IHG Hotels & Resorts inaugurates Holiday Inn Express in Monterrey Fundidora
With the opening of the 179-room hotel, the chain surpasses 3,000 properties worldwide
With the announcement of a new opening in the city of Monterrey, IHG Hotels & Resorts, one of the world's leading hotel companies, continues with firm steps to advance its growth strategy for Holiday Inn Express, which already exceeds 3,000 properties open worldwide, with more than 300,000 rooms in 2,100 cities, and reaffirms its role as a growth engine for IHG.
This expanding brand makes travel easy so guests can be there in the moments that matter. Holiday Inn Express is where guests want and need to be, offering hospitality with a consistent and efficient experience that guests know and love, providing everything they need to feel at home, from an Express Start breakfast, restful sleep, and modern rooms. designed for rest and comfort. It currently represents more than a third of IHG's global portfolio, within the mid-market segment and offers attractive options for the conversion of existing hotels or for the development of new constructions, attracting the attention of business and leisure guests, as well as owners and investors.
Designed for dynamic travelers who value a functional travel experience, the new property has 179 rooms and is strategically located in front of the Fundidora Park, very close to Cintermex and the Monterrey Arena, within the Puntacero complex, which is made up of 9 levels of offices, 3 levels of shopping plaza and a gastronomic corridor that houses 18 restaurants.
Holiday Inn Express continues to meet the needs of today's savvy travelers. Its revamped designs and signature Express Start breakfast were developed using global guest survey data along with operational input from owners and operators to meet the expectations of all parties.
Product of constant innovation focused on the needs of travelers, the current brand standard, Formula Blue 2.0, permeates its modern and functional design. The new Holiday Inn Express Monterrey Fundidora, includes among its amenities and public areas: business center, free wi-fi connection through IHG Connect, gym, self-service laundry facilities, 2 equipped meeting rooms, 1 lounge with capacity for up to 100 people, complimentary Express Start breakfast buffet, as well as snacks and beverages available at its Market, located in the lobby.
Sobre este anuncio Jorge Apaez, Chief Operating Officer de IHG Hotels & Resorts para México, América Latina y el Caribe, comentó: Estamos encantados de este doble anuncio, por un lado, rebasamos las 3000 propiedades de Holiday Inn Express a nivel mundial y por el otro, esta muy anticipada apertura para este año, pues en ella se conjugan el valor de una marca en crecimiento y el atractivo de una de las ciudades más relevantes del país, en una ubicación privilegiada. Es una combinación muy afortunada y estoy seguro de que el nuevo Holiday Inn Express Monterrey Fundidora será muy exitoso”.
In an area of 10,035 m², this hotel development will generate 100 direct jobs in the city, in an area of great affluence and continuous development, making clear the ongoing recovery of the tourism industry and the attractiveness for investments that the sector generates, in this case by Grupo Alora, owner of the property, hand in hand with IHG Hotels & Resorts as business partners. Guillermo Muñoz, General Manager of the property, shared: “There is a lot of work behind this opening, however, the public life of this property is just beginning and that is why we are happy and proud to open its doors to guests, to enjoy a fluid and welcoming lodging experience that characterizes the brand, which is rapidly expanding around the world and making its debut in this beautiful city”.
With this announcement, IHG Hotels & Resorts adds in its system 12 properties in the state of Nuevo León, which represent a combined volume of 2,405 rooms.
As travel resumes, IHG hotels warmly welcome guests with an ongoing focus on providing flexibility when plans change unexpectedly and clean, comfortable and reliable stays for those who choose to travel for pleasure or business. Guests, including those meeting colleagues or business partners for the first time in a long time, can rest easy and count on IHG's commitment to cleanliness through its Clean Promise program.