InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has signed
the first Holiday Inn Express hotel in Singapore.
The Holiday Inn Express Singapore Orchard Road
is scheduled to open by 2013 once the
present Wellington Building at Bideford Road is developed
into the 220-room hotel.
Orchard Road has more than 40 shopping and
entertainment complexes, complemented by restaurants, hotels,
offices and high-end residences, it is one of Singapore's most
famous and popular districts.
“I can’t think of a better location to launch the Holiday Inn
Express brand. The recent revamp of Orchard Road has strengthened
its appeal to both visitors and locals. Opening the first Holiday
Inn Express in Singapore here will present a compelling option for
our guests, offering them the convenience and atmosphere of a
hotel in the heart of the city – at an excellent price point,”
said Jan Smits, Managing Director, IHG Asia Australasia.
This milestone project is a partnership between IHG and
Valeside Pte Ltd, a member of the Chee Swee Cheng Group of
agreement with the Chee Swee Cheng Group is also being signed for
a Holiday Inn Express in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.
Three other Holiday Inn Express hotels are being developed in
Bangkok and are scheduled to open over the next few years.
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