Hermosillo/Sonora, Mexico – 6 September 2014 – InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) announced the opening of its second property in Hermosillo – the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Hermosillo Aeropuerto, following an investment of more than $10 million by its ownership Inmuebles el Sahuaro, S.A. de C.V.
“We are very pleased to welcome this new property to the Holiday Inn Portfolio of Brands,” said Gerardo Murray, vice president, distribution and commercial marketing, Mexico, Latin America & Caribbean, IHG. “The hotel generated over 60 employment opportunities during construction being the main economic center for Sonora. Hermosillo is also a key investment destination for numerous industries ranging from automotive to the agricultural sector so we look forward to providing our guests a comfortable stay.”
Owned and managed by Inmuebles el Sahuaro, S.A. de C.V., the hotel is franchised by an affiliate of IHG and is located at Jesus Garcia Morales Avenue, between Blvd Antonio Quiroga and Agustin Gomez del Campo street, a few minutes from the airport, key shopping centers and industrial parks.
The Holiday Inn brand was conceived as a way to bring the joy of travel to families in a fun, affordable and comfortable way. The brand’s innovative approach changed the way millions of people travel, and ended up bringing the whole world together. Now, over 62 years later, the brand continues to evolve to meet the demands of today’s traveller. That’s why IHG invested in the $1 billion Holiday Inn global brand relaunch, the largest in hospitality history. The relaunch continues to drive increased quality and consistency across the global portfolio, and new hotels feature a contemporary image with emphasis on arrival and welcome services, guestroom and guest bath comfort and a redesigned logo and signage.
The 119-room Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Hermosillo Aeropuerto hotel includes 19 junior suites with a king sized bed, a kitchenette with microwave, mini-refrigerator, kitchen tableware and utensils. The hotel design features a familiar atmosphere that is warm, trend forward and comfortable. Guest beds are made using crisp, white bedding with pillows that come in two comfort levels: “soft” and “firm.” Rooms also include business-focused necessities such as an ergonomic workstation, data ports and complimentary local newspapers. The bathrooms include a multifunctional showerhead, as well as a signature shower curtain with curved rod, and bath products. Additionally, each room has a comfortable double, queen or king-sized bed, a sitting area with a lounge chair, hairdryer, coffee maker, iron and ironing board. .
Other amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, a fully equipped fitness center, three meeting rooms with a capacity for up to 300 people, and complementary airport shuttle service. Guests can also enjoy the hotel’s restaurant open for breakfast, lunch or dinner; or relax at the El Viñedo Bar. Kids 12 and younger eat free at Holiday Inn hotels when ordering from the kids’ menu in the hotel restaurant and accompanied by a dining adult. Room Service Right.,,On TimeTM, also a standard at all Holiday Inn hotels in Mexico, ensures that guests’ room service orders are accurate and delivered on time, every time.