InterContinental Hotels Group today signed a
management contract for its first Hotel Indigo in Hong Kong.
The agreement with Tai Hung Fai
Enterprise, a real estate developer that owns over 100 properties
across Hong Kong and Macau, will see the 150-room Hotel Indigo
Hong Kong QRE welcome guests in 2012.
The hotel will be located in Wanchai, a
distinctive district on Hong Kong Island known for its long and
interesting history, as well as its vibrant nightlife.
“This agreement with Tai
Hung Fai for a Hotel Indigo in Hong Kong underscores our ambitions
to address the growing consumer need for more distinctive and
unique lodging experiences,” said Keith Barr, managing director of
IHG Greater China. “Hotel Indigo generates high guest satisfaction
and returns for hotel owners by bringing the charm of the local
neighborhood to life within the hotels.”
Hotel Indigo Hong Kong QRE will be located along
Queen’s Road East in Wanchai, an area rich with historical sites,
such as the Old Wanchai post office. The district is also alive
with Chinese wedding card and accessory shops, tea
houses, and pawn shops, all of which have witnessed the
evolution of this metropolitan city. Juxtaposed with the
traditional are new entertainment outlets and
restaurants together with trendy interior decoration
IHG first launched the brand in Asia Pacific in October 2008. It
subsequently signed the first Hotel Indigo on Pier 16 on the Bund
in Shanghai. Along with its historic and world renowned locale,
the hotel offers panoramic views of Shanghai and is on schedule to
welcome guests in 2010.
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