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IHG acquires Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas

InterContinental Hotels Group IHG has acquired the Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas brand.

Featuring properties in 12 countries, the brand’s portfolio includes a 19th-Century wine estate in the Douro Valley (Portugal), island resorts in the Seychelles and Maldives, beach-side retreats in Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and Oman and residences in the mountains of Courchevel (France).

According to the IHG, Six Senses is expected to expand to 60 properties within the next 10 years. This includes new hotels and resorts from a restored 14th-century fort in Rajasthan, to villas on a private island in Cambodia, and the brand’s first hotel in North America.

Keith Barr, IHG CEO, said: “IHG’s growing portfolio of luxury brands is a collection of the very best in the travel industry. Each one offers something unique to our guests, and together they offer an unparalleled choice of locations and experiences.

“We’re incredibly proud to welcome Six Senses into our family of brands and look forward to opening more stunning hotels, resorts and spas – each one staying true to Six Senses’ world-renowned reputation for wellness and an unwavering commitment to purposeful travel.”

Six Senses CEO Neil Jacobs, added: “IHG believes in our purpose to merge the two platforms of wellness and sustainability to promote personal health, and the health of the planet.

“Joining forces with IHG means we can use a wealth of systems and operational excellence to grow our brand and reach new markets without losing our quirky personality and playful touch.”

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