InterContinental Hotel Group's first Avid hotel is due to open in the third quarter of 2018 in Oklahoma City, and it will be owned by Champion Hotels, the developer that opened the first Tru by Hilton in Oklahoma City earlier this year.

Avid and Tru by Hilton are both new brands in the midscale sector.

The Avid Hotel Oklahoma City Quail Springs will have 87 rooms covering four floors. All Avid hotels will feature an open and airy entry; communal spaces where guests can relax, work, connect or eat; guest rooms sound-reducing features, a dedicated workspace and ample storage space. The rate will include WiFi and breakfast.

IHG announced its intention to launch a midscale brand in June, and in September unveiled the name Avid. IHG said it has 34 signed agreements for Avid hotels across the U.S.

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