Hotel Indigo Opens 13 Hotels and Signs 16 Deals Globally in 2009
Boutique brand delivers refreshingly local hotel experience for both owners and guests
Hotel Indigo opens 13 hotels and signs 16 deals globally in 2009 demonstrating its success with both developers and consumers in spite of the economic downturn. There are currently 34 Hotel Indigo properties open worldwide and more than 60 hotels under development, either in the pipeline or in final negotiation.
"As the unit growth vehicle for IHG, Hotel Indigo is delivering solid development opportunities across the globe in all three regions," said Janis Cannon, vice president, Global Brand Management, Hotel Indigo. "We're seeing that there's a strong appetite for the brand with both developers and consumers and feel confident that our goal to have 250 properties worldwide by 2020 is achievable."
"This year alone we've almost doubled our portfolio in the Americas with properties opening in key markets, including San Diego, New York City, Toronto and San Jose, Costa Rica - our first Hotel Indigo in Latin America," said Gina LaBarre, vice president of Brand Delivery, the Americas, IHG. "Moving into 2010, our growth strategy is even more focused on growing in top-tier priority markets and gateway cities like San Francisco, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and New York City."
Leveraging its proven track record and balanced business model, Hotel Indigo continues building momentum with more than 60 properties under development, either in the pipeline or in final negotiation. This year alone, the brand has signed 10 deals in the Americas to date for properties in Vancouver, British Columbia, Anaheim, Calif., and Pittsburgh and is expected to open up to 15 hotels in 2010.
Meeting the desires of today's business and leisure traveler, Hotel Indigo is an upscale boutique brand that delivers a refreshing and inviting guest experience that is truly reflective of the local community.
Hotel Indigo participates in IHG's guest loyalty program, Priority Club® Rewards. With 47 million members worldwide, Priority Club Rewards is the industry's first and largest guest loyalty program. Guests can enroll for free by logging on at priorityclub.com, by calling 1-888-211-9874 or by inquiring at the front desk of this hotel or any of IHG's more than 4,400 hotels worldwide.
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IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns more than 4,900 hotels and 724,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries, with almost 1,300 hotels in its development pipeline. IHG also manages IHG® Rewards Club, the world"s first and largest hotel loyalty programme with more than 88 million members worldwide.
InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group"s holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales. More than 350,000 people work across IHG"s hotels and corporate offices globally.
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