LONDON—IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) has opened two Holiday Inn Express hotels in India: Holiday Inn Express Chennai – Old Mahabalipuram Road and Holiday Inn Express New Delhi – International Airport Terminal 3.
Located in Chennai, the 136-room Holiday Inn Express Chennai Old Mahabalipuram Road offers access to the district’s commercial center that is the hub of automobile plants, IT technological parks and special economic zones. It is also nearby attractions such as ECR Beach, VGP Universal Kingdom Amusement Park and the shopping district.
In addition, IHG has opened the 93-room Holiday Inn Express New Delhi – International Airport Terminal 3, which is the first Holiday Inn Express hotel in the city and the first hotel to open in the airport.
“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 travelers visiting New Delhi and Chennai,” said Shantha de Silva, head of South West Asia, IHG.
Amenities for both properties include free WiFi available in guestrooms and throughout the hotel, free breakfast, business center, laundry room and 24-hour access to the fitness center.
IHG has 26 hotels open across four brands in India including InterContintental, 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 18 more properties in the development pipeline.