IHG Lodges & Resorts is increasing additional in Europe after signing a deal to open an InterContinental resort in Albania.
InterContinental Tirana would be the upmarket model’s first property within the south-eastern European nation when it opens below a franchise settlement with Geci Group in 2025.
The brand new-build property, positioned in Tirana’s central Skanderbeg Sq., will characteristic round 300 rooms and suites, in addition to a convention centre and ballroom providing capability for as much as 1,000 individuals for conferences and occasions.
There may even be a number of eating places, bars and cafes, together with a rooftop restaurant and bar with views throughout the town.
Willemijn Geels, vice chairman, growth Europe, at IHG Lodges & Resorts, stated: “InterContinental Lodges & Resorts is delighted to be partnering with Geci Group on its first property in Tirana, Albania’s capital metropolis, cultural and financial hub.
“It is a nice alternative for IHG to develop inside Albania, a key entry marketplace for us, in addition to develop our presence throughout The Balkans. It builds on momentum following the not too long ago introduced signing of Crowne Plaza Durres in Albania’s second largest metropolis.”