INTERCONTINENTAL DUBAI - OUTSTANDING HOTEL WINS MARKET PERFORMANCE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Chosen from over 600 hotels across Europe, Middle East & Africa, InterContinental Dubai has been awarded as an outstanding performer, winning an award for best “Market Performance Achievement”, reflecting the excellent market leading results for the year 2004. The hotel had an increase in occupancy level of 5% in 2004 compared to the previous year, over 45% increase in average rate and 52% raise in RevPar.
This prestigious award is given to the best hotels within InterContinental Hotels Group portfolio. All of the group’s four hotel brands - InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn and Express by Holiday Inn – battle it out annually to win the accolade.
Tom Meyer, General Manager of InterContinental Dubai said: “We are delighted to have won this award and be honoured from so many hotels. I am very proud of all our employees. This has been a tremendous team effort and one that we will strive to win again next year!”
InterContinental Dubai will attend a special awards ceremony at InterContinental Le Grand in Paris, France in July 2005.
Note to Editors
InterContinental Hotels Group PLC of the United Kingdom [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is the world’s most global hotel company and the largest by number of rooms. InterContinental Hotels Group owns, manages, leases or franchises, through various subsidiaries, more than 3,500 hotels and 534,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries and territories around the world. The Group owns a portfolio of well recognised and respected hotel brands including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites®, Candlewood Suites® and Hotel IndigoTM, and also manages the world’s largest hotel loyalty programme, Priority Club® Rewards, with more than 24 million members worldwide. In addition to this, InterContinental Hotels Group has a controlling interest in Britvic, the second largest soft drinks manufacturer in the UK.
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