Holiday Inn Express expands in Germany
InterContinental Hotels Group signs four Holiday Inn Express hotels in Germany in four key cities.
The 163-room?Holiday Inn Express Wuppertal ? Hauptbahnhof?has been signed under a franchise agreement with GS Star and will open in 2017. The hotel will be newly constructed and occupy a prime location directly opposite Wuppertal Train Station.
Holiday Inn Express Trier?is the eighth franchise hotel to be signed with multiple development agreement (MDA) partner Tristar. The 158-room hotel opening in 2018 will be within walking distance of Trier Train Station and close to the city centre.
Holiday Inn Express Hannover City ? Hauptbahnhof?and?Holiday Inn Express Frankfurt City ? Westend?have both been signed under an existing MDA with Foremost Hospitality Group. The hotels will operate under franchise agreements and open in 2017. Holiday Inn Express Frankfurt City ? Westend, will be converted from office space to a 162-room hotel and form part of a new commercial complex located within 400 metres of Frankfurt Fair.
The 127-room Holiday Inn Express Hannover City ? Hauptbahnhof, will be within walking distance of Hannover?s main train station.
IHG claims the largest active development pipeline in Germany?s branded hotel market with more than 4,400 rooms. There are currently 26 Holiday Inn Express hotels open in Germany and 15 in the pipeline (as at 30?June 2015).