BINTAN, INDONESIA—InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has signed a dual-brand management agreement with PT. Graha Agung Indahsentosa to debut two hotels here—Holiday Inn Resort Bintan Lagoi Beach and Hotel Indigo Bintan Lagoi Beach. Set to open in 2019, the new-build hotels will be situated in the Lagoi Bay area.
“Indonesia is a key market for IHG; it is a diverse market, with a strong leisure and business pull, and is well-placed for easy travel between Australia, Southeast Asia and Singapore. In the past year, we have seen a growing demand for the Holiday Inn and Hotel Indigo in Bali, Jakarta and Semarang,” said Rajit Sukumaran, chief development officer, IHG, Asia Middle East and Africa. “IHG sees a lot of potential and opportunities in Indonesia and we are delighted to work with our partner PT. Graha Agung Indahsentosa on this exciting development.”
The 250-room Holiday Inn Resort Bintan Lagoi Beach will provide midscale accommodations, complete with a large pool and all-day dining and specialty restaurants. Other amenities include a ‘Kids Eat & Stay Free’ program and eight versatile meeting spaces.
The Hotel Indigo Bintan Lagoi Beach will have a variety of locally inspired dining options at its neighborhood cafe and a destination beach restaurant. Amenities include a gym and infinity swimming pool. A board room will be available for meetings.
Both hotels will have access to a spa and will be situated on a beachfront site owned by developer PT. Graha Agung Indahsentosa.
Indonesia is an important market for IHG and is home to 22 IHG properties across four brands: InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express, with a further 23 hotels in the development pipeline.