IHG is taking over the management of Hayman Island and re-branding it as “Hayman Island by InterContinental” in Australia. Set to open in 2019 the 166 room hotel is the only property on the 400 hectare island. The resort boast world- class facilities, rooms and suites is set on one of the most unique locations in the world. To access this island, one has to go through Hamilton Island and then is transported by either luxury vessel or helicopter.
Made possible through landmark agreement with Mulpha Australia Limited, IHG will continue a long term agreement to manage both InterContinental Sydney and InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort.
IHG is planning on a substantial investment in the upcoming years to refurbish and renew the hotels to elevate the status of luxury and sophistication in their properties.
Founded in 1967 and headquartered in Denham, UK, IHG owns, manages, franchises and leases hotels around the world in approximately 100 countries. Some of its brands in hotels resorts and restaurant categories are InterContinental, Kimpton, Hotel Indigo, EVEN, HUALUXE, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Staybridge Suites Hotels, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn Club Vacations, Holiday Inn Resort, and Candlewood Suites Hotels brand names. It has franchised, leased, managed, and owned approximately 5,200 hotels with 770,000 guest rooms worldwide as of March 02, 2017.