IHG Lodges and Resorts has signed a multi-property growth settlement with Grape Hospitality for 5 conversion properties in Europe.
The signings embrace the debut of the group’s Voco model in Spain, with the 193-room Voco Madrid Centre Retiro set to open in April 2024. Town of Madrid will even see the arrival of the 168-room Crowne Plaza Madrid Centre Retiro in the identical month, marking the second property beneath the model to open in Madrid.
Additional signings embrace the 160-room Resort Indigo Florence, which can open later this yr and embrace convention services and a wellness centre. It is going to be a two minute stroll from Santa Maria Novella, town’s predominant railway station, and near points of interest together with the Duomo and Ponte Vecchio bridge.
This will likely be adopted by the Resort Indigo Bordeaux in Could 2023, marking the third beneath the model in France, and the 189-room Resort Indigo Barcelona Gran Through Plaza Espana in April 2024.
Willemijn Geels, VP growth Europe at IHG Lodges and Resorts, stated:
“We’re delighted to be partnering with Grape Hospitality on such a robust assortment of motels throughout a few of our key European markets of Spain, France and Italy. This partnership additional highlights the energy of IHG’s much-loved manufacturers and repute, our want to broaden into new places and our ongoing initiatives to enhance the shopper journey such because the just lately enhanced IHG One Rewards programme.”
Frederic Josenhans, chairman of Grape Hospitality, added:
“Grape Hospitality continues its growth in Europe with the acquisition of premium property. We’re delighted to work with IHG along with our manufacturers, to create worth and diversify our portfolio. With Indigo, Voco motels and Crowne Plaza, all sturdy manufacturers of their phase, we can develop our catering and MICE experience and make every resort a singular residing house.”
The Voco model presently has 15 open motels in Europe, following latest openings in Dusseldorf and Italy. In the meantime, the Resort Indigo model has 40 open motels in Europe, with an additional 19 within the pipeline, and Crowne Plaza has 88 open motels, together with the just lately opened Crowne Plaza Budapest.