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IHG unveils avid/Candlewood dual-branded concept

IHG Hotels & Resorts (IHG) has launched a dual-branded prototype, combining the avid hotels brand and the extended-stay Candlewood Suites. The release of the
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First Hospitality Names New President/CEO; More Personnel Moves

INTERNATIONAL REPORT—Hospitality companies are making changes to their leadership teams. Here’s a look at the recent personnel shifts across the industry: First Hospitality Names
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IHG’s Atwell Suites Brand Launches Franchise Sales in the U.S.

ATLANTA—InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has launched franchise sales efforts for its newest brand—Atwell Suites—in the U.S. The upper-midscale hotel brand targets an estimated $18-billion
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Second and Third Avid Hotels Open; Pipeline Growth Ahead

ATLANTA—IHG continues the momentum for its Avid Hotels brand with nearly 50 projects approved for planning or currently under construction. There are more than 180
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W Miami Opens New Restaurant; More in F&B…

INTERNATIONAL REPORT—W Miami opens a new restaurant with skyline views, Holiday Inn Express adds to its breakfast experience, plus a boutique New Jersey inn
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HB ON THE SCENE: First Avid Hotel Rises in Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY—“Welcome to the first Avid hotel on Earth,” said Jennifer Gribble, VP, global, Avid Hotels, mainstream growth, as she led a cadre of
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