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IHG Opens the 300-room Holiday Inn Bangkok Sukhumvit 22 in
Bangkok, Thailand - April 8, 2013 - IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), the world’s largest hotel group by number of rooms, opened Holiday Inn Bangkok Sukhumvit 22 on 29 March. This is the company’s third Holiday Inn hotel in the city and its tenth in Thailand.
The 29-storey tower overlooks Bangkok’s Benjasiri Park and boasts 300 stylish guest rooms and luxury suites nestled along the city’s famous Sukhumvit Road. One of the city’s most vibrant locations, it is close to the city’s largest shopping centres and main business district.
The hotel offers a full range of facilities and amenities to guests, including free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, a full-fledged business centre, outdoor lap pool and fitness centre. The hotel’s event centre features a variety of rooms for both business meetings and social events, including a Grand Ballroom, which can cater for up to 800 people.
Plenty of dining options are on offer, including 24-hour room service, from Thai to international favourites. Guests can choose from Zeta Cafe, the all-day dining restaurant ; Lounge 9, a cosy spot with tapas-style food menu and refreshments ; or grab an exotic Indian meal and drinks at Maya, the stylish rooftop restaurant bar set against the Bangkok skyline. Families with young children will also enjoy Holiday Inn’s signature Kids Stay and Eat Free* programme.
Harry Thaliwal, General Manager, Holiday Inn Bangkok Sukhumvit 22 said: “We are committed to ensuring that guests at the new Holiday Inn Bangkok Sukhumvit 22 – whether they are here for business or leisure – will enjoy a truly welcoming and comfortable stay. We are looking forward to a busy opening period.”
Shantha De Silva, Director of Operations, South East Asia added: “Every year millions of travellers stay at Holiday Inn hotels around the world. We continue to cement the brand’s presence in Thailand and have now reached a milestone with ten Holiday Inn hotels in the country.”
The hotel’s opening brings the number of IHG hotels in Thailand to 17. There are more than 1,200 Holiday Inn hotels around the world and over 240 more in the pipeline due to open over the next three to five years.
Holiday Inn Bangkok Sukhumvit 22 is at 1 Sukhumvit 22 Klongton, Klongtoey. For more information on reservations and bookings, please call +66 (0) 2683 4888, email [email protected] or visit www.holidayinn.com/bangkok22.
*About Kids Stay and Eat Free
Kids Stay and Eat Free programme allows up to two children under 18 years old to stay free when sharing a room with up to two adults in any Holiday Inn hotel. Children 12 and under also enjoy a complimentary breakfast, lunch and dinner from the children’s menu when accompanied by an adult who orders at least one main course.
About the Holiday Inn
With over 1,200 hotels worldwide, the Holiday Inn® brand is the most widely recognized lodging brand in the world. In fact, the Holiday Inn brand was one of the first international hotel brands to establish a presence in China in 1984. The Holiday Inn brand provides the services that business travelers need, while also offering a comfortable atmosphere where all people can relax and enjoy amenities such as restaurants and room service, swimming pools, fitness centers and comfortable lounges. The casual atmosphere and amenities such as meeting and on-site business facilities, Kids Eat and Stay Free programs, and KidSuites rooms at every Holiday Inn Resort hotel demonstrates the long-standing commitment of the Holiday Inn brand to serving travelers and have helped to establish the brand as “America’s Favorite Hotel.” And now, the Holiday Inn brand has been ranked “Highest in Guest Satisfaction Among Mid-scale Full Service Hotel Chains”, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2011 and 2012 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index StudySM. For more information about Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Resort, including IHG’s vacation resort brand Holiday Inn Club Vacations, or to book reservations, call 1-800-HOLIDAY or visit www.holidayinn.com. Find us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/holidayinn or Facebook www.Facebook.com/holidayinnhotels
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