May 23, 2022

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IHG Opens South East Asia’s Initial voco Hotel

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IHG Hotels & Resorts and extensive-expression partner Hotel Qualities Limited (HPL) announced the first voco™ hotel to open up in South East Asia on Singapore’s world-renowned Orchard Street.  

The high quality manufacturer was introduced in 2018 and quickly reached the milestone of 50 signed and opened lodges in more than 20 countries – marking IHG’s quickest-ever world-wide growth. Now, voco Orchard Singapore is heading to the heart of the nation’s famous main browsing and enjoyment district and a bustling centre of leisure and business. 

Serena Lim, Vice President, Progress, South East Asia and Korea, IHG stated: “We are delighted to increase our partnership with lengthy-time period associate HPL and grow our brand portfolio in Singapore with the signing of voco. It is fantastic to mature this premium brand’s world wide footprint with a flagship property of such stature – the first to open in South East Asia – and in these types of a vivid and dynamic spot. Across Asia Pacific, voco Orchard Singapore will join our fantastic voco properties in Australia and China, with further openings established for Vietnam, Thailand, South Korea, New Zealand and Saipan. 

“We seem forward to welcoming the group to the IHG family members and with each other we will be ready to welcome friends from January 2022 as we are currently seeing pent up need for vacation globally, regionally and in Singapore.” 

The 423-room hotel will rebrand from Hilton Singapore and provide guests with the world-renowned voco knowledge from the moment they walk via its doors. They’ll get the brand’s signature ‘Come on in’ warm welcome of a swift and uncomplicated verify-in, and a locally motivated welcome treat to mark the start of what is sure to be a unforgettable remain. 

A dedicated voco host will be certain just about every guest helps make the most of their visit, and there will be plenty of option for “me time” many thanks to the supremely snug visitor rooms that will entice site visitors to unwind and chill out, and four cafe and bars designed to offer the excellent ambience against a backdrop showcasing ‘voco life’. 

Stephen Lau, Chairman, HPL Hotels & Resorts Pte Ltd commented: “We’re energized to provide a contemporary, new model to Singapore and particularly to a substantially-beloved spot on Orchard Road. voco was the ideal choice for this location as it’s extremely popular with leisure and enterprise travellers and it will fit perfectly in these types of a prime shopping and entertainment area. We are delighted to extend our dependable partnership with IHG and we believe voco, will provide renewed desire to the hotel and permit us to transition easily via the rebranding procedure. We glimpse ahead to a profitable launch of voco in 2022.”

Throughout the hotel’s history, it has constantly been identified as the place to fulfill for company or social situations, a tradition that will be enhanced under the voco model. With 12 assembly rooms throughout far more than 1,750 square metres, it will give the excellent stylish space for meetings, weddings and any other special occasion. 

Every voco hotel has its very own feeling of design and style many thanks to a commitment to be reliably different which guarantees that it stands out from the group. Originating from Latin, voco usually means ‘to invite’ and ‘call together’ which perfectly represents its thoughtful and playful mother nature, and an ability to present meaningful connections. 

The conversion-welcoming mother nature of the voco brand means it is attracting popular fascination from entrepreneurs hunting to transform resorts, maximise returns and immediately advantage from IHG’s global scale, technological know-how platforms, and 1 of the world’s major lodge loyalty programmes – IHG® Benefits. Amidst the pandemic previous yr, IHG described an raise in conversion activity with 25{2c7239c9a7a702744f50a2550e3a606796d212ac94bcade170c7080cb738bbda} of the company’s signings noted as such –13{2c7239c9a7a702744f50a2550e3a606796d212ac94bcade170c7080cb738bbda} of which have been to voco. 

The brand also continues to evolve as element of its international ambition to welcome friends at 200 voco accommodations in leading urban and leisure places in just 10 yrs. Its first-ever all-suites property has been signed in Doha, Qatar, and its first new-build hotel has opened for business in Edinburgh, Scotland, with another, in Nanjing, China, getting ready to welcome company afterwards this calendar year. 

The voco Orchard Singapore will be IHG’s 12th hotel in Singapore and its seventh manufacturer in the country where it joins Regent, InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Hotel Indigo, Holiday Inn and Getaway Inn Convey. 

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