January 28, 2004

InterContinental Hotels Group opened the 542-room Holiday Inn Select Jaragua in Sao Paolo, Brazil. The $17 million property has 18,000 square feet of meeting space, including a 370-seat auditorium.

Mar Hall, a 51-room property on 240 acres in Renfrewshire, Scotland (near Glasgow), will open in May. The hotel, the former estate of the Earl of Mar, will have a spa and an 18-hole golf course.