“Latin America has some of the best destinations in the world”

Interview with Elie Maalouf, CEO, Americas, IHG InterContinental Hotels Group, IHG, is particularly optimistic about markets like Mexico, Colombia, Peru and Costa Rica. Latin Trade interviewed Elie Maalouf, CEO Americas of IHG, during the 2018 South American Hotel Investor Conference, Sahic, in Medellin, Colombia. Maalouf expects travelers from North America to be the key drivers of the South American travel flow for some time. IHG is in 21 countries in Latin America with over 230 hotels and almost 50 under development. Will waves of Chinese and Millennial travel change the Latin America Landscape? Or will these trends miss the region? I don’t think they will skip Latin America. I think all of those factors will come into play. First, the […]