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At Boston event, local lenders get a peek at franchise concepts.

“Sometimes banking is stuck in the ‘70s and ‘80s,” said banker Morgan Johns with Conestoga Bank in Pennsylvania. “You have to look outside the box.”  Which is precisely why he attended BoeFly’s Franchise Lending Spotlight Conference, held April 3 in suburban Boston.

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InterContinental Hotel Brands

Our nine hotel brands include some of the best-known and most popular in the world. We’ve built up a portfolio that covers everything from luxurious upscale hotels in the world’s major cities and resorts to reliable family-oriented hotels that offer great service and value.

This diverse portfolio means that we have the flexibility to respond to most types of hotel development opportunity. What’s more, our hotel owners can choose the hotel brand that will work for them and maximise the potential of a particular site. And whether our guests are travelling for business or leisure, for a honeymoon or a family holiday, we’ll have a hotel that’s right for them.

InterContinental Hotel Group logo

InterContinental Hotels & Resorts is our most prestigious hotel brand, located in major cities in over 60 countries worldwide, offering business and leisure travellers the highest level of service and facilities.

57,034 rooms, 169 hotels, 49 hotels in the pipeline

Crowne Plaza logo

A dynamic hotel brand located in nearly 60 countries around the world. Truly international, Crowne Plaza offers premium accommodation, designed for the discerning business and leisure traveller who appreciates simplified elegance.

107,784 rooms, 390 hotels, 99 hotels in the pipeline

Hotel Indigo logo

A new innovative brand designed for the style-conscious traveller looking for the individual approach and facilities of a boutique hotel. Our hotels are located in urban, mid-town and suburban areas, close to businesses, restaurants and entertainment venues.

5,770 rooms, 51 hotels, 49 hotels in the pipeline

Holiday Inn logo

Holiday Inn offers today’s business and leisure travellers dependability, friendly service, modern facilities and excellent value. You’ll find them throughout the world – in small towns and major cities, along quiet roadways and near bustling airports.

228,626 rooms, 1,239 hotels, 240 hotels in the pipeline

Express by Holiday Inn logo

A fresh, clean, uncomplicated hotel choice offering comfort, convenience and good value. Holiday Inn Express (or Express by Holiday Inn) is one of the fastest growing hotel brands in its segment.

207,265 rooms, 2,206 hotels, 454 hotels in the pipeline

Staybridge Suites logo

The Staybridge Suites® brand offer an all-suites hotel brand for upscale, extended stay guests looking for a residential style hotel for business, relocation or leisure that offer a sense community and home-like surroundings.

20,695 rooms, 189 hotels, 73 hotels in the pipeline

Candlewood Suites logo

The Candlewood Suites® brand offers a clean, uncomplicated extended stay hotel choice offering of convenience and good value all while allowing guests to unpack and settle in on their own schedule.

28,922 rooms, 302 hotels, 76 hotels in the pipeline

EVEN™ Hotels logo

EVEN™ Hotels is the first hotel brand designed for business and leisure travellers who maintain a healthy and active lifestyle and are looking for a complete wellness experience at a mainstream price point.

1 hotel in the pipeline

HUALUXE™ Hotels and Resorts logo

An upscale hotel brand that is designed specially for Chinese travellers.

16 hotels in the pipeline