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Holiday Inn Express

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Holiday Inn Express

A fresh, clean, uncomplicated hotel choice offering comfort, convenience and good value.

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Holiday Inn Express is one of the fastest growing hotel brands in the industry, opening on average two hotels a week.

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2,391 hotels
231,849 rooms
557 hotels in the pipeline

Figures as at 30 June 2015

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Holiday Inn Express is one of the fastest growing hotel brands in its segment. Holiday Inn Express offers competitive rates for both business and leisure travellers. All hotels are limited service and feature complimentary breakfast, a clean fresh room and IHG® Rewards Club benefits.

184,949 rooms
2,085 hotels
414 hotels in the pipeline

  • The complimentary Express Start breakfast bar, represented the most rapid food and beverage implementation in the hospitality industry. Available at more than 1,600 hotels in the US.
  • Holiday Inn Express has pledged $100,000 to Reading Is Fundamental, Inc. (RIF) - the oldest and largest non-profit children’s literacy organization in the U.S through donations and local activities.

Figures as at 30 June 2015

Our history

1991 The Holiday Inn Express brand is launched in the US.
1996 Express by Holiday Inn is launched in Europe in Strathclyde, Scotland.

Holiday Inn Express grows from 0 to 500 properties opening a new hotel every four days on average.
2003 Express Start breakfast bars are rolled out across all 1,250 U.S. properties in less than 3 months, featuring Smart Roast coffee and a cinnamon roll developed exclusively for the brand.
2004 Holiday Inn Express SimplySmart is launched in the US across more than 1,300 properties to enhance guests' overall bath experience.
2006 Holiday Inn Express SimplySmart bedding collection is launched in the US, Canada and Mexico across more than 1,400 properties.
2007 2007 IHG announces plans for a $1bn relaunch of the Holiday Inn brand family.

IHG relaunches Holiday Inn brand family

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2008 Holiday Inn Express launches an updated Express Start Breakfast Bar in the Americas.

IHG opens first Holiday Inn Express in Taiwan and signs first one in Bangkok.
2009 IHG celebrates 2000th Holiday Inn Express hotel.
2010 Holiday Inn launches first global advertising campaign - Stay You. Hotel relaunch programme reaches 2,500 hotels.

Last updated 17 February 2015

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