24 April, 2012
IHG Offers "Triple Bonus Points" to Meeting Planners Across North America
New promotion gives meeting planners up to 180,000 Priority Club® bonus points
ATLANTA – IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), the world’s largest hotel group by number of rooms announced today its meetings promotion, “Triple Bonus Points” to incentivize those who book meeting space across its hotel brands including InterContinental Alliance Resorts*®, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®,Holiday Inn® and Holiday Inn® Express. “Triple Bonus Points” gives meeting planners up to 180,000 bonus Priority Club® points when they book rooms at participating IHG locations across North America.
"At IHG we understand the importance of meetings for our business travelers,” said Wayne Hamilton, Marketing Director of U.S. Business Travel, IHG. ”With this program we are continuing to reward meeting planners, some of our most valued customers."
Meeting planners can earn up to 180,000 points at Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo, Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts and Holiday Inn Express. At InterContinental Alliance Resorts*, planners have a choice to earn 180,000 Priority Club bonus points or 5% off the master bill. Points are awarded with a qualified meeting at participating IHG locations.
To qualify for the promotion, group contracts must be booked by Oct. 31, 2012, and take place by Dec. 30, 2012. Priority Club points never expire and can be used for future hotel stays, airline tickets, retail and dining gift cards and more. Enrollment in Priority Club Rewards is free at www.priorityclub.com.
To find participating hotels, visit www.ihg.com/meetingstriple.
*InterContinental Alliance Resorts, The Venetian and The Palazzo and Montelucia Resort & Spa are participating and qualified meetings must be conducted between June 1 and September 30, 2012.
About Priority Club Rewards
With 63 million members globally, IHG's Priority Club Rewards is the first, largest and fastest-growing guest loyalty program in the hotel industry. Named Best Hotel Rewards Program in the World six years running by Global Traveler magazine and Best Hotel Loyalty Program for four consecutive years by Business Traveler magazine, Priority Club Rewards offers more sought-after benefits and the greatest ease of use of any hotel loyalty program. In addition to flexible features like No Points Expiration, No Blackout Dates, Points & Cash and Flights AnywhereTM, Hotels Anywhere, Priority Club Rewards members have more options for point redemption than any other hotel loyalty program. Members can redeem points not only for Reward Nights, but also for airline miles on more than 40 partner airlines, for auto rentals, for gift certificates and for hundreds of products available in the rewards catalog. And Priority Club Rewards is the only hotel loyalty program to allow members to create their own reward. With Priority Club® Rewards Concierge, if members can’t find what they want amongst the thousands of reward options, then the Priority Club Rewards Concierge will find the perfect reward for them. Enrollment in Priority Club Rewards is free. Guests can enroll by logging onto priorityclub.com, by calling 1-888-211-9874 or by inquiring at the front desk of any of IHG's more than 4,400 hotels worldwide.
Lindsay Cameron, IHG, email@example.com, +1(770) 604-8686
Notes to Editors:
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global organization with nine hotel brands including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites®, Candlewood Suites®, as well as our two newest brands, EVEN™ Hotels and HUALUXE™ Hotels & Resorts. IHG also manages Priority Club® Rewards, the world's first and largest hotel loyalty program with over 63 million members worldwide.
IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns over 4,400 hotels and more than 658,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries and territories, and has more than 1,100 hotels in its development pipeline.
IHG expects to recruit around 90,000 new people worldwide across its estate over the next few years and is committed to gender balance throughout its business. We aspire to continue retaining a minimum of 25% female representation on the Board.
InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group's holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales.
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