VERACRUZ, Mexico—IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) and Grupo Hotelero Latinoamérica announced the opening of the Holiday Inn Express Veracruz Boca del Rio. The 120-room, new-build hotel opens following a $10 million investment by Grupo Hotelero Latinoamérica. This is the sixth IHG-branded hotel in this region; previously opened IHG-branded hotels in Veracruz include two Crowne Plaza hotels, three Holiday Inn hotels and a Hotel Indigo boutique hotel.
“Veracruz is a strong and diverse destination with robust demand, which is a tremendous growth opportunity for our franchisees,” said Gerardo Murray, vice president, marketing strategic services, for IHG in Mexico, Latin America and the Caribbean. “IHG is focused on finding the right platforms to introduce the Holiday Inn Express brand, which is designed to offer business and leisure travelers a comfortable, fresh, and modern experience.”
All rooms are equipped with complimentary wireless internet access, ironing kit (iron and ironing board), coffee maker, safety deposit box, flat screen TV, radio-alarm clock with support for audio, and a desk with an ergonomic chair. Other amenities include a fully equipped fitness centre, a meeting room, and covered parking for 200 cars.
The Holiday Inn Express Veracruz Boca del Río, owned and managed by Grupo Hotelero Latinoamérica, is franchised by an affiliate of IHG.