June 08, 2015 // Franchising.com // MÉXICO, D.F. – InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announces the signing of two new properties in Mazatlán, one of Mexico’s top leisure destinations. The Holiday Inn Express® Mazatlán Marina hotel and Holiday Inn Resort® Mazatlán hotel are both expected to open in late 2016 and will join IHG’s Crowne Plaza® Mazatlán resort already open in the popular resort town. More domestic and international travelers are discovering Mazatlán, making it an ideal choice for these new hotels.
Jorge Apaez, Chief Operating Officer Mexico, Latin America & The Caribbean, IHG said: “With these signings, IHG continues its strong growth in Mexico and we are delighted to bring these new properties to Mazatlán, an amazing destination known for its beautiful beaches. Whether travelers want to enjoy all the amenities of a resort or simply have a place to recharge, we look forward to helping our guests create lasting memories and unforgettable family vacations.”
The oceanfront Holiday Inn Resort Mazatlán hotel will be located on Playa Gaviotas 220 in the trendy Golden Zone district, an upscale area of the city with hotels, fine dining and nightlife. The resort will feature 150 guest rooms and amenities including an outdoor swimming pool with water games, a fitness center, two meeting rooms, a restaurant, a lobby bar and ample parking. The property will also be in close proximity to several golf courses.
The 124-room Holiday Inn Express Mazatlán Marina hotel will be located on 2207 Marina Avenue, less than a mile from the Golden Zone district, only five miles from the marina and 12 miles from the General Buelna International Airport. The property will be part of a mixed-use development featuring a shopping center, apartments and restaurants.
Both hotels are independently owned and operated. The Holiday Inn Resort Mazatlán hotel is owned and managed by Desarrollos Turísticos Clami, S.A. de CV. The Holiday Inn Express Mazatlán Marina hotel is owned by Desarrolladora de Hoteles Mazatlán SAPI de C.V. and managed by Ximetria.
The Holiday Inn Express and Holiday Inn Resort brands are part of IHG’s diverse family of brands with hotels 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 and Holiday Inn Express brands participate 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 4,900 hotels worldwide. They also participate in IHG Green Engage® and offer unique programs to ensure sustainability.
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 www.holidayinnresorts.com.
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 with new healthier offerings, free high-speed Internet access and free local phone calls (U.S. and Canada only). There are currently more than 2,375 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 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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