IHG opens the Holiday Inn Express Farroupilha hotel in Rio Grande do Sul
The company brings the renowned comfort and convenience of the brand to the Serra Gaúcha region in southern Brazil
IHG®, (InterContinental Hotels Group) one of the leading hotel companies in the world, announces the opening of the newly built 98-room hotel, Holiday Inn Express Farroupilha, in the Serra Gaúcha region of southern Brazil. The hotel is integrated into Casa Perlage, a large new commercial complex that includes a convention center, restaurants and parking.
Known as the birthplace of Italian migration to the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Farroupilha is also the country's leading manufacturer of textiles and fabrics, as well as the largest producer of Muscat grapes.
Just 20 minutes from Caxias Do Sul airport as well as the charming cities of Gramado, Garibaldi and Bento Gonçalves, the Holiday Inn Express Farroupilha allows travelers an affordable and hassle-free stay that combines comfort, convenience and value for guests.
Gerardo Murray, Commercial Vice President, Marketing and Business Strategy, Mexico, Latin America and the Caribbean of IHG said: "We are delighted to bring the simple and elegant trip of Holiday Inn Express to this rich and historic city." An ideal hotel for travelers both business and holidays that appreciate good value, the Holiday Inn Express Farroupilha is a fresh and modern hotel close to many of the region's main attractions. "
Designed to provide guests with everything they need and nothing else, the Holiday Inn Express Farroupilha offers a fitness center and business center with three modern meeting rooms open 24 hours a day. The rooms have a modern design, a comfortable king-size bed or two high quality single beds with a variety of firm or soft pillows for a good night's sleep, a room with a lounge chair, flat-screen TV, iron and ironing board, mini-refrigerator and coffee maker with complimentary coffee.
The Express Start ™ free breakfast bar has a wide range of breakfast products, including a rotation of egg and meat varieties, breads, yogurt, fruit, coffee, juices and regional dishes.
Holiday Inn Express Farroupilha will also be the first hotel in Brazil to be opened with IHG Connect, which offers improved Wi-Fi with the fastest speeds in the industry, as well as an automatic recognition feature for IHG® Rewards Club members, by what guests only need to log in once to access the hotel's Wi-Fi connection in all hotels enabled for IHG Connect. The hotel also participates in IHG Green Engage® and offers unique programs to ensure sustainability.
The Holiday Inn Express Farroupilha is franchised by a subsidiary of IHG and is part of the diverse family of IHG brands in almost 100 countries and territories.
As the largest and fastest growing hotel brand in the global IHG with 2,600 open hotels and 766 additional hotels that will open in the coming years, IHG currently has 81 Holiday Inn Express properties located throughout Latin America and the Caribbean and 225 hotels of all the brands and more than 38,117 rooms in Mexico, Latin America and the Caribbean.
The size and diversity of the IHG family of brand names means that guests' needs can be met no matter what the occasion - be it an overnight getaway, a business trip, a family celebration or a unique experience.