News for the Hospitality Executive
Developers Mike Levis and David West Building a
60-room Holiday Inn Express in Antigo, Wisconsin
|Antigo, WI (11/13/2007) – IHG (InterContinental Hotels
Group) [LON: IHG, NYSE: IHG (ADRs)], the world's largest hotel group by
number of rooms announces plans for a new 60-room Holiday Inn Express in
Antigo, WI. The new property is expected to open in 2008 and will be Antigo’s
first Holiday Inn Express hotel.
Holiday Inn Express-Antigo will be owned by Mike Levis and David West
of Antigo Accommodations, L.L.C., under a license agreement with InterContinental
Hotels Group and managed by IHG's Americas operations division. Antigo
resident Tori Kautza, who has seven years experience in management in both
the hotel industry and Holiday Inn, will be the local manager.
Guests at the upcoming Holiday Inn Express – Antigo will experience a comfortable and smart environment with innovative preferred guest upgrades to ensure a productive stay while traveling for business or leisure. The Express Start® breakfast bar, a complimentary café-style breakfast bar features a proprietary cinnamon roll and Smart Roast® coffee as well as other morning favorites. The SimplySmart™ shower incorporates a proprietary Stay Smart™ Kohler showerhead, upgraded 100 percent cotton terry towels and a new line of cinnamon-scented bath products. Guests will enjoy the SimplySmart™ bedding collection where guests will find new crisp fresh bedding which features an attractive decorative top sheet, a medium-weight duvet blanket and soft 200 thread-count sheets. Simply Smart bedding is currently being implemented at Holiday Inn Express hotels across the country.
“Holiday Inn Express hotels are designed to be the smart choice for value-conscious business and leisure travelers,” said Verchele Wiggins, vice president, Brand Management, Holiday Inn Express. “With more than 1,700 properties worldwide and more than 600 properties in the pipeline, the Holiday Inn Express portfolio continues to expand in markets like Antigo, providing our guests with a enhanced stay experience at a great value.”
The new 60 room property offers a variety of amenities such as an indoor
pool, exercise room, and Standard Holiday Inn Express guest rooms
feature comfortable queen or king-sized beds, a sitting area with a lounge
chair, in room coffee machine featuring complimentary Smart Roast 100%
Arabica coffee. Business travelers will find large desks with ergonomic
chairs, free high-speed internet access and free local phone and toll free
(U.S. and Canada only), two phones with private voicemail and complimentary
USA Today newspapers.
About Holiday Inn Express
Mike Levis & David West
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