ATLANTA (May 5, 2008) - Just in time for the summer travel season, IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON: IHG, NYSE: IHG (ADRs)] is making it quick and easy for guests to earn up to 20,000 bonus points through Priority Club®, Rewards, the world's first and largest hotel loyalty program with the widest variety of redemption options and the fastest way to Elite Status. From May 12 through August 31, 2008, Priority Club Rewards members will earn 2,000 bonus points, 500 bonus miles or 50 bonus AIR MILES®† reward miles on every second qualifying night at any InterContinental®, Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza®, Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Holiday Inn®, Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge®, Suites and Candlewood Suites®, property worldwide. Members can earn up to a total of 20,000 bonus points, 5,000 bonus miles or 500 bonus AIR MILES®†.
Enrollment in Priority Club Rewards is free, and members benefit from flexible features such as no points expiration, no blackout dates on reward nights, and more redemption options than any other hotel loyalty program, including more than 500,000 lodging establishments worldwide - even our rivals' - through the industry-leading Any Hotel, Anywhere* reward.
To participate in the promotion, simply register at www.priorityclub.com/2000 or call 888-560-5660 prior to staying at any global IHG location.
*Priority Club Rewards® members can redeem Priority Club points for a prepaid lodging card, which can be used at lodging establishments where the American Express® card is welcome. This Reward is not yet available in all countries. Please visit www.priorityclub.com/aha for a complete list of applicable countries for this redemption option.
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InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (IHG) of the United Kingdom [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is one of the world’s largest hotel groups by number of rooms. IHG owns, manages, leases or franchises, through various subsidiaries, almost 3,980 hotels and more than 590,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries and territories around the world. IHG owns a portfolio of well recognised and respected hotel brands including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites®, Candlewood Suites® and Hotel Indigo®, and also manages the world’s largest hotel loyalty programme, Priority Club® Rewards with over 37 million members worldwide.
The company pioneered the travel industry’s first collaborative response to environmental issues as founder of the International Hotels and Environment Initiative (IHEI). The IHEI formed the foundations of the Tourism Partnership launched by the International Business Leaders Forum in 2004, of which IHG is still a member today. The environment and local communities remain at the heart of IHG’s global corporate responsibility focus.
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