06 July 2016

IHG Opens The First Holiday Inn Express® Hotel in Mexico City's Airport Area

Hotel offers an efficient and affordable option for travelers to Mexico City’s eastern area

MEXICO CITY  – InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announces the opening of the new-build 112-room Holiday Inn Express® Mexico Aeropuerto hotel. This is the first Holiday Inn Express branded property near Mexico City’s Benito Juárez International Airport and is IHG’s fifteenth property in the city.

Gerardo Murray, Regional Vice President of Brands & Marketing, Mexico, Latin America and Caribbean, IHG said: “We are excited to welcome the new Holiday Inn Express Mexico Aeropuerto hotel to the IHG family. We are certain that this great location, within minutes of the busiest airport in Mexico, and located near other important venues such as Palacio de los Deportes and the Foro Sol, will be extremely appreciated by guests to the area, who will enjoy the modern comfort and friendly service this property offers.”

The Holiday Inn Express Mexico Aeropuerto hotel’s guestrooms feature contemporary styling, preferred guest amenities to ensure a pleasant stay, comfortable queen, king-sized or two double beds, a sitting area with a lounge chair, 52” TV flat screen and an in-room coffee machine featuring complimentary coffee. Additionally, the property has a business center, an outdoor patio and a 24-hour fitness center. The complimentary Desayuno Express™ bar showcases a full range of breakfast items, including a rotation of egg and meat selections, pastries, yogurt, fruit, coffee, juices, and regional dishes such as chicken chilaquiles.

Owned by Promotora de Hoteles Mixhiuca S.A. C.V. and managed by Grupo Hotelero Latinoamerica, the Holiday Inn Express Mexico Aeropuerto hotel is franchised by an affiliate of IHG.  Situated at 253 Río Churubusco Ave., Col. Granjas Mexico, the hotel is only 10 minutes away from Benito Juárez International Airport. For sporting fans, the Holiday Inn Express Mexico Aeropuerto property is conveniently located near the Palacio de los Deportes complex, which hosts sporting events, concerts, fairs and exhibitions, as well as the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez which has been home to Formula One, NASCAR, and Indycar races.

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 once-in-a-lifetime experience. Reservations can be made by calling 1-800-HOLIDAY or by going to IHG.com/HolidayInnExpress. The Holiday Inn Express brand participates in IHG® Rewards Club. The industry’s first and largest hotel rewards program is free, and guests can enroll at 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 5,000 hotels worldwide. The hotel also participates in IHG Green Engage® and offers unique programs to ensure sustainability.

About the Holiday Inn Express® brand
Holiday Inn Express® hotels are modern hotels for value-oriented travelers. Fresh, clean and uncomplicated, Holiday Inn Express hotels offer competitive rates for both business and leisure travelers. Guests Stay Smart® at Holiday Inn Express hotels where they enjoy a free hot Express Start™ breakfast bar with new healthier offerings, free high-speed Internet access and free local phone calls (U.S. and Canada only). There are currently 2,438 Holiday Inn Express hotel locations around the globe. For more information about Holiday Inn Express hotels or to book reservations, visit www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress.Find us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/hiexpress or Facebook www.Facebook.com/holidayinnexpress.

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For further information please contact:

Jordan Worrall
jordan.worrall@ihg.com
+1 (770) 604 5010

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 5,000 hotels and 742,000 guest rooms in almost 100 countries, with nearly 1,400 hotels in its development pipeline. IHG also manages IHG® Rewards Club, the world’s first and largest hotel loyalty programme with nearly 94 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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