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Holiday Inn Express

Holiday Inn Express Dubai Airport

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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2,317 hotels
223,023 rooms
511 hotels in the pipeline

Figures as at 30 September 2014

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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.

21 hotels
4,595 rooms
38 hotels in the pipeline

  • The July opening of the Express by Holiday Inn Dubai – Internet City, achieved the accolade of being both first Express branded property plus IHG’s first franchised hotel in the Middle East.

Figures as at 30 September 2014

Our history


The Holiday Inn Express brand is launched in the US.


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.


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.


Holiday Inn Express SimplySmart™ is launched in the US across more than 1,300 properties to enhance guests’ overall bath experience.


Holiday Inn Express SimplySmart™ bedding collection is launched in the US, Canada and Mexico across more than 1,400 properties.


2007 IHG announces plans for a $1bn relaunch of the Holiday Inn brand family.


IHG relaunches Holiday Inn brand family

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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.


IHG celebrates 2000th Holiday Inn Express hotel


Holiday Inn launches first global advertising campaign Stay You. Hotel relaunch programme reaches 2,500 hotels.

Last updated 14 November 2014

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