Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting For The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Mount Pleasant, Michigan


Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Held At The New Holiday Inn & Suites in Mount Pleasant, Michigan

Mount Pleasant, Michigan, January 23, 2019 – Amerilodge Group, a hotel ownership and management company based in Bloomfield Hills, hosted a grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Holiday Inn & Suites hotel at 5278 E. Pickard, Mount Pleasant, MI 48858, Phone Number: (989) 317-8686, Website:

President & CEO of the Mount Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce, Brett Hyble, Rick Rautanen, General Manager and Christopher Wakeman, Director of Sales for the Holiday Inn & Suites along with  Asad Malik, President & CEO  and Janice Ibershoff, Director of Operations of the Amerilodge Group was given the honor of conducting the ribbon cutting ceremony.  Over 300 guests attended this event to welcome the Holiday Inn & Suites Mount Pleasant into the community.  Eric Rodriguez, Interim Public Relations Director for the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe introduced the Mino Ode Drum to perform a blessing upon the hotel.  Chris Rowley, Executive Director of the Mount Pleasant Area Convention & Visitors said “We are excited to have another full service hotel with meeting space in the Mt. Pleasant area.  The Holiday Inn & Suites brand has a long history and is so well known, it’s nice to offer that brand to visitors.”

Near the campus of Central Michigan University, with easy access to Mount Pleasant attractions, the Holiday Inn & Suites Mount Pleasant hotel is both a convenient workplace and a comfortable home away from home. We are located just off US 127 at Exit 143, on M 20 (Pickard Street).  Making this hotel’s location perfect for business and leisure guests alike.

If you’re visiting the hotel’s locale for work in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, you can rely on the free high-speed, Wi-Fi access and the 24-hour Business Center to help you meet deadlines. Major corporations, such as American Mitsuba Corporation, Manitowoc/Delfield, Morbark, Bandit, and Unified Brands are within miles.

Leisure guests can enjoy amazing attractions in and around Mount Pleasant, Michigan. Your vacation starts right in our city’s backyard with Soaring Eagle Casino, Ziibiwing American Indian Museum and numerous award winning golf courses.

You can begin each morning in the Toast 2 Toast restaurant, and after a busy day unwind in the indoor heated pool or sweat off stress in the 24 hour Fitness Center. Our comfortable accommodations provide the amenities and services travelers expect at an affordable price!

The 130 room (including 20 suites) hotel features the newest design “Introducing…H4” which stands for “happiness, hospitality, home and Holiday Inn”.  The concept comes with a new modern guestroom design to make rooms feel more like home. The new H4 guest room design provides a flexible solution that adapts to each guests’ individual needs as they change throughout their stay, allowing them to work or relax wherever and however they want and truly make the space their own.

Additional hotel amenities include an indoor swimming pool, an exercise room, complimentary Wi-Fi, as well as fax and copy services. The hotel also offers over 5,400 square feet of function space to accommodate functions of up to 500 people.  Toast to Toast, a new restaurant concept by Holiday Inn is a modern American fast-casual dining experience.

Rick Rautanen, General Manager said “We are very excited to return the Holiday Inn & Suites Brand to the Mount Pleasant community.”

Janice Ibershoff, Director of Operations said “We are delighted to have welcomed the community and its leaders to our ribbon cutting event.  We look forward to serving the community and our guests for many years to come.”

In addition, Chris Wakeman, Director of Sales said “At Holiday Inn & Suites we are excited to celebrate our Grand Opening. We are looking forward to an excellent 2019 serving the Mount Pleasant Area and visitors to our community.”

Steve Aldridge
Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Amerilodge Group
(248) 601-2500


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