IHG re-enters Bangladesh market, opens InterContinental Dhaka

IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) has recently announced the opening of InterContinental Dhaka, in partnership with Bangladesh Services Limited. The luxury hotel is situated on a prime location in the capital city – Minto Road – with easy access to the downtown business district.

Vivek Bhalla
Regional Vice President, SWA, IHG

Dhaka has witnessed significant economic development in recent years with a rise in both domestic and international travellers. With the opening of InterContinental Dhaka, IHG is aiming at providing the discerning travellers with the best in luxury in its signature style.

The hotel offers 2 exquisitely designed ballrooms and 7 spacious meeting rooms equipped with the latest technology. With over 21000 square feet of specially designed space for meetings and events, the hotel promises significant corporate and social events. 

The hotel also features facilities and amenities such as a temperature-controlled swimming pool overlooking Ramna park, a gymnasium, a steam room, a sauna and a spa offering an extensive menu of signature therapies. The hotel also offers the finest dining options with an array of local and world cuisines including indulgent all-day dining, a speciality restaurant, a café in the lobby and a pool bar. Guests can also enjoy carefully curated cocktails and canapes at the Club bar and restaurant. The hotel has a dedicated concierge service team that provides attentive and tailored service to ensure that every guest experiences personalized luxury during their stay.

Commenting on the development, Vivek Bhalla, Regional Vice President, SWA, IHG said “today is a milestone occasion for us as we announce the opening of InterContinental® Dhaka – a stunning property that will offer the guests a luxurious experience with signature facilities and high standards of service that we have become renowned for. We are confident that the hotel will be a great success and we look forward to welcoming our guests from around the world. The opening also aligns with our strategy to expand our presence across brands, and key cities in the SWA region.”

Md Mohibul Haque, Secretary of the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism and Chairman of Bangladesh Services Limited stated: “We are delighted to partner with a global hospitality company such as IHG to open InterContinental® Dhaka, a landmark hotel in the capital city. Dhaka is emerging as a business hub, attracting travellers from across the globe and we are delighted to offer world-class luxury and comfort to our discerning guests.”

IHG is currently operating  32 hotels across SWA under the brands InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts and Holiday Inn Express and is aiming for rapid expansion with a strong pipeline of 60 hotels across cities.

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