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.
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.
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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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Discover more about our extraordinary world.
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.
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 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.
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.
Baby Boomers & GenXers provides members with resources through which they can share their experience and insights and encourage opportunities for professional development.
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.
SOMOS promotes the cultural diversity and professional development of our Hispanic and Latino employees and creates a supportive and inclusive working environment.
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.
Hype is dedicated to supporting employees in the first decade of their careers, although it is open to all ages and experience levels.
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.
FAVE, our Field and Virtual Employees network, gives remote employees a sense of team
citizenship, engagement and inclusion, and encourages professional development.
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
PATH, Pan-Asians for True Hospitality, celebrates and promotes Asian ideas and culture throughout IHG, while establishing a platform for development and inclusion.
Out & Open
Out & Open provides employees with a platform to participate in LGBTQ+ focused conversations and activities and support their local LGBTQ+ community.
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.
Windsor - United Kingdom
Windsor Dials 1,
Arthur Road, Windsor,
Atlanta - United States
Three Ravinia Drive
Atlanta, GA 30346
Greater China Office
Shanghai - China
22nd Floor, Citigroup Tower
No. 33, Huayuanshiqiao Road
Pudong New Area 200120
Shanghai, PR China
230 Victoria Street
#13-00 Bugis Junction Towers
Sydney - Australia
20 Bond Street
Middle East Office
Dubai - UAE
Dubai Festival City
PO Box 58191