InterContinental Hotels Group ( IHG) (LON:IHG),(NYSE:IHG)(ADRs)), today announced the opening of the new Holiday Inn® Belo Horizonte Savassi hotel. Located in one of Brazil’s largest cities and also one of the host cities for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, this opening marks IHG’s debut into Belo Horizonte.
The hotel is also home to a new modern restaurant – Drummond – featuring international contemporary cuisine along with famous local delicacies. The restaurant offers a bar, and an elegant and intimate lounge with outdoor seating. The new hotel is designed with the Holiday Inn brand family’s $1 billion global brand relaunch in mind; the largest project of its kind in hospitality history. The relaunch continues to drive increased quality and consistency across the global portfolio. The hotel features a contemporary image with emphasis on arrival and welcome services, guestroom and guest bath comfort and a redesigned logo and signage.The hotel design creates a familiar atmosphere that is warm, trend forward and comfortable. Guest beds are made using crisp, white bedding with pillows that come in two comfort levels: soft and firm. Guest rooms include business-focused necessities such as ergonomic workstations and data ports. They also feature bathrooms with a multifunctional showerhead, as well as a signature shower curtain with curved rod, and Bath & Body Works White Citrus bath products. Additionally, each room features comfortable double, queen or king-sized beds, a sitting area with a lounge chair, hairdryer, coffee maker, iron and ironing board. The hotel features Room Service Right … On Time™, available at all Holiday Inn hotels, ensuring that guests’ room service orders are accurate and delivered on time, every time. Holiday Inn hotels participate in IHG’s guest loyalty program, IHG ® Rewards Club, the industry’s first and largest guest loyalty program with over 77 million members. IHG ® Rewards Club is free to join and guests can enroll at ihgrewardsclub.com, by downloading the IHG® app, by calling 1-888-465-4329 or by inquiring at the front desk of any of IHG’s more than 4,700 hotels worldwide. The scale and diversity of the IHG family of brands means that our hotels can meet our guests’ needs whatever the occasion. About Holiday Inn ® hotels With over 1,200 hotels worldwide, the Holiday Inn ® brand is the most widely recognized lodging brand in the world. In fact, the Holiday Inn brand was one of the first international hotel brands to establish a presence in China in 1984. The Holiday Inn brand provides the services that business travelers need, while also offering a comfortable atmosphere where all people can relax and enjoy amenities such as restaurants and room service, swimming pools, fitness centers and comfortable lounges. The casual atmosphere and amenities such as meeting and on-site business facilities, Kids Eat Free and Kids Stay Free programs, and KidSuites rooms at every Holiday Inn Resort hotel demonstrates the long-standing commitment of the Holiday Inn brand to serving travelers and have helped to establish the brand as “America’s Favorite Hotel.” For more information about the Holiday Inn brand and Holiday Inn Resort brand, including IHG’s vacation resort brand Holiday Inn Club Vacations, or to book reservations, call 1-800-HOLIDAY or visit www.ihg.com/holidayinn . Find us on Twitter www.twitter.com/holidayinn or Facebook www.Facebook.com/holidayinnhotels . Notes to Editors: IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global organization with a broad portfolio of nine hotel brands, including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites®, Candlewood Suites®, EVEN™ Hotels and HUALUXE™ Hotels & Resorts. IHG manages IHG® Rewards Club, the world’s first and largest hotel loyalty program with over 77 million members worldwide. The program was relaunched in July 2013, offering enhanced benefits for members including free internet across all hotels, globally. IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns over 4,700 hotels and 687,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries and territories. With more than 1,100 hotels in its development pipeline, IHG expects to recruit around 90,000 people into additional roles across its estate over the next few years. InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group’s holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales. Visit www.ihg.com for hotel information and reservations and www.ihgrewardsclub.com for more on IHG Rewards Club. For our latest news, visit: www.ihg.com/media , www.twitter.com/ihg , www.facebook.com/ihg or www.youtube.com/ihgplc