FEATURED WEBCAST:
INDUSTRY TRENDS, SEPTEMBER 12TH, 2011

FEATURED SPEAKER:
ISAAC J. COLLAZO

Isaac J. Collazo is vice president, performance strategy & planning for InterContinental Hotels Group PLC of the United Kingdom (LON: IHG; NYSE: IHG [ADRs]), the world's largest and most global hotel company.

As vice president, performance strategy & planning, Mr. Collazo is responsible for centralizing brand reporting and business analysis for each of the brands globally as well as assisting in the formulation of the company's overall strategy. Previously, Mr. Collazo served as vice president, operations strategy & planning in the Americas where he was instrumental in establishing divisional and company objectives, developing long-range and strategic plans, and creating industry-based performance benchmarks for the company.

Before joining InterContinental Hotels Group in April 2002, Mr. Collazo was vice president, strategic brand knowledge with Marriott International where he led their guest satisfaction program and competitive analysis group. Prior to his tenure at Marriott International, Mr. Collazo also served with Promus Hotel Corporation. His responsibilities there included the administration and management of market and customer tracking systems and the development and communication of strategic briefs. Mr. Collazo began his career in the hospitality industry in 1987 with La Quinta Inns where he held several senior management positions.

Mr. Collazo holds a bachelor's degree in business administration and radio, television & film from Trinity University and a master's of business administration from the University of Texas at Austin.

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is the world's largest hotel group by number of rooms. IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns, through various subsidiaries, over 4,400 hotels and more than 650,000 guest rooms in 100 countries and territories around the world. The Group owns a portfolio of well recognized and respected hotel brands including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites® and also manages the world's largest hotel loyalty program, Priority Club® Rewards with 48 million members worldwide.