Four UK Holiday Inn openings announced

15 Jul 2014 by GrahamSmith

Intercontinental Hotels Group has signed four more Holiday Inn properties in the UK, it was announced today.

The hotels are Holiday Inn London - Heathrow T5; Holiday Inn London - West; Holiday Inn Cardiff - North M4 Jct.32; and Holiday Inn Birmingham North - Cannock.

The first to open, in "just a few weeks' time", will be the 95-room Holiday Inn Cardiff - North M4 Jct.32. It will feature four meeting rooms, a boardroom, bar, restaurant, swimming pool, spa, sauna and gym.

Holiday Inn London - Heathrow T5

Holiday Inn London - Heathrow T5

Holiday Inn London - West is scheduled to open in August. The 225-room hotel is located on Western Avenue between Heathrow and central London and will contain meeting rooms, a rooftop open air terrace, fitness studio, restaurant and coffee bar.

The 119-room Holiday Inn London - Heathrow T5 is also due to open later this summer, while the 95-room Holiday Inn Birmingham North – Cannock will open in early 2015 and will feature meeting and conference facilities and a sky bar on the top floor.

Philip Lassman, IHG's director of development, UK & Ireland, said: "Holiday Inn is one of the most iconic hotel brands in the world and its commitment to innovation makes it as relevant today as when it was founded more than 60 years ago."

Earlier this year, IHG started construction on a new Holiday Inn hotel in Manchester, due to open in 2016 (see news, April 14).

Graham Smith

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