InterContinental Hotels Group has opened Holiday Inn & Suites Bengaluru
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122-room Holiday Inn debuts in Bengaluru
InterContinental Hotels Group has opened Holiday Inn & Suites Bengaluru – the first Holiday Inn hotel in the Silicon Valley of India. Located in Whitefield, the city’s biggest IT hub, the 122-room Holiday Inn & Suites Bengaluru also includes 19 suites and two apartments and caters to the growth of business and leisure travellers to the city. The hotel, which was previously Alila Bengaluru, has received a series of awards and accolades for its design and contemporary look. The hotel features an open lobby and extensive landscaping to create a fresh feel and relaxing environment. The hotel caters to the city’s growing business sector with The Event Centre, made up of three flexible event spaces of indoor and outdoor space, including a ballroom which can host up to 160 guests. Commenting on opening of the hotel, Shantha de Silva, Head of South West Asia, IHG, said, “Over the last decade, Bengaluru has emerged as a popular cosmopolitan city in India. The combination of business opportunities and the vibrant culture attracts both business and leisure travellers so we’re delighted to have converted this property to the Holiday Inn brand and bring it under our portfolio of hotels. It’s the perfect destination for us to expand our footprint in the southern Indian market.
“The opening of this hotel is in line with our strategic expansion plans to grow the Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express hotels across India. These brands make up more than 85 per cent of our development pipeline in the country.”