IHG Expands the Holiday Inn Brand Family in Mexico
Tuesday September 2nd, 2014 - 10:48AM BP
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MEXICO—IHG will open three new properties here: two Holiday Inn hotels in Puebla and Villahermosa and one Holiday Inn Express in Pachuca.
These hotels are expected to open before the end of 2016 and will add to IHG’s current pipeline of over 20 Holiday Inn brand family hotels for the country. They will be operated under a franchise agreement with an affiliate of IHG.
The Holiday Inn Express Pachuca hotel, expected to open by mid-2015, will have 108 guestrooms, an indoor swimming pool, two meeting rooms, fitness center, business center and 226 parking spaces. Additionally, it will offer the complimentary Desayuno Express bar featuring breakfast items, including a rotation of egg and meat selections, pastries, yogurt, fruit, juices, regional dishes and coffee.
Currently under construction, the 100-room Holiday Inn Villahermosa hotel is expected to open before 2015 year end. The hotel is owned and managed by Hospitality Travel Services, SA de CV.
The Holiday Inn Puebla Centro Histórico hotel will be situated in the heart of Puebla’s historic downtown district. Expected to open by mid-2016, it will offer an exterior swimming pool, two meeting rooms, a fitness center, a business center, rooftop garden and a full-service restaurant and bar. The newly constructed 96-room property is owned by Turquesa de Puebla, S.A. de C.V. and managed by Latin America Hotel Group SC.
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