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InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is opening of the Holiday Inn Express Marília hotel in São Paulo State, Brazil. The new-build, 102-room hotel is among the first internationally-branded properties in the city of Marília. The hotel is centrally situated near Marília’s industrial district, airport, and less than a mile away from the city’s main shopping center.
“IHG properties have thrived in Brazil since the InterContinental® brand arrived in 1946. We helped forge Brazil’s hospitality industry, and thanks to strong relationships with our Brazilian partners, we are pleased to be an integral part of this next stage of travel evolution for the country,” said Alvaro Diago, COO, Latin America and Caribbean, IHG.
Spanning seven stories, the Holiday Inn Express Marília hotel boasts a modern design, with a strong focus on sustainability, including energy-efficient systems, wastewater treatment plans, solar panels and LED lighting. The hotel offers guests a comfortable, yet affordable stay with innovative, preferred guest upgrades to ensure a pleasurable experience with amenities that include a 24-hour fitness center, complimentary high-speed Internet access, a business center, meeting spaces and complimentary parking. Business travelers will find large desks with ergonomic chairs. The complimentary Express Start™ breakfast bar features a full range of breakfast items, including regional and local dishes, a rotation of egg and meat selections, breads, yogurt, juices, fruit, pastries, cereals and coffee.
“The Holiday Inn Express brand was created to be the smart choice for value-conscious business and leisure travelers,” said Gerardo Murray, regional vice president, Distribution and Commercial Marketing, Mexico, Latin America and Caribbean, IHG. “Offering services tailored to meet our guests’ needs, we strive to be the top brand for today’s savvy traveler. We are proud to welcome the Holiday Inn Express Marília hotel to our portfolio of more than 2,300 properties worldwide.”