Holiday Inn Opens in Colombia
Tuesday November 19th, 2013 - 11:12AM BP
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MIAMI—IHG has opened the 187-room Holiday Inn in Bucaramanga, Colombia.
The city’s first Holiday Inn hotel brings IHG’s portfolio for Colombia to nine: the Holiday Inn Express Bogota, Holiday Inn Bogota Airport, Holiday Inn Cartagena Morros, Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Medellin, as well as properties in the pipeline to be developed in Barranquilla, Cucuta and Cartagena.
The 18-story, new-build property is located near to the city’s financial district of Cabecera, private and public sports venues, as well as ecological parks.
Guest amenities at the Bucaramanga hotel include an indoor swimming pool, business center, state-of-the-art gym, a rooftop bar, restaurant and 11,000 sq. ft. of meeting space.
The Holiday Inn Bucaramanga Cacique, owned by Hoteles Cacique Internacional S.A.S., a division of MARVAL, S.A., is franchised by an affiliate of IHG.
Tags: IHG • Holiday Inn • Bucaramanga • Colombia • Hospitality • Brands • Openings •
When you hear all the lodging industry projections for the months and years to come, much of the robust growth is forecast to be the result of the expected influx of travelers from China. In what could only be seen as good news for the industry, that expectation moved a little closer to reality when President Obama signed a visa waiver extension for Chinese travelers earlier this month.