ORLANDO, FLA. (June 11, 2015) — Holiday Inn Club Vacations® by Orange Lake Resorts, together with InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) [LON: IHG, NYSE: IHG (ADRs)], has begun construction on a six-story addition of 27 upscale villas in the Myrtle Beach, S.C., area as part of the brand’s South Beach Resort.
The purpose-built building will feature eight two-bedroom, 12 three-bedroom and seven four-bedroom spacious and elegantly appointed “Signature Collection” villas. South Carolina-based Dargan Construction Company will be acting as general contractor for the addition which is expected to open in January 2016.
Alongside this project, several enhanced amenities will be added to the resort. New water features include a 2,400 square foot pool, lazy river, interactive water features and a two-flume waterslide. Other additions include two playgrounds, a multi-sports court, fire pit and several picnic spaces with gas grills. This portion of the project will begin this fall and is scheduled to open in spring 2016.
“We always strive to provide new and memorable experiences for our owners, guests and Holiday Inn Club® members,” said Don Harrill, CEO of Orange Lake Resorts. “Our luxury Signature Collection portfolio provides enhanced vacation experiences that
continue to be very popular among our members. We are seeing strong growth of the product throughout our network and are excited to be adding to the current luxury units at our Myrtle Beach area resort.”
Travelers seeking to visit the resort, located on the south end of Myrtle Beach, or any of the brand’s 12 resorts can book nightly stays at holidayinnclubvacations.com.
Holiday Inn Club Vacations participates in IHG’s guest loyalty program, IHG® Rewards Club, the industry’s first and largest hotel rewards program. With over 82 million members, IHG® Rewards Club is free and guests can enroll at IHGRewardsClub.com, by downloading the IHG® app, by calling 1-888-211-9874 or by inquiring at the front desk of any of IHG’s more than 4,700 hotels worldwide. IHG® Rewards Club has industryleading benefits including no blackout dates for Reward Nights, fast-track to Elite status when guests explore Holiday Inn® Brand Family properties, as well as the entire IHG portfolio and points that never expire.
About the Holiday Inn Club Vacations® Brand
The Holiday Inn Club Vacations® brand was created in 2008 through a strategic alliance with IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the largest hoteliers in the world, and Orange Lake Resorts, a leader within the vacation ownership industry with more than three decades of proven success. The Holiday Inn Club Vacations flagship property in Orlando, Fla., located next to the Walt Disney World® Resort, was established in 1982 by Holiday Inn® brand founder Kemmons Wilson. The brand operates 12 resorts across eight states, with another in development in Scottsdale, Ariz., scheduled to open in late 2015. For more information on Holiday Inn Club Vacations or to book reservations, visit hiclubvacations.com. Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/hiclubvacations or Twitter at twitter.com/hiclubvacations.
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global organization with a broad portfolio of nine hotel brands, including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites®, Candlewood Suites®, EVEN™ Hotels and HUALUXE® Hotels and Resorts.
IHG manages IHG® Rewards Club, the world’s first and largest hotel loyalty program with over 82 million members worldwide. The program was relaunched in July 2013, offering enhanced benefits for members including free internet across all hotels, globally.
IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns over 4,700 hotels and 697,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries, with almost 1,200 hotels in its development pipeline.
InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group’s holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales.
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