Telling stories in style: Vista opens Queensland’s first Indigo Hotel

Vista Hospitality Group, in partnership with IHG, introduced a new brand of luxury and lifestyle to the Queensland market with the opening of the Indigo Brisbane City Center Hotel on Wednesday.

The 212-room designer hotel, brought to life by Sydney-based interior design studio JPDC, features striking artwork and murals by local artists, as well as unique and surprising design elements including giant red doors inspired by Burnett Lane, and a graffiti-covered Tuk Nook coffee cart in the lobby.

In keeping with the brand’s ethos, the hotel has its own distinct story through design, food and drink, and guest experiences, and aims to evoke a strong sense of character and community.

“The history of the local North Quay area and surrounding area is woven into the DNA of the Indigo Brisbane City Center Hotel,” said Patrick Imbardelli, board member of Vista Hospitality Group and chairman of Next Story. Group.

“Our goal is for the hotel to be part of the fabric of the community while creating a truly local experience full of discovery.”

Imbardelli described the hotel as “sleek yet approachable,” with an aesthetic rooted in storytelling.

“It combines local character, distinctive design elements, vibrant colors and rich textures and we know customers will be delighted to discover the hidden gems and unexpected discoveries that surround us in the heart of Brisbane,” he said. he declares.

The hotel’s signature restaurant, Izakaya Publico, offers an authentic Japanese dining experience using locally sourced produce, while the speakeasy-inspired 1603 Bar on Level 1 serves local beer, wine and signature cocktails. Japanese inspiration. All of the property’s food and beverage concepts were designed with guidance from award-winning consultant Shane Giles of Blue Salt.

IHG Australasia and Pacific Managing Director Matthew Tripolone highlighted Hotel Indigo’s strong position as a leader in the fast-growing boutique and lifestyle category.

“We know that travelers are looking for even richer options to immerse themselves in the communities they visit, and we’re seeing that enthusiasm for new brands in the region from both guests and owners,” he said. -he declares.

“We are excited to continue growing Hotel Indigo with our partners at Vista Hospitality Group and look forward to opening in new areas across the region.”

Nicholas E. Crittendon