InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) announced the signing of two InterContinental Hotels in two focus markets in Europe.
InterContinental® Dublin will bring iconic luxury to Ireland, and InterContinental® Baku represents the brand’s debut in Azerbaijan
From 1 January, 2015 InterContinental Dublin will operate under a franchise agreement with Ballsbridge Hotel Limited, an affiliate of London & Regional Properties. It will be located in the former Four Seasons Hotel Dublin, one of Ireland’s top-rated hotels.
Situated in Dublin’s prestigious neighbourhood Ballsbridge, the hotel features 197 guest rooms inclusive of 58 suites, an indoor swimming pool, spa & fitness centre, two restaurants and two bars. It also boasts impressive meeting and event space with two ballrooms totalling more than 15,000 square feet (over 1,400 square meters).
Meanwhile InterContinental Baku, due to open in 2016, will operate under a franchise agreement with AZ-ORS LLC. The hotel will be managed by The Ceylan Group - owners and managers of the highly successful InterContinental® Istanbul, Turkey.
The new build hotel will include a total of 105 rooms featuring a number of junior and executive suites and one presidential suite. InterContinental Baku will be located in the heart of the Azerbaijani capital’s shopping district on BulBul Avenue and Zarifa Aliyeva Street, near the famous seaside promenade Baku Boulevard.