Hotel Indigo to Open Nine Hotels in 2012
Monday June 18th, 2012 - 10:15AM
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ATLANTA—IHG’s boutique brand, Hotel Indigo, will open nine hotels within the first six months of 2012, all in six different countries.
New hotels include: Hotel Indigo Berlin Hardenbergstrasse, Hotel Indigo Berlin Alexanderplatz, Hotel Indigo Edinburgh, Hotel Indigo San Diego Del Mar, Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara, Hotel Indigo Waco Baylor, and Hotel Indigo Xiamen Harbor.
Two more properties, Hotel Indigo Newcastle in England and Hotel Indigo Veracruz Boca Del Rio in Mexico, will open in June. The Hotel Indigo Veracruz Boca Del Rio will be the brand’s first hotel in Mexico.
The brand has also signed a deal to open a hotel in the Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – its first in the Middle East - in addition to two hotels in Philadelphia and Wilmington, NC.
“Our geographic diversity is truly a testimony to the fact that customers around the world, from China to Scotland to Germany, value the experience at Hotel Indigo,” said Janis Cannon, VP of Global Brand Management. “Now in major cities around the world – with more on the horizon – we have a strong pipeline of more than 60 hotels, which we expect to open in the next few years.”
In March, Hotel Indigo opened three properties in three countries, each on a different continent– the U.S., Scotland, and China - in one week.
The brand has 44 hotels open and is currently developing an additional 53. Its global expansion will continue in major cities such as Atlanta and New York City in the U.S.; London and York in England; St. Petersburg, Russia; Madrid, Spain; Hamburg, Germany; and Tianjin and Hong Kong in China.
Tags: Hospitality Construction/Renovation Ownership
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