IHG Hotels & Resorts signs new voco in Seoul

IHG Hotels & Resorts has partnered with Gravity Asset Management’s Seoul South Gate Hotel Operations Company and Hotel HDC Co. to sign the new voco Seoul Myeongdong in South Korea.

The 576-room property will be rebranded as voco and will be IHG’s second voco property in South Korea, following the successful brand debut of voco Seoul Gangnam in 2022.

From left: IHG’s James Oh and Patrick Finn, Gravity Asset Management’s Moon Il, and HDC’s Kim Kisun and Gong Sangwook

Situated at the heart of Seoul’s vibrant district of Myeongdong, voco Seoul Myeongdong is in close proximity to the business district and provides convenient access to attractions such as Deoksugung Palace, City Hall, Myeongdong shopping street and Namdaemun Market.

Less than an hour’s drive from Incheon International Airport, the hotel will feature an all-day dining restaurant, lounge, indoor swimming pool, fitness centre, business centre, and meeting spaces.

“With the increasing demand for upscale hotels in the country, we look forward to bringing voco’s distinctive lifestyle experience to a growing number of domestic and international travellers, and introducing more IHG brands, including Kimpton and Hotel Indigo, to the market,” shared James Oh, Korea representative, IHG Hotels & Resorts.

Il Moon, managing director, Hotel HDC, said: “We’re looking forward to leveraging IHG’s global scale, expertise, and stellar reputation in the industry to bring success to voco Seoul Myeongdong, and are excited to embark on this journey together, which we hope will be the first of many collaborations.”



Source: https://www.ttgasia.com/2024/04/05/ihg-hotels-resorts-signs-new-voco-in-seoul/