InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announces the signing of a new-build, 199-room Crowne Plaza hotel in Medellin, Colombia. The hotel will be located in Medellin's upscale “El Poblado” neighborhood, occupying one of two towers in the Palmanova luxury, mixed-use development and connected to the Palma Real Multiplaza.
Slated to open in 2018 The Crowne Plaza Medellin is situated at the foothills of the mountain range and offers sweeping views of the city, including a 360° view from the pool bar located on the top floor. The hotel will feature a ground floor restaurant and lobby bar, a flexible 4,500 sq. ft. ballroom and about 1,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, as well as signature amenities such as the fitness center, business center and the Crowne Plaza Sleep Advantage program that encompasses the entire sleep experience – from services provided by a well-trained staff to innovative products that create a restful environment.
Alvaro Diago, chief operating officer, Latin America and the Caribbean, IHG said: “We are committed to offering business travelers staying at Crowne Plaza hotels the high-touch amenities and services that enable them to be productive while on the road. We are excited to have a new hotel to meet the needs of these guests, providing them with a well-recognized hotel brand that delivers a consistent guest experience near to Medellin’s domestic and financial entities, manufacturing and production facilities and other businesses.”
Crowne Plaza hotels participate in IHG’s guest loyalty program, IHG Rewards Club, which is the industry’s first and largest guest loyalty program and offers members valuable experiences and benefits, such as free Internet and Reward Night point redemption at IHG’s broad portfolio of over 4,7000 hotels worldwide. It is free to join by enrolling at ihgrewardsclub.com, downloading the IHG app or inquiring at any IHG hotel’s front desk.