IHG Hotels & Resorts is celebrating the milestone of opening 700 hotels in Greater China and introducing the “IHG Greater China 700 Club”, featuring a range of new hotels across various brands.

The hospitality group says this marks the beginning of a new chapter in “high-quality growth” in Greater China.

IHG marked its debut in Greater China in 1975 with the opening of its inaugural hotel – Holiday Inn Golden Mile Hong Kong.

Over the past 49 years, the group has remained committed to its promise, steadily advancing and increasing its investments in the region.

By 2008, IHG had 100 hotels across Greater China, and by 2022 this had grown to 600 open properties in the market.

“The IHG Greater China 700 Club” features a collection of recently opened iconic hotels in Greater China, illustrating the influential brand matrix and development potential,” IHG says.

They include Regent Shanghai on The Bund, InterContinental Wuxi Taihu New City, Kimpton Qiantan Shanghai, The Xanadu Guangzhou, Vignette Collections, as well as Hotel Indigo Wuxi Taihu New City, HUALUXE Sanya Yalong Bay Resort, Crowne Plaza Jinan Runhua and voco Changsha Airport.

At present, IHG operates 19 brands around the globe, and 12 of them are currently open in Greater China.

The group says it will continue its expansion in key regions including the Greater Bay Area, Western Development, Yangtze River Delta Integration, Jing-Jin-Ji Collaborative Development, Hainan Free Trade Port, and Northeast Revitalization.