20 NOVEMBER 2017


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Article from BTNews 20 NOVEMBER 2017

Kimpton moves into Asia

Three management contracts to introduce the luxury boutique hotel brand Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants to South East Asia and China have been announced by InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG).

Chief executive Keith Barr said: “This is the right time to introduce Kimpton to Asia, where we see more and more travellers looking for a sophisticated yet personalised lifestyle travel experience.”

The signings extend the global footprint of Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants following its expansion to Europe, with the opening of Kimpton De Witt Amsterdam and the signing of Kimpton Paris earlier this year.

The first Kimpton for South East Asia, on the picturesque Nusa Dua coast in Bali, will open in 2019 with 50 luxury villas, while the Kimpton Shanghai Jing’an will open in 2021 with 150 guestrooms and 120 villas. The final property, the Kimpton Resort Sanya Haitang Bay, will have 251 rooms and is scheduled to open in 2021.

Elsewhere, IHG has also just opened Europe’s largest Holiday Inn Express. Set in Cologne city centre, the property has 323 rooms featuring next-generation design including bedside USB ports and flexible in-room working spaces.



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