IHG® launches the Holiday Inn Express® brand in Russia, CIS and Russia

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    InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies has recently announced the launch of its Holiday Inn Express® brand in Russia, the CIS and Georgia. In cooperation with Regional Hotel Chain (RHC), Russia’s rapidly growing hotel property developer, IHG is pleased to introduce Holiday Inn Express® Voronezh – Kirova which marks the debut of the brand in the region and will open its doors in just a few weeks’ time.The opening comes only months after IHG brought its Hotel Indigo® brand to Russia for the first time, with the opening of Hotel Indigo St Petersburg – Tchaikovskogo.

    Regional Hotel Chain (RHC), a portfolio company of VIY Management (VIYM) and IHG signed a franchise multiple development agreement (MDA) in 2013 to develop a number of Holiday Inn Express hotels by 2019. The MDA agreement is a significant step towards IHG’s ambition to be market leaders in Russia, the CIS and Georgia with 100 hotels open or in the development pipeline by 2020.

    The 145 – room Holiday Inn Express Voronezh – Kirova is located in the heart of Voronezh city centre at Kirova Street 9/1, Voronezh, and is within walking distance of the main sights: Voronezh State Opera and Ballet Theatre, the Local Museum, Annunciation Cathedral and Koltsov Square with its musical fountain. With a population of around one million, Voronezh is a thriving regional centre strategically located on the main rail network and on the M4 highway between Moscow and Rostov-on-Don. The hotel is just 20 km from Voronezh International Airport and 4 km from Voronezh-1 Central Train Station.

    The hotel offers guests a comfortable, yet affordable stay. All rooms are the same size however guests can choose between a family room with a sofa, a king size double or a twin room. Guests have the option of two pillow choices – soft or firm. Each room has a workspace with a desk and chair, flat-screen TV, safe, bathroom with shower, large mirror, hairdryer and toiletries. The complimentary Express Start™ breakfast bar features a full range of breakfast items, including regional and local dishes.

    Daniel Fountain / 03.11.2014

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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