Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) has opened its 1,000th property in the Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa region, located on the Vietnamese island of Phu Quoc.

The 459-room Intercontinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort features an exclusive beachfront, outdoor pools and six restaurants and bars.

The group has a total of 321 hotels in the pipeline across the EMEAA region, and will initially launch its new Voco brand in the region, with the first opening set for Australia’s Gold Coast.

IHG also highlighted the recent announcement which will see 13 luxury and upscale UK properties joining its Intercontinental, Kimpton and Voco brands.

Commenting on the milestone Kenneth Macpherson, CEO, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa at IHG said:

“Our Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa (EMEAA) region encompasses 71 countries, 26 time zones and some of the world’s most visited cities.

“This milestone is testament to the appeal of our brands, the strength of our owner relationships and our well-established strategy to leverage scale and accelerate growth in some of the world’s fastest growing markets.”