IHG: Intercontinental Hotels Group is the largest hotel company on the planet, boasting the most rooms (in excess of 666,000) in all of its combined hotels. Altogether, the company has 4,5000 hotels in approximately 100 countries. IHG has several hotel brands including Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Crowne Plaza, InterContinental, Candlewood Suites, Staybridge Suites, Hotel Indigo, Even Hotels, and Hualuxe. IHG: Intercontinental Hotels Group’s hotels are leaders in 13 of the 20 largest markets in the world.
Full Franchise Information
IHG: InterContinental Hotels Group seeks franchisees with an enormous net worth and a wealth of business experience, particularly in the hotel industry. The company helps franchisees through every step of the process, starting with construction all the way to the grand opening. In addition to face to face training, electronic courses on running a hotel property are also available for franchisees to learn at their leisure.
IHG: InterContinental Hotels Group Franchise Opportunities - History
Although IHG: Intercontinental Hotels Group has roots that date back to 1777, the company in its current form was founded in 2003 after the owners acquired a number of hotel chains.
IHG: InterContinental Hotels Group Franchise Cost / Initial Investment / IHG: InterContinental Hotels Group Franchise Income
IHG: InterContinental Hotels Group has a franchise fee of at least $50,000, although the total initial investment can run from $5 million to nearly $100 million, so investors must have deep pockets. Additionally, franchisees must pay IHG: InterContinental Hotels Group an ongoing royalty fee of 5% on all sales, as well as 2.5% to be applied toward marketing efforts.
IHG: InterContinental Hotels Group Business Opportunities: Other Information
When teaming with IHG: InterContinental Hotels Group, franchisees select a specific hotel brand that IHG owns to open and work with.
IHG: Intercontinental Hotels Group has a rewards program called Priority Club Rewards. Priority Club Rewards has more than 60 million members, making it the largest hotel loyalty program in the world.