(02 Jun 2021) IHG has signed an agreement with Hotel Properties Limited (HPL) to open the first voco hotel in South East Asia on Singapore’s world-famous Orchard Road.
Scheduled to open in January 2022, the 423-room voco Orchard Singapore will be a rebrand of the Hilton Singapore.
Serena Lim, Vice President, Development, South East Asia and Korea, IHG said, “We are delighted to grow our partnership with long-term partner HPL and expand our brand portfolio in Singapore with the signing of voco. It’s fantastic to grow this premium brand’s global footprint with a flagship property of such stature – the first to open in South East Asia – and in such a vibrant and dynamic location. Across Asia Pacific, voco Orchard Singapore will join our fantastic voco properties in Australia and China, with further openings set for Vietnam, Thailand, South Korea, New Zealand and Saipan.”
The voco Orchard Singapore will feature four restaurant and bars as well as 12 meeting rooms across more than 1,750 square metres of event space.
Stephen Lau, Chairman, HPL, said, “We’re excited to bring a fresh, new brand to Singapore and especially to a much-loved area on Orchard Road. voco was the ideal choice for this location as it’s extremely popular with leisure and business travellers and it will fit perfectly in such a prime shopping and entertainment area. We are delighted to expand our trusted partnership with IHG and we believe voco, will bring renewed interest to the hotel and allow us to transition smoothly through the rebranding process. We look forward to a successful launch of voco in 2022.”
The voco Orchard Singapore will be IHG’s 12th hotel in Singapore and its seventh brand in the country where it joins Regent, InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Hotel Indigo, Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express.