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16 June, 2014

IHG Announces InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts to Offer Full Folio IHG® Rewards Club Points Globally

Guests will earn more IHG® Rewards Club points than ever when they stay at any InterContinental® Hotel worldwide

ATLANTA – InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) [LON: IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)], one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announced today that beginning July 1, 2014, IHG® Rewards Club members who stay at any of the 178 InterContinental Hotels & Resorts across the globe will earn ten points per every $1USD spent[1] on qualifying revenue during stays.  Regardless of what is spent at the hotel, there is no maximum number of points a guest can earn under this new program.

“It’s incredibly important that we reward the loyalty of our valued guests,” said Simon Scoot, vice president, Global Brand Management, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts. “With the positive feedback of this richer earning policy in the Americas, now all members can expect to earn at the new rate at any InterContinental Hotel & Resort in the world beginning July1.”

For further information about the new InterContinental Hotels & Resorts earnings, contact the IHG® Rewards Club Service Center at 1-888-211-9874.

The InterContinental Hotels & Resorts brand is part of IHG’s diverse family of brands in nearly 100 countries and territories, and meets the needs of guests, whatever the occasion – whether an overnight getaway, a business trip, a family celebration or a once-in-a-lifetime experience. IHG® Rewards Club, the industry’s first and largest hotel rewards program with 79 million members is free, and guests can enroll at IHGRewardsClub.com, by downloading the IHG® app, by calling 1-888-211-9874 or by inquiring at the front desk of any of IHG’s more than 4,700 hotels worldwide.

About IHG® Rewards Club
With more than 79 million members globally, IHG® Rewards Club, formerly 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 seven years running by Global Travelermagazine, IHG Rewards Club offers sought-after benefits and is easy to use.  In addition to flexible features like No Points Expiration, No Blackout Dates, Points & Cash, Flights AnywhereTM and Hotels AnywhereTM, IHG Rewards Club members have hundreds of options for point redemption including: Reward Nights, music downloads, brand merchandise and retail gift cards.

Media Contacts:
Monica Brosman, IHG, monica.brosman@ihg.com, (770) 604-5562
Kristal McKanders, InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, kristal.mckanders@ihg.com, +1(770) 604-2082

[1] Hotel charges not eligible include: No Shows, Gift certificates, Health Club/Spa fees, Ticket sales, Internet Access, Audio Visual, Flowers, postage, etc.

Notes to Editors:

IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global organization with a broad portfolio of nine hotel brands, including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites®, Candlewood Suites®, EVEN™ Hotels and HUALUXE® Hotels and Resorts.

IHG manages IHG® Rewards Club, the world's first and largest hotel loyalty program with nearly 79 million members worldwide. The program was relaunched in July 2013, offering enhanced benefits for members including free internet across all hotels, globally.

IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns over 4,700 hotels and 688,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries and territories, with more than 1,100 hotels in its development pipeline.

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group's holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales.

Visit www.ihg.com for hotel information and reservations and www.ihgrewardsclub.com for more on IHG Rewards Club. For our latest news, visit: www.ihg.com/media, www.twitter.com/ihg,www.facebook.com/ihg or www.youtube.com/ihgplc.

 

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