InterContinental Hotels Group to manage Two New Hotels in Jordan

Travel News Asia 1 August 2005

InterContinental Hotels Group has signed a management contract with Jordans Social Security Corporation for the 420-room Crowne Plaza and 202-room Holdiay Inn, thereby increasing the companys portfolio to 8 properties in the Kingdom.

The Crowne Plaza, will be built on a 70,000 square metre site and offer a wide range of facilities, including meeting and conference rooms, ballroom and meetings rooms, a widespread swimming, health spa, restaurants tennis courts and playgrounds for children.

The Holiday Inn is to be built on a 41,000 square metre site and consist of 74 rooms, 128 chalets, meetings rooms, various restaurants, a health spa, swimming pools and playing fields for children.

Dr. Khalid al Wazani, General Manager of Social Security Corporation believes that "these two projects will further emphasize the strategy of the corporation in enhancing its tourism investments not only on the shores of the Dead Sea, but also inland. This initiative will serve to create further job opportunities for the Jordanian people".

Already in Jordan, InterContinental Hotels Group manages the InterContinental Jordan, the newly opened InterContinental Aqaba, the Crowne Plaza Amman, the Crowne Plaza Resort Petra and the Holiday Inn Amman, out of a total of 63 hotels and resorts under management in the Middle East.

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