Pinnacle Hotel to become Holiday Inn Express Singapore Serangoon - Opening on 01 January 2019?

So it appears that Singapore will be getting another Holiday Inn Express property at the beginning of next year - I only realised this when I was trying to book the InterContinental Singapore (again!) for a future stay. The Holiday Inn Express Singapore Serangoon will become Singapore's fourth Holiday Inn Express property and it appears that it will be taking over the existing Pinnacle Hotel based on the address.

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Holiday Inn Express Bangkok Soi Soonvijai Opens - Fourth Holiday Inn Express Property in Bangkok

The Holiday Inn Express Bangkok Soi Soonvijai is the fourth Holiday Inn Express property to open in Bangkok. This 206-room property is located just two minutes walk away from Bangkok Hospital and a short trip to both Piyavate Hospital and Rama 9 Hospital, making it perfect for medical tourists.

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Hotel Review: Holiday Inn Express Singapore Katong (Standard Room)

Singapore's most affordable InterContinental Hotels Group property has officially opened last month (June 2016) and I checked into the Holiday Inn Express Singapore Katong for a long weekend in an attempt to complete my IHG Accelerate 2016 offers in the most economical way possible (find out how I earned 14,000 IHG Rewards Club points in two nights HERE!). The Holiday Inn Express Singapore Katong is also Singapore's third and largest Holiday Inn Express property - read about my experience at the Holiday Inn Express Singapore Clarke Quay and Holiday Inn Express Singapore Orchard Road. 

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Singapore's Most Affordable IHG Property Opens - Holiday Inn Express Singapore Katong

The Holiday Inn Express Singapore Katong has finally opened its door officially in the Lion City's first heritage town, the Joo Chiat neighbourhood of Katong. The 451-room property is the largest Holiday Inn Express hotel to open in Singapore and it is nestled amongst a number of cultural landmarks and famous Peranakan eateries.  

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Hotel Review: Holiday Inn Express Singapore Orchard Road (Standard Room)

To complete one of my Accelerate Offers last quarter, I checked out the Holiday Inn Express Singapore Orchard Road (since it was the only HIX brand that I have not stayed in in Singapore then) on one weekend and was pleasantly surprised by how much larger (compared to the Clarke Quay location) the rooms are here. It is important to remember that the HIX is a no-frills brand by the InterContinental Hotels Group so you really are paying for the room only (breakfast and WiFi is always complimentary though!). 

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First Holiday Inn Express opens in Australia - Holiday Inn Express Sydney Macquarie Park

Australia’s very first Holiday Inn Express property by the InterContinental Hotels Group has just opened in Sydney - Holiday Inn Express Sydney Macquarie Park. As part of a long-running partnership with Pro-invest, the Holiday Inn Express Sydney Macquarie Park is the first of 15 Holiday Inn Express hotels to be opened in Australia.

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3 Weekend Getaways from Singapore under S$500 - IHG

With 70% of Singaporeans being vacation-deprived (as shown in Expedia's latest Vacation Deprivation survey), IHG has identified three weekend getaways that will not break your bank account. With 6 long weekends in 2016, you will be able to take full advantage of these to save your annual leaves for longer trips instead. Here are three weekend getaways that you can take for under S$500 (inclusive of flight and accommodation):

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IHG's Cheapest Property in Singapore

Did you know that IHG's most affordable property in Singapore will be opening next year and is now accepting reservations for stays beginning 18 April 2016? With 20% savings, the advance purchase rates at the Holiday Inn Express Singapore Katong starts from just S$112++ a night which comes with the signature Express Start breakfast for two adults as well as complimentary WiFi. 

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