YEREVAN — The first Holiday Inn Express Hotel, part of  international IHG hotel chain, opened its doors in Armenia’s capital Yerevan on Friday.

The investment program was implemented by Ghukas Grigoryan, Founder/President of Harmony International LLC. The construction lasted three years. About ten million dollars were invested, with 50 new jobs created.

The Holiday Inn Express has 130 rooms, a well-equipped conference room. There are computers, comfortable seats, chargers and high-speed Wi-Fi in the lobby.

The opening ceremony was attended by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Yerevan Mayor Hayk Marutyan . They toured the premises to get acquainted with the work done and the amenities available in the hotel.

PM Pashinyan welcomed the implementation of the investment program and the initiative to build new hotels in Armenia as a whole, which provide tourists with high-quality services and comfortable conditions.

In turn, Minister of Economic Development and Investments Tigran Khachatryan said that the number of tourists visiting Armenia reached 1.6 million in 2018, and added that the government’s goal is to ensure 7-10% annual growth in the area.

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