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InterContinental Hotels

United States of America
Quick facts
Year business began:
1952
Franchising since:
1954
Estimated number of units:
5,063
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is one of the world’s leading hotel companies with more than 350,000 people working across almost 100 countries. The brands in the group are InterContinental, Kimpton, Hualuxe, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Staybridge, Hotel Indigo, Even Hotels, Crowne Plaza, Candlewood Suites, Holiday Inn Club Vacations and Holiday Inn Resort. IHG operate in four regions: the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Asia and Greater China.

Franchise System

IHG has been franchising for more than five years. Franchising has allowed IHG to expand rapidly across the world, with over 4,000 hotels franchise agreements. Franchisees own the hotel and are licensees of the brands. Franchisees benefit from branding their hotels with a well-known name, tools such as revenue management and marketing programmes to drive new business, a powerful loyalty system and reservation system.

Corporate Social Responsibility

IHG Foundation

The IHG Foundation was launched in February 2016. The aim of the foundation is stronger, healthier and more prosperous communities around the world. The foundation helps communities develop hospitality skills, support those affected by disasters, facilitate local community investment and protect the environment.

IHG Green Engage system

IHG use an online stability tool to help minimise their hotels' impact on the environment. The IHG Green Engage system measures energy, carbon, water and waste, recommends 200 Green Solutions to reduce impact and supports hotels to create environmental action plans and targets. The system provides guidance to hotels on how to manage waste and dispose of waste, and how to reduce food waste.

Financial Information

· Required investment: £6,529,744 - £85,415,586
· Upfront fee: £43,363 - £65,054

Sources
https://www.entrepreneur.com/franchises/ihgintercontinentalhotelsgroup/282428
http://development.ihg.com/web/europe/why-choose-ihg/about-ihg
https://www.linkedin.com/company-beta/3549/?pathWildcard=3549
https:/www.ihgplc.com/responsible-business/corporate-responsibility
https://www.ihgplc.com/responsible-business/ihg-foundation
http://www.ihgfoundation.org/en-gb
https://www.ihgplc.com/en/about-us/how-our-business-works
http://development.ihg.com/europe/hotel-development-in-detail/business-models
https://www.ihgplc.com/responsible-business/environmental-sustainability/ihg-green-engage-system

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