|Fate||Renamed following demerger of Mitchells & Butlers|
|Successor||InterContinental Hotels Group|
|Headquarters||London, England, UK|
|David Bland (Managing Director)|
The Company was formed in June 2000 when the brewing business of Bass plc was sold to the Belgian brewer Interbrew (now AB InBev) and the remaining hotel and pub holdings were renamed Six Continents plc.
In April 2001, Six Continents bought the UK based Posthouse Hotels business from Compass Group for £810 million, and during the following year re-branded the 79 hotels to Holiday Inn.
Brands and companies
Six Continents owned, managed or franchised the hotel brands InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, and Staybridge Suites. Its pubs and restaurants included All Bar One, Browns, Edward's, Ember Inns, Harvester, Hollywood Bowl, It's A Scream, O'Neill's, Toby Carvery and Vintage Inns.
- Bass to become Six Continents The Guardian, 27 June 2001
- "Posthouse Deal Wins Six Continents Top Industry Award". Hotel News Resource. 22 March 2002. Retrieved 9 December 2012.
- Six Continents split creates two new ADR's