29 October 2015

IHG Continues Growth of Staybridge Suites® Brand in Mexico With Opening of New Hotel in Puebla

Extended stay hotel to provide lodging for increase in business travelers from the automotive industry

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announces the opening of the new-build Staybridge Suites® Puebla (Mexico) hotel.

The eight–story extended stay hotel includes 129 suites and opens following an investment of more than US $12 million by Hotel Royal Plaza, S.A. de C.V. The Staybridge Suites brand has seen strong growth in Mexico with recent openings in Monterrey, Chihuahua, Guadalajara and Queretaro. This hotel marks IHG’s sixth property in Puebla and the first Staybridge Suites hotel in the city.

Gerardo Murray, Vice President, Distribution and Commercial Marketing, Mexico, Latin America & The Caribbean, IHG said: “We’re delighted to open another Staybridge Suites property in Mexico, specifically here in the historic city of Puebla. The hotel’s convenient location just minutes from the FINSA Industrial Park will attract extended stay travelers, making it an ideal choice for guests who are away from home for weeks or months at a time and can enjoy the unique home-like amenities at Staybridge Suites properties.”

The new property offers spacious suites, which will include a mix of studio and one-and two-bedroom/two-bathroom suites, along with more than 700 square feet of meeting space.  Amenities such as a complimentary daily hot breakfast buffet and The Social evening receptions Tuesday through Thursday, 24-hour guest lounge, as well as an outdoor living room with barbecue and fire pit are available for all guests. The hotel also offers daily housekeeping, on-site guest laundry facilities, 24-hour business and fitness centers and an outdoor swimming pool.

The city of Puebla is the fourth-largest metropolitan area in Mexico and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The rich history of the city can be appreciated in its beautiful facades covered in Talavera tiles, its temples, convents and other monumental sites such as the Palafoxiana Library and La Estrella de Puebla Ferris Wheel.

The hotel, located at Blvd. Hermanos Serdan 810, Colonia El Riego Sur, is owned and managed by Hotel Royal Plaza, S.A. de C.V.. Reservations can be made by calling 1-877-660-8550 or booking online at www.staybridgesuites.com. The Staybridge Suites brand is part of IHG’s diverse family of brands in nearly 100 countries and territories. The scale and diversity of the IHG family of brands means that its hotels can meet guests’ needs whatever the occasion – whether an overnight getaway, a business trip, a family celebration or a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

The Staybridge Suites brand participates in IHG’s hotel rewards program, IHG® Rewards Club. The industry’s first and largest hotel rewards program is free to join by enrolling at www.IHGRewardsClub.com, by downloading the IHG® App, by calling 1-888-211-9874 or by inquiring at the front desk of any of IHG’s more than 4,900 hotels worldwide. The hotel also participates in IHG Green Engage® and offers unique programs to ensure sustainability.

About Staybridge Suites Hotels
Staybridge Suites® is an innovative, all-suite hotel brand designed to meet the needs of extended stay guests seeking a warm sense of community in a home-like environment that is perfect for business, relocation and vacations.  The Staybridge Suites brand entered the extended stay segment in December 1998 when its flagship location in Alpharetta, Ga., opened. Since that opening, the Staybridge Suites brand continues to grow rapidly with 216 hotels open across the Americas, Europe and the Middle East.  There are more than 100 Staybridge Suites hotels in the pipeline, including eight outside of the Americas.

For more information about the Staybridge Suites brand, call 1-877-238-8889 or visit www.StaybridgeSuites.com. Find Staybridge Suites hotels on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/Staybridge or Facebook www.Facebook.com/StaybridgeSuites.


About IHG®

IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global organisation with a broad portfolio of hotel brands, including InterContinental® Hotels & ResortsKimpton® Hotels & RestaurantsHUALUXE Hotels and ResortsCrowne Plaza® Hotels & ResortsHotel Indigo®EVEN® HotelsHoliday Inn® Hotels & ResortsHoliday Inn Express®Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites®.

IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns more than 4,900 hotels and 727,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries, with more than 1,300 hotels in its development pipeline. IHG also manages IHG® Rewards Club, the world’s first and largest hotel loyalty programme with more than 90 million members worldwide.

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group’s holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales. More than 350,000 people work across IHG’s hotels and corporate offices globally.

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