InterContinental Hotels Group has signed a
franchise agreement with CL Capital to debut voco, IHGís new
upscale brand, in Solihull, England.
The 180-room voco St. Johnís, Solihull hotel will be managed by
Kew Green Hotels (KGH) and will be the second voco property in the
UK, following the opening of voco St. Davidís in Cardiff, Wales.
The hotel recently underwent a transformative
refurbishment to the guest rooms, lobby, and the hotelís
restaurant and bar.
IHGís Managing Director, UK & Ireland, said, ďWe are excited
to open our second voco property in the UK following the
successful launch of voco St. Davidís in Cardiff. With a focus on
conversion opportunities, the voco brand allows us to retain the
existing charm of an independent hotel whilst also bringing the
reassurances of a trusted brand, along with the power and strength
of IHGís systems.Ē
IHG is aiming to open more than 200 voco hotels
globally over the next 10 years.
The General Manager at voco St. John's, Solihull
is Jane Bowler.