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Welcome to our extraordinary world

We're delighted that you're joining us. To help you make a great start, we've put together some useful information on this page. Learn more about our business, including our history, our brands, and what you need to do now before you start.

Take a look at all the sections below to learn more about our extraordinary world.

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A warm welcome to IHG
Hotels & Resorts

IHG is one of the world’s leading hotel companies with over 6,000 open hotels in over 100 countries and approximately 345,000 people working across our hotels and corporate offices globally. Our purpose to deliver True Hospitality for Good guides everything we do – from how we support and recognise our people, to how we grow our business and work with our hotel owners and communities around the world.

Elie Maalouf - Global CEO

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What to do before you join our world

There will be a lot to learn in your first few months at IHG, from policies and procedures to the finding your way around the organisation. Even before you start, we want you to feel that you belong with us so take some time to read through this page and discover more about our extraordinary world. 

Things to do now:

Enter your details in our HR system

Click on the link in your welcome email to visit myHR where you can securely enter and update your personal data.

Don't forget to return all your forms

To help us make your start a great experience, please make sure you return your contract and any other requested documents.

Join the IHG Rewards Club

 In order to benefit from the IHG Employee Room Rate, you'll need to join the IHG Rewards Club by clicking here.

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About us

To help you make a great start with us, learn about our history from when we began back in 1777.  Learn about our business today, our purpose and culture, and of course our hotel brands.

Our History

The story of IHG goes back a long way, watch the video to discover more about our heritage and journey.

Journey to Tomorrow

Introducing our 10-year responsible business plan.

Our goal is to help shape the future of responsible travel together with those who stay, work and partner with us. We will support our people and make a positive difference to local communities while preserving our planet’s beauty and diversity... not just today but long into the future.

Our Brands

Learn more about our brands, from our luxury brands which include Six Senses and Regent, to our mainstream brands including Candlewood Suites and avid.

Our Global Presence

6,227 Open hotels
1,931 Pipeline hotels
925,320 Open rooms
286,228 Pipeline rooms

Figures include IHG’s 128 unbranded, PAL and InterContinental Alliance hotels (40,324 rooms), and 10 hotels in the pipeline.

Learn more about IHG

We operate hotels in a number of different ways. We focus on the mainstream, upscale and luxury segments of the hotel industry and have a targeted portfolio of brands individually tailored to meet guests’ needs and occasions.

How our business works


Click here to learn more about how our business works


Our Strategy


Click here to learn more about our global strategy


Responsible Business


Click here to learn more about our culture of responsible business


Your Wellbeing

To deliver our purpose of providing True Hospitality for Good for guests, owners, communities and one another, we all have to be at our best.

So we’ve developed a range of bespoke resources and wellbeing tools to help you be just that, including support for physical and mental health, relationships and personal and professional growth.  Once your role begins, your line manager will share these details with you.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion at IHG allows us to bring a sense of belonging and true hospitality to everyone. Our philosophy is built on more than just words and ideas. It’s supported by diversity & inclusion initiatives, policies and global employee networks where everyone has room to make a difference.

You will find these initiatives in our corporate offices as well as in our hotels, from inclusion training, to mentoring for aspiring female general managers and D&I-focused events.

Employee Resource Groups


Baby Boomers & GenXers provides members with resources through which they can share their experience and insights and encourage opportunities for professional development.

Employee Resource Groups


BERG, our Black Employee Resource Group, aims to increase the impact of Black colleagues on our business and has been instrumental in enabling courageous conversations while driving change in support of our response to racial inequality in the US.

Employee Resource Groups


SOMOS promotes the cultural diversity and professional development of our Hispanic and Latino employees and creates a supportive and inclusive working environment.

Employee Resource Groups

Lean In Circle

Lean In’s mission is to empower women to achieve their ambitions through small peer groups which
meet regularly to learn and grow together and provide advice and sounding boards.

Employee Resource Groups


Hype is dedicated to supporting employees in the first decade of their careers, although it is open to all ages and experience levels.

Employee Resource Groups


DAWN, our Disability and Wellbeing Network, provides members with a safe environment in which
they can share their experiences of living with a health condition or disability.

Employee Resource Groups


FAVE, our Field and Virtual Employees network, gives remote employees a sense of team
citizenship, engagement and inclusion, and encourages professional development.

Employee Resource Groups


EMbrace is a UK-based network for employees of ethnic minority backgrounds and their allies,
aimed at giving them the confidence to belong, celebrating difference and supporting their room
to grow.

Employee Resource Groups


PATH, Pan-Asians for True Hospitality, celebrates and promotes Asian ideas and culture throughout IHG, while establishing a platform for development and inclusion.

Employee Resource Groups

Out & Open

Out & Open provides employees with a platform to participate in LGBTQ+ focused conversations and activities and support their local LGBTQ+ community.

Employee Resource Groups


Support and Engagement Resources for Veteran Employees helps members translate service skills into creating fulfilling careers, navigate civilian and professional life, and retain the spirit of shared purpose between them.

Life at IHG

True hospitality is about joining more people together, in more places, more often. With your personal curiosity, we look for opportunities to connect in the most human way possible, enabling memories and experiences that mean more. At IHG we believe in giving everyone Room to Grow, Room to Belong and Room to Make a Difference, and it will be up to you to make the most of the opportunities. It’s an extraordinary world. ​

Our Regional Headquarter Locations

We have four main corporate offices around the world. Our global headquarters is based in Windsor, United Kingdom with the other offices in Atlanta, Singapore and Shanghai.  Depending on corporate office, facilities include fitness centre, restaurant and shuttle bus service. 

Global Headquarters
Windsor - United Kingdom


Windsor Dials 1,
Arthur Road, Windsor,
United Kingdom

Americas Office
Atlanta - United States


Three Ravinia Drive
Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30346
United States

Greater China Office
Shanghai - China


22nd Floor, Citigroup Tower
No. 33, Huayuanshiqiao Road
Pudong New Area 200120
Shanghai, PR China

Singapore Office


230 Victoria Street
#13-00 Bugis Junction Towers

Australia Office
Sydney - Australia


Level 11
20 Bond Street
NSW 2000

Middle East Office
Dubai - UAE


Suite 2201
Festival Tower 
Dubai Festival City 
PO Box 58191

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