Keyword: InterContinental Hotels
A senior executive in the hospitality industry, Lewis has served as interim GM of the organization since August.
Leadership roles are expected to play a significant part in further developing and driving the company's brand portfolio.
The hotels were the 161-room Holiday Inn Philadelphia South-Swedesboro and the 92-room Holiday Inn Express & Suites Detroit-Novi.
Matthew Adams and Andrew Rubinacci were named EVP of operations and SVP of revenue management and global distribution, respectively.
Global operators are in a hurry to make their mark, with both Marriott International and IHG announcing plans for Germany in recent weeks.
CHC secured financing of $12.5 million at 75 percent of the sponsor's total cost, including purchase price plus a product improvement plan.
The 87-room Avid Hotel Oklahoma City-Quail Springs opened 199 days after it began development.
The InterContinental Auckland will be the second for the brand in New Zealand following the InterContinental Wellington.
IHG and Shimao Group are on track to open the InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland in the fourth quarter of 2018.
The company came out swinging in the first half of this year, recording its highest earnings in a decade. And nowhere was its performance stronger than in China.