First Holiday Inn Opens In the City

Chennai, April 2017: Holiday Inn Chennai OMR IT Expressway opens in the city on the arterial Old Mahabalipuram Road (OMR) in the city’s southern business district viz., Taramani, Thiruvanmiyur, also home to India’s premier IT companies. The contemporarily designed 202-room property is jointly promoted by Chennai-based SRP Tools and Bangalore-based Brigade Group and managed by InterContinental Hotels Group. The refreshing new property was inaugurated in the presence of captains of industry, consular officers, bureaucrats, notables from the world of travel, tourism and hospitality trade.

Commenting on the launch M R. Jaishankar, CMD, Brigade Group, said, “We are excited to reveal a new luxury landmark in a strategic location in the IT corridor of Chennai. This is our first ever project in Chennai and we have spared no effort in ensuring that our hotel, with its contemporary design and services, will soon become a landmark in the city. We are happy to partner with IHG, which will manage our Holiday Inn Chennai. We are confident that our guests can look forward to exemplary service of international standards as may be expected from a hotel of this class”.

Located in the heart of the corporate, lifestyle and social hub of Chennai, Holiday Inn Chennai OMR IT Expressway offers great stay options. Tastefully appointed rooms and suites, exciting dining options, vibrant meeting spaces and rejuvenating recreational facilities make the stay at Holiday Inn Chennai OMR IT Expressway both productive and memorable.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr Badri Palaniappan, Director, SRP Tools said, “We at SRP are very excited about our foray into the hospitality space. Along with our partners, Brigade Group, we strongly believe that we have created an exceptional product that is in a great location. We are most excited about signing up with IHG to manage the hotel under the Holiday Inn brand. I am sure team IHG under the able leadership of Mrs Shipra Sumbly Kaul will not only meet all our expectations but exceed them.”

Leisure travellers worldwide have always gravitated towards Holiday Inn’s famed family-friendly environment. Kids Stay and Eat Free program backed by warm, personalized service makes the hotel a compelling choice for leisure travellers. Tourist attractions including family oriented sites such as the heritage town of Mahabalipuram, artists and craftsmen’s village of Dakshinachitra, Chennai’s well renowned Crocodile Park and the world class Global Health City are all located within an hour’s drive from the hotel.

Mr Shantha de Silva, Head of South West Asia, IHG said * “In line with the brand’s global offering, Holiday Inn Chennai OMR IT Expressway is a fresh, modern, and contemporary hotel; perfect for business and leisure travellers seeking comfort, as well as for families who are travelling with children. We are proud to add Holiday Inn Chennai OMR IT Expressway to our family and to strengthen our relationship with The Brigade Group and SRP Prosperita Hotel Ventures Limited. We are confident that our new venture together will be a successful one and that the hotel will become one of the flagships for the brand in India.”

Hotel Features:

Ø 202 thoughtfully designed rooms and suites

Ø Business Centre with High-Speed Internet Access

Ø Banquet Hall, complete with modern amenities, for about 280 people

Ø A well-equipped fitness centre

Ø A choice of three dining options to choose from – Café G, The Lounge, Score

About SRP Prosperita Hotel Ventures Limited

SRP Prosperita Hotel Ventures Ltd. is a joint venture between the promoters of SRP Tools and Brigade Enterprises Ltd. The company was incorporated in September 2012 and is the owning company of Holiday Inn Chennai OMR IT Expressway.

About Holiday Inn

About Holiday Inn®: Started over 60 years ago and with over 1,200 hotels worldwide today, the Holiday Inn® brand is the most widely recognised lodging brand in the world. During that time, it was the first hotel brand to launch a computerised reservation system in 1965, one of the first international hotel brands to establish a presence in China in 1984 and the first to take an online booking in 1995.

The ‘Kids Eat & Stay Free’ programme available at every Holiday Inn® property, and KidSuites® rooms at every Holiday Inn Resort® hotel, demonstrates the long-standing commitment of the Holiday Inn® brand to serving family travellers, along with a comfortable atmosphere where everyone can sit back and relax.

For four consecutive years, the Holiday Inn® brand has been ranked “Highest in Guest Satisfaction Among Mid-scale Full Service Hotel Chains”, according to the J.D. Power and Associates North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Study.


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