IHG Announces Opening of Holiday Inn Resort® Hotel In Ixtapa, Mexico

All-inclusive hotel is the first Holiday Inn Resort in Ixtapa and second in Guerrero

March 04, 2016 // Franchising.com // MÉXICO, D.F. – InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG)one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announces the rebranding of the Holiday Inn Resort®Ixtapa hotel in Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo, Mexico. The newly-renovated 431-room all-inclusive property is the third Holiday Inn Resort location in Mexico, joining theHoliday Inn Resort Acapulco hotel and the Holiday Inn Resort Los Cabos hotel.

Gerardo Murray, Regional Vice President, Digital, Loyalty & Partner Marketing, Mexico, Latin America and The Caribbean, IHG said: "We are delighted that the hotel’s owner, Grupo Presidente, has chosen the Holiday Inn Resort brand for this magnificent hotel. With locations around the world, the Holiday Inn brand plays an important role in the journeys of guests wherever they travel – from the boardroom to the beach. As part of that iconic brand family, the Holiday Inn Resort Ixtapa hotel provides the warm hospitality our guests expect and helps them create lasting memories on unforgettable vacations.”

Located on Blvd. Paseo Ixtapa, the Holiday Inn Resort Ixtapa hotel is owned and managed by Grupo Presidente®. The hotel provides ocean-view guestrooms, nine on-site restaurants and a range of fun activities for all ages, including beach volleyball and soccer, water polo, water aerobics and dance lessons. Additional amenities include tennis courts, a heated outdoor swimming pool and a fully-equipped 24-hour fitness center with sauna and massage service. For meetings, weddings and social events, the hotel’s event space can accommodate up to 400 people.

Whether enjoying a stroll along the beach during sunset or sports and water activities such as fishing, water skiing, scuba diving, snorkeling, surfing, horseback riding and paragliding, Ixtapa is a fantastic destination for travelers searching for the perfect mix of relaxation and natural beauty. Ixtapa also has a variety of restaurants serving a wide selection of international and local cuisine.

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® 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 5,000 hotels worldwide. The hotel also participates in IHG Green Engage® and offers unique programs to ensure sustainability.

About the Holiday Inn Resort® brand

With 47 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 visitwww.holidayinnresorts.com.

About Grupo Presidente®

Grupo Presidente is a Mexican based hotel management and ownership company, currently operating in different segments. In the luxury segment, Grupo Presidente operates Presidente InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, in a co-branding agreement with IHG and in the midscale segment the Company manages properties under the Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Resort brands. Grupo Presidente is also known for managing successful branded upscale restaurants as Au Pied de Cochon®, Alfredo di Roma®, Palm®, Frutas & Flores®, Chapulín®, Balmoral®, Caña Brava ®, El Caribeño® y Le Cap®. The Company has a presence in the most important cities in Mexico: Mexico City, Monterrey, Guadalajara, Puebla, Merida, as well as tourist destinations such as Cancun, Los Cabos, Cozumel, and Ixtapa. Visitwww.grupopresidente.com.mx  for hotel and company information.

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® andCandlewood Suites®.

IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns more than 5,000 hotels and 744,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries, with more than 1,300 hotels in its development pipeline. IHG also manages IHG® Rewards Club, the world’s first and largest hotel loyalty programme with more than 92 million members worldwide.

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group’s holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales. More than 350,000 people work across IHG’s hotels and corporate offices globally.

Visit www.ihg.com for hotel information and reservations and www.ihgrewardsclub.com for more on IHG Rewards Club. For our latest news, visit: www.ihg.com/media and follow us on social media at: www.twitter.com/ihg, www.facebook.com/ihg and www.youtube.com/ihgplc.

SOURCE IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group)

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