Intercontinental story began On 4th April 1946 Pan American World Airways launched their international hotel brand: InterContinental Hotels .
Aopening in Belém Brazil, InterContinental Hotels then extended a trailblazing portfolio across the world. It became a byword for luxury travel to a jet-set generation, with an impressive guest list, from Louis Armstrong to Princess Grace. Today, with five-star hotels and resorts in 60 countries, InterContinental is a pioneer in quality, service and responsibility. Each property offers its own distinctive style, from heritage elegance to urban chic and resorts on tropical shores.