Holiday Inn Resort® Montego Bay Unveils Updated Property After $15M Renovation

Iconic Jamaican Resort Features Modern Updates in All Guest Rooms and Common Areas

May 12, 2015 // // ATLANTA – InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today announces that the 518-room Holiday Inn Resort® Montego Bay hotel has completed a $15 million renovation funded by ownership. The resort now features fully updated guest rooms, an ocean-view lobby with an open design and four restaurants offering a variety of cuisines including seafood, Japanese, Caribbean and Italian.

Heather Balsley, Senior Vice President, Americas Brand Management, IHG said: “With locations around the world, the Holiday Inn brand plays a role in millions of guest journeys – for both business and fun – every year. As part of that iconic brand family, the beautifully renovated Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay hotel provides the warm service and modern amenities our guests expect while helping them create lasting memories and unforgettable family vacations in a stunning beach destination.”

The resort boasts 107 junior suites, 26 one-bedroom suites and five meeting rooms able to hold up to 1,550 people. The property also has 10 spacious KidSuites® which offer a kid-friendly design that allows children and adults to have their own space in the suite. Located on a half mile of private beach, the property also has its own private off-shore island called “Tek-It-Easy Island.” For guests looking to spend an afternoon off of the beach or out of the sun, the resort offers a game room and arcade, four tennis courts and a nine-hole mini golf course, also available for night play. While children enjoy a variety of staff-supervised activities as part of the Kid’s Club, which operates seven days per week, adults can take advantage of the property’s casino as well as various relaxing pubs and stylish lounges.

The resort is proud to be an IHG Green Engage™ hotel and offers unique programs to ensure sustainability. Throughout the property, there are water saving flush systems in the restrooms, waste treatment and re-use for on-site gardening as well as low energy lightbulbs on timing systems. Guests can also elect to participate in water conservation and paper recycling during their visit.

Clark Lobban, General Manager, Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay said: “For 45 years, this property has been providing an exceptional experience to guests of all ages. We are pleased to offer programs and activities catering to children, teens and adults. With ample opportunity for fun both on the beach and inside the resort, we look forward to helping our guests have a memorable and exciting vacation at the newly renovated Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay.”

The Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay hotel is owned by Octagon Hotels Limited and managed by East Bay Management Company. The Holiday Inn Resort brand is part of IHG’s diverse family of brands in nearly 100 countries and territories. The scale and diversity of the IHG family of brands means that its hotels can meet guests’ needs whatever the occasion – whether an overnight getaway, a business trip, a family celebration or a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The Holiday Inn Resort brand 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, 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 4,900 hotels worldwide.

About the Holiday Inn Resort® brand

With 43 properties worldwide, the Holiday Inn Resort® brand offers family fun and relaxation from a brand name guests know and trust. Located in many of the world’s leading resort destinations, each property makes the most of its great location and offers quality accommodations, facilities and activities. Guests enjoy amenities such as multiple food options, whether poolside or in a restaurant, swimming pools, fitness centers as well as tailored services for children such as KidSuites® Rooms and a Children’s Activity Program. All Holiday Inn Resort properties also offer nightly on-site entertainment from live bands and karaoke to comedy shows. For more information about the Holiday Inn Resort brand or to book reservations, call 1-800-HOLIDAY or visit

About IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) 

IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global organisation with a broad portfolio of hotel brands, including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts,Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, HUALUXE® Hotels and Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, EVEN™ Hotels, Holiday Inn® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites®.

IHG manages IHG® Rewards Club, the world’s first and largest hotel loyalty programme with nearly 86 million members worldwide. The programme was relaunched in July 2013, offering enhanced benefits for members including free internet across all hotels, globally.

IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns more than 4,900 hotels and 720,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries, with more than 1,200 hotels in its development pipeline. Over 350,000 people work across IHG’s hotels and corporate offices worldwide.

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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SOURCE IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) 

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