No matter where you're traveling, you'll find a familiar place to stay at Holiday Inn hotels. With more than 1,500 Holiday Inn full-service hotels around the world, you will be sure to find a convenient location offering many features to make your stay more enjoyable, including comfortable guest rooms equipped with coffeemakers, hair dryers and irons. Today Holiday Inn hotels offer travelers full-service amenities such as restaurants and room service, a relaxing lounge, swimming pool and fitness center and, for the business traveler, Holiday Inn hotels provide 24-hour business services, meeting facilities and the Holiday Inn Meeting Promise.
For over 50 years Holiday Inn hotels have been the reassuring choice for business and leisure travelers where guests receive the famous warm welcome and friendly service. Holiday Inn was founded in 1952 by Kemmons Wilson in Memphis, Tennessee to cater for the travel needs of US families. With continued investment Holiday Inn grew internationally and other brands were developed to expand the portfolio and build on its strong infrastructure. In 1995 Holiday Inn Worldwide became the first hotel company to offer direct booking capability.
Together with Holiday Inn Select, Holiday Inn SunSpree Resorts, Holiday Inn Express, Holiday Inn Garden Court and some other brands, Holiday Inn hotels are the part of InterContinental Hotels Group. InterContinental Hotels and Resorts is the leading international hotel company that has more than 3,500 properties around the world. Holiday Inn Select is the hotel brand for individuals with a passion for business and an appreciation of value. Located throughout North and South America near business centers and airports, Holiday Inn Select hotels feature business class rooms, 24-hours business services, comprehensive meeting facilities and services. Holiday Inn SunSpree Resorts have casual atmosphere and modern facilities. Whether traveling to a tropical escape or a mountain getaway, it is easy for the entire family to have fun together. Holiday Inn SunSpree Resorts offer all of the conveniences you're looking for, like a great restaurant, in-room refrigerator, laundry facility, expansive pool area, and a variety of recreational facilities. Friendly staff and trained Activities Coordinators schedule numerous adult events and supervise children's activities as well. For value-oriented guests, Holiday Inn Express is a fresh, clean, and uncomplicated choice, offering a free breakfast bar featuring fresh fruit, cereals and pastries, as well as free local calls within the U.S. There are over 1000 locations around the globe, and it is growing fast. Holiday Inn Express is the fastest growing hotel brand in the industry, opening on average two hotels a week. Holiday Inn Garden Court hotels, located in Europe and South Africa, have a style and character unique to its location. Each Holiday Inn Garden Court hotel offers quality guest rooms, meeting and leisure facilities, as well as a number of other services and amenities. Holiday Inn hotels offer contemporary business and leisure travelers dependability, friendly service and modern attractive facilities at an excellent price. You'll find them throughout the world - in small towns and major cities, along quiet roadways and near bustling airports - because full-service Holiday Inn hotels are always conveniently located.