Every year IHG, our brands and our people win hundreds of awards around the world. We're very proud of each of them. Below is a sample of the awards we have won over the past three years.


Atlanta journal awards

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution named IHG in their ‘2016 Top Workplaces in Atlanta’ list.

Alis awards

IHG awarded 'ALIS Merger & Acquisition of the Year 2015' at the Americas Lodging Investment Summit for the acquisition of Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants in 2015.

Business Travel News award

Crowne Plaza voted best Upscale Hotel Brand in North America by Business Travel News.

Glass door award

IHG CEO Richard Solomons named one of Glassdoor’s 25 Highest Rated CEOs in the UK as part of its annual Employees’ Choice Awards.

UK's top employer award

IHG awarded 'Top Employers United Kingdom 2016’ certification by the ‘Top Employers Institute’.

China's top employer award

IHG awarded 'Top Employers China 2016’ certification by the ‘Top Employers Institute’.

India's best companies to work for award

IHG ranked 16th in 'Top 100 Great Places to Work, India'.

Travel awards

Crowne Plaza named 'Best Hotel Chain' at The Guardian and Observer Travel Awards.

Freddie award

IHG Rewards Club won four awards at the Freddie Awards, including best redemption ability for Europe & Africa, and Middle East & Asia/Oceania.


  • IHG ranked as a ‘Most Admired Company 2015’ by Fortune Magazine.
  • IHG awarded 'Top Employers United Kingdom 2015' certification by the Top Employers Institute.
  • IHG named one of ‘Forbes Top 50 Green Brands’ and one of 'Forbes Most Reputable Companies 2015’.
  • Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants named on FORTUNE's 100 Best Places to Work For® list and ranked highest of any hospitality company in the US.
  • IHG named a ‘Gold Learning Elite Organization’ by Chief Learning Officer Magazine.
  • IHG named in The Atlanta Journal Constitution's 'Top 100 Places to Work Atlanta’ list.
  • IHG awarded ‘China’s Most Attractive Employers’ award by Unversum.
  • IHG Rewards Club awarded ‘Best Customer Service in the Middle East and Asia’ and ‘Best Redemption Ability in Europe and Africa’ at the Freddie Awards.
  • IHG's app named 'Best Travel Mobile App’ at the 2015 Flyertea Travel Awards.
  • EVEN Hotels awarded Mobile Excellence Award for the ‘Best Mobile App for Health and Fitness'.
  • Holiday Inn named ‘Best Mid-Scale Hotel Brand’ at the TTG China Travel Awards.


  • IHG ranked third in The Sunday Times' list of the ‘25 Best Big Companies to Work For’.
  • IHG named on FORTUNE Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies list, coming fourth in the Hotels, Casinos and Resorts Industry category.
  • IHG named in The Atlanta Journal Constitution's 'Top 100 Places to Work Atlanta’ list.
  • IHG named 'Best British Company' of the Year at the British Business Awards 2014 in China.
  • InterContinental Hotels & Resorts named 'World’s Leading Hotel Brand' at the 21st World Travel Awards Grand Finals.
  • IHG Rewards Club named 'Best Hotel Rewards Programme in the World' by Global Traveler Magazine for the tenth consecutive year.
  • IHG Rewards Club recognised with 5 awards at the 2014 Freddie Awards.
  • IHG's mobile app voted by Apptentive as the best iOS app in the world.
  • Hotel Indigo awarded the 'Platinum A Design Award' in Architecture, Building and Structure Design Competition 2013-2014.
  • The Holiday Inn brand named 'Most Improved Brand Pan Europe and Benelux' in the 2014 Hotel Brand Performance Awards.
  • Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts named 'Best Mid-Market Brand in the World' and 'Best Mid-Market Brand in Asia-Pacific' at the 2014 Business Traveller Asia Pacific Awards.