InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) announced that Holiday Inn Express brand enters into Krabi, Thailand. A management agreement is signed with U&N Hospitality Company Limited for a 222-room Holiday Inn Express on the popular Ao Nang Beach in Krabi, Thailand. Holiday Inn Express Krabi Ao Nang Beach will be a scenic 30-minute drive from Krabi International Airport, or a two-hour drive for those arriving from Phuket International Airport.
Developed on a sprawling site along the coastline, guests staying at the hotel will enjoy the close proximity to the beach which is a short three-minute walk away. The new hotel will also be situated near the existing Holiday Inn Resort Krabi Ao Nang Beach and expected to open in 2017.
U&M Hospitality Company Limited, owned by the renowned Kitprasan family in Krabi, had previously partnered with IHG for the development of Holiday Inn Resort Krabi Ao Nang Beach which opened in 2012.