IHG launches first new-built Holiday Inn in India

IHG launches first new-built Holiday Inn in India

IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), the world’s largest hotel group by number of rooms, has launched the first new-built Holiday Inn hotel in Mumbai, India. The 225-room property represents the new Holiday Inn brand, which is in the midst of the biggest relaunch in hospitality history, creating a more contemporary brand image including a new logo and driving consistency across the entire Holiday Inn estate worldwide. 

Situated at Saki Naka junction in Andheri, Holiday Inn Mumbai International Airport offers a wide selection of food and beverage outlets such as Saptami – an all day dining restaurant with seven unique interactive live stations, 72 – the lobby bar, Saptami Express – Mumbai’s newest Deli. Guests staying at the Holiday Inn Mumbai International Airport can rejuvenate themselves through a wide variety of spa treatments and unwind at the hotel’s roof-top infinity pool. A fully-equipped business center along with conferencing facilities and expansive banqueting facilities make the Holiday Inn Mumbai International Airport an ideal business and leisure destination. The property is located in close proximity to both the international and domestic airports.

“We are extremely excited to welcome Holiday Inn Mumbai International Airport. The new-look hotel is a great product of the next generation hotels planned for India, with an additional 28 new-look hotels in the pipeline. Holiday Inn hotels are specifically designed for business and family oriented leisure travelers in need of a full-service lodging experience, and this property fits well in the Indian market. We are confident that the Holiday Inn Mumbai International Airport will address the increasing demand for internationally-branded hotels in India,” said Shaun Langdon, Regional General Manager, IHG

Harry Thaliwal, General Manager, Holiday Inn Mumbai International Airport, added “Holiday Inn Mumbai International Airport is the first new-built Holiday Inn in India, which is an important milestone for IHG. We are offering a business class product and a variety of services to our customers. We believe in “Stay Real”, a service commitment that recognizes our guests as individuals and our staff who understand their real needs while they are at the hotel and provide excellent service.”

The relaunch focuses on the things research shows matter most to guests – a modern, contemporary hotel with efficient, friendly service and a great night’s sleep. Holiday Inn Mumbai International Airport exemplifies the standards of the USD $1 billion Holiday Inn relaunch, featuring new signage, new exterior landscaping and design, an enhanced welcome experience with a redesigned lobby, de-cluttered reception desk and all-new signature scents and sounds.

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Holiday Inn is in the midst of the biggest relaunch in hospitality history creating a more contemporary brand image including a new logo, and driving consistency in all 3,296 Holiday Inn brand family hotels around the world. With over 2,000 hotels already relaunched worldwide, the completion of the relaunch of the global estate is expected to be completed in 2010.