IHG Reaches Milestone in Germany

LONDON—InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has reached a milestone, with more than 100 hotels that have been signed or opened in Germany, one of the company’s 10 global key markets.

Holiday Inn Express Munich City–West, opening this month, has been unveiled as the hotel that helped IHG hit the mark, according to the company. It will be Germany’s largest Holiday Inn Express and the first Holiday Inn Express in Germany to have the Next-Generation Design.

The property, owned by UBM Development AG (UBM) and managed by Union Investment, has 302 rooms. Modeled entirely on guest insight, Holiday Inn Express Next Generation is an innovation developed to meet the changing needs of today’s modern-day traveler who is looking for a simple, smart and hassle-free travel experience, according to the company. 

Angela Brav, CEO, Europe, IHG, commented: “Reaching 100 hotels open or signed in Germany is an important milestone for IHG. This has been a great year for growth for IHG across Europe, and we’ve seen particular success in Germany, one of our key markets. This is testament to the strength of our brands, great partners and a great team. We are particularly proud to be bringing our Holiday Inn Express Next Generation Design to Germany. It has revolutionized the design of our public spaces and guestrooms meaning we’re able to offer our guests more where it matters. We’re looking forward to rolling out more Next Generation hotels across Germany and the rest of Europe.”

IHG has 65 hotels open in Germany and 35 further properties in the pipeline due to open in the next three to five years including Holiday Inn Dusseldorf City Toulouser All; Holiday Inn Dusseldorf–Hafen; Holiday Inn Express Berlin–Alexanderplatz; and Holiday Inn Express Cologne–City Centre.