News Releases - Travel & Tourism
Written by Robin Krogman   
Thursday, 19 June 2014 14:26

Moline, IL (June 19, 2014) — IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) the world's largest hotel group by number of rooms, announced today that the Holiday Inn Express®, Moline-Quad Cities is open for business. The hotel brings 100 guest rooms and 35 job opportunities to Moline, IL – Quad Cities area.

The visibility from Interstate 280, Interstate 74, and the Quad Cities International Airport make this truly a gateway hotel,” Dan Huber, Owner/President Frontier Hospitality Group says.  “We believe the Holiday Inn Express brand will have broad appeal to business and leisure travelers who will be able to easily access this very visible hotel,” says Huber.

“Frontier Hospitality Group is grateful to the Metropolitan Airport Authority of Rock Island, Rock Island County and the City of Moline for their support and partnership in helping bring this project to fruition,” Huber says.  “It feels good to be able to do a project in our very own regional community.  Both Bart Baker and Dan Huber are long-time Quad City residents.

Located at 2100 69th Ave, the four-story hotel offers amenities featuring a dynamic lobby and custom designed great room with a modern décor. The great room will also function as a social hub for hotel guests where they can work, relax and network. The hotel also features an expanded fitness room, swimming pool, guest laundry, meeting room, outdoor patio and ten guest room suites.

The Holiday Inn Express brand delivers a comfortable and smart environment with preferred guest upgrades to ensure a productive stay while traveling for business or leisure. The brand’s newly enhanced complimentary Express Start® breakfast bar features both hot & cold options, pancakes, biscuits and gravy, bagels and muffins, fruit, yogurt and the brand's exclusive cinnamon roll. Beverages consist of milk and juice, along with its own "Smart Roast" coffee.

“Holiday Inn Express is a very popular brand and we are pleased to bring a very contemporary Express to the Quad Cities,” says Bart Baker, co-owner of the hotel.  “What will set this hotel apart is the custom design of the lobby/great room area and the expanded fitness area.  This is a hotel that has great curb appeal and will fit in nicely with the modern facilities found at the Quad City International Airport,” says Baker.

Holiday Inn Express hotels participate in IHG’s guest loyalty program, Priority Club® Rewards. The industry’s first and largest guest loyalty program has 43 million members.  Priority Club Rewards membership is free and guests can enroll by logging on, calling 1-888-211-9874 or by inquiring at the front desk of this hotel or any of IHG’s more than 4,200 hotels worldwide.

The Holiday Inn Express Hotel, Moline-Quad Cities is owned and operated by Frontier Hospitality Group, under a license agreement with a company in the InterContinental Hotels Group.

About Holiday Inn Express

Holiday Inn Express hotels are modern hotels for value-oriented travelers. Fresh, clean and uncomplicated, Holiday Inn Express hotels offer competitive rates for both business and leisure travelers. Guests Stay Smart® at Holiday Inn Express hotels where they enjoy a free hot Express Start® Breakfast Bar, free high-speed internet access and free local phone calls (US and Canada only). There are currently more than 1,900 Holiday Inn Express hotel locations around the globe. For more information about Holiday Inn Express hotels or to book reservations, call 1-800-HOLIDAY or visit

About Frontier Hospitality Group

FHG is owned by Bart Baker and Dan Huber. FHG owns and operates the Best Western Plus SteepleGate Inn in Davenport, Iowa which features Prairie Grille and 1 Hundred West Bar & Dance Club; the Best Western Plus Dubuque Hotel & Conference Center; and Champps Americana Restaurant & Bar in Dubuque, Iowa. FHG formerly owned and operated the Best Western Frontier Inn and Country Inn and Suites in Clinton, Iowa

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