IPD Hospitality opens Holiday Inn Express in Wisconsin

The Holiday Inn Express in Racine, Wis. makes use of IHG’s new Formula Blue design. Photo credit: IHG

Atlanta-based IPD Hospitality, a third-party management and consulting company, has opened a new-build Holiday Inn Express in Racine, Wis.

The hotel, which uses IHG’s new Formula Blue design, consists of 93 guestrooms and suites, complete with flat-screen televisions, microwaves and mini-fridges. The hotel also offers an indoor pool, workout facility, a 24-hour market, guest laundry facilities, complimentary breakfast and high-speed wireless internet.

The property is located off of I-94 at Exit 333, which allows accessibility to both Milwaukee and Chicago. It also is lose to many of the area’s major corporations, such as Foxconn and SC Johnson.

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“We are very excited to welcome the Holiday inn Express to the Racine market,” Richard Norton, president of IPD Hospitality, said in a statement. “Business and leisure travelers alike will love what our new hotel has to offer. We are confident that every guest that walks through our doors will experience a friendly, clean and comfortable stay.”

IPD Hospitality contracted US Hospitality Group to oversee the design and FF&E. “US Hospitality Group has the experience and expertise with the IHG Formula Blue concept. The hotel is absolutely beautiful and we couldn’t be happier with the finished product,” said Norton.