Hotels Group expands Holiday Inn Express® brand portfolio in India
Second Holiday Inn Express hotel opens in Chennai and the first in New Delhi
Dubai, UAE, April 5, 2016: InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies today announced the opening of two Holiday Inn Express® Hotels in India; Holiday Inn Express® Chennai - Old Mahabalipuram Road and Holiday Inn Express® New Delhi - International Airport Terminal 3.
Conveniently located on Old Mahabalipuram Road (OMR), the 136-room Holiday Inn Express Chennai Old Mahabalipuram Road is a perfect destination for business and leisure travellers visiting Chennai. The hotel offers great access to the district's commercial centre that is the hub of automobile plants, IT technological parks and dedicated Special Economic Zones (SEZ). It is also nearby major tourist attractions like ECR Beach, VGP Universal Kingdom Amusement Park and the shopping district.
Additionally, strengthening the brand’s presence in north India, IHG has announced the first Holiday Inn Express hotel in New Delhi - Holiday Inn Express New Delhi - International Airport Terminal 3. The 93-room hotel is the first to open in the airport which is easily accessible by both the international and domestic terminals. Offering guests a comfortable and affordable night’s stay, the hotel is perfect place for guests wanting to rest and re-charge.
Shantha de Silva, Head of South West Asia, IHG, said: “Holiday Inn Express is really gaining momentum in India as we continue to expand our brand portfolio across the country. The brand offers guests everything they need and nothing they don’t while being situated in easily accessible locations. We’re excited to be opening the doors of these two hotels and we’re confident they will be the number one choice for smart travellers visiting New Delhi and Chennai.”
True to the promise of the Holiday Inn Express brand, which guarantees guests comfort and convenience, both hotels offer the following amenities:
· Free and fast Wi-Fi available in guest rooms and throughout the hotel so they stay connected all day, every day
· Free Express Start™ Breakfast or a Grab & Go option for a smart start to the day
· A comfortable and restful sleep with high quality bedding and a choice of firm or soft pillows
· Self-service business centre and laundry room for everyday needs of the guests
· 24-hour access to the fitness centre for guests to indulge in fitness regime any time
Guests can now book their stay at Holiday Inn Express Chennai Old Mahabalipuram Road at an advance purchase rate that starts from INR 2975 and Holiday Inn Express New Delhi - International Airport Terminal 3 at INR 8500**.
IHG has 26 hotels open across four brands in India including: InterContinental®, Crowne Plaza®, Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express with 42 hotels in the development pipeline. There are currently three Holiday Inn Express hotels open across India with a further 18 in the development pipeline*.
* Figures as at 31st December 2015 ** Prices as at 23rd March 2016
About Holiday Inn Express®: Holiday Inn Express® hotels are modern, select-service hotels for on-the-go travellers, an affordable alternative to full service hotels with the reliability and consistency of an international hotel brand. Fresh and fuss-free, Holiday Inn Express® hotels are located in centre-of-the-action locations around the world, catering to the needs of both business and leisure travellers. Guests at Holiday Inn Express® hotels always enjoy a free hot Express Start® breakfast or Grab & Go option for those in a hurry, as well as free and fast Wi-Fi. There are currently more than 2,400 Holiday Inn Express® hotel locations around the globe.
For more information or to book a reservation, visit www.holidayinnexpress.com. Find Holiday Inn Express® hotels on Twitter https://twitter.com/HIExpress or Facebook http://www.facebook.com/holidayinnexpress.
About IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group): IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global organisation with a broad portfolio of hotel brands, including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants, HUALUXE® Hotels and Resorts,Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, EVEN™ Hotels, Holiday Inn® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®,Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites®.
IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns more than 5,000 hotels and 744,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries, with more than 1,300 hotels in its development pipeline. IHG also manages IHG® Rewards Club, the world’s first and largest hotel loyalty programme with more than 92 million members worldwide.
InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group’s holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales. More than 350,000 people work across IHG’s hotels and corporate offices globally.
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