MIAMI–InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) announced the opening of the 122-room Holiday Inn Hotel Guayaquil Airport in Guayaquil, Ecuador. The seven-story new-build hotel is adjacent to the José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport, and is the second IHG-branded hotel for Ecuador.
“The addition of the Holiday Inn Guayaquil Airport hotel is in line with IHG’s strategy to expand our portfolio in all key markets across the region,” said Alvaro Diago, chief operating officer, Latin America and the Caribbean, IHG. “Guayaquil is an ideal location as it attracts both business and leisure travelers. We are also excited to partner with BPO Asesores Empresariales S.A. on this property and look forward to continuing our relationship with them.” The ownership recently announced plans for the Holiday Inn Quito Airport hotel, scheduled to debut in 2016.
The hotel features an outdoor swimming pool, business center, fitness center overlooking the airport and city, lobby bar, eight meeting rooms with capacity for over 200 people and free airport shuttle service. It also features complimentary high-speed Internet, cable TV, safe deposit facilities, and mini bars. On the top floor overlooking the city is the Executive Floor equipped with an exclusive front desk, lounge, and a VIP meeting room.
Additionally, each room will have standard Holiday Inn guestroom accommodations – double, queen or king-sized beds, a sitting area with a lounge chair, hairdryer, micro fridge, coffee maker, iron and ironing board.