IHG® Debuts Intercontinental® and Hotel Indigo® Brands In Peru
Two new luxurious properties owned by Inmobiliaria Vistamar break ground in Lima
September 13, 2019 // Franchising.com // IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today announces the debut of both the InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts and Hotel Indigo® brands in Peru, with two new properties now under construction in the capital city of Lima. The Hotel Indigo Lima Miraflores will also be the brand’s first property in South America. Both hotels are expected to open in early 2022 and will be owned by Inmobiliaria Vistamar and managed by IHG.
The InterContinental Lima Miraflores and Hotel Indigo Lima Miraflores will be located next to each other in the vibrant epicenter of Miraflores, steps away from Larcomar, the city’s bustling commercial center which offers the finest dining, entertainment and shopping in Lima.
- Elie Maalouf, Chief Executive Officer, Americas, IHG, said: “Our portfolio of brands continues to expand throughout Latin America thanks to relationships with passionate owners such as Inmobiliaria Vistamar. Peru is thriving with one of the strongest economies in the region, and we are pleased to introduce these leading global luxury and lifestyle brands to business and leisure travelers in the market.”
- Gonzalo de Losada, Chief Executive Officer, Inmobiliaria Vistamar, said: “We are very proud to be partnering with IHG to bring these two world-renowned brands to Peru, and build on InterContinental’s legacy in Latin America. We look forward to providing luxury and unique experience-led stays to the most discerning travelers in the world.”
With its stunning location and views overlooking the Pacific Ocean and incorporating a modern design, the InterContinental Lima Miraflores will rise 20 stories and feature 322 elegantly appointed guest rooms, including 29 opulent suites, a fine dining restaurant, two bars with a rooftop lounge, a spa and fitness center. The property will also offer its exclusive Club InterContinental lounge, 1,000 square meters of meeting space and will include the largest outdoor hotel pool in Lima, measuring more than 17 meters (56 feet) in length.
The Hotel Indigo Lima Miraflores will be a boutique hotel featuring 76 guest rooms, including six luxury suites, an upscale, locally inspired restaurant and bar, and a fitness center. Additionally, the hotel will offer lush gardens for guests of both hotels for outdoor functions and will include underground parking with street access to the area’s main thoroughfare on Alcanfores Street.
Two of the most prestigious architecture and design firms from South America are leading the architecture and hotel design of both properties. Fuenzalida & Swinburn Architect and Associates is the project architect and German Margozzini – Arquitectura Diseño Interior Hospitality Spa is overseeing the hotels’ interior design and décor.
Peru continues to be one of South America’s fastest-growing emerging markets, providing a strong economic environment for IHG’s diverse portfolio of brands. IHG currently has three hotels open in Peru’s capital city – the Crowne Plaza Lima, the Holiday Inn Lima Airport, and the Holiday Inn Express Lima San Isidro – and will open the Holiday Inn Lima Miraflores by year end 2019. Most recently, IHG also celebrated the opening of the Holiday Inn Piura, the first full service hotel in the northwestern region of Peru.
IHG’s strong growth momentum for both the InterContinental and Hotel Indigo brands continues around the globe, including Latin America and the Caribbean where there are currently more than 240 IHG-branded hotels (over 40,000 rooms) with another 60 hotels (7,153 rooms) in the development pipeline. Since the opening of the first location in 1946 in Brazil, the InterContinental brand has expanded to more than 200 locations, while the Hotel Indigo brand now has more than 100 hotels open worldwide and is set to double its footprint over the next five years.
IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global organisation with a broad portfolio of hotel brands, including Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas, Regent Hotels & Resorts, InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants, Hotel Indigo®, EVEN Hotels ®, HUALUXE® Hotels and Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, voco™ Hotels, Holiday Inn®, Holiday Inn Express®, Holiday Inn Club Vacations®, Holiday Inn Resort®, avid™ hotels, Staybridge Suites®, Atwell Suites™ and Candlewood Suites®.
IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns more than 5,700 hotels and nearly 856,000 guest rooms in more than 100 countries, with over 1,900 hotels in its development pipeline. IHG also manages IHG® Rewards Club, our global loyalty programme, which has more than 100 million enrolled members.
InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group’s holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales. More than 400,000 people work across IHG's hotels and corporate offices globally.
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About Hotel Indigo®
Just as no places are alike, no two Hotel Indigo properties are alike. Each Hotel Indigo draws inspiration from the local neighbourhood, culture and popular trends in food, drink and design to create a warm and vibrant atmosphere. Our hotels provide a gateway to discover and explore some of the world’s most inspiring cities and neighbourhoods. For more information, visit www.hotelindigo.com, and connect with us on Facebook www.facebook.com/Hotel.Indigo, Twitter www.twitter.com/hotelindigo, and Instagram www.instagram.com/hotelindigo.
About InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts
The InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts brand makes travel alluring, with insights from over 70 years of experience. Each of our properties provides a gateway to the glamour of the InterContinental Life. As a brand, we aim to embody global sophistication through our superior, understated service and exceptional amenities. What makes us truly different is the genuine interest we show our guests through personalised and attentive services. We offer our most valued guests signature VIP services through a dedicated InterContinental® Ambassador programme and an exclusive Club InterContinental® experience. We connect our well-travelled guests to what’s special about a destination, so they enjoy authentic local experiences that will enrich their lives. For more information and to book, visit www.intercontinental.com, and connect with us on Facebook www.facebook.com/intercontinental and Instagram www.instagram.com/intercontinental.
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