shimao…

IHG’s US sales weaken

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has reported that the hotel market at its Americas division stagnated last month, hurt by weaker sales as the US economy slows. According to a Bloomberg…

IHG for Kuwait

InterContinental Hotels Group and Bukhamseen Holding Group have signed an agreement to develop the InterContinental Kuwait Downtown. Set to open in early 2010, the 200-room property…

New GM for CP Xiamen

Magandran Suppiah is the new GM of Crowne Plaza Paragon Xiamen. He has more than 20 years of experience in the hotel industry, and has been working in InterContinental Hotels Group for…

Staff movements

Riaz Mahmood has been appointed general manager of Raffles Beijing Hotel. He was most recently Raffles Hotels & Resorts' area general manager for Indo-China and has been a GM with the…

No rooms in Mumbai, New Delhi

Most five-star hotels in India's New Delhi and Mumbai are booked till March next year, an Economic Times report said.It said hotel chains have reported occupancies of over than 90% this…

Get certified as Meeting Directors

The Crowne Meetings Director Certification Programme has an executive training curriculum jointly created by the two entities. It combines the hotel brand's functional skill sets training…

Kronos buys more hotels in the US

With the latest acquisitions, the Atlanta-headquartered group will increase its portfolio to 73, having 57 hotels under its wings at present, Bernama reported. Sarwir Hansa, one of its…

IHG announces new global marketing team

The team will beheaded by Nina Bibby whilst continuing in her role as senior vice president,worldwide brand management, reporting directly to Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)Peter Gowers.…
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