IHG’s avid hotels continues growth
The avid hotels brand is growing with seven new cities, including three hotels in one of the fastest-growing states in the U.S.: Texas.
The 2020 Census revealed Texas had the biggest population jump with nearly 4 million more residents added in the last 10 years. With dozens of companies in the technology and infrastructure segments calling Texas home, avid hotels now has properties in Austin, Fort Worth, and the Corpus Christi area.
In addition to avid hotel Austin-Tech Ridge, avid hotel Corpus Christi Portland (TX), and avid hotel Fort Worth-Fossil Creek, the brand is also growing with avid hotel Columbus Northwest – Hillard, avid hotel Fort Mill – Amusement Park, avid hotel Savannah South-Gateway, and avid hotel Kalamazoo East.
The newest addition to avid hotels family, avid hotel Fort Worth – Fossil Creek, marks the 37th property for the brand and is located 15 miles from Sundance Square Downtown, home to the Bass Performance Hall, the Texas Motor Speedway and the Fort Worth Stockyards.
“We’re so excited to bring the avid hotels brand to the vibrant city of Fort Worth and help guests experience all that this area has to offer,” said Kalpesh Patel, Buffalo Lodging LLC (Texas), owner, avid hotel Fort Worth – Fossil Creek. “This hotel is suited to both business and leisure travelers and has exceptional details guests will appreciate, including black-out roller shades, a spacious room and free WiFi. We look forward to welcoming our first guests to this new property soon.”
Karen Gilbride, VP of avid hotels and Atwell Suites, added, “With travel on the rise across the country, each brand-new avid hotel offers a clean and safe stay. Guests can be confident that their visit will be ‘just right.’ Our focus on the basics done exceptionally well at a fair price means that the guests will have a great experience. We are excited by the momentum of this brand and to be working with great partners like Buffalo Lodging LLC.”
The avid hotel brand is part of IHG Hotels & Resorts Essentials brand portfolio, which includes hotel brands such as Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express. Since its introduction in 2017, the brand has quickly grown across the U.S. and Mexico with more than 180 hotels under development throughout the Americas region. Additional avid hotels will be coming to the cities of Macon (GA), Fayetteville (NC), Memphis (TN), Round Rock (TX), and Lexington (KY) this year.