IHG launches Indigo brand in Dubai

IHG launches Indigo brand in Dubai

Hotel Indigo in Dubai
Hotel Indigo in Dubai

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) recently launched its boutique brand Hotel Indigo in UAE.

The brand was launched with management agreement with Sunflower FZE for new 285-room Hotel Indigo in Dubai. The new hotel will be located in Business Bay District. Some of the facilities on offer include an infinity-edged pool, fitness centre and meeting space. The new property will cater to well-travelled guests.

For food enthusiast, there is the all-day dining restaurant as well as a rooftop pool terrace, lounge, bar and restaurant.

Pascal Gauvin, chief operating officer, India, Middle East & Africa, IHG said: “Hotel Indigo is one of the fastest growing boutique hotel brands in the world. It has always been our plan to bring Hotel Indigo to Dubai.”

The hotel is scheduled to be completed in 2017.

Jitendra Bhatia, director, Sunflower FZE added: “Dubai as an investment market has evolved tremendously over the last four decades since we have been here. Travel and tourism has picked up pace and we are looking at a growing service economy. This is our first foray into the hospitality space.”

IHG has 10 hotels due to open in the next three to five years. Hotel Indigo Dubai Business Bay will be the first Hotel Indigo in the UAE and second in the Middle East, joining Hotel Indigo Riyadh King Abdullah Financial District in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which is set to open in 2016.

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