We are pleased that we will be reopening the Shanghai office as of Monday 2nd March 2020 and will continue to follow FCO advice on international travel to and from China.
Please be advised that IHG have decided to keep the China office closed until Monday 2nd March 2020 and the team will continue to work from home.
Our China office will be closed until at least 17th February 2020 when a further review will take place.
We continue to follow local advice and our colleagues in China remain working from home.
In support of the global effort to control the Coronavirus, IHG will be strictly following advice from Chinese, UK and relevant international authorities.
The specific impact of this advice on our China operations is as follows:
- Our Shanghai office will remain closed until at least 10th February 2020.
- All physical meetings in China (both internal and external) have been canceled until at least the end of February. Our focus will be on communication via voice and video calls.
- Travel, by any international based IHG staff, to China has been suspended. There are currently no international staff in Shanghai but they remain available to manage and support remotely. This will be reviewed at the end February at the earliest.
It is not clear at this time what the impact will be on our capability or response times but we will do our best to continue to provide a high quality service while prioritising the health and well-being of our, suppliers, our staff, our clients and their families.
IHG Directors ready to welcome visitors to our stand at the Arab Health Exhibition in Dubai this week – they look forward to meeting other delegates.
Following the coronavirus outbreak, on the advice of the Shanghai Government the IHG Shanghai office will be closed until at least 10th February 2020.
Our colleagues in Shanghai are well and will continue to follow local advice.
There will be no IHG international visits to China until at least the end of February 2020 when the situation will be reviewed.
International Hospitals Group are taking a stand at the Arab Health Conference (27th to 30th Jan 2020) on the ABHI UK Stand and would be pleased to meet you there and answer any queries you may have on IHG.
It is with great sadness that we learnt of the passing of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said al Said. IHG takes this opportunity to send our heartfelt condolences to the people of Oman. Our thoughts and prayers are with them at this sad time. The Government of Oman have announced a three day period of National mourning in Oman starting tomorrow. As such all offices in Oman in the public and private sectors have been asked to close until Wednesday 15th January 2020, which we respect.