Non-rooms revenue, the majority of which is F&B, contributed approximately 15% of total gross revenues for IHG in 2013
11 global call centres around the world, covering 11 languages
Almost 100 countries
17,600 sales professionals, 2,020 accounts
Annual fund totalling $1.2bn to maintain marketing and systems that generate demand for our hotels
IHG has over 4,700 hotels in nearly 100 countries around the world.
When people travel, they look for familiar brands they know from home, increasing the demand for hotels that operate under our brands around the world.
Advertising and marketing
Each year, our franchisees pay a fee into a central fund. We use this fund on their behalf for marketing and promotions to drive guest demand for our brands.
Brand sponsorships, television and print advertising campaigns and public relations activity across the globe are all ways in which the fund can be used.
As a partner, you earn a percentage of hotel bookings generated from your website or customized links you send to your contacts. Partner with popular hotel brands including InterContinental Hotels & Resorts®, Crowne Plaza®, Hotel Indigo®, Holiday Inn®, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites®, Candlewood Suites®, EVEN™ Hotels and HUALUXE® Hotels and Resorts.
Our websites operate in the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese and Spanish.
Our 11 global reservation offices are available to take hotel bookings from guests 24 hours a day in 11 languages including Arabic, Cantonese, English, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish and Tagolog.
We have a global sales force of more than 17,600 professionals throughout the world, talking about and selling the booking of hotels under our brands to individuals and companies.