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IHG Hotels & Resorts Expands Luxury And Lifestyle Presence In Italy

IHG Hotels & Resorts expands luxury and lifestyle presence in Italy, reinforcing its position in this thriving market.

Jane Resture
May 16, 2023168 Shares2625 Views
IHG Hotels & Resorts expands luxury and lifestyle presence in Italy, reinforcing its position in this thriving market.
The addition of six new hotels is part of IHG's commitment to sustainable growth across Europe, with highly anticipated openings for Six Senses and InterContinental Hotels & Resorts in Rome, along with four additional signings including a Vignette Collection property in Rome and Hotel Indigo hotels in Florence, Turin, and Trieste.
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Strengthening IHG's Presence In Italy

The inclusion of these hotels in our luxury and lifestyle portfolio is a significant contribution to IHG's growth in Italy, which is a key market for us. It reflects the confidence our owners have in the success of our brands and the trust our guests have in the exceptional experiences we provide.- Eric Viale, Managing Director, Southern Europe, IHG Hotels & Resorts
The diverse range of IHG brands, from upper luxury Six Senses to the refined charm of Hotel Indigo, are well-suited for the Italian market, which is experiencing increased investment in luxury and lifestyle projects.
The growing consumer demand for elevated traveland stay experiences further reinforces the relevance of IHG's differentiated brands in the country.

Expanding Development Infrastructure

To support this expansion and enhance local development capabilities, IHG has appointed Fabrizio Piolanti as Director of Development for Italy.
This strategic move underscores IHG's commitment to delivering exceptional hospitality experiences and further strengthening its presence in the Italian market.

New Hotel Openings And Signings

The new additions to IHG's portfolio include brand debuts and expansions in various cities:

1. Six Senses Rome (Now Open)

Situated in Rome, the Six Senses Rome offers 96 keys and 12 different room types, providing guests with a range of accommodation options. The hotel embraces the Eat With Six Senses concept, featuring the BIVIUM Restaurant-Café-Bar and the spectacular NOTOS Rooftop, offering panoramic views of the city.

2. InterContinental Rome Ambasciatori Palace (Now Open)

Located on the renowned Via Veneto, the InterContinental Rome Ambasciatori Palace showcases historical splendor with 160 rooms and luxury suites. Guests can indulge in culinary delights at Scarpetta NYC, enjoy the exclusive Charlie's Rooftop, or unwind at Anita's Bar and Lounge.

3. Hotel Indigo Florence (Opening Soon)

Opening in the second half of 2023, Hotel Indigo Florence will captivate guests with its prime location in the heart of the city, within walking distance of major historic monuments and exclusive shopping areas. The hotel, in partnership with Grape Hospitality, will offer 160 guest rooms, marking IHG's return to Florence.

4. Hotel Alexandra, Vignette Collection (In The Pipeline)

Scheduled to open in the first half of 2025, Hotel Alexandra, a Vignette Collection property, will grace the renowned Via Veneto. Boasting 81 guest rooms, a restaurant on Via Veneto, and a gym, the hotel will be an exquisite addition to IHG's Italian portfolio.

5. Hotel Indigo Turin (In The Pipeline)

Hotel Indigo Turin, a 50-room boutique hotel, will open in the upcoming months in collaboration with Gruppo CHC. Situated in the historic heart of Turin, close to notable landmarks such as Piazza Castello, Royal Theatre, and Gardens, the hotel is set to attract leisure guests, business travelers, and event attendees.

6. Hotel Indigo Trieste - Palazzo Kalister (In The Pipeline)

In partnership with Gruppo CHC, IHG will convert a historical 19th-century palace into the Hotel Indigo Trieste - Palazzo Kalister, scheduled to open in late 2025. The hotel will benefit from the growing local area, which has seen increased investment due to its port, rising cruise ship tourism, and the opening of a convention center.

Final Words

IHG Hotels & Resorts' expansion of its luxury and lifestyle presence in Italy demonstrates its commitment to sustainable growth and meeting the demands of the market.
With the addition of six new hotels, including highly anticipated openings for Six Senses and InterContinental Hotels & Resorts in Rome, IHG solidifies its position in this key growth market.
The company's differentiated brands, such as Hotel Indigo and Vignette Collection, cater to the refined travel experiences sought by consumers in Italy.
The strategic appointments and increased local development infrastructure further highlight IHG's dedication to delivering exceptional hospitality and driving its success in Italy.
With a strong existing footprint and additional properties in the pipeline, IHG continues to elevate the travel and stay experiences for guests across the country.
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