January 30, 2015 // Franchising.com // ATLANTA – InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world's leading hotel companies, today announced the opening of the Holiday Inn® Hotel & Suites Scottsdale North-Airpark hotel. Located just 15 minutes from Old Town Scottsdale, this 75,000 square-foot hotel, formerly a Wingate by Wyndham, is the newest addition to IHG's hotels in Arizona. In an effort to create a more contemporary space desirable to today's travelers, the hotel ownership financed a full renovation of all guestrooms and public areas.
"We are thrilled to welcome this property to the Holiday Inn Portfolio of Brands," said Heather Balsley, senior vice president, Americas Core Brands & Brand Operations, IHG. "The Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Scottsdale North-Airpark hotel is one of more than 1,200 properties worldwide representing the new face of a brand that is redefining guest comfort and convenience, and Scottsdale is a market where we believe this new Holiday Inn hotel will thrive."
The hotel, located at 14255 N 87th Street, has 117 rooms, including 37 suites. Situated in an area that appeals to both business and leisure travelers, guests can enjoy attractions such as Desert Botanical Garden, WestWorld of Scottsdale and Butterfly Wonderland. Businesses located nearby include GoDaddy and JDA Software.
"We are excited to grow the Holiday Inn brand in the Phoenix area", said Paul Hills, general manager, Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Scottsdale North-Airpark hotel. "Scottsdale is an important part of the regional economy that will benefit from a well-known brand like Holiday Inn. We are confident that we will become a choice hotel for travelers in the area."
The hotel's restaurant – Raintree Cafe – serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and also offers the Holiday Inn Best-4-Breakfastâ menu, with signature items such as Rainforest Alliance™ Certified coffee, Cinnamon Supreme French Toast™ and Skillet Inspirations™. Kids 12 and younger eat free at Holiday Inn hotels when ordering from the kids' menu in the hotel restaurant and accompanied by a dining adult. Room Service Right … On Time™, also a standard at all Holiday Inn hotels, ensures that guests' room service orders are accurate and delivered on time, every time. In addition to the restaurant, the hotel includes flexible event space that can accommodate up to 64 people.
The hotel design creates a familiar atmosphere that is warm and comfortable. Guest beds are made using crisp, white bedding with pillows that come in two comfort levels: "soft" and "firm." The bathrooms include a multifunctional showerhead as well as a signature shower curtain with curved rod and Bath & Body Works® amenities. Guest rooms feature Keurig® Single-Cup Brewing Systems, and executive suites offer luxury tubs, balconies, fireplaces and kitchenettes. The hotel grounds include a two story water feature as well as a putting green.
The Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Scottsdale North-Airpark, owned by Northsight Hospitality, LC, and managed by Henderson Hospitality Management, Inc., is franchised by an affiliate of IHG. The Holiday Inn 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's hotel rewards program, IHG® Rewards Club. The industry's first and largest hotel rewards program is free, and guests can enroll at 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. Guests can also book a green hotel stay at any of our IHG Green Engage enrolled hotels.
With 1,149 hotels worldwide, the Holiday Inn® brand is the most widely recognized lodging brand in the world. In fact, the Holiday Inn brand was one of the first international hotel brands to establish a presence in China in 1984. The Holiday Inn brand provides the services that business travelers need, while also offering a comfortable atmosphere where all people can relax and enjoy amenities such as restaurants and room service, swimming pools, fitness centers and comfortable lounges. The casual atmosphere and amenities such as meeting and on-site business facilities, and Kids Stay and Eat Free programs, demonstrates the long-standing commitment of the Holiday Inn brand to serving travelers and have helped to establish the brand as "America's Favorite Hotel." For more information about the Holiday Inn brand, visit www.holidayinn.com or call 1-888-HOLIDAY. Find us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/holidayinn or Facebook www.Facebook.com/holidayinnhotels.
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global organization with a broad portfolio of nine hotel brands, including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites®, Candlewood Suites®, EVEN™ Hotels and HUALUXE® Hotels and Resorts.
IHG manages IHG® Rewards Club, the world's first and largest hotel loyalty program with over 82 million members worldwide. The program was relaunched in July 2013, offering enhanced benefits for members including free internet across all hotels, globally.
IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns over 4,700 hotels and 697,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries, with almost 1,200 hotels in its development pipeline.
InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group's holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales.
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