InterContinental to open two new European properties

The InterContinental Hotels Group has announced the opening of two new European properties. 

The InterContinental Dublin will open on January on January 1, and will feature 197 guest rooms, including 58 suites, a spa and fitness centre and an indoor swimming pool. 

The hotel will also include two restaurants, two bars and meeting and events space that, among other features, will comprise two ballrooms.

The ballrooms will cover a total of 1,400sq m. The InterContinental Baku is scheduled to open in 2016 and will have 105 rooms and suites. 

Robert Shepherd, chief development officer for Europe at InterContinental Hotels Group, said: "We are thrilled to have signed two flagship InterContinental hotels in two important markets. Both properties are going to be fantastic additions to our portfolio."