IHG unveils newly-renovated Holiday Inn Resort® The Lodge at Big Bear Lake hotel in Big Bear Lake, California

The Lodge at Big Bear Lake will be first Holiday Inn Resort location in California

ATLANTA, 2016-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announces the opening of the newly-renovated 148-room Holiday Inn Resort® The Lodge at Big Bear Lake hotel in Big Bear Lake, Calif. This hotel is the first Holiday Inn Resort location in California.

Eric Lent, Vice President, Holiday Inn® Brand, The Americas, IHG said:  “With locations around the world, the Holiday Inn brand plays an important role in the journeys of guests wherever they travel – from the boardroom to the mountains. As part of that iconic brand family, this Holiday Inn Resort location provides the warm hospitality our guests expect and helps them create lasting memories on unforgettable family vacations.”

Located in the scenic town of Big Bear Lake, the resort is within walking distance of The Village, the downtown district of the resort town, and Big Bear Lake. Guests can take advantage of the hotel’s outdoor pool with Jacuzzi® and sauna, arcade, complimentary Wi-Fi and full service restaurant, Stillwell’s, serving classic American dishes. They can also enjoy additional nearby local attractions, including Snow Summit and Bear Mountain, and can experience the resort town’s seasonal outdoor adventures such as skiing, snowboarding, fishing, golf and more. After exploring the nearby sites and activities, guests get to relax in the resort’s beautifully renovated rooms and suites, offering a tranquil mountain cabin atmosphere.

Ray Reyes, General Manager, said: “We are thrilled to welcome guests to our newly-renovated property. With our close proximity to so many local attractions, shopping and entertainment options, we anticipate our hotel will quickly become a favorite choice of leisure travelers visiting the area.”

The hotel, located at 40650 Village Drive, is owned by Pacific Enterprises and managed by Avion Management. The Holiday Inn Resort brand is part of IHG’s diverse family of brands in nearly 100 countries and territories. The scale and diversity of the IHG family of brands means that its hotels can meet guests’ needs whatever the occasion – whether an overnight getaway, a business trip, a family celebration or a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The Holiday Inn Resort brand participates in IHG® Rewards Club. The industry’s first and largest hotel rewards program 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 5,000 hotels worldwide. The hotel also participates in IHG Green Engage® and offers unique programs to ensure sustainability.

About the Holiday Inn Resort® brand
With 45 properties worldwide, the Holiday Inn Resort® brand offers family fun and relaxation from a brand name guests know and trust. Located in many of the world’s leading resort destinations, each property makes the most of its great location and offers quality accommodations, facilities and activities. Guests enjoy amenities such as multiple food options, whether poolside or in a restaurant, swimming pools, fitness centers as well as tailored services for children such as KidSuites® Rooms and a Children’s Activity Program. All Holiday Inn Resort properties also offer nightly on-site entertainment from live bands and karaoke to comedy shows. For more information about the Holiday Inn Resort brand or to book reservations, call 1-800-HOLIDAY or visit www.holidayinnresorts.com.

Media Contacts:
Jordan Worrall, Holiday Inn® Brand, jordan.worrall@ihg.com,
+1(770) 604-5010
Shelby Lits, IHG, shelby.lits@ihg.com, +1(770) 604-8343

Notes to Editors: 
IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global organisation with a broad portfolio of hotel brands, including InterContinental® Hotels & ResortsKimpton® Hotels & RestaurantsHUALUXE® Hotels and ResortsCrowne Plaza® Hotels & ResortsHotel Indigo®EVEN™ HotelsHoliday Inn® Hotels & ResortsHoliday Inn Express®Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites®.

IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns more than 5,000 hotels in nearly 100 countries, with more than 1,300 hotels in its development pipeline. IHG also manages IHG® Rewards Club, the world’s first and largest hotel loyalty programme with more than 90 million members worldwide.

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group’s holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales. More than 350,000 people work across IHG’s hotels and corporate offices globally.

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