Top News IHG adds three hotels to Japan portfolio By TTG Asia / Posted on 16 April, 2021 15:03 IHG Hotels & Resorts and Iwate Hotel & Resort have signed an agreement to open or refurbish three hotels in Japan’s Appi region and convert them to IHG brands in December 2021. The three resorts are: ANA Crowne Plaza Resort Appi Kogen, ANA Holiday Inn Resort Appi Kogen, and ANA InterContinental Appi Kogen Resort, which will be the first international luxury hotel in Japan’s Tohoku region. Rendering of ANA InterContinental Resort and ANA Crowne Plaza Appi Kogen The trio combined will add more than 1,000 rooms to IHG’s Japan portfolio, which marks the biggest conversion deal IHG Hotels & Resorts has signed in Japan since it formed its joint venture with ANA in 2006. It is also the first time IHG will have three brands located on one site. The hotel portfolio will have 18 restaurants and bars, more than 3000m² of meeting & conference space, several retail outlets, and 10 health and recreation venues, including a 2,000m² onsen facility.