InterContinental Hotels Group

Ticker IHG

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As of 09:03 19 May 2019
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9,216.35 million
As of 09:03 19 May 2019

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IHG adds 56,000 rooms


Intercontinental Hotels Group said it added 56,000 rooms last year, a rise of 17%.

It said revenue climbed 12% to $1.9bn (£1.47bn) and announced the launch of a new suite-only high end brand, which it said targeted “an $18bn industry segment”.

The owner of the Holiday Inn and Kimpton Hotels brands last week last week bought Six Senses, a 16-strong luxury hotel and resort company, from Pegasus Capital Advisors for $300m.

IHG’s chief executive Keith Barr said: “The investments we have made have had a significant impact, allowing us to further evolve our established brands, move quickly to strengthen our portfolio both organically and by acquisition.”

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Looking at the FTSE 100, Tui is up 2.62% while IHG has climbed 1.81% after revealing it added 56,000 rooms last year.