Articles tagged “ihg”

Hotels

IHG CEO Chides Ready-Made Blanket Approaches For Its Global Hotels

For global companies, there's no one-size-fits-all approach to growth. IHG is demonstrating that with its perspective on microeconomics, calculated technological investments, and by maintaining high brand standards.

IHG CEO Chides Ready-Made Blanket Approaches For Its Global Hotels

News Blog

Some IHG Hotel Tech Systems Appear to Have Been Hacked

IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world's largest hotel companies, issued a statement on Tuesday that said it was investigating unauthorized access to parts of the company's technology systems.The UK-based company, which manages brands such as Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza, said its "booking channels and other applications" had been disrupted since yesterday. It…

Hotels

Hotel Groups Deploy Swelling Cash Piles With Varied Playbooks

The big hotel groups sit on a $7 billion cash pile. How they use it, whether it's to acquire properties, improve their offerings, or buy back stocks, will shape their futures.

Hotel Groups Deploy Swelling Cash Piles With Varied Playbooks

Hotels

IHG CEO: Pandemic Bet on Revamping Loyalty Starts to Pay Off

IHG's loyalty program has lagged behind its peers in quality. But CEO Keith Barr said the company had overhauled the program to turn it into a magnet for high-value travelers. Early results look encouraging.

IHG CEO: Pandemic Bet on Revamping Loyalty Starts to Pay Off

News Blog

IHG Sees Full Recovery in the Americas Region

Another quarter, another step in the right direction for IHG Hotels & Resorts, which is “very close” (or 10.5 percent) to global pre-pandemic RevPAR — or revenue per available room, a key industry metric. But recovery in demand and pricing across its hotels in the Americas has led to group profit more than doubling versus…

Online Travel

Booking.com’s New Discounting Strategy

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at Booking Holding’s discounting, Kenyan hotels’ local F&B strategy, and IHG’s new ad campaign.

Booking.com’s New Discounting Strategy

Hotels

IHG Launches Major Ad Blitz to Spotlight the Hotel Parent Company

IHG's new ad blitz is its biggest push for a campaign in a decade. We suspect IHG will have an easier time making itself a household name than it will in turning the word guest into a verb, as its new ads try to do.

IHG Launches Major Ad Blitz to Spotlight the Hotel Parent Company

Hotels

IHG’s 17 Brands Deciphered and Other Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, we profile each of IHG's 17 brands, Amadeus discusses its hotel tech strategy, and we take a look at this summer's biggest travel innovators.

IHG’s 17 Brands Deciphered and Other Top Stories This Week

Coronavirus

Covid-Related Travel Refunds: They Aren’t Easy

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at travel brands’ Covid refund policies, Crowne Plaza’s revamp, and tourism politics in the U.S.

Covid-Related Travel Refunds: They Aren’t Easy

Business Travel

IHG’s Crowne Plaza Wants to Shake Off Traditional Business Traveler Image

It’s a bold decision for a hotel brand to reposition itself when the world of work is on the cusp of change. If it's the wrong call, it loses sight of its core market and winning back once-loyal business travelers may take a while.

IHG’s Crowne Plaza Wants to Shake Off Traditional Business Traveler Image