Guadalajara and Saltillo will be home to Mexico’s first two voco hotels
Denham, United Kingdom, 2022-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today (05 APRIL 2022) announced the signings of two new voco hotels in Guadalajara and Saltillo, Mexico. The signings mark the introduction of the voco hotels upscale hospitality brand to the Mexico market, and an extension of its global reach beyond its current foothold in major cities in the United States, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia.
Scheduled to open in late 2022 under the ownership of Vertex Ophthalmic Group, the voco hotel Guadalajara Neruda will occupy five floors of the 11-story Neruda 2828 mixed-use project within the city’s financial district. Featuring 104 guest rooms, a neighborhood restaurant and bar, rooftop terrace, and business and fitness centers, the hotel will welcome business and leisure travelers into an environment that is comfortable and reliable, but also vibrant and of unique character.
Jorge Celis, COO, Vertex Ophthalmic Group, said: “The new voco hotel is an ideal fit for the Guadalajara Neruda complex, which will bring a modern vibe and a host of professional, commercial and leisure visitors to the area. We are honored to open Mexico’s first voco hotel in Guadalajara and offer our guests a high-quality, special and memorable experience.”
The voco hotel Saltillo is projected to open in 2023, with owner and developer American Hotels Group leading the conversion of a property originally built as an independent hotel in 2006. Conveniently located among Saltillo’s automotive and manufacturing district and adjacent to the American Sports Center recreation complex, voco hotel Saltillo will feature 125 guest suites, more than 700 square feet of meeting space, a fitness center, indoor pool, and both a restaurant and bar.
Juan Carlos Saade, General Director, American Hotels Group, said: “Whether visiting for business or recreation, guests of voco Saltillo will enjoy a unique blend of the familiar feels of home and the curiosity and potential for discovery of the area. We look forward to working with the IHG team to open and grow this hotel.”
German Ongay, Regional Vice President Development – Mexico, IHG Hotels & Resorts, said: “voco hotels maintain the local character and history of an independent hotel, paired with the quality and reassurance of a respected global brand. Guadalajara and Saltillo are the ideal locations to introduce our newest and fastest-growing premium brand to Mexico, and we are thrilled to partner with Vertex Ophthalmic Group and American Hotels Group to make these two properties a reality.”
voco hotels provide guests with a dependably upscale experience that also integrates informality and charm. IHG Hotels & Resorts currently operates 31 open voco hotels properties around the world with an additional 43 in the global pipeline, including a joint voco and Holiday Inn project scheduled to open in downtown Chicago later this year.
For further information or to book, visit ihg.com/voco.
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voco™ combines the reassurance of a big brand with the informality and charm of an individual hotel, providing guests with a dependably premium experience. The name, voco, means ‘to invite’ and ‘call together’ originating from Latin, representing the brand’s thoughtful, unstuffy and charming nature. voco’s well put-together hotels combine memorable moments and high-quality touches, from indulgent amenities to big, comfy beds. Guests will always get a warm welcome during a swift check in, a comfy room perfect for unwinding and relaxing, and vibrant bar and restaurant spaces that provide plenty of opportunity to connect and socialise. For more information and to book, visit www.vocohotels.com, and stay connected with us on Facebook and Instagram.