Holiday Inn Express said it has reached the milestone of 3,000 open hotels worldwide, representing more than 300,000 rooms in 2,100 cities.
Another 650 Holiday Inn Express hotels are expected to open in the coming years, with the brand accounting for more than a third of IHG's global pipeline.
Holiday Inn Express launched 30 years ago and is now present in 50 countries.
Some of the brand's recent openings include the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Doral -- Miami, Holiday Inn Express Dusseldorf -- Hauptbahnhof (the brand's largest property in Europe at 455 rooms), Holiday Inn Express and Suites Queenstown (the brand's first hotel in New Zealand) and Holiday Inn Express Zhuhai Gongbei in China.
China accounts for more than half of the brand's total global growth.