Holiday Inn Express and Suites Wins IHG® 2014 Newcomer Award

Neema Hospitality continues to strive for excellence by opening and managing another award-winning property.

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. - December 02, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Selinsgrove, PA received the IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) 2014 Newcomer Award as one of the best properties to join the IHG system within the last year as either a new development or a conversion property.

"We look forward to strengthening our relationship with Neema Hospitality Management, as they have clearly made the brand experience a top priority for their valued guests."

The hotel was recognized during the 2014 IHG Americas Investors & Leadership Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, Oct. 27-29, 2014, held at The Venetian® | The Palazzo® Resorts-Hotel-Casino. As one of 24 hotels selected for the award, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Selinsgrove had to meet the highest standards of quality and customer service.

"We are extremely proud to have the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Selinsgrove join our brand family," said Kirk Kinsell, President - the Americas, IHG. "We look forward to strengthening our relationship with Neema Hospitality Management, as they have clearly made the brand experience a top priority for their valued guests."

Over 4,800 franchise owners, operators and company officials attended the 2014 IHG Americas Investors & Leadership Conference.

About Neema Hospitality

Neema Hospitality is a leading hospitality group with a proven track record of success. It is known for its improving efficiency, increasing revenues, and excellent customer service. Founded as a family business in 1986, Neema Hospitality’s portfolio includes franchise licenses with Intercontinental Hotel Group, Hilton and Choice Hotels with brands such as Holiday Inn Express, Hampton Inn Comfort Inn, and EconoLodge and Suites. The firm manages properties in multiple states including: Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Maryland and provides complete services including operations, sales and marketing and revenue management. For more information, visit:

About IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group)

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 programme with over 82 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 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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Sandeep Thakrar
Neema Hospitality

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