Zaid Mashini, a visionary leader, discusses his recent appointment as hotel manager of IHG Jordan and unveils his vision for the future of the property.
IHG® Hotels & Resorts has announced the signing of a management agreement with the owners of Carlton Al Moaibed hotel in Al Khobar, KSA, in order to transform the hotel into Saudi Arabia’s first Vignette Collection Hotel. The refurbished and rebranded property is scheduled to open in 2024.
IHG Hotels & Resorts will launch Holiday Inn Dubai Business Bay by Q4 2023, a new stylish dual-branded property in Dubai’s Business Bay. Located a short distance from key tourist and business spots, this cluster of hotels will offer modern and comfortable accommodations for travelers enjoying a short or longer stay in Dubai.
Rabih Beaino has been appointed general manager of InterContinental Riyadh, bringing a wealth of experience and expertise to the role.
IHG® Hotels & Resorts has announced the signing of a franchise agreement with DIA SARL to debut IHG’s premium brand, voco, in Beirut, Lebanon. The signing took place in the presence of HE Walid Nassar, the minister of tourism for Lebanon. Voco Beirut Central District is scheduled to be rebranded by the end of 2023, adding 123 rooms to IHG’s portfolio in the country.
Set to open in December 2026, the 300-key voco North Coast will include low-rise buildings, chalets and townhouses in a prime location, directly on the beachfront. IHG® Hotels & Resorts signed a management agreement with Akam Al Rajhi, a joint venture between AkamAlRajhi and Al Rajhi Saudi groups. With this signing, IHG continues to expand their footprint across the MEA region and diversify their portfolio.
Maher Abou Nasr, vice president of operations, IHG Hotels & Resorts in KSA, shares his insight into Saudi Arabia’s hotel industry and IHG’s ambitions in the KSA market.
Dani Demerjian, cluster general manager of InterContinental Abu Dhabi and InterContinental Residences Abu Dhabi, discusses the hospitality landscape and his plans for the InterContinental Abu Dhabi properties.
IHG® Hotels & Resorts, announced the signing of a management agreement with Mohammed Bin Salman Nonprofit City for a new Hotel Indigo located in Riyadh along Wadi Hanifa. Set to open in 2025, the new hotel is part of IHG’s robust growth plans across various new developments.