InterContinental Hotels Group has opened the
first voco-branded hotel in the world.
Located in Australias beloved Surfers Paradise,
the voco Gold Coast is owned by Australian property investment
firm SB&G Group.
The 389-room voco Gold Coast
hotel offers all the features that guests can expect from the
upscale voco brand including two swimming pools, gym facilities, a
spa, 800sqm of meeting space, and expansive views of
both the ocean and hinterland.
Multiple dining options are
available in the hotels three restaurants Waves, Cliffords
Grill & Lounge and Social House.
The voco Gold Coast has its own onsite
beehives, producing honey for various uses throughout the hotel,
and uses refillable
dispensers for products such as soap. Plus, thanks to a
partnership with the Gold Coast City Council,
all kitchen waste is recycled.
Brenden van Blerk, voco Gold Coast
General Manager, said, As one of Australias all-time favourite
holiday destinations, we are very excited to be introducing the voco brand across the much-loved Gold Coast. Quintessentially
Australian, the Gold Coast offers travellers the ultimate getaway
with warm weather, amazing beaches and several great ways to have
fun. This perfectly aligns with the new voco hotel a fun,
spirited, upscale offering.
The voco Gold
Coast signing was announced by IHG and owners SB&G Group in June
2018, coinciding with the global launch of the voco brand. With
six signings to date, in addition to the four properties that will
rebrand as part of the UK portfolio deal, there are expected to be
more than fifteen signings in total for the brand by the end of
2018. These include three signings in Australia, in Victorias
wine region, Yarra Valley and in the heart of Melbournes bustling
CBD as well as a number of properties in the UK. The opening of voco Gold Coast will be quickly followed by hotel openings in Solihull and Cardiff in the UK.