Holiday Inn Opens Mai Khao Resort

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Monday, 12 September 2011

InterContinental Hotels Group has opened the Holiday Inn Resort Phuket Mai Khao Beach in Thailand.

The new 246-guestroom beachside resort is located on the northwest coast of Phuket, by the Andaman Sea.

"The Holiday Inn portfolio is expanding rapidly in the region with a pipeline of 28 hotels in the next three years," said Jennifer Yuen, Brand Director for Holiday Inn, Asia Australasia. "The opening of Holiday Inn Resort Phuket Mai Khao Beach reaffirms our leadership in providing quality, great value accommodation in the mid-scale segment."

The resort's 246 rooms each feature the latest in hospitality technology such as LCD flat-screen TV connected to DVD players and I-pod docking stations. The property also offers free wireless Internet in the room and throughout the resort; while i-Pads are available for guests' use. Other in-room features include crisp beddings with a choice of soft and firm pillows, a large walk-in rain shower and a spacious balcony/terrace.

The resort has a range of family-friendly facilities and services. Its KidSuites offer privacy for both parents and children, each with separate sleeping areas. The kids' section of the suite comes with a bunk bed and a play corner that includes a flat screen TV, a DVD player and a game console.

For families with teenagers, the resort offers a Teen Zone with game consoles for youngsters to unwind and entertain themselves. There's also a Kids Club, with an array of entertaining activities where younger kids can have fun under the watch of professional care takers.

The brand's signature Kids Stay and Eat Free feature allows up to two children under 18 years old to stay free when sharing a room with up to two adults. Children under 12 enjoy complimentary breakfast; and free lunch and dinner from the children's menu when accompanied by an adult who takes at least one main course.

For leisure, the resort features a beachfront infinity pool, a resort leisure centre and a fitness center fitted with the latest equipment.

The Holiday Inn Resort Phuket Mai Khao Beach also offers a wide range of holistic Thai and western massages and treatments at its Tea Tree Spa.

Dining choices at the resort span a wide selection of local specialties and international cuisine in its three restaurants and bars.

Alan Watts, Vice President for Operations, Southeast Asia at IHG, said, "This is our second Holiday Inn resort in Phuket; and our fourth in Thailand. Together with the other Holiday Inn hotels, we now have 11 properties in this country. We are excited to be strengthening the presence of the Holiday Inn brand in Thailand, particularly in Phuket, which has remained one of Southeast Asia's most popular travel destinations."

The hotel is located within 15 minutes drive from Phuket International airport, several major golf courses, and Splash Jungle, the island's recreational water park. It is also close to popular attractions like Phang Nga Bay, Sirinath National Park and Phuket Town Shopping Centre.

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