Diana Pfaff
dpfaff@irvingtexas.com
972-252-7476 or 800-247-8464

ATLANTA (May 22, 2008) - IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON: IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)], one of the world's largest hotel groups by number of rooms, today announced plans for a project incorporating a new-build 150-room Crowne Plaza and a new-build 85-room Hotel Indigo in the Las Colinas community of Irving, Texas. Both hotels are expected to open in 2010.

The two hotels will be developed in one striking building, in order to preserve the aesthetic importance of Las Colinas, a