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Holiday Inn officially opens

Bratislava's newest hotel, Holiday Inn, officially opened on October 4. It is part of the world's largest hotel chain and will be connected to the company's world booking systems, called Holidex 2000. The hotel has 164 rooms and a Congress Hall that can hold 350 people. The hotel is owned by Slovkarpatia Bratislava, whose majority shareholders include the Slovenská poisťovňa (the Slovak Insurance Company - with 57 percent), Slovensky Zväz Spotrebnych Družstiev, and SD Jednota, a retail cooperative.

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