WAIKIKI, HONOLULU, Oahu, Hawaii

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) announced the opening of the 44-story, 596-room Holiday Inn Express Waikiki hotel—the largest Holiday Inn Express property in the Americas region. Located just three blocks from Waikiki Beach, two blocks from Luxury Row shopping and four blocks from the Hawaii Convention Center, this hotel is said to be well-suited for business and leisure travelers visiting Waikiki.

"Holiday Inn Express is the largest hotel brand in the world in its segment, and we're excited to add another property to the Hawaiian Islands,” said Jennifer Gribble, vice president, Holiday Inn Express.

The hotel features the brand's newest design solution which includes a modern design scheme, ample access to power outlets and charging ports and more community workspaces for travelers looking to get work done outside of their guest room. Additionally, the Holiday Inn Express Waikiki hotel features 4,700 square feet of flexible meeting and event space with nearly 1,500 square feet of outdoor seating, and a spacious fifth floor Sky Deck with games like giant chess, nine-hole mini golf, shuffleboard, foosball and pingpong.

The property also has an outdoor pool, sun deck and 24-hour fitness center.