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Press Release24 June 2021

Away We Go: These Airport Hotels Will Have You Feeling Relaxed And Rested

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InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG)

Business travel, family vacations, weddings, and reunions – it seems all those postponed travel plans are happening again as air travel around the world sees increases. In the U.S. alone, officials are back to screening more than two million people a day at airports across the country.*


With exceptional properties near some of the busiest airports, IHG Hotels & Resorts invites guests to pause for a night or more as they take off on their next adventure or arrive in a new destination.


Nowhere are travelers flying as much, or as often, than within the United States. With key markets such as Los Angeles, New York City, and Miami fully open, both business and leisure travelers are hopping on planes.

Boasting six convenient airport locations in popular destinations throughout the U.S., avid hotels are perfect for the unfussy traveler. Part of our Essentials collection, avid hotels gives guests the basics done better than anyone else with a superior guest stay including: a great night’s sleep, a grab-and-go, complimentary breakfast and seamless technology – the essentials for everyday travel. Bonus: Each of these properties offers free shuttle service to and from the airport.

In addition to avid hotels, IHG Hotels & Resorts has a variety of options at any price point so guests can be “wheels up” in no time.

Location: Minneapolis, MN
Hotel: InterContinental Minneapolis – St. Paul Airport
Description: Dynamically designed as the ultimate destination for both leisure and business, InterContinental Minneapolis – St. Paul International Airport is enviably the only hotel connected to the airport. Just steps from Terminal 1, relax in sophisticated guestrooms, dine in three outstanding bars and restaurants, or host an event in 30,000-square-feet of meeting space, all conveniently located just 20 minutes from the downtowns of Minneapolis or St. Paul.

Location: Atlanta, GA
Hotel: Kimpton Overland Hotel – Atlanta Airport
Description: This modern boutique hotel near Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport overlooks the 1.6-mile driver development track at the Porsche Experience Center, and the open-air rooftop bar provides unmatched views of planes arriving and departing from one of the world’s busiest airports.

Location: Miami, FL
Hotel: EVEN Hotel Miami – Airport
Description: With easy access to Miami International Airport and just minutes to downtown Miami, Coral Gables and Miami Beaches, EVEN Hotel Miami - Airport is the only hotel of its kind in South Florida. The hotel helps business and leisure travelers keep their wellness routines while on the road, with a fitness area including a dedicated workout space and in-room equipment in every guestroom, a best-in-class athletic studio, and healthy fare at the hotel’s signature restaurant, Cork & Kale.

Location: Quito, Ecuador
Hotel: Holiday Inn Quito Airport
Description: This brand-new property gives guests a calming respite from the bustling airport, featuring a full spa with massages and beauty treatments, an outdoor heated pool with hydromassage, Turkish bath and changing rooms, and 24-hour gym. An elegant executive lounge with panoramic views of the surrounding mountains makes this property the perfect space to work or relax.

Location: Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
Hotel: Holiday Inn & Suites Puerto Vallarta Marina & Golf
Description: Located directly across from the Puerto Vallarta International Airport, this property is an excellent destination for golfers with quick access to numerous courses, and the nearby marina is ideal for visitors with a passion for sailing. The hotel features a restaurant specializing in Pacific Mexican cuisine and uses locally sourced produce in its menu items.


Location: Metro-Paris (Roissy-en-France)
Hotel: Holiday Inn Express Paris – CDG Airport
Description: Just steps from the international terminals at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, this next generation Holiday Inn Express has a cocktail lounge and champagne bar, flexible work and meeting areas, and guestrooms with runway views. The property is also close to the train station for easy access to the center of Paris.


Location: Singapore
Hotel: Crowne Plaza Changi Airport
Description: Guests can step off their flights and walk directly into the resort ambiance of this hotel, located at Terminal 3 and connected to all airport terminals, as well as Jewel, a tropical wonderland where nature meets retail. The property has been the winner of the Skytrax World's Best Airport Hotel award for six consecutive years(latest being the 2020 World Airport Awards). Known for its beautifully landscaped pool, Essence Vale spa and Azur restaurant, Crowne Plaza Changi Airport is itself a destination.


Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Hotel: InterContinental Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport
Description: As Africa’s only airport luxury hotel, the award-winning InterContinental Johannesburg O.R Tambo Airport is ideal for both business and leisure travel. The rooms are tastefully decorated with subtle influences of Africa. Spacious showers, comfortable king beds, blackout curtains and soundproofing ensure a night of relaxation. The hotel’s signature dining venue, Quills Bar & Restaurant, is one of the top restaurants near Johannesburg, offering everything from game dishes to seafood and vegetarian fare. Game reserves are an easy transfer away for an authentic South African safari or hop over the border into Botswana.

Like all our guests, air travelers get more out of their stays with IHG Rewards, one of the world's largest hotel loyalty programs. Along with a family of 16 hotel brands, IHG Hotels & Resorts has nearly 6,000 open hotels in more than 100 countries, and a further 1,800 in the development pipeline.


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InterContinental Hotels & Resorts has 180 hotels located in more than 60 countries with local insight that comes from over 65 years of experience. As a brand, we believe that superior, understated service and outstanding facilities are important, but what makes us truly different is the genuine interest we show in our guests.
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Holiday Inn

With over 1,200 hotels worldwide, the Holiday Inn® brand is the most widely recognized lodging brand in the world. In fact, the Holiday Inn brand was one of the first international hotel brands to establish a presence in China in 1984.
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Crowne Plaza

Part of the IHG global portfolio, the Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts brand is a dynamic upscale hotel brand located in nearly 65 countries around the world in major urban centres, gateway cities and resort destinations.
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The EVEN® Hotels brand was launched in 2012 as the hotel industry’s first and only hotel brand created with wellness at its core. EVEN Hotels empowers guests to maintain their wellness routine while on the road by providing options to choose what that means to them.
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Holiday Inn Express

Holiday Inn Express® hotels are a part of the IHG brand family and are the ideal choice for the smart traveler, offering them a great night’s rest while helping them be productive on the go. Fresh, clean, modern and uncomplicated, Holiday Inn Express hotels offer competitive rates for both business and leisure travelers.
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San Francisco-based Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants is a leading collection of boutique hotels and restaurants and the acknowledged industry pioneer that first introduced the boutique hotel concept to the United States.
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avid™ hotels

The newest mainstream brand from IHG, avid hotels was designed for travelers who want a hotel stay that finally meets their expectations for the type of hospitality they value most – the basics done exceptionally well – at a fair price.
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Holiday Inn Club Vacations®
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Staybridge Suites
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About IHG Hotels & Resorts

IHG Hotels & Resorts is a global organisation with a broad portfolio of hotel brands, including Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas, Regent Hotels & Resorts, InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants, Hotel Indigo®, EVEN Hotels ®, HUALUXE® Hotels and Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, voco™, Holiday Inn® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Holiday Inn Club Vacations®, avid™ hotels, Staybridge Suites®, Atwell Suites and Candlewood Suites®.

IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns nearly 5,800 hotels and approximately 865,000 guest rooms in more than 100 countries, with over 1,900 hotels in its development pipeline. IHG also manages IHG® Rewards Club, our global loyalty programme, which has more than 100 million enrolled members.

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group's holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales. More than 400,000 people work across IHG's hotels and corporate offices globally.

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