IHG Hotels & Resorts has officially opened its first resort in Guam, Crowne Plaza Resort Guam, with a grand opening reception on Tuesday 28 March to celebrate the unveiling of the iconic beachfront hotel. The brand’s debut in Guam ushers in a new era of growth and world-class accommodation in Micronesia following the opening of Crowne Plaza Resort Saipan in November 2022.
The opening reception and ribbon-cutting event was attended by more than 200 dignitaries, guests and industry officials, including the Governor of Guam the Honorable Lou Leon Guerrero.
Located in one of the most enviable vantage points on the white sandy beaches of Tumon Bay, Crowne Plaza Resort Guam welcomes guests following an extensive renovation to showcase the brand’s vibrant personality and the stunning natural beauty of Guam. As a hub of rich history and warm island culture, Guam is an ideal getaway with non-stop flights from many major cities in the Asia/ Pacific region, while the resort is perfectly positioned within walking distance to Guam’s central shopping, dining and entertainment district, and only 10 minutes drive from Antonia B. Won Pat International Airport.
As part of IHG Hotels & Resorts’ premium portfolio, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts is one of the world’s largest premium hotel brands, with more than 400 hotels in major cities and resort locations in 65 countries. With a deep understanding of the needs of today’s global traveller, Crowne Plaza is renowned for its Work/Life blend, encouraging guests to move seamlessly between business and leisure with purposeful multi-functional rooms, flexible workspaces, inspired restaurant and dining experiences and energising social spaces.
Regional General Manager, Thomas Mayrhofer said the opening was an extremely proud occasion.
“Guam is a spectacular destination with its rich history, abundant nature, year-round sunshine, unspoiled white sandy beaches and easy access through the continued opening of non-stop flights across the region,” said Mayrhofer.
“We very much look forward to introducing our beautiful new resort experience to local residents and visitors alike.”
The resort offers a wide range of facilities and on-site activities to make each guest’s stay truly unforgettable, including an infinity pool, a family pool, a kid’s club and a 24-hour fitness centre. A wide variety of marine activities can be directly accessed from the resort, such as world-class diving, popular snorkelling, kayaking, a banana boat, jet skiing, dolphin watching, and more.