Category: Operation

IHG opens the doors to the eleventh Holiday Inn hotel in Australia offering the brand’s signature warmth and comfort

New Delhi, Sep 08, 2015 : InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) has opened Holiday Inn® Cairns Harbourside on The Esplanade, offering beautiful ocean and city views. Previously operating as Mercure Cairns Harbourside, the hotel has opened its doorsas the eleventh Holiday Inn hotel in Australia.

The hotel is located less than 10 minutes from Cairns Airport and, with its beachside location, it boasts beautiful views of Trinity Bay and surrounding tropical gardens. For guests wanting to explore the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns is one of the main launch spots to visit the World Heritage Site and the hotel is located just minutes from the tour departure ports.

Guests staying at Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside can relax in modern and fresh rooms, including one-bedroom suites, all with stylish décor, contemporary bathrooms and private balconies. Facilities include aspacious swimming pool and mouth-watering dining options from the hotel’s famous Teshi’s restaurant.

Families can make the most of the Holiday Inn brand’s ‘Kids Stay&Eat Free’ programme*, including dishes from the new and improved nutritious Kids Menu, developed in partnership with Nutrition Australia which will soon be available at the hotel.

For business travellers, the hotel is located close to the Cairns Central Business District (CBD) and guests can make use of the free shuttle service on offer. For events, the hotel features four meeting rooms, with capacity for up to 150 people in the largest room and a 24-hour business centre.

Karin Sheppard, Chief Operating Officer, Australasia, Japan and Korea & Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA) Franchising, IHG said: “We are thrilled to open the doors to Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside, the world’s most recognised hotel brand. The location - a gateway to one of the world’s top attractions in close proximity to the city - and the hotel’s outstanding facilitiesmakes it the ideal option for business and leisure travellers looking for a comfortable, convenient and refreshing stay.”

The world’s most well-known hotel brand, there are nearly 1,200 Holiday Inn hotels open across the globe, and 267 hotels in the company's global pipeline.

Sheppard continued: “The opening of this new hotel in what is a key city for us is part of our continued strategic expansion across Australia - with our brands making their debuts in cities where we are well established to launching in new cities.”


IHG recently signed its first hotel in Tasmania, Crowne Plaza Hobart. The group is also expanding the variety of brands it offers in key cities, such as in Sydney with the opening of Holiday Inn Express Sydney Macquarie Park in 2016, the first Holiday Inn Express®in Australia and in Perth with the opening of InterContinental Perth in 2017, the brand’s debut in the city.

Across Australia, IHG currently has a total of 25 hotels open across three brands:InterContinental®,Crowne Plaza® and Holiday Inn® with a further 6 hotels in the pipeline, due to open over the next three to five years. This includes the launch of the Holiday Inn Express® brand next year.
Corporate Comm India (CCI Newswire) 

Prev Next
Anantara Kihavah Villas
varuval PAsta
Verdure Pizza
Italian Ingredients & Food
Copa Giant Banana Split
Yogurt & Veggie Sandwich
The St. Regis Macao, Cotai Central in Macau
The Leela Palaces Hotels and Resorts
Taj Palace, New Delhi
The Colonnade
You are here:   HomeHotels NewsOperationHoliday Inn® Cairns Harbourside Opens on City’s Esplanade
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Prev Next
V Resorts Sattal
The King of Thali
Scrumptious Macao Getaway Package
My Fortune Dining
Estrellita's - Zomato
Vivanta by Taj – Guwahati, Assam.  Seven wonders in one cool spot
 Oaks Neemrana
Shangri-La Hotel, Bengaluru
The Venetian® Macao
Leisure Inn Grand Chanakya, Jaipur
soba noodles at Foodhall
Jakson Hospitality, Maharashtra
Ice Cream Sundae with crushed coffee meringue and strawberry suace
Mercure Hyderabad KCP - Superior Room
Nawabsahabka Sunday Brunch’ - The Golkonda Hotel