Intercontinental Hotels: IHG Hotels & Resorts announces the opening of voco Times Square South


voco hotels brings its sleek charm and hosted service to its third location in the Americas

New York, New York – December 6, 2021 – IHG Hotel & Resorts and Ascott Residence Trust announce the opening of voco Times Square South. As New York wakes up and Broadway returns to the stage, the voco Times Square South is ready to welcome its guests for a unique and inviting stay in the heart of the Big Apple. The upscale property is at the heart of Midtown Manhattan’s main attractions and designed to be a charming space where guests can relax or unwind..

The hotel reflects voco’s commitment to hosted service with an informal, unpretentious experience with personal touches throughout, including a special welcome gift from New York chocolate maker Xocolatti. Each guest will discover the signature of voco ‘Between‘home from a team of dedicated voco hosts, who serve as local city experts to ensure that each guest’s stay is unique. Carefully designed by Blackney Hayes Architects, the expressive interiors of the property reflect voco’s signature design style incorporating natural finishes, bold accents and warm colors that create a space that is both stylish and comfortable. Customers will appreciate ‘me time ‘ in one of the 224 modern rooms with plush duvets and luxurious linens, blackout curtains, Apotheke herbal toiletries and free Wi-Fi.

Nicole Hendrix, general manager of voco Times Square South, said: “Now more than ever, we recognize how special a trip to New York is to so many people – and we deliver a reliable but differentiated experience to meet the expectations and needs of travelers. I am incredibly proud of the customer experience. We aim to be a comforting and friendly face to customers and are delighted to play a role in helping visitors experience the quintessential New York City. “

After a long day of exploring and sightseeing, guests can escape the hustle and bustle of Midtown Manhattan in the quiet greenhouse and outdoor patio, which features a mural by Manhattan mural and studio artist Tony “Rubin” Sjöman . The beautifully designed space provides a welcoming respite that is both relaxing and rejuvenating.

Gina LaBarre, regional vice-president, voco hotels, added: “We saw an opportunity to capture the best of both worlds when it comes to a Manhattan hotel – upscale, yet affordable – and we’re incredibly proud to officially open our new New York property in less. one year after signing this agreement with the hotel owner. As we see travel returning for both business and leisure, Times Square South is a prime location and opportunity to share the relaxed and charming experience of Voco, while providing excellent hosted service.

Providing easy access to all that Manhattan has to offer, the voco Times Square South is nestled between vibrant Hell’s Kitchen and the historic Garment District. The prime Midtown South location is within walking distance of Times Square, the Theater District, Madison Square Garden, Hudson Yards, The High Line, The Vessel and Penn Station. For a shopping spree, guests can head to the iconic Macy’s Herald Square two blocks away.

voco Times Square South is committed to treating the environment with the same care as its customers. The property dramatically reduces the use of plastic by providing filtered water in glass bottles, oversized bath products, and biodegradable glasses. The quilt padding is made from 100% recycled material and the ventilated shower heads in each guest bathroom reduce water consumption.

As a member of IHG Hotels & Resorts, voco Times Square South is part of the hospitality industry’s first and one of the largest guest loyalty programs, IHG Rewards. Backed by a guarantee of quality, consistency and safety for all customer preferences and needs, voco Times Square South is the brand’s third location to open in the Americas and second in New York, joining voco the Franklin New York. Other open or upcoming Voco properties are located in St. Augustine, Chicago, New Orleans and Olympia, WA.

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