IHG Hotels & Resorts announced the signing of two new voco hotels in Guadalajara and Saltillo

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IHG Hotels & Resorts announced the signing of two new voco hotels in Guadalajara and Saltillo
Source: IHG Hotels & Resorts
April 12, 2022

These franchises mark the introduction of the luxury hospitality brand in the Mexican market

IHG Hotels & Resorts, one of the leading hotel companies in the world, announced the signing of two new voco hotels in Guadalajara and Saltillo. These franchises mark the introduction of the luxury hospitality brand, voco hotels, in the Mexican market, and an extension of its global reach that provides continuity to its current presence in major cities in the United States, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia.

The first, scheduled to open in late 2022, owned by Vertex Ophthalmic Group, will be the Guadalajara Neruda hotel that will occupy five floors of the 11-story Neruda 2828 mixed-use project within the city's financial district. With 104 rooms, a restaurant, bar and rooftop terrace, business center and gym. The hotel will welcome business and leisure travelers in an environment that is comfortable and reliable, but also vibrant and unique in character.

Jorge Celis, COO of Vertex Ophthalmic Group, said: "The new hotel voco is ideal for the Guadalajara Neruda complex, which will bring a modern atmosphere and a large number of professional, commercial and leisure visitors to the area. We are honored to open the first voco hotel in Mexico in Guadalajara and offer our guests a special and memorable experience of high quality, ".

It will be in 2023 that the voco hotel Saltillo will open its doors, hand in hand with American Hotels Group, owner and developer, through the conversion of a property originally built as an independent hotel in 2006. Conveniently located between the automotive and manufacturing district of Saltillo and adjacent to the American Sports Center recreational complex, voco hotel Saltillo will have 125 guest suites, meeting spaces, gym, indoor pool, restaurant and bar.

Juan Carlos Saade, CEO of American Hotels Group, said: "Whether visiting for business or recreation, guests of voco Saltillo will enjoy a unique blend of the familiar sensations of home and the curiosity and potential to discover the area. I am excited to work with the IHG team to open and grow this hotel."

German Ongay, Regional Vice President of Development for Mexico, IHG Hotels & Resorts, commented: "voco Hotels maintains the local appeal and heritage of an independent hotel, along with the quality and support of a respected global brand. Guadalajara and Saltillo are ideal destinations to introduce our newest premium brand, which is also one of the fastest growing, in Mexico and we are delighted to partner with Vertex Ophthalmic Group and American Hotels Group to bring these two properties to life."

voco Hotels offers guests a reliable luxury experience that also integrates casualness and charm. IHG Hotels & Resorts currently operates 31 open voco hotel properties around the world with an additional 43 in development globally, including a joint project between voco and Holiday Inn scheduled to open in downtown Chicago later this year.


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