IHG Hotels & Resorts announces second voco Hotel in South Korea

With voco Gangnam, the company now has 19 signed and open voco hotels in the Asia Pacific, including two properties in Australia and Hangzhou in China

IHG Hotels & Resorts has recently announced the signing of voco Gangnam in South Korea. The 151-key hotel, which is set to open in Q2 2022, is IHG's second voco property in South Korea this year, following voco Pyeongtaek City. This will be the first voco to open, adding to the company's portfolio of nine hotels in the country. Voco Gangnam is located in the heart of Seoul's vibrant Gangnam district.

“We’re delighted to continue our growth in South Korea with the signing of voco Gangnam, which adds to the momentum we are building following our announcement of voco Pyeongtaek City in July. This wonderful country is an important market for IHG, and we are proud to have added to our footprint a great property in such an exciting location. Our partnership with Yongchang Industry, ensures we have the combined industry experience and powerful enterprise to support the success of our new hotel. We’re very excited to bring our premium voco brand to the vibrant city of Seoul and look forward to sharing it with our guests who I know will enjoy the distinctive style of our signature voco life from the moment they walk through our doors,” said Serena Lim, Vice President, Development, South East Asia and Korea, IHG.

With the signing of voco Gangnam, IHG now has 19 signed and open voco hotels in the Asia Pacific, including two open properties in Australia's Hunter Valley and Gold Coast, and in China's Hangzhou, with additional openings planned for Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, South Korea, New Zealand, and Saipan. The voco brand joins InterContinental, Holiday Inn, and Holiday Inn Express as the fourth brand entity in IHG's portfolio in South Korea.

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