International brand Holiday Inn to make its debut in Kerala-South India soon

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  • (1888PressRelease) May 04, 2011 - IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON: IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)], the world's largest hotel group by number of rooms, will be announcing the launch of the 'Holiday Inn Cochin' shortly. Holiday Inn Cochin will be located minutes from the central district, along the National Highway Bypass in a conscious effort to make it accessible to both business and leisure travellers. As part of IHG's aggressive expansion plans for India, the Holiday Inn Cochin will be IHG's 15th hotel to open in India.

    The world class brand sets out to establish a destination which will offer authentic Kerala flavours with local knowledge. The 212 room property will provide an open air Infinity Pool, Health Club, Business Centre and Ballroom with accommodation for up to 250 guests. Playing host to the diverse palettes of people visiting the city, it will offer a wide variety of dining options all of which offer services for business professionals and casual diners alike.

    For the business travellers, Holiday Inn Cochin is in a convenient locale for meetings with conferencing facilities, supported with state-of-the-art technology and skilled staff to make business events enjoyable. The Work Smart guest rooms have been designed in a manner that allows the guest to work as if he was in his office, not miles away from home.

    With tourism in the state looking up owing to the IPL Season 4 and various other state-run initiatives, the Holiday Inn Cochin, will give local and foreign tourists the perfect place to have fun with friends & family, in the heart of Cochin. The dining facilities create a family friendly atmosphere and like all other hotels by IHG, the Holiday Inn Cochin will bring a modern, contemporary hotel with efficient, friendly service and a great night's sleep.

    About Holiday Inn
    Holiday Inn offers today's business and leisure travellers dependability, friendly service and modern attractive facilities at excellent value. You'll find them throughout the world - in small towns and major cities, along quiet roadways and near bustling airports - because Holiday Inn hotels are always conveniently located. Since 1952 Holiday Inn Hotels and Resorts have provided the services business travellers need, while also offering leisure travellers a comfortable, casual atmosphere where they can relax and enjoy amenities such as restaurants, room service, swimming pools, fitness centres and comfortable lounges.

    About IHG
    InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is the world's largest hotel group by number of rooms. IHG owns, manages, leases or franchises, through various subsidiaries, over 4,400 hotels and more than 645,000 guest rooms in 100 countries and territories around the world. The Group owns a portfolio of well recognised and respected hotel brands including InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express, Staybridge Suites and Candlewood Suites and also manages the world's largest hotel loyalty programme, Priority Club Rewards with 48 million members worldwide.

    IHG has 1,400 hotels in its development pipeline, which will create 140,000 jobs worldwide over the next few years.

    InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group's holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales.

    IHG offers information and online reservations for all its hotel brands at and information for the Priority Club Rewards programme at For the latest news from IHG, visit our online Press Office at

    Media Contacts:
    Priscilla May D'Souza
    Gutenberg Communications
    priscilla ( @ ) gutenbergpr dot com
    +91 9663021035

    Sandit Shah:
    Director of Sales and Marketing
    Holiday Inn Cochin
    sandit.shah ( @ ) ihg dot com
    +91 8129497432

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