InterContinental marks 75 years of pioneering luxury travel with a celebration of a rich heritage, iconic hotels and exclusive experiences
Sip, stay and celebrate in style
The anniversary celebration cocktail, named “InterContinental75”, will be served at over 130 InterContinental hotels and resorts. A reimagining of the beloved classic cocktail, French 75, the InterContinental75 comes to life through a global partnership with two other pioneering brands – Piper-Heidsieck Champagne, founded in 1785 and winner of the 2021 “Best Champagne House in the World“, and The Botanist Islay Dry Gin, handcrafted from plants picked on the Isle of Islay. An alternative but equally festive version will also be made using Seedlip distilled alcohol-free alcohol and blenders Fever Tree. Bringing local destinations and ingredients to At the forefront, talented teams from select InterContinental hotels and resorts around the world will create cocktail variations, as well as special menus of culinary pairings, for an interpretation and a unique taste journey in each destination.
Customers can recognize personal milestones with a range of anniversary packages. The 75th anniversary package will be available at select hotels and includes a personalized cocktail experience for two; for those seeking unparalleled experiences, InterContinental Diamond Stay packages offer unique and varied luxury moments that are carefully curated at hand-picked InterContinental hotels.
“We are delighted to toast with our customers, owners, partners and colleagues in celebrating InterContinental Hotels & Resorts and all that this brand stands for – the joy of traveling and the worldliness that comes from experiencing cultures around the world. period, it’s important to take the time to celebrate milestones and start living new adventures again wherever we can. The InterContinental brand has been a part of many special moments throughout its 75 year history and continues to be a place of celebration, connection and indulgence, ” said Jane mackie, Senior Vice President of IHG, Global Marketing for Luxury and Premium Brands. “The next chapter of InterContinental, as we continue to open new doors of Rome To Riyadh, will encompass a new 360-degree approach to customer experience with new partnerships and innovations. “
“We are grateful to be part of the 75th anniversary of the InterContinental brand and their goal of shaping the future of responsible travel,” said Michel Mayernik, Head of Corporate Partnerships, Water.org. “They are committed to changing lives through access to clean water as part of this initiative, giving hope to women, children’s health and communities around the world for a bright future.”
Defining global luxury travel
The InterContinental brand was created by Juan Trippe, the founder of Pan American Airways, in 1946 with a bold vision to provide luxury accommodation to all corners of the world. Its 75th anniversary is not only an opportunity to envision its bright future, but also to recognize the brand’s rich heritage: InterContinental has become the first international hotel chain in the Middle East with the opening of Phenicia in Beirut in 1961; Martin Luther King completed his iconic “I Have A Dream” at the InterContinental The Willard Washington DC in 1963; The InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland was awarded the title of Architectural Wonder and World’s First Career Hotel in 2018, and the InterContinental New York Barclay was the official hotel for the 2021 US Open tennis tournament.
Today, with 206 hotels and over 70 slated to open in the coming years, the vision of bringing luxury travel to emerging and established destinations continues. Over the next few months, the brand will open new doors in inspiring places like Barcelona in Spain, Sorrento in Australia, Ras al-Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates, Kaohsiung in Taiwan and Appi Kogen in Japan.
Details and availability of offers may vary among participating hotels. For more information on the InterContinental’s 75th Diamond Anniversary, visit intercontinental.com/75thanniversary.
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About InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
The InterContinental Hotels & Resorts brand makes travel attractive, thanks to its 75 years of experience. Each of our properties offers a gateway to the glamor of intercontinental life. As a brand, we aim to embody global sophistication through our superior, understated service and exceptional amenities. What makes us different is the genuine interest we take in our customers through personalized and attentive services. We offer our most valued customers exclusive VIP services through a dedicated InterContinental Ambassador program and an exclusive Club InterContinental experience. We connect our travelers who have traveled a lot to what is special about a destination, so they can enjoy authentic local experiences that will enrich their lives. For more information and to book, visit www.intercontinental.com, and connect with us on Facebook www.facebook.com/intercontinental and Instagram www.instagram.com/intercontinental.
About IHG Hotels & Resorts
IHG Hotels and Resorts [LON:IHG,NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global hotel company, whose aim is to provide genuine hospitality for the good.
With a family of 17 hotel brands and IHG Rewards, one of the largest hotel loyalty programs in the world, IHG has nearly 6,000 hotels open in more than 100 countries, with 1,800 more in development.
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About the Luxury & Lifestyle portfolio of IHG Hotels & Resorts
Building on the legacy of InterContinental Hotels & Resorts – the world’s first and largest luxury hotel brand celebrating its 75th anniversary this year – IHG has become the world’s second largest luxury and lifestyle player in both by the number of hotels open and under development. The acquisitions of the iconic brands Regent Hotels & Resorts and Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas, and the international expansion of Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants and Hotel Indigo have created an impressive portfolio for guests and owners, defined by a timeless heritage and bound by a distinctive design and unforgettable service. Spanning over 430 hotels or 100,000 rooms, the IHG Luxury & Lifestyle portfolio makes every trip a celebration of extraordinary experiences, each in a unique way.
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