Liv Yapi Gayrimenkul Yatirim, IHG to open Holiday Inn Express Istanbul – Halkali in Turkey

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) signed the Holiday Inn Express Istanbul – Halkali. The hotel, due to open in 2014, will be the first internationally branded limited service hotel near Istanbul International Airport.

The 110-room hotel will operate under a franchise agreement with Liv Yapi Gayrimenkul Yatirim. The property, overlooking the main street on the Basin Express Highway, will have a number of meeting rooms and the brand's signature Great Room, where guests can access a complimentary Express Start breakfast.

The hotel's location near Istanbul International Airport makes it accessible to both business and leisure. The hotel is also positioned to receive guests from the CNR Expo, International World Trade Centre and Olympic stadium located nearby.

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Launched in 1991, the Holiday Inn Express brand currently has 219 properties in Europe and 38 in the development pipeline.

IHG has a portfolio of nine hotel brands, including InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express, Staybridge Suites, Candlewood Suites, EVEN Hotels and HUALUXE Hotels & Resorts. IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns over 4,700 hotels and 687,000 guestrooms in nearly 100 countries and territories. It has more than 1,100 hotels in its development pipeline.

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