Holiday Inn Guwahati: A new addition to IHG's portfolio in north-east India
The Hotel aims to provide convenient access from Guwahati Airport and the main city center
IHG Hotels & Resorts has recently signed a management agreement with Yuvaan Developers Private Limited for a new Holiday Inn in Guwahati, located in the North-East region of India. The 150-key hotel is set to open its doors in January 2028, representing IHG's expansion strategy in secondary markets.
Guwahati, considered a gateway to northeastern India, is characterised by thriving economic activities, including special economic zones, industrial manufacturing areas, healthcare, and education sectors. It is also a popular tourist destination, attracting both domestic and international travellers interested in exploring tea gardens, wildlife sanctuaries, and ancient temples.
Strategically situated along Azara Road, the Holiday Inn Guwahati aims to provide convenient access from Guwahati Airport and the main city center. The hotel will offer modern guest rooms, three dining options, a fitness centre, a pool, and meeting facilities, including four meeting rooms and a banquet hall.
Sudeep Jain, Managing Director, South West Asia, IHG Hotels & Resorts, expressed excitement about introducing the Holiday Inn brand to Guwahati. He said, “We are excited to bring the globally renowned Holiday Inn brand to the bustling city of Guwahati. Guwahati is one of the fastest-growing cities in the north-eastern part of the country and holds immense potential for trade, commerce, and tourism. We are keen to leverage this growing demand and provide true hospitality to travellers visiting the city.
He added,” The rapid expansion of IHG brands in the country is in line with increasing demand and the growing potential of secondary markets. We are strategically introducing our brands to newer markets to fill the need for quality branded accommodation."
Rahul Lohia, Director, Yuvaan Developers Private Limited, conveyed their enthusiasm for partnering with IHG Hotels & Resorts to bring the Holiday Inn brand to Guwahati. "We are thrilled to partner with IHG Hotels & Resorts to bring the Holiday Inn brand to Guwahati. Our local insights, combined with IHG's global expertise, will enable us to create a distinguished destination for travellers in this vibrant city. We are confident that Holiday Inn Guwahati will become a preferred choice for both business and leisure travellers visiting the region," he added.
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