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Articles tagged “intercontinental hotel group”

Hotels

InterContinental’s 2014 Profit Beats Estimates on Americas’ Growth

Global hotel groups are keenly focused on increasing room volume and their international footprint as a growing travel industry points suggests several strong years ahead. IHG is steady on its path.

InterContinental’s 2014 Profit Beats Estimates on Americas’ Growth

Hotels

When Did Big Hotel Brands Fall in Love With User Reviews?

In order for hotels to drive direct bookings, it's better to keep customers engaged and on their websites by providing an unbiased, less controlled take on the property than have them leave and seek out other review and booking channels.

When Did Big Hotel Brands Fall in Love With User Reviews?

Hotels

Interview: InterContinental Hotels Group CEO on the Importance of Trust

Brand trust, fostered by communicating and delivering on a defined guest experience, is what keeps guests coming back year after year. Solomons focus on building trust is what drives all the smaller decisions from tech to training.

Interview: InterContinental Hotels Group CEO on the Importance of Trust

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Skift Business Traveler: Kimpton Hotels Under InterContinental

Skift Business Traveler: Kimpton Hotels Under InterContinental

Hotels

Why Every Major Hotel Brand Wants in on the Boutique Business

As legacy hotel groups continue to build and buy boutique hotel brands, they're commoditizing the entire sector.

Why Every Major Hotel Brand Wants in on the Boutique Business

Hotels

InterContinental’s Kimpton Buy: A Difference Between Hard and Soft Branding

How much will the InterContinental Hotels Group mess with the Kimpton brand? The fact that IHG officials say they aren't ready to address the future of the Kimpton Karma Rewards loyalty program raises a proverbial red flag.

InterContinental’s Kimpton Buy: A Difference Between Hard and Soft Branding

Hotels

Kimpton and the Rise of Boutiques in the Hotel Business

Why did InterContinental Hotels Group want Kimpton so much? Here's a bit of history to explain where its interest came from.

Kimpton and the Rise of Boutiques in the Hotel Business

Hotels

Kimpton Loyalists on Social Media Not Loving the IHG News

Kimpton has a very loyal group of customers, all of whom hope the new big-box owner IHG doesn't mess with their beloved brand or, more importantly, its loyalty program. But little chance that stays untouched in the medium to long term.

Kimpton Loyalists on Social Media Not Loving the IHG News

Hotels

InterContinental Hotels Group to Acquire Kimpton Hotels for $430 Million

Boutique and lifestyle properties are the hottest segment in the hotel industry and with the acquisition IHG gets a foothold for an enhanced position in the segment.

InterContinental Hotels Group to Acquire Kimpton Hotels for $430 Million

Hotels

InterContinental Keeps Divesting, Sells Le Grand Hotel in Paris for $405 Million

Like many hotel chains, InterContinental is divesting ownership interest in a lot of properties, but, as with Le Grand, InterContinental will keep managing the hotel.

InterContinental Keeps Divesting, Sells Le Grand Hotel in Paris for $405 Million