InterContinental Hotels Group today signed a
management contract with Taiwan-based E United Group to manage a
650-room Crowne Plaza Kaohsiung E-Da World.
This latest addition to IHG’s portfolio,
slated to open by end of 2009, will be the first managed Crowne
Plaza hotel in Taiwan.
As the second largest city in Taiwan, Kaohsiung is the
centre of Taiwan’s shipbuilding, manufacturing, refining and
transportation industries. Crowne Plaza Kaohsiung E-Da World is
located at the famous tourist spot, Guang-Yin Mountain, Kaohsiung
The property will have full service facilities with five
restaurants, two ballrooms and ten function rooms.
E-Da World, located in Kaohsiung County, is
one of the
biggest mass development projects across Taiwan. The development
includes hotels, shopping malls, a theme park, a university and
various real estate areas. Upon its completion at the end of 2009,
E-Da World will be one of Taiwan’s top destinations.
IHG’s current Taiwan portfolio
includes Holiday Inn East Taipei, Holiday Inn Express Taoyuan and
Holiday Inn Express Taichung Park.
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