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A multi-million pound investment in the UK over the next four years will lead to the creation of 3,000 full and part-time jobs it, the hotel firm InterContinental has announced.
In total, 37 new establishments will be built across Britain, with properties being constructed in London, Manchester, Birmingham and Glasgow.
Andy Cosslett, chief executive at the company, stated: "We are the world's biggest hotel group and investment in new hotels and the people that make them successful is vital to our growth."
Communications director for the firm Giles Deards said the investment is the only way the business can achieve the economic growth in volume that it wants.
He added the group is creating 90,000 work opportunities in China over the next few years, but this latest announcement demonstrates the company's belief that the UK market is still strong.
Last week, an article in the Harrow Observer noted a new town that has been given the go-ahead to be constructed by Barnet Council could open up 27,000 job vacancies.
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