IHG Grows Holiday Inn® Portfolio of Brands in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico
Holiday Inn Express® Hotel is the Newest IHG Property in Hermosillo
HERMOSILLO, Son. 10 December, 2014 – InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today announced the opening of IHG’s third hotel in Hermosillo, Mexico. The 185- room Holiday Inn Express® Hotel & Suites Hermosillo joins two Holiday Inn hotels currently open in the city.
“We are thrilled to have Posadas Cantabria, S.A. de C.V., as franchisee for this new property in the Holiday Inn Portfolio of Brands,” said Gerardo Murray, vice president, Distribution and Commercial Marketing, Mexico, Latin America & Caribbean, IHG. “Projects like these mean a lot to Hermosillo, because they bring world-class standards, new employment opportunities and incredible guest experiences to the destination.”
Owned and managed by Posadas Cantabria, S.A. de C.V., the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Hermosillo is franchised by an affiliate of IHG. The property is conveniently located in La Rioja neighborhood at Blvd. Luis Donaldo Colosio 829. The hotel is ideal for both business and leisure travelers as it is close to Sahuaro, one of the most important industrial parks and commercial areas in Hermosillo, and only six minutes away from the General Ignacio Pesqueira International Airport and a short drive to downtown Hermosillo City.
Home to more than 15 industrial parks, Hermosillo is the capital of Sonora and the main economic center of the state and region. It contains almost all of the state’s manufacturing, ranging from the automotive to the agricultural sector. For leisure, Sonora State’s coastline on the Sea of Cortez includes 1,208 kilometers of beautiful beaches and a great variety of natural sea species that form part of the “Aquarium of the World,” as named by Jacques Cousteau.
The hotel offers amenities that include a 24-hour fitness center, outdoor swimming pool, hot tub, three small meeting rooms with a capacity for up to 50 people, spacious parking, complimentary high-speed Internet access and a business center. The complimentary Desayuno Express™ bar features a full range of breakfast items, including a rotation of egg and meat selections, pastries, yogurt, fruit, juices, coffee and regional dishes, such as Coyotas breakfast cookies.
Guest rooms feature contemporary styling, comfortable queen or king-sized beds, a sitting area with a lounge chair and an in-room coffee machine with complimentary coffee. Guests will enjoy the SimplySmart™ bedding collection, where they will find crisp, fresh bedding that features an attractive decorative throw, a medium-weight duvet blanket and soft, 200 thread-count sheets. The SimplySmart™ shower incorporates a proprietary Stay Smart™ Kohler showerhead and signature shower curtain with curved rod.
The Holiday Inn Express brand is one of the largest and fastest growing hotel brands in the industry, and in order to meet the ever-changing needs of its guest, IHG invested in the $1 billion Holiday Inn Portfolio of Brands’ global re-launch, the largest in hospitality history. The re-launch continues to drive increased quality and consistency across the global portfolio, and new hotels feature a contemporary image with emphasis on arrival and welcome services, guestroom and guest bath comfort and a redesigned logo and signage.
The Holiday Inn Express brand is part of IHG’s diverse family of brands in nearly 100 countries and territories, and meets the needs of guests, whatever the occasion – whether an overnight getaway, a business trip, a family celebration or a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The Holiday Inn Portfolio of Brands participates in IHG® Rewards Club. The industry’s first and largest hotel rewards program is free, and guests can enroll at www.IHGRewardsClub.com, by downloading the IHG® App, by calling 1-888-211-9874 or by inquiring at the front desk of any of IHG’s more than 4,700 hotels worldwide.
About the Holiday Inn Express® brand
Holiday Inn Express® hotels are modern hotels for value-oriented travelers. Fresh, clean and uncomplicated, Holiday Inn Express hotels offer competitive rates for both business and leisure travelers. Guests Stay Smart® at Holiday Inn Express hotels where they enjoy a free hot Express Start™ Breakfast Bar with new healthier offerings, free high-speed Internet access and free local phone calls (US and Canada only). There are currently more than 2,300 Holiday Inn Express hotel locations around the globe. For more information about Holiday Inn Express hotels or to book reservations, visit www.ihg.com/hiexpress. Find us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/hiexpress or Facebook www.Facebook.com/holidayinnexpress.
SOURCE: InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts