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IHG to remove plastic straws from hotels worldwide

27 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

IHG has today announced that we will remove plastic straws from our global estate by the end of 2019, representing more than 5,400 hotels in nearly 100 countries. Plastic straws have already been removed from nearly 1,000 hotels in our Europe, Middle East, Asia & Africa region and we are introducing bulk-size bathroom amenities to several hotel brands in the Americas, as part of broader efforts to reduce waste.
Keith Barr, CEO, IHG, commented: “IHG is in almost 100 countries and we touch the lives of millions of people each day. This gives us a responsibility to protect the environment and...
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IHG relaunches RegentR Hotels & Resorts brand and signs

IHG relaunches RegentR Hotels & Resorts brand and signs

27 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

IHG has today announced a signing for its Regent Hotels & Resorts brand in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, alongside its relaunch of the brand that set the standard for luxury hotels.
IHG announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Regent Hotels & Resorts in March, bringing the much-loved brand into the top end of its portfolio, and increasing IHG's presence in a fast-growing luxury segment worth $60bn. IHG has worked quickly to combine its expertise in luxury with Regent's deep heritage and revered legacy, and through consumer research and feedback from owners and industry experts, has...
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