The InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), an international hotel chain, has opened yet another property in Chennai at the OMR. The 136 room hotel is at the centre of the thriving IT Hub. This is the second property for the group in Chennai after the acquisition of the Adyar Park Hotel which was managed by ITC. With the meetings, incentive, conventions and events (MICE) population booming in Chennai, hotels are in great demand. The OMR with its rich concentration of IT companies and located next to the SEZ, the hotel is slated to attract a lot of business travellers. IHG has 26 hotels across four brands in India including InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express. 42 hotels are in the development pipeline.