PARIS, 23rd April 2015 – InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts have signed an agreement with leading French amenities producer and distributor, Groupe GM. The deal approves the use of three preferred amenity brands in InterContinental hotels across Europe. Groupe GM’s Anne Sémonin line was selected, along with lines by L’Occitane and Agraria.
With spa expertise and a personalized approach to beauty, Groupe GM’s Anne Sémonin exclusive hotel line for men and women is presented in a contemporary design with transparent containers and silver accents. This luxurious collection, formulated with botanical and natural ingredients, comprises a Natural Bath Line, selection of soaps, and silver display tray.
Laurent Marchand, President of Groupe GM, commented: “We are very much looking forward to seeing our Anne Sémonin line in InterContinental hotels. To be selected as one of three product lines offered by this prestigious international chain is a great accolade for the brand, and we are confident that Anne Sémonin will prove the perfect complement to guests’ stay with InterContinental Hotels & Resorts”. Anne Sémonin is one of over 30 brands in the Groupe GM portfolio, distributed to over 70 countries worldwide. For more information see www.groupegm.com
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IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global organisation with a broad portfolio of hotel brands, including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, HUALUXE® Hotels and Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, EVEN™ Hotels, Holiday Inn® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites®. In January 2015, IHG acquired Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, the world’s leading boutique hotel business.
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About Groupe GM
Leading international player in the guest amenity industry for 40 years, Groupe GM designs, produces and distributes cosmetics and accessories for the hospitality industry in over 70 countries across every continent. Drawing on an international network of dedicated agents, Groupe GM distributes a unique portfolio of over 30 brands. In addition to its own brands, Groupe GM signs exclusive worldwide licensing agreements with recognised international brands, including cosmetic, fashion, design and spa brands. Groupe GM offers flexible, global solutions, enabling hoteliers to stand out with their hospitality products. www.groupegm.com
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