February 11, 2015 // Franchising.com // PACHUCA, Hgo. – InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world's leading hotel companies, today announces the opening of IHG's first Holiday Inn Express® hotel in Pachuca, Mexico. The new-build 118-room Holiday Inn Express Pachuca hotel is located in the state of Hidalgo, near one of the most important gold and silver mining areas in Mexico, and joins the Holiday Inn hotel currently open in the city.
"Holiday Inn Express hotels offer guests a great night's rest while helping them be productive on the go, and this hotel is the smart choice for people traveling to Pachuca,” said Gerardo Murray, vice president, Distribution and Commercial Marketing, Mexico, Latin America & Caribbean, IHG. ”We are delighted to welcome the Holiday Inn Express brand to the important city of Pachuca.
Owned by Organización de Bienes y Servicios S.A. de C.V., the hotel is franchised by an affiliate of IHG. The property is located on Blvd. Luis Donaldo Colosio 212, Arboledas in the San Javier neighborhood and is close to the modern Zona Plateada area of the city, home to major attractions, businesses and financial districts. Also close by is the Tuzoforum Convention Center which has the capacity for up to 2,000 people.
The hotel offers guests an indoor swimming pool, three meeting rooms, a fitness center and business center as well as 226 on-site parking spaces. Additionally, guests will enjoy the complimentary Desayuno Express™ bar featuring a full range of breakfast items, including a rotation of egg and meat selections, pastries, yogurt, fruit, juices, local and regional dishes such as pastes (pasty turnovers) and coffee.
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 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 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. Guests can also book a green hotel stay at any of our IHG Green Engage enrolled hotels.
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, free high-speed Internet access and free local phone calls (U.S. 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.
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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