IHG expands in Kazakhstan with the signing of Holiday Inn Express Astana

Printer-friendly version 1 InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) 2 , one of the world s leading hotel companies, has announced the signing of Holiday Inn Express Astana in the capital of Kazakhstan.

It will be the fourth IHG hotel in Kazakhstan and the first Holiday Inn Express in the country.

Opening in 2018, the hotel will operate under a franchise agreement with Fido Estate LLP.

Kazakhstan suspends tourist flights to Egypt after Russian plane crash

Military investigators from Egypt and Russia stand near the debris of a Russian airliner at the site of its crash at the Hassana area in Arish city, north Egypt, November 1, 2015.

Reuters/Mohamed Abd El Ghany ASTANA/ALMATY Kazakhstan has suspended tourist flights to Egypt due to safety concerns after a Russian passenger plane crashed there killing all 224 people onboard, Kazakh tourist companies and an airline said on Friday.

Tez Tour Kazakhstan, one of Kazakhstan’s leading tourist companies, said in a statement to its clients that tourist flights to Egypt had been stopped on Nov.