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INTERCONTINENTAL
FACT SHEET
www.intercontinental.com




The world’s first truly international                 genuine interest we show in our guests.
hotel brand, InterContinental Hotels                  At InterContinental, it is every team
                                                                                                          REGIONAL ROUND-UP
& Resorts is located in more than 60                  member’s desire to help guests make the
countries with local insight that comes               most of their time. Every day, we connect
from over 60 years of experience.                     our well-travelled guests to what’s special
   InterContinental Hotels & Resorts                  about a destination, by sharing our
                                                                                                          AMERICAS
believes that superior, understated service
and outstanding facilities are important,
                                                      knowledge so they enjoy authentic
                                                      experiences that will enrich their lives            55  HOTELS
but what makes us truly different is the              and broaden their outlook.
                                                                                                          18,499         ROOMS

  HISTORY
  1946 InterContinental Hotels Corporation founded by PanAmerican World Airlines.
                                                                                                          6 HOTELS IN THE PIPELINE

  1947 The first property, the Hotel Grande in Belem, Brazil, is inaugurated.
  1981 InterContinental Hotels Corporation is sold to UK-based company Grand Metropolitan.                EUROPE, MIDDLE
  1988 Grand Metropolitan sells InterContinental Hotels Corporation to Japanese based
       Saison Group.
                                                                                                          EAST & AFRICA
  1998 Bass PLC acquires InterContinental Hotels Corporation.
  2001 Prestigious InterContinental Hong Kong purchased for £241 million.
                                                                                                          65  HOTELS


  2006 InterContinental celebrates 60 years of history, simultaneously launching two flagship hotels
       in November – InterContinental London Park Lane and InterContinental Boston.
                                                                                                          20,586         ROOMS


  2007 InterContinental celebrates the opening of its 150th hotel – InterContinental Dubai Festival
       City – and the opening of IHG’s first hotel in Vietnam – InterContinental Hanoi Westlake.
                                                                                                          23  HOTELS IN THE PIPELINE


  2008 InterContinental opens two new hotels in China in celebration of the 2008 Olympics –
       InterContinental Beijing Beichen as the closest luxury hotel to the National Olympics
       Stadium; InterContinental Qingdao within the Olympic Sailing Village.
                                                                                                          ASIA PACIFIC
  2009 A first, two new co-branded luxury resorts opened in Okinawa, Japan – ANA
       InterContinental Manza Beach Resort and ANA InterContinental Ishigaki Resort.
                                                                                                          46  HOTELS

  2009 InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa opened as the sole destination resort on Natadola Beach.   17,036         ROOMS


                                                                                                          34  HOTELS IN THE PIPELINE

  DID YOU KNOW?
  - InterContinental is the world’s first hotel brand to provide destination specific
    concierge websites and videos. Guests are given the opportunity to pre-plan their trips,
    aided by interactive maps, insider tips, recommended itineraries and digital films featuring
    top picks by the local concierge. Visit www.intercontinentalvideo.com.
  - InterContinental hotels worldwide also offer Insider Experiences, a collection of concierge-
    inspired packages that let our guests discover a destination’s secrets and nuances. Some
    popular experiences include Vespa tours of Rome led by local motoring enthusiasts,
    food author led tours of the Borough market in London, personal shopping trips
    in Los Angeles led by a shopper to the A-list celebrities.


                               WE HAVE                                       WE HAVE                              WE HAVE

                               56,121
                               ROOMS GLOBALLY
                                                                             166
                                                                             HOTELS GLOBALLY
                                                                                                                  63
                                                                                                                  HOTELS IN THE PIPELINE
                                                                                                                         FIGURES AS AT 31 DECEMBER 2009

								
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