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IHG expands wellness offerings with acquisition of Six Senses resorts
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has added Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas to its global portfolio of brands.
Purchasing the award-winning hospitality and wellness company from private equity fund Pegasus Capital Advisors for US$300 million, IHG’s acquisition includes the management of 16 hotels and resorts, 37 spas and sister companies Evason and Raison d’Etre.
Advising that Six Senses is now expected to grow to 60 hotels within the next 10 years, Six Senses Chief Executive Neil Jacobs advised “this is an exciting new era for Six Senses.
“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.”
Over the next 12 months, Six Senses will open properties from the private island of Krabey in Cambodia, a circuit of five lodges in Bhutan, to a 14th-century-old restored fort in Rajasthan.
The Six Senses portfolio also includes a desert hideaway in Israel’s Negev Desert, the transformation of a series of 19th-century mansions in the Turkish city of Istanbul and the group’s first project in North America, a contemporary duo of twisting towers designed by Bjarke Ingles located in Manhattan’s West Chelsea neighbourhood and along the High Line.
Additional projects are currently under way in Austria, Brazil, Mainland China, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan and Thailand.
IHG’s Chief Executive Keith Barr added “we’re incredibly proud to welcome Six Senses in to 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.”
Images: Six Senses properties at Zighy Bay, Oman (top) and Krabey in Cambodia (below).
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