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IHG Establishes Second Holiday Inn In Singapore

InterContinental Hotels Group Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore, announces its partnership
with Avant Hotels (Singapore) Pte Ltd to add a second Holiday Inn hotel in
Singapore to InterContinental Hotels Group’s growing portfolio. The soon-to-
be rebranded and refurbished Holiday Inn Atrium Singapore will be launched
in January 2005. The new addition further reinforces Holiday Inn’s
leadership in the mid-market segment, making it the preferred choice for
both customers and investors.Said InterContinental Hotels Group’s Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Mr. A.
Patrick Imbardelli, “We are on track with our business strategy to grow our
Asia Pacific portfolio, and continued growth in Singapore is part of this
strategy. Singapore’s strong tourism performance, driven by recent
initiatives to enhance the country’s appeal as a destination bodes well for
the hotel industry. We are confident that the new Holiday Inn Atrium
Singapore, with the incorporation of the globally renowned Holiday Inn “Can
Do” Service and offerings, is well positioned to cater to both business and
leisure travellers. It will also add another hotel of choice in Singapore for the
22 million members of our global loyalty programme, Priority Club Rewards.”

On the partnership, Patrick commented, “We are delighted to partner with
Avant again on the new Holiday Inn Atrium Singapore, the first partnership
being the Crowne Plaza Perth, Australia. This demonstrates the strength of
the relationship between the two companies whilst at the same time
recognising the value each brings to the relationship as we work towards a
shared goal of delivering value for all stakeholders.”

The Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts brand is the clear leader in its segment
and has won numerous accolades in its 50-year history, including Business
Traveller Asia Pacific’s Best Mid-Market Business Hotel Brand in the World
for the third consecutive year. Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts represents
comfort, familiarity and great service. It offers guests a warm, genuine style
of hospitality. No matter which city guests stay in, they are assured of
quality, consistency and a friendly environment where they can truly be

Holiday Inn Atrium Singapore is located at the crossroads of Havelock Road
and Zion Road, next to Great World City Shopping Centre. The hotel is just
minutes away from the Singapore’s financial district in Shenton Way,
Chinatown and the well-known Orchard Road shopping belt. Popular
nightspots and tourist attractions are also within easy reach. The 27-storey
hotel has 515 guest rooms and suites and two executive floors, equipped
with wireless broadband Internet connections. Other modern facilities
catering to the discerning traveller include a rooftop swimming pool, tennis
courts, a business centre, spacious meeting rooms and a ballroom that can
accommodate up to 400 people. The hotel also offers several food and
beverage options, including a Chinese restaurant serving authentic
Cantonese specialities, a café for casual dining as well as a lobby lounge for
live entertainment and drinks.