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IHG to bring its leading brand Holiday Inn to Bhutan

Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced that it will debut its leading brand Holiday Inn in Bhutan. The hotel marks IHG’s second brand in the country, complementing the existing Six Senses Bhutan.

Holiday Inn Thimphu will be the brand’s first hotel in Bhutan. Situated at a strategic location in the vibrant capital city, the hotel will provide guests with seamless access to prominent tourist centers, and will be in proximity to Paro International Airport.

The hotel will feature 100 guest rooms and suites and three Food & Beverage outlets, including an all-day dining restaurant, a vibrant bar, and a relaxing lobby lounge. Recognizing the increasing demand for MICE and corporate events, the hotel will provide multiple meeting and events facilities, including a ballroom. Those seeking relaxation and rejuvenation can also enjoy access to leisure facilities such as a swimming pool, fitness center, and spa.

We are delighted to partner with T&K Construction Private Limited to debut our Holiday Inn brand in Bhutan. This signing presents a great opportunity, given the tremendous growth of the country’s tourism industry which is attracting visitors from around the world due to its rich heritage and serene landscapes. Complemented by its exceptional location, Holiday Inn Thimphu will serve as an ideal gateway for business and leisure guests visiting the country. This signing reflects the long-standing trust and admiration for our brands from both our owners and guests. We are delighted to grow our footprint in the South-West Asia region and are venturing into new markets to cater to an increasing demand.

said Sudeep Jain, Managing Director, South West Asia, IHG Hotels & Resorts.

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Bhutan’s captivating landscapes and natural beauty have garnered attention among leisure travelers on a global scale. In line with the Government’s proactive efforts to establish Bhutan as a premier international holiday destination, IHG says that Holiday Inn Thimphu will deliver an “exceptional and immersive stay experience to guests”.

IHG currently has 49 hotels operating across five brands in South West Asia, with 55 more hotels scheduled to open in the next two or three years.

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