IHG Brings Smart Travel to Singapore’s Heritage Town with Opening of Holiday Inn Express® Singapore Katong

IHG Brings Smart Travel To Singapore’s Heritage Town  With Opening Of <b><i>Discount Holidays ©</i></b> Holiday Inn Express® Singapore Katong

30 June, 2016

IHG Brings Smart Travel to Singapore s Heritage Town with Opening of Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express Singapore Katong

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG1 ), one of the world s leading hotel companies, has opened the doors to Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express Singapore Katong in the city s first heritage town, the Joo Chiat neighbourhood of Katong. Offering a refreshing, affordable and hassle-free stay for guests, the 451-room hotel is the third and largest Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express hotel to open in Singapore. Nestled amongst a charming trove of cultural landmarks, rows of famous Peranakan eateries specialising in traditional Chinese-Malay cuisine, and colourful shop houses, the hotel makes it easy for travellers to explore a different side of Singapore through the area s diverse offerings and unique architecture. Guests will be a stone s throw from retail stores and eateries at Parkway Parade Shopping Centre and the I12 Katong Mall, while nearby East Coast Park offers lovers of the great outdoors an opportunity to go for a job, cycle, paddleboard or even windsurf at the popular beach park.

Those eager to try renowned local restaurants will find themselves drawn to the famous 328 Katong Laksa, an aromatic curry-based noodle soup which is a favourite among locals and visitors alike. Situated a short 15-minute drive from Singapore Changi International Airport, the Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express Singapore Katong is located in the eastern region of Singapore, offering convenient access to the city s Central Business Districts, exhibition, convention and conference centres, making it a smart accommodation choice for savvy business travellers.

Leanne Harwood, Vice President, Operations, South East Asia and Korea, IHG, commented: With the opening of the first Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express hotel outside the Singapore city centre, we now offer a more diverse range of location options for travellers in this multi-faceted city. One defining factor of the Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express brand is our hotels are located close to a range of food and entertainment options, and we couldn t have asked for a better location than the colourful precinct of Joo Chiat to open the hotel.

Adel Aramouni, General Manager, Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express Singapore Katong, agrees saying, The new hotel is a smart choice for business and leisure travellers alike who appreciate value, combined with close proximity to the best facilities our city has to offer. We re delighted to be welcoming guests to Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express Singapore Katong from today.

As with over 2,400 Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express hotels around the world, guests can select from contemporary-designed queen or twin guest rooms and enjoy a comfortable stay at Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express Singapore Katong with the consistency and reliability of a global hotel brand. Guests can also enjoy amenities such as:

Free and fast Wi-Fi available throughout the hotel to stay connected throughout their stay.

Free Express Start Breakfast or a Grab & Go option for a smart start to their day.

Comfortable and high quality bedding with a choice of firm or soft pillows for a restful night s sleep.

Refreshing power showers with a three-function massage showerhead and fluffy towels to keep them revitalised.

A 24-hour fitness room for them to stay energised and keep up the fitness routine away from home.

A self-service business centre, internet stations and laundry stations. Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express Singapore Katong is the latest addition to one of the world s largest hotel companies where guests can earn and redeem points at over 5,000 hotels and major airlines globally through the IHG Rewards Club2 loyalty programme.

Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express Singapore Katong joins Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express Singapore Orchard Road3 and Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express Singapore Clarke Quay in Singapore4 which opened in 2013 and 2014 respectively. IHG has four other hotels open across Singapore, including InterContinental Singapore5, Crowne Plaza Changi Airport6, Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium7 and Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City Centre8, with two hotels due to open over the next two years.

Notes to Editors:
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group)9 LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs) is a global organisation with a broad portfolio of hotel brands, including InterContinental Hotels & Resorts10, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants11, HUALUXE Hotels and Resorts12, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts13, Hotel Indigo 14, EVEN Hotels15, Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts16, Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express 17, Staybridge Suites 18 and Candlewood Suites 19. 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 Club20, the world s first and largest hotel loyalty programme with nearly 94 million members worldwide.

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC21 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.

Visit www.ihg.com22 for hotel information and reservations and www.ihgrewardsclub.com23 for more on IHG Rewards Club.

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References

  1. ^ IHG (www.ihg.com)
  2. ^ IHG Rewards Club (www.ihg.com)
  3. ^ Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express Singapore Orchard Road (www.ihg.com)
  4. ^ Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express Singapore Clarke Quay in Singapore (www.ihg.com)
  5. ^ InterContinental Singapore (www.ihg.com)
  6. ^ Crowne Plaza Changi Airport (www.ihg.com)
  7. ^ Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium (www.ihg.com)
  8. ^ Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City Centre (www.ihg.com)
  9. ^ IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) (www.ihgplc.com)
  10. ^ InterContinental Hotels & Resorts (www.intercontinental.com)
  11. ^ Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants (www.kimptonhotels.com)
  12. ^ HUALUXE Hotels and Resorts (cn.ihg.com)
  13. ^ Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts (www.ihg.com)
  14. ^ Hotel Indigo (www.ihg.com)
  15. ^ EVEN Hotels (www.ihg.com)
  16. ^ Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts (www.ihg.com)
  17. ^ Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express (www.ihg.com)
  18. ^ Staybridge Suites (www.ihg.com)
  19. ^ Candlewood Suites (www.ihg.com)
  20. ^ IHG Rewards Club (www.ihg.com)
  21. ^ InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (www.ihgplc.com)
  22. ^ www.ihg.com (www.ihg.com)
  23. ^ www.ihgrewardsclub.com (www.ihg.com)
  24. ^ www.ihg.com/media (www.ihg.com)
  25. ^ www.twitter.com/ihg (www.twitter.com)
  26. ^ www.facebook.com/ihg (www.facebook.com)
  27. ^ www.youtube.com/ihgplc (www.youtube.com)
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