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InterContinental Hotels Group (UK) to Open 39 New Hotels in India

17 Apr 2019 - The new properties will add 6,200 hotel rooms in India

nterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has 39 new hotels in the pipeline in India which will add a total of 6,200 rooms in the next two to three years.

The group that already has 39 hotels in India — InterContinental Hotels and Resorts, Crowne Plaza Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express — told Hotelier Middle East that they plan grow in the midscale category.

Pascal Gauvin, Managing Director, IMEA, IHG told Hotelier, “IHG currently has 39 hotels in India under four IHG brands, with another 39 in the pipeline – due to open in the next 2-3 years. Our focus in the country is to continue to tap into the growing midscale category with our Holiday Inn brand family which represents close to 80% of our pipeline (by number of hotels).”

In addition to India, IHG has launched two Holiday Inn Hotels in Saudi Arabia, has signed a franchise deal with two Staybridge Suites hotels in Dubai and recently launched voco Dubai.