IHG to debut Holiday Inn in Cebu, Philippines

By Bong Xin Ying / EdgeProp | March 12, 2018 10:28 AM SGT
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced the signing of Cebu’s first Holiday Inn with developer The Erawan Group Public Company Limited, which is set to open at the end of 2020.
Holiday Inn Cebu City will be situated at Samar Loop, in the heart of the Cebu Business Park. it will have 180 guest rooms, meeting facilities, a fitness centre and swimming pool, an all-day dining restaurant and bar. Located in the same tower as The Erawan Group-owned Hop Inn hotel, Holiday Inn Cebu City will be situated on the upper floors with its own separate entrance, lift and lobby.
The Erawan Group has 52 other hotels operating across Thailand and South-East Asia, including Holiday Inn Pattaya, a flagship Holiday Inn hotel in South East Asia.
“Cebu has enjoyed steady economic growth in recent years, thanks in part to its strong port facilities and excellent geographic location,” says Rajit Sukumaran, Chief Development Officer EMEAA East, IHG. “With the upcoming completion of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport — the second busiest airport in the Philippines — later this year, we are expecting a further increase in visitors, including those travelling on business.”