January 11, 2016 // Franchising.com // ATLANTA – InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) announces the opening of the new-build 98-suite Staybridge Suites Midland hotel in Midland, Texas. This hotel is the first Staybridge Suites® hotel in the city and joins IHG’s other hotels located nearby, the Candlewood Suites Midland SW and the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Midland Loop 250. Located in the middle of Permian basin, one of the largest oil producing markets in the U.S., this hotel is expected to become a top choice for business travelers in the oil industry.
Heather Balsley, SVP, Americas Brand Management, IHG said: “The Staybridge Suites brand is designed to offer a comfortable experience for travelers on the road for weeks or months at a time. By creating a warm, social and home-like environment, we’re confident this new hotel will become a top choice for upscale extended stay travelers in the Midland area.”
The new property offers well-designed spacious guestrooms which include a mix of studio and one-and two-bedroom/two-bathroom suites, along with 650 square feet of meeting space. Amenities such as a complimentary daily hot breakfast buffet and evening reception, daily housekeeping, guest laundry room, fitness center, outdoor pool, 24-hour business center, home theater and outdoor living room with barbecue and fire pit are available for all guests.
Leo Chavez, General Manager, Staybridge Suites Midland said: "We believe the unique offerings of the Staybridge Suites brand are a strong fit for this market. With our convenient location in one of the largest oil producing markets in the U.S., we anticipate many long-term business travelers from the oil and construction industries who will appreciate the home-like amenities that our hotel will provide.”
The hotel, located at 1505 Catalina Drive, is owned by Starwood Capital and managed by TMI Hospitality. Reservations can be made by calling 1-877-660-8550 or booking online at www.staybridgesuites.com. The Staybridge Suites 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 Staybridge Suites brand participates in IHG’s hotel rewards program, IHG® Rewards Club. The industry’s first and largest hotel rewards program is free to join by enrolling 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 4,900 hotels worldwide. Guests can also book an environmentally-friendly hotel stay at any of our IHG Green Engage® enrolled hotels.
Staybridge Suites® is an innovative, all-suite hotel brand designed to meet the needs of extended stay guests seeking a warm sense of community in a home-like environment that is perfect for business, relocation and vacations. The Staybridge Suites brand entered the extended stay segment in December 1998 when its flagship location in Alpharetta, Ga., opened. Since that opening, the Staybridge Suites brand continues to grow rapidly with 219 hotels open across the Americas, Europe and the Middle East. There are more than 100 Staybridge Suites hotels in the pipeline, including eight outside of the Americas.
For more information about the Staybridge Suites brand, call 1-877-238-8889 or visit www.StaybridgeSuites.com. Find Staybridge Suites hotels on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/Staybridge or Facebook www.Facebook.com/StaybridgeSuites.
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 franchises, leases, manages or owns more than 4,900 hotels and 727,000 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 90 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.
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