Welcome to IHIF 2020, where this year’s theme is Redefining the Rules. It will see the glamourous InterContinental Berlin hosting the most dynamic, forward-thinking and revolutionary players in hospitality investment. It is a role which suits this brand with its international know-how and cultural wisdom, and also suits IHG®, a world-leading operator of among others the InterContinental brand, which embodies what the theme stands for. We are always focused on unlocking new ways to execute our successful strategy at a faster pace, accelerate growth for owners in an increasingly competitive environment and maximise returns on new initiatives such as adding new brands. As a business led by a portfolio of strong, differentiated brands, IHG® has built scale where it matters – in the most attractive markets and in the highest opportunity segments based on guests’ occasion needs. Our global presence across nearly 100 countries allows us to invest $1.2 billion in a system that continuously generates, converts and retains demand for your property. We help optimise owners’ investments by recommending the most appropriate brand and design options that will best suit the location and positioning profile of your property. By partnering with us, you are perfectly placed to: • Leverage our global scale and revenue delivery through our direct channels • Enjoy strong franchise and management support through our dedicated regional teams • Bring your business to the next level with the help of our cuttingedge technology platforms However, most fundamental to our success is working collaboratively with our development partners and owners. At IHG® we believe in close collaboration, transparency and open dialogue between owner and operator, and we sincerely look forward to working with you in unlocking the full value of your hotel.
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