IHG Takes Over Management of Mercure Cairns Harbourside

InterContinental Hotels Group has expanded its portfolio of hotels in Australia with the opening of the Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside on The Esplanade.

Previously operating as Mercure Cairns Harbourside, the hotel has rebranded as the eleventh Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn hotel in Australia. The hotel is located less than 10 minutes from Cairns Airport and, with its beachside location, boasts views of Trinity Bay and surrounding tropical gardens. For guests wanting to explore the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns is one of the main launch spots, and the hotel is located just minutes from the tour departure ports.

For business travellers, the hotel is also located close to the Cairns Central Business District (CBD) and guests can make use of the free shuttle service on offer. Families can make the most of the Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn brand s Kids Stay & Eat Free programme, including dishes from the new and improved nutritious Kids Menu, developed in partnership with Nutrition Australia which will soon be available at the hotel. Karin Sheppard, Chief Operating Officer, Australasia, Japan and Korea & Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA) Franchising, IHG said, We are thrilled to open the doors to Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside, the world s most recognised hotel brand.

The location – a gateway to one of the world s top attractions in close proximity to the city – and the hotel s outstanding facilities makes it the ideal option for business and leisure travellers looking for a comfortable, convenient and refreshing stay.

IHG recently signed its first hotel in Tasmania, Crowne Plaza Hobart.

The group is also expanding the variety of brands it offers in key cities, such as in Sydney with the opening of Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express Sydney Macquarie Park in 2016, the first Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express in Australia and in Perth with the opening of InterContinental Perth in 2017, the brand s debut in the city.

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