IHG heads to Sri Lanka with 307-key InterContinental

Colombo city at dusk

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has signed a management agreement with Pearl Grand Tower Hotel to bring the InterContinental brand back to the Sri Lankan capital.

Slated to open in 2019, InterContinental Colombo will feature 307 rooms including 47 suites across 42 stories. All rooms and suites will be equipped with top-class modern amenities, and most will have uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean.

InterContinental brand returns to Colombo city (pictured)

Located along Galle Road in Colombo 3 district, the upcoming property will house 1,115m2 of meeting and banqueting facilities, with the largest room able to accommodate 400 guests. Other facilities include a business centre, gym, outdoor pool, spa, and six dining options.

Sudeep Jain, IHG’s vice president, development, South-west Asia, commented: “This move is in line with our strategy to grow IHG’s footprint across South-west Asia, and expand the presence of the InterContinental brand in key cities and resort destinations in the region.”

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