IHG® Hotels & Resorts certainly has a lot to celebrate, starting with an incredible growth story. Over the past five years, IHG has acquired or launched six new brands: Six Senses® Hotels Resorts Spas, Regent® Hotels & Resorts, Vignette™ Collection, voco™ hotels, avid® hotels and Atwell Suites™. Most recently, IHG reached an important milestone with its 6,000th open hotel. The company looks to further expand its portfolio by 30 percent with 1,800 hotels in the development pipeline, with significant focus on growth in the luxury segment where IHG is positioned as one of the top two hotel chains.
Last weekend, instead of heading down the shore like everyone else does for Memorial Day Weekend, my dad and I decided to head into the city. I grew up in Philadelphia for a large chunk of my childhood and always jump at the chance to visit.
Every Friday, our local newspaper features an entire section devoted to dining, the arts and entertainment. In addition to current-release movie and book reviews and a full-length restaurant review, one can scan listings of art gallery shows, local theatrical productions and live musical performances. Depending on the season and the weekend, you might find information about growers and crafters markets, garden and history tours and holiday bazaars.