IHG Hotels & Resorts to open second voco hotel in South Korea
IHG Hotels & Resorts has announced the signing of voco Gangnam. The hotel is scheduled to open in Q2 2022 and will be the second signed voco property of IHG in South Korea in 2021, following voco Pyeongtaek City. The hotel will be the first voco to open and it further supplements a portfolio of nine hotels in the country.
Serena Lim, Vice President, Development, South East Asia and Korea, IHG said:
“We’re delighted to continue our growth in South Korea with the signing of voco Gangnam, which adds to the momentum we are building following our announcement of voco Pyeongtaek City in July. This wonderful country is an important market for IHG, and we are proud to have added to our footprint with a great property in such an exciting location.”
Located at the heart of the Gangnam district in Seoul, the hotel is close to key cultural, entertainment, shopping and commercial areas. The voco Gangnam hotel will feature a total of 151 rooms. The range of facilities includes an 85-seat café & bar, three meeting rooms totaling 600 square metres, and a fitness centre. voco Gangnam has easy access to the Han River, Coex Convention & Exhibition Center, museums, contemporary arts, and the Hyundai Department Store.
With the signing of voco Gangnam, IHG Hotels & Resorts has 19 signed and open voco hotels in Asia Pacific, including two open properties in Hunter Valley and the Gold Coast in Australia, and Hangzhou in China with further openings set for Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, South Korea, New Zealand and Saipan.