Main Photo: An avid hotel in the USA
Date: March 2019
Location: Frankfurt Airport, Germany
Name: avid hotel Frankfurt Airport – opening 2021
No. of Keys: 215
Owner: IHG and Germany-based Sirius Hospitality Holding GmbH announce the signing of the first avid™ hotel in Germany which is due to open at Frankfurt Airport.
Maike Liell, board member, Sirius Hospitality Holding GmbH, commented: “Through our previous developments we have seen the value that IHG’s systems and expertise can bring to a hotel owner.
Sirius own the land and are building the new hotel.
We are excited by the avid hotels brand, which has already carved its own space in the American market and we can see how it can work here in Germany. avid hotels is the perfect fit for the currently under served market for good-value accommodation that serves the needs of German travellers.”
The avid hotels brand was thoughtfully designed for travellers who want a hotel experience that meets their expectations for the type of hospitality they value most – the basics done exceptionally well at a fair price.
The first avid hotel signed in Germany will be strategically located at Frankfurt Airport, the fourth-largest international airport in Europe and number 14 worldwide. The hotel will be a five-story, new-build hotel with guest rooms and underground parking.
Construction is planned to start later this year and the hotel is expected to open in 2021.
In October 2018 IHG signed a multiple development agreement (MDA) with existing partner GS Star GmbH (GS Star), committing to bring 15 Avid hotels to the German market, to be signed within three years and opened in five. They are still looking for the right location to start construction.
Listening to travellers’ needs, the brand has been specifically designed to deliver:
Clear and simple booking: The avid hotels brand will leverage the latest in technology to enable a seamless experience for our guests including next generation reservation system and IHG® Connect enhanced Wi-Fi technology.
Rooms designed for sound sleep: Delivering a best-in-class sleep experience, with rooms intentionally designed for reliable rest. This includes a high-quality mattress and linens, choice of firm and soft pillows, black out roller shades and a purposeful design that reduces noise.
Breakfast and beyond: A select number of high-quality breakfast items will be included in the room rate for guests to grab-and-go or enjoy in the lobby, alongside around-the-clock complimentary premium coffee experience. Additionally, a well curated 24-hour marketplace offers food, drinks and everyday essentials.
avid hotels guarantee: the brand is committed to great stays and has developed the avid hotels guarantee to ensure that the room will be ‘just right’ upon arrival so that guests can rest assured that they made the right decision by choosing avid hotels.
THPT Comment: Yet another IHG brand with lower-case spelling of the name/brand… One day we’ll prepare a chart of how each of the major chains’ brands relate to the other chain’s brands!
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