InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (IHG) is a global hotel company, operating nine brands internationally. IHG is the holding company. IHG�s hotels brands include InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo, Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Club Vacations, Holiday Inn Express, Holiday Inn Resort, Staybridge Suites, Candlewood Suites and EVEN Hotels. It has four geographical segments: Americas, Europe, Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA), and Greater China. The Company runs the hotels in three ways: franchised, managed and owned. In March 2014, the Company announced that it has completed the sale of InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco (the Hotel) to a joint venture between affiliates of Woodridge Capital Partners and funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management L.P. In April 2014, IHG announced the opening of the first Holiday Inn Express hotel in the Condado district of San Juan, Puerto Rico.