IHG Buys Six Senses as New Niche Atop Luxury Portfolio

13 February 2019

After standing pat for much of the consolidation wave, following its late-2014 buy of Kimpton, InterContinental Hotels Group has acquired Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas, which becomes IHG’s second recent luxury acquisition after Regent.

Luxury Branding Founder Piers Schmidt offers his opinion and a warning on the recent acquisition of Six Senses by IHG to Terence Baker for his coverage of the deal for Hotel News Now.

Advisory

Luxury Branding is a strategic advisor specialising in generating sustainable brand value. Its principal experience is in the ultra-competitive premium segments of the tourism, travel, hospitality and residential real estate sectors.1

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Agency

With a unique blend of ‘calculated creativity’,
Luxury Branding helps ambitious organisations to define and express how they are special, different, and better: special for their affluent customers, different and better than the competition.2

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Ventures

Piers Schmidt and Ian R Douglas of Phoenix Global are the Co-Founders of Kingham Leigh.
This dynamic new partnership has been created to design, develop and operate innovative hospitality projects in Europe and beyond.3

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