IHG Accommodations & Resorts, one of many world’s main lodge corporations, is delighted to formally open its new world headquarters in Windsor, UK. Having began life as FTSE-listed firm in Windsor in 2003, IHG returns to the historic city for its subsequent chapter after being primarily based for the previous 15 years in Denham, Buckinghamshire.
The constructing represents not solely the corporate’s world headquarters, but in addition the top of its Europe, Center East, Asia and Africa area, serving to serve a world enterprise that has greater than 6,000 accommodations throughout greater than 100 nations all over the world.
The Windsor One workplace on Arthur Street was opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, hosted by IHG CEO, Keith Barr, alongside the corporate’s govt committee members, and particular company Councillor Christine Bateson, Mayor of the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, Samantha Rayner, councillor for Eton and Fort, and Andrew Johnson, Chief for Royal Borough Windsor and Maidenhead council.
Situated near key transport hyperlinks to London and worldwide airports, the workplace boasts 57,000 sq. foot of house over 5 flooring, full with state-of-the-art know-how, fashionable assembly rooms and occasion house, parking, a recording studio and views over Windsor Fort and Eton School.
Keith Barr, World CEO at IHG Accommodations & Resorts stated:
We’re delighted to be transferring again to Windsor, a world-famous and historic location. It was necessary for us as an organization to maneuver to an area that empowered us to work collaboratively, flexibly and in means that’s actually reflective of at the moment’s evolving workforce. What we’ve achieved at Windsor One – from the workspace design and digital capabilities, to our connections with the local people – will make our already particular firm tradition much more dynamic.
Councillor Christine Bateson, Mayor of the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead stated:
It’s nice to see giant multinationals similar to IHG select Windsor as their base. The funding made on this new HQ is a mirrored image of the attractiveness of Windsor as not solely a location however as a vacation spot in its personal proper. With a lot to supply as a city, we’re excited to see IHG crew members out and about having fun with our bars, eating places and cafes – to not point out the nice parks and historical past that Windsor is famed for.
As one of many world’s main hospitality corporations, a dedication to creating a constructive affect on its native communities and bettering the lives of hundreds of thousands all over the world is on the coronary heart of IHG’s Journey to Tomorrow plan to form the way forward for accountable journey, along with its companions.
In Windsor, IHG has contracted Good Consuming to produce its meals and beverage, an organization who makes a constructive affect to the local people by way of its dedication to supporting CoFarm, a sustainable improvement charity. The constructing’s Normal Contractor, Overbury, additionally donated its time, recommendation and supplies to the Windsor Homeless challenge to assist with their new base in Windsor’s Alma Street.
One other pillar of IHG’s Journey to Tomorrow plan is the discount of power use and carbon emissions consistent with local weather science, the minimisation of waste and the conservation of water. To this finish, the corporate is concentrating on a gold LEED certification for its world HQ, reflective of IHG’s accountable choices for the constructing. This features a vital discount in power consumption, using renewable power, and the sustainable sourcing of furnishings, fixtures and gear.
With a family of 17 hotel brands and IHG Rewards, one of the world’s largest hotel loyalty programmes, IHG has over 6,000 open hotels in more than 100 countries, and a further 1,800 in the development pipeline.
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InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group’s holding company and is incorporated and registered in England and Wales. Approximately 350,000 people work across IHG’s hotels and corporate offices globally.
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