IHG Developing African Resort

InterContinental Hotels & Resorts is developing a $50 million luxury resort on the island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean. Scheduled to open in late 2008, the 210-room InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort will sit on the beachfront of the Bay of Balaclava, 20 minutes north of the country's capital, Port Louis. Featuring 40 family guest rooms and 10 suites, the hotel will be InterContinental's first resort in this region of Africa. "[This] is one of the most exciting places in the world at the moment for the travel industry and IHG's confidence in the market is reflected by the fact that we plan to open six properties across the continent in 2008 alone," said John Bamsey, COO of IHG in the Middle East and Africa. Visit www.ihg.com. (JM)

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