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IHG's Barr, Radisson's Younes talk Middle East hotels

Posted on April 25, 2018

Executives from InterContinental Hotels Group and Radisson Hotel Group emphasized their optimism for development in the Middle East, but said brand promise, simplicity and focus on owners will divide the successful from the unsuccessful. United Arab Emirates—Leaders from InterContinental Hotels Group and the newly renamed Radisson Hotel Group see the Middle East as critical for the success of their companies. “We’ve been here for four decades and have cemented relationships,” said Keith Barr, CEO of InterContinental Hotels Group. “It is one of our priority markets. It is a phenomenally important region, dynamic (and) growing.” ...

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