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With over 6,000 international destinations, IHG Hotels & Resorts is preparing to welcome guests worldwide this holiday.

IHG Hotels & Resorts invites travellers to embark on a memorable journey to one of its 6,000+ global destinations. The renowned hospitality group manages over 18 hotel brands in its diverse portfolio, giving guests many options when considering their stay preferences and desired experiences.
The following seven international destinations stand out as popular choices among UAE travellers, with each property less than a six-hour flight away. From the Middle East and India to Europe and Africa, IHG Hotels & Resorts promises to deliver an immersive break honouring Ramadan customs, further marked by its longstanding values of tradition and hospitality.

Jordan: Crowne Plaza Jordan, Dead Sea Resort & Spa

A five-star Dead Sea Resort in Jordan, the Crowne Plaza Jordan boasts a private white-sandy beach, a luxurious spa, excellent dining outlets, and day-lighted event venues with sweeping views of the nearby shoreline. Located an hour west of the Queen Alia International Airport, the resort is ideal for a weekend retreat or family getaway.

Whether guests are seeking pampering with spa services, a relaxed swim in the buoyant waters of the longest private Dead Sea Beach, or simply want to enjoy a refreshing poolside cold drink, the Crowne Plaza Jordan has it all. Its two signature restaurants and 24-hour room service complete a stellar line-up of hotel amenities that promise an unforgettable stay experience.

The price starts at AED 470 per night. For reservations or more information, visit https://www.ihg.com/.

India: Holiday Inn Goa Candolim

Set atop the grassy hills of Sinquerim, a village in North Goa, Holiday Inn Goa Candolim is a pinnacle of five-star hospitality in the heart of western India. With a backdrop of lush green landscapes, the hotel is a sanctuary of tranquillity adjacent to the lively energy of the bustling streets. Fully air-conditioned rooms, soundproof design, and modern amenities – including a smart TV, tea and coffee facilities, and a dedicated workstation – deliver a comfortable and convenient stay experience, marked by consideration for different preferences.

The hotel also features multiple culinary selections, including its all-day Viva Lounge and Bar restaurant and its Atrium Bar, where expert mixologists present an array of handcrafted concoctions. Perfect for families, Holiday Inn Goa Candolim also brings guests Holiday Inn’s signature kids-eat-free offer, ensuring that little ones can indulge stress-free.

 The price starts at AED 367 per night. For reservations or more information, visit https://www.ihg.com/.

Maldives: InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort


Named one of the top 20 resorts in the Indian Ocean by Condé Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice Awards 2023, the InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort serves as the perfect escape to reconnect with nature and loved ones in the sweeping blue panorama of the Indian Ocean.

Located in the heart of Raa Atoll, the luxury resort is ideal for honeymooners, families, and friends seeking a nature-filled stay experience. A myriad of marine life surrounds the resort, home to a unique manta ray sanctuary, bringing guests a glimpse into the beauty of the surrounding waters. All guests staying at the resort are also entitled to enjoy the exclusive InterContinental Club Benefits, including complimentary breakfast, afternoon tea, pool refreshments, and Aperitif Hours.

The price starts at AED 5,130 per night. For reservations or more information, visit https://www.ihg.com/.

Turkey: Crowne Plaza Istanbul, Old City

An old city retreat, Crowne Plaza Istanbul is the heartbeat of the historical peninsula. Its modern design and 257 rooms provide plenty of accommodation for a diverse population of travellers, complete with all the necessary amenities and responses to daily needs. Inspired by thousands of years of history and culture, the property’s architecture adds to its charm, setting it apart as a magnificent ode to years past.

Interior courts, glittering lights, and spacious atriums are only some of the property’s stand-out features, along with its proximity to key landmarks in Istanbul. The nearby Hagia Sophia is a remarkable architectural marvel, while the Blue Mosque – Turkey’s first mosque – is an important site for Muslims and tourists alike. Marked by its historical and cultural significance, the Crowne Plaza Istanbul is the perfect destination for a Ramadan escape.

The price starts at AED 270 per night. For reservations or more information, visit https://www.ihg.com/.

Georgia: Holiday Inn Tbilisi

An increasingly popular international destination, Tbilisi continues to impress travellers worldwide. Located close to the city’s heart, Holiday Inn Tbilisi is just moments away from the iconic Heroes Square and a 12-minute drive from the Tbilisi Train Station. The hotel’s prime location is also a two-minute walk from the Technical University Metro Station, bringing guests seamless connections and access to the rest of the city.

The picturesque Old Town, Mtkvari River, and National Botanical Garden of Georgia are all must-visit sites, promising to give visitors insight into the rich culture and history of the Eastern European country. Catering to business and leisure guests, Holiday Inn Tbilisi houses eight state-of-the-art event spaces, high-speed internet, and an exquisite health club with a sauna and seasonal outdoor pool. The hotel also offers fantastic food and beverage options at its Lounge Bar and authentic Georgian Adjara Restaurant.

 The price starts at AED 318 per night. For reservations or more information, visit https://www.ihg.com/.

Egypt: Crowne Plaza West Cairo-Arkan

As the first premium hotel in the heart of Sheikh Zayed, Crowne Plaza West Cairo-Arkan brings upscale comfort and seamless service to the iconic Arkan Plaza community landmark. Its 178 modern guestrooms are curated with well-being in mind and are equipped with the necessary amenities to support a sustainable work-life balance.

The property also houses an array of dining outlets designed to take guests on a journey along the Mediterranean coast. The all-day dining restaurant, Amphora, serves an impressive selection of well-loved dishes packed with flavour and aromas. Mayrig’s menu boasts authentic Armenian recipes defined by traditional Silk Road spices, while Miss Li Lee’s blends edgy décor and colorful murals with Pan-Asian favourites, perfectly paired with city views from its outdoor terrace.

The price starts at AED 666 per night. For reservations or more information, visit https://www.ihg.com/.

Austria: Hotel Indigo Vienna, Naschmarkt

A boutique hotel tucked just a stone’s throw from the lively city centre of Vienna, Hotel Indigo Vienna – Naschmarkt draws inspiration from the stories of its neighbourhood, With secret gardens and hidden green areas that come alive – including an outdoor terrace, beautiful courtyard, and rooftop garden – the property blends indoor and outdoor living for a truly unique stay experience.

The pet-friendly hotel is in the ‘Margareten’ district, near the vibrant Naschmarkt – a must see for visitors and the place where locals gather at all times of the day. Featuring a selection of shops throughout the day and over 120 international bar and restaurant stands by night, the neighbourhood is truly unique in its offerings, making it the perfect getaway for a memorable Ramadan.

The price starts at AED 691 per night. For reservations or more information, visit https://www.ihg.com/.

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