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Infographic: Eight European Road Trips For Your Next Holiday

Infographic: Eight European Road Trips For Your Next Holiday

Europe is one of the best places to have a road trip simply because it s a melting pot of different cultures. Unlike other usual road trip hotspots like the USA or Australia, one in Europe promises a variety of countries, history, and cultures. This infographic by We Buy Any Car1 features eight different road trips that you can take in the continent, which will bring you on a glamorous vacation from France to Italy, or delve into medieval history in Transylvania.

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References

  1. ^ We Buy Any Car (www.webuyanycar.com)
  2. ^ We Buy Any Car (www.webuyanycar.com)

Intelligence agencies fear IS militants may target Europeans on holiday this summer

Metroxpress reports that some intelligence agencies fear IS militants will target tourists at popular European travel destinations in Spain, France and Italy this summer all of which generally attract a large number of Danes. The German newspaper Bild was the first to report that the authorities feared the possibility of attacks, such as the one on a beach in the Tunisian Discount Holidays © holiday destination of Sousse, occurring on European soil.

Posing as refugees
Bild reported that according to information from a reliable source in Africa, the IS militants hope to employ the strategy of posing as refugees selling ice cream and t-shirts in a bid to get close to tourists. The paper also reported there were plans to detonate suicide belts buried under sun loungers on popular beaches.

Recently, Spanish police arrested a IS sympathiser on the popular Discount Holidays © holiday island of Majorca who was suspected of planning attacks targeting western tourists on the island.

IHG expands Holiday Inn Express® brand portfolio in India

IHG Expands <b><i>Discount Holidays ©</i></b> Holiday Inn Express® Brand Portfolio In India

7 April, 2016

IHG expands Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express brand portfolio in India

Second Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express hotel opens in Chennai and the first in New Delhi

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG1), one of the world s leading hotel companies today announced the opening of two Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express Hotels in India; Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express Chennai – Old Mahabalipuram Road and Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express New Delhi – International Airport Terminal 3. Conveniently located on Old Mahabalipuram Road (OMR), the 136-room Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express Chennai Old Mahabalipuram Road is a perfect destination for business and leisure travellers visiting Chennai. The hotel offers great access to the district’s commercial centre that is the hub of automobile plants, IT technological parks and dedicated Special Economic Zones (SEZ). It is also nearby major tourist attractions like ECR Beach, VGP Universal Kingdom Amusement Park and the shopping district. Additionally, strengthening the brand s presence in north India, IHG has announced the first Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express hotel in New Delhi – Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express New Delhi – International Airport Terminal 3.

The 93-room hotel is the first to open in the airport which is easily accessible by both the international and domestic terminals. Offering guests a comfortable and affordable night s stay, the hotel is perfect place for guests wanting to rest and re-charge.

Shantha de Silva, Head of South West Asia, IHG, said: Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express is really gaining momentum in India as we continue to expand our brand portfolio across the country. The brand offers guests everything they need and nothing they don t while being situated in easily accessible locations. We re excited to be opening the doors of these two hotels and we re confident they will be the number one choice for smart travellers visiting New Delhi and Chennai. True to the promise of the Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express brand, which guarantees guests comfort and convenience, both hotels offer the following amenities:

Free and fast Wi-Fi available in guest rooms and throughout the hotel so they stay connected all day, every day

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

A comfortable and restful sleep with high quality bedding and a choice of firm or soft pillows

Self-service business centre and laundry room for everyday needs of the guests

24-hour access to the fitness centre for guests to indulge in fitness regime any time

IHG has 26 hotels open across four brands in India including: InterContinental 2, Crowne Plaza 3, Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn4 and Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express5 with 42 hotels in the development pipeline. There are currently three Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express hotels open across India with a further 18 in the development pipeline*.

* Figures as at 31st December 2015

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Media Enquiries:

Laura Baker

IMEA Corporate Communications Manager

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG)

Tel: +971-4-213-6000

Email: laura.baker@ihg.com

Notes to Editors:

About Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express:

Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express hotels are modern, select-service hotels for on-the-go travellers, an affordable alternative to full service hotels with the reliability and consistency of an international hotel brand. Fresh and fuss-free, Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express hotels are located in centre-of-the-action locations around the world, catering to the needs of both business and leisure travellers. Guests at Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express hotels always enjoy a free hot Express Start breakfast or Grab & Go option for those in a hurry, as well as free and fast Wi-Fi. There are currently more than 2,400 Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express hotel locations around the globe.

For more information or to book a reservation, visit www.holidayinnexpress.com. Find Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express hotels on Twitter https://twitter.com/HIExpress or Facebook http://www.facebook.com/holidayinnexpress.678

About IHG:

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 744,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries, with more than 1,300 hotels in its development pipeline.

IHG also manages IHG Rewards Club20, the world s first and largest hotel loyalty programme with more than 92 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.

For our latest news, visit: www.ihg.com/media24 and follow us on social media at: www.twitter.com/ihg25, www.facebook.com/ihg26 and www.youtube.com/ihgplc27.

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  2. ^ InterContinental (www.ihg.com)
  3. ^ Crowne Plaza (www.ihg.com)
  4. ^ Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn (www.ihg.com)
  5. ^ Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express (www.ihg.com)
  6. ^ www.holidayinnexpress.com (www.holidayinnexpress.com)
  7. ^ https://twitter.com/HIExpress (twitter.com)
  8. ^ http://www.facebook.com/holidayinnexpress (www.facebook.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)
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  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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