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IHG Launches Another New Hotel Brand

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-expanding InterContinental Hotels Group has added another new brand. The company has launched a new upscale hotel brand, voco [sic], which will first launch in Australia. The brand will “combine the informality and charm of …

IHG to Debut Avid Brand in Mexico

 By the Caribbean Journal staff InterContinental Hotels Group is adding a new hotel brand in the region: Avid. The company, along with Mexico-based Operadora MBA, announced the signing of the first Avid property in Mexico, set in the city of …

Holiday Inn Express Expands in Mexico

 IHG’s fast-growing Holiday Inn Express brand has opened another new property in the region The latest Holiday Inn Express has debuted in the city of Tuxpan on Mexico’s eastern shores on the Gulf of Mexico. Located on the waters of …

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Staybridge Suites

 InterContinental Hotels Group is continuing its rapid expansion in Mexico. The company has announced the addition of another hotel to its Mexican portfolio: the new-build Staybridge Suites San Luis Potosi hotel. The first Staybridge Suites in the city, the 97-suite …

 It’s one of the burgeoning hotel development hubs of the region: the Caribbean coast of Colombia. And now the area has another new hotel, with the debut of InterContinental Hotels Group’s new Holiday Inn Express Barranquilla Buenavista. The 18-floor, 154-room …

 InterContinental Hotels Group is expanding in the region again. The company has opened a new 188-room Holiday Inn in the state of Guanajuato. The Holiday Inn & Suites Leon Plaza Mayor follows an investment of more than $14.6 million, and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff InterContinental Hotels Group is ramping up its expansion in Mexico. The company announced the debut of its latest hotel, Staybridge Suites Puebla in the city of Puebla this week. The eight-story, extended-stay property has 129 …

 Above: the InterContinental San Juan By the Caribbean Journal staff InterContinental Hotels Group has named Jorge Apaez its new Chief Operating Officer for the Mexico, Latin America and Caribbean region. The move comes after the retirement of industry veteran Alvaro …

 Above: Kimpton’s EPIC hotel property Miami By the Caribbean Journal staff The biggest hotel company in Latin America and the Caribbean just got bigger. InterContinental Hotels Group has paid $430 million in cash to acquire boutique hotel operator Kimpton, the …

 Above: a rendering of the property By the Caribbean Journal staff InterContinental Hotels Group’s Colombia push shows no signs of slowing down. The regional hospitality giant has announced the opening of a new Holiday Inn Express property in Yopal, Colombia, …

 Above: Medellin By the Caribbean Journal staff InterContinental Hotels Group is expanding its presence in Colombia. IHG announced the signing of a new-build Crowne Plaza project in the Colombian city of Medellin. The 199-room project will be located in the …