Nine New Hotel Indigos in the Works
In the first seven months of this year, InterContinental Hotels Group has signed nine development agreements for its boutique brand, Hotel Indigo, all of which are expected to open in 2015 and 2016. In addition to adding two more hotels in Atlanta, where the brand was launched, other cities soon to be flying the Hotel Indigo flag will be Austin and El Paso, Texas; Baltimore; Gainesville, Fla.; Orange Beach and Tuscaloosa, Ala.; and Seattle. The new development deals are in addition to those signed in 2013 for properties in New York City, Miami and Philadelphia. The Hotel Indigo global pipeline now stands at 56 hotels, with 28 of those in the Americas. The brand currently has 58 properties in its portfolio.