Articles tagged “intercontinental hotels group”

Consumers Lead the Sustainability Debate, Says InterContinental CEO

Consumers Lead the Sustainability Debate, Says InterContinental CEO

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Of course the tourism industry could do a better job dealing with sustainability. But the bigger issue is that one of its key components — air travel — is a significant contributor to climate change.

2 weeks ago

IHG to Replicate Its Light-Touch Kimpton Approach With Six Senses

IHG to Replicate Its Light-Touch Kimpton Approach With Six Senses

Deanna Ting, Skift

Let's just hope, for everyone's sake, IHG sticks to its word here and lets Six Senses be Six Senses.

2 months ago

InterContinental Lands Another Luxury Brand

InterContinental Lands Another Luxury Brand

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Six Senses looks like a good addition to IHG's high-end portfolio and should fit in well with the existing luxury brands, without too much overlap.

2 months ago

InterContinental Launching an All-Suite Brand

InterContinental Launching an All-Suite Brand

Patrick Whyte, Skift

IHG already has a couple of all-suite brands in its mainstream segment, so how will its new offering be any different? We'll have to wait to find out.

2 months ago

Sabre Looks for Efficiencies With Cloud Migration on Track

Sabre Looks for Efficiencies With Cloud Migration on Track

Sean O'Neill, Skift

CEO Sean Menke has turned around Sabre's performance since coming on board in 2017. No wonder investors have bid up the travel technology company's share price since then.

6 months ago

InterContinental Hotels Still in the Market for Small Acquisitions

InterContinental Hotels Still in the Market for Small Acquisitions

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Never say never but it doesn't sound like IHG is in serious shopping mode.

6 months ago

Amadeus Hospitality Is a Tough Sell Despite Progress With InterContinental Hotels Group

Amadeus Hospitality Is a Tough Sell Despite Progress With InterContinental Hotels Group

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Amadeus hopes to clear some of the underbrush that's grown up in hotel technology. If it succeeds, it will likely reshape the costs and systems used for selling rooms industrywide.

9 months ago

InterContinental Hotels’ New Upscale Conversion Brand Is Called Voco

InterContinental Hotels’ New Upscale Conversion Brand Is Called Voco

Patrick Whyte, Skift

IHG has been pretty busy over the last few months, first buying and building up its luxury offering and now unveiling a new upscale conversion brand. CEO Keith Barr certainly has his hands full.

10 months ago

InterContinental Hotels Is Taking Kimpton Global

InterContinental Hotels Is Taking Kimpton Global

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Kimpton is pretty unknown in Europe and Asia but that is about to change. Whether it truly is a luxury brand is a moot point; InterContinental Hotels Group thinks it is, and will be pushing it as such.

12 months ago

InterContinental Hotels Group Focuses on Growing Luxury and Midscale Presence

InterContinental Hotels Group Focuses on Growing Luxury and Midscale Presence

Deanna Ting, Skift

We've noticed IHG has a knack for announcing new brands without giving them names first, so any takers on what the name of IHG's newest not-yet-named brand will be?

12 months ago

InterContinental Hotels Boosts Luxury Presence in UK

InterContinental Hotels Boosts Luxury Presence in UK

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Starwood Capital's sale of a luxury/upscale portfolio represented a good opportunity for InterContinental Hotels to expand its luxury footprint in the UK. CEO Keith Barr obviously thinks there's plenty of room for growth in the sector.

12 months ago

InterContinental Hotels CEO Isn’t Worried About Brexit

InterContinental Hotels CEO Isn’t Worried About Brexit

Manus Cranny and Yousef Gamal El-Din, Bloomberg

As the UK only represents a small portion of IHG's overall business, CEO Keith Barr doesn't need to worry too much about Brexit. The truth is nobody really knows exactly what kind of impact it is going to have, especially as both sides have yet to agree divorce terms.

1 year ago