InterContinental Hotels Group, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announced the signing of two Holiday Inn® hotels under its eighth multiple development agreement (MDA) in Germany.
The two hotels - Holiday Inn® Dresden - City South and Holiday Inn® Villingen-Schwenningen are the first to be signed with new owner partner FFF Group. The MDA will see five IHG branded hotels developed in total.
Holiday Inn Dresden - City South will strengthen IHG’s presence in the area as it joins Holiday Inn Dresden and Holiday Inn Express® Dresden - City Centre. Holiday Inn Dresden - Am Zwinger is also due to open in the city in 2015.
Meanwhile Holiday Inn Villingen-Schwenningen will be a new-build property opening in 2016. The hotel will feature 178 rooms, a gym, an Open Lobby and extensive conference facilities with more than 500 square metres of conference space.
Martin Bowen, Associate Vice President of Development, Germany, IHG said: “We’re delighted to have signed our eighth MDA in Germany and look forward to working with FFF on these projects. MDAs are proving to be a key driver in accelerating our growth and that of our owners’ in Germany.”
Dirk Feid, Managing Director and Founder of FFF said: “We’re excited about these new developments and believe they will perform very strongly. Holiday Inn is the most recognised hotel brand in the world so we’re delighted to debut the brand in Villingen Schwenningen. Equally we know Holiday Inn Dresden –City South will add further value to Dresden’s hospitality market and provide guests with a comfortable stay in a friendly relaxed atmosphere.”