IHG Hotels & Resorts announced the opening of more than 50 hotels in 24 countries, expanding its Luxury & Lifestyle portfolio in 2022.
The IHG Luxury & Lifestyle portfolio is a collection of heritage brands, including Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas, Regent Hotels & Resorts, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, Hotel Indigo and the recently launched Vignette Collection, the first collectible brand in ‘IHG.
Inspired by the tastes and desires of the luxury traveler, IHG continues to evolve its Luxury & Lifestyle offering with a focus on welcoming guests with exceptional design, bespoke service delivered with intent, and meaningful and meaningful experiences. transformative, while sensibly expanding its portfolio.
“Luxury, and what it means to consumers, is constantly changing and adapting. We have been intentional and strategic with the enhancements we have made to the IHG Luxury & Lifestyle collection in recent years, and our exciting pipeline of openings for 2022 demonstrates the strength and depth of the portfolio. Now more than ever, luxury consumers are eager to indulge in travel again, but in a more meaningful and purposeful way. Our Luxury & Lifestyle brands deliver distinctive design and unforgettable service as well as extraordinary experiences. The addition of these new hotels and resorts in key and emerging markets provides guests with additional choice to experience inspiring and personalized stays that meet their current travel desires,” said Tom Rowntree, Vice President of Global Marketing for Luxury Brands.
Six Senses invites customers to live an extraordinary experience
With a philosophy rooted in reconnecting to oneself, to others and to the world around it, Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas continues to awaken the senses and offer travelers experiences out of the ordinary. In 2022, Six Senses plans to unveil four resorts and spas designed with the diverse and responsible creativity that has become a hallmark. Six Senses Rome, located on the peaceful and picturesque Piazza di San Marcello, will welcome guests to the center of ancient Rome, just a few blocks from the Fontana di Trevi, the Pantheon and the city’s famous luxury shopping streets. In Swiss, Six Senses Crans-Montana will include a hotel complex and residential accommodation in one of the most important ski areas in the region, just two hours by train or road from Geneva. As the brand’s second property in the Maldives, the next Six Senses Kanuhura will encompass three white sand private islands on the Lhaviyani Atoll Private Island Refuge. In a majestic desert setting, Six Senses Southern Dunes, The Red Sea in Saudi Arabia will combine an architectural approach that pays homage to Nabataean heritage with well-being and brand respect for centuries past.
Regent Hotels & Resorts redefines the luxury experience
When Regent Hotels & Resorts was founded in 1970, it marked the beginning of modern superior luxury. The Regent brand has returned to redefine luxury once again with its heritage of innovation, extraordinary views, iconic destinations and exceptional service. With plans to grow the brand to over 40 hotels in major global gateway cities over the long term, Regent is set to welcome two prestigious properties to some of the world’s most breathtaking destinations in 2022. In addition to the highly anticipated Regent Phu Quoc, which will open its doors with luxurious and exclusive private residences, this year will see the former InterContinental Hong Kong return to its iconic roots – the hotel opened in 1980 as Regent and will reopen this year as Regent Hong Kong after a complete and spectacular makeover.
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts continues to open new doors
As the world’s first and largest international luxury hotel brand celebrates its 75th anniversary, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts continues to pioneer travel in emerging and iconic destinations with 10 properties set to debut in 2022 Following openings in Barcelona and Azerbaijan in 2021, the brand will bring its world-class service to Rome, one of the most visited cities in the world. InterContinental Rome Ambasciatori Palace, opening onto the iconic Via Veneto, was designed in the early 1900s in the neo-renaissance style and originally housed ambassadors staying in Rome. It will be beautifully restored to create a sense of understated, modern luxury for socialites and locals alike. Expanding its footprint in the Middle East, the brand will open two new resort properties in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. In Australia, the former Continental Hotel, just outside Melbourne, will get a luxurious new lease of life when it opens as InterContinental Sorrento Mornington Peninsula. True to its heritage of pioneering emerging destinations, the brand is also about to land in Khao Yai in Thailand, and Appi Kogen Resort in Japan, in addition to Hangzhou Liangzhou, Chongli and Zhengzhou in Greater China. In Peru, the 322 rooms InterContinental Lima Miraflores is designed to welcome guests with a modern design, comprising 29 opulent suites.
Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants strengthens its international presence
Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants is famous for pioneering the concept of unique, distinctive and forward-thinking hotels that foster real human connections. Since acquiring the Kimpton brand in 2015, IHG has embarked on its global expansion, establishing a presence in Europe, Asia and Greater China. Following recent openings in Paris, Bangkok and New Orleans, the brand is set to open seven locations throughout 2022. The highly anticipated KimptonMargotSydney will offer a range of innovative dining experiences built on Kimpton’s heritage of locally loved restaurants. The 79 rooms Kimpton Aysla Majorca will bring the brand’s decidedly laid-back approach to luxury to the island, a perfect complement to Mallorca’s laid-back yet chic style and hospitality. In Southeast Asia, the brand plans to unveil the Kimpton NarantaBali resort in Indonesia in addition to the recently opened Kimpton Kitalay Samui, its first seaside resort in the region, as well as a property in Suzhou, Bigger China. As Kimpton’s third boutique hotel in the Georgian capital, the Downtown Atlanta The property will bring the city’s vibrant arts and culture scene to its innovative design. Scheduled to debut in late 2022, Kimpton Roatan in the Caribbean will be a nature lover’s paradise offering convenient access to the spectacular corals and surrounding jungle canopy.
Hotel Indigo continues its global growth trajectory
Hotel Indigo, IHG’s fast-growing boutique hotel brand, plans to expand to 26 neighborhoods over the next year, sparking curiosity and inspiring discovery of the local experience. The brand should continue its rapid growth in the Americas, with openings planned in New Orleans, Omaha, Vancouver in Washington, St. Louis, The Galapagos, Lima, Tulum and Low. In addition, three hotels should open in New York City. After new properties in Serbia and France last year, Hotel Indigo is expected to welcome four new hotels in Europe and the Middle East with Vienna, Batumi in Georgia, Baku in Azerbaijan as well as Jabal Akhdar in Oman. Last year marked the brand’s debut in Australia with Hotel Indigo Adelaide Markets, and upcoming hotels in Brisbane City Center and melbourne capture the spirit and energy of their neighborhoods, creating a unique customer experience. Openings are also planned in exciting destinations in Asia – Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, Karuizawa and Inuyama in Japan, Saigon In Vietnam, Bintan in Indonesia, Alishan in Taiwan, Greater China and Anji, Hangzhou Xianghu Lake and Xiamen Haicang in Greater China.
Vignette Collection is gaining momentum after its launch
Vignette Collection, the newest addition to the IHG Luxury & Lifestyle portfolio, is a family of unique hotels in desirable urban and resort locations where guests can indulge a growing passion for authentic, experiential and thoughtful stays. . Following the brand’s launch in August last year and the opening of its first-ever hotel, Hotel X Brisbane Fortitude Valley, in December, Vignette Collection is set to welcome more hotels to the Collection in 2022. – Sindhorn town center in Bangkok, Grand Hotel Vienna in Vienna, Austria as well as Penina Resort & Golf and Hotel Dona Filipa, both on the Algarve in Portugal. Over the next 10 years, IHG expects Vignette Collection to attract more than 100 properties worldwide.
*Figures in Q3 2021.