Intercontinental Hotels Group has opened the first Crowne Plaza hotel in Serbia.
The 416-room Crowne Plaza Belgrade originally opened as Intercontinental Belgrade in 1979.
In 2008, it was bought by Delta Holding — that company then signed a management agreement with IHG to reopen the property as a Crowne Plaza.
Crowne Plaza Belgrade, which has the largest ballroom in Serbia, is located in the city's business district and is a five-minute drive from the city centre and a 15-minute drive from Nikola Tesla International Airport.
It features two restaurants, a lobby bar, an exhibition hall, a full service business centre, 12 meeting rooms and a fitness and spa centre with the largest hotel swimming pool in Serbia.
IHG spokesman Rolf Hubner said: "Providing quality business services combined with a great night's sleep is the very fabric of the Crowne Plaza brand.
"It has been recognised as a reputable business hotel brand consistently for the last 30 years and today Crowne Plaza hotels continue to be globally relevant to ambitious career-focused travellers in the ever evolving corporate world."
Last week, IHG announced that it is to open a Crowne Plaza in Barcelona (see news, January 21).