IHG Hotels & Resorts debuts Holiday Inn brand in Bhutan
IHG Hotels & Resorts initiates its first Holiday Inn brand in Bhutan through a management agreement with T&K Construction. Scheduled for Q2 2025, the 100-room Holiday Inn Thimphu will cater to both business and leisure travellers. This development marks IHG’s second brand in Bhutan, joining the existing Six Senses Bhutan.
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“We’re excited to collaborate with T&K Construction Private Limited, introducing our Holiday Inn brand to Bhutan. This represents a significant business opportunity amidst the country’s booming tourism and hospitality sectors, which have been attracting global visitors due to Bhutan’s rich heritage and tranquil landscapes. With its strategic location, Holiday Inn Thimphu will serve as the perfect entry point for business and leisure travellers.This agreement signifies the enduring trust and respect our brands garner from our stakeholders and guests. We’re proud of our expanding presence in the South-West Asia region and our entry into new markets. We’re optimistic that our brands will offer top-tier hospitality experiences to guests and become a favoured choice for owners looking to augment their portfolios in the mainstream category.”
Sudeep Jain, Managing Director, South West Asia, IHG Hotels & Resorts