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July 3, 2014

Meet the man who runs 690,000 hotel rooms

  • The CEO of InterContinental Hotels Group talks about how the global hotel market is growing, what guests want and why Wi-Fi should be free.
    AP Business Writer

    NEW YORK — Richard Solomons sits in one of his hotels, explaining how travelers can't be stereotyped. A businessman this week might be on vacation the next. For each trip, they have different needs.

    As CEO of InterContinental Hotels Group — one of the world's largest hotel chains — Solomons, 52, knows a thing or two about beds, showers and the things that make or break a stay.

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