IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) and Inmobiliaria GEEMAJI, S.A. de C.V., announced the opening of the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Cuernavaca. The ribbon cutting was by Mr. Graco Ramírez, Constitutional Governor of the State of Morelos and the opening was attended by guests spanning the political and tourism sectors such as Lic. Jaime Álvarez, Ministry of Tourism of the State of Morelos; Dr. Jorge Morales Barut, Mayor of Cuernavaca; and media representatives.
"We are very pleased to welcome this hotel to the Holiday Inn Brand Family and look forward to IHG's continued presence in Cuernavaca," said Gerardo Murray, vice president, Strategic Marketing Services for Mexico, Latin America and Caribbean, IHG. "The Holiday Inn Express brand is focused on offering a fresh, clean and enhanced guest experience – whether for business or pleasure - through ensuring comfort, a convenient location and good value".
Located in one of the main avenues of the city in Av. Morelos Sur 133 and near the CIVAC Industrial Park, the hotel is just a few minutes from downtown and main city attractions, and just 2 km from the Mexico-Acapulco highway. The project was overseen by Grupo y Constructora Prisma-Ximetria and has generated over 400 direct and indirect jobs.
The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Cuernavaca is designed in line with the Holiday Inn Brand Family's $1 billion global brand relaunch, the largest project of its kind in hospitality history. The relaunch continues to drive increased quality and consistency across the global portfolio. The new hotel features a contemporary image with emphasis on arrival and welcome services, guestroom and guest bath comfort and a redesigned logo and signage.
All 124 rooms including the 20 junior suites have panoramic city views and all are equipped with complimentary wireless internet access, ironing kit (iron and ironing board), coffee maker, safety deposit box, 40" flat screen TV, radio-alarm clock with support for audio and a desk with an ergonomic chair. Other amenities include a fully equipped fitness center, a meeting room, a heated swimming pool, covered and open parking, and a boutique shop onsite.
Guests experience a comfortable and smart environment with innovative preferred guest upgrades to ensure a pleasurable experience. The complimentary Express Start® breakfast bar features a full range of breakfast items, including a rotation of egg and meat selections, biscuits, yogurt, fruit, pancakes, the brand's proprietary cinnamon roll, and Smart Roast® coffee. The SimplySmart™ shower incorporates a proprietary Stay Smart™ Kohler showerhead, signature shower curtain with curved rod. Upgraded 100 percent cotton terry towels and Bath & Body Works White Citrus bath products are also included. Guests will enjoy the SimplySmart™ bedding collection, where they will find crisp fresh bedding that features an attractive decorative throw, a medium-weight duvet blanket and soft, 200 thread-count sheets.
The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Cuernavaca, owned and managed by Inmobiliaria GEEMAJI, S.A. de C.V., is franchised by an affiliate of IHG.
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