IHG signs deal for InterContinental Sofia in Bulgaria

Sofia Holiday Inn

Eastern Europe's appeal for international developers continues apace. InterContinental Hotels Group has announced plans for the InterContinental Sofia, the first for the brand in Bulgaria. The hotel will operate under a management agreement with InterHotel Grand - Hotel Sofia AD. The existing property will undergo a renovation and reopen next year.  

InterContinental Sofia will be close to the Central Railway Station Sofia and is a 20-minute drive away from Sofia’s International Airport. 

“The signing of this hotel demonstrates the momentum of our iconic luxury brand in key international cities and resorts,” Robert Shepherd, chief development officer, Europe for IHG said in a statement. 

As of the end of 2015, there are currently 32 InterContinental Hotels & Resorts properties in Europe and five in the pipeline