IHG Hotels & Resorts launches first urban beachfront resort in Jakarta – TTG Asia
IHG Hotels & Resorts has announced its Holiday Inn brand’s first urban beachfront resort in Indonesia, Holiday Inn Resort PIK2 White Sand Beach, slated to open in 2024.
The new property is a collaboration with the holding entity Agung Sedayu Group, one of Indonesia’s largest real estate developers, and expands IHG’s brand portfolio to 36 opened and pipeline hotels in Indonesia.
A seven-minute drive from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, the 180-key resort will be the anchor hotel at PIK2 North Jakarta, a 2,350-hectare world-class waterfront satellite city in Tangerang district. Billed as the “New Jakarta City”, this smart city will comprise the largest mall in Indonesia, F&B establishments, sports centre and an Islamic financial district.
Holiday Inn Resort PIK2 White Sand Beach will showcase Holiday Inn’s new generation of flexible spaces as well as signature features like KidSuites and Kids Stay & Eat Free programme. Facilities include restaurants, bars, 2,600m² of meeting spaces, gym and pool.
Rajit Sukumaran, managing director, South East Asia and Korea, IHG said: “(The resort) will be a fantastic anchor hotel for the highly anticipated PIK2 development, located perfectly for families living in, and business travellers visiting, this world-class waterfront city.”
Natalia Kusumo, CEO of commercial and hotels division 2, Agung Sedayu Group (Amantara) said: “Our overall design is for PIK2 to be the new travel destination within the Greater Jakarta area and the best place to work, live and play.”
A 1,000-hectare sustainably-led development featuring commercial, residential and lifestyle concepts, PIK2 will offer world-class facilities and destinations on the four-kilometre beach, including a 60-hectare greenbelt and a mangrove conservatory. The PIK2 Interchange Toll has also been set to open in 4Q2023.
IHG continues to expand in Indonesia with 25 opened hotels across its Six Senses, InterContinental, Hotel Indigo, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express brands and has 11 properties in the pipeline, including the brand debut of Kimpton and Regent, both in Bali, and Hotel Indigo in Bintan.