Holiday Inn Express and Suites Hotels has opened in Columbia City and will host a ribbon cutting Monday. Holiday Inn invested $4 million to build the new hotel and created 15 jobs in Whitley County.
The ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. and include remarks, a tour and refreshments.
”Although we have several strong hospitality options in the community, we believe that many of our local businesses refer their overnight guests to out-of-town hotels. We think having another national hotel chain with a presence in Columbia City will encourage out of town guests to consider all of our local options to help us attract and retain more business from travelers,” said Jon Myers, president of the Whitley County EDC in a news release.