The world's largest hotel loyalty programme.
During 2010 – 2012, members spent more than 150 Million nights away from home in our hotels – that's over 400 thousand years on the road
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IHG® Rewards Club, the world's first hotel loyalty programme, offers members the ability to earn points at over 4,800 InterContinental Hotels Group hotels worldwide. Members have unparalleled levels of freedom and choice with points that never expire, no blackout dates on Reward Nights, and points that can be used for flights on over 400 airlines and to stay virtually anywhere - even at our competitors' hotels.
There are three levels of membership: Club, Gold Elite and Platinum Elite. IHG® Rewards Club is leading the industry in providing benefits to our members, including free internet worldwide. Gold Elite and Platinum Elite members will receive free internet starting 1 July 2013, and all members will enjoy this benefit in 2014. And only IHG® Rewards Club has the worldwide reach to meet all the needs of our members - whether it's a family holiday in an apartment in the Med, a romantic break in New York or an all-inclusive resort in the Caribbean.
Stay up to 14 nights in a calendar year
Earn by staying at least 15 Elite Qualifying Nights, earning 20,000 Elite Qualifying Points, or Fast Track to Gold Elite by staying 10 Elite Qualifying Nights at 3 IHG® Brands in a calendar year.
Receive all Club benefits, plus:
Earn by staying at least 50 Elite Qualifying Nights, earning 60,000 Elite Qualifying Points, or Fast Track to Platinum Elite by staying 40 Elite Qualifying Nights at 4* IHG® Brands in a calendar year. (*In the Americas and Europe; 40 Elite Qualifying Nights at 3 IHG® Brands in Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and Oceania.)
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|1983||Priority Club Rewards (PCR) - the first hotel loyalty programme is launched.|
|2000||PCR launches the industry's first online awards catalogue.|
|2004||PCR wins six Freddie Awards, the most prestigious consumer-generated awards in the travel industry.
PCR becomes the world's largest hotel loyalty programme.
PCR launches Japanese and Italian language websites adding to the already available Chinese, English, French, German, and Spanish website versions.
|2005||PCR wins six Freddie Awards for the second year running.
PCR wins Global Traveler Magazine Award for 'Best Hotel Rewards Program'.
|2006||PCR launches 'Any Hotel, Anywhere' card in the Americas.
PCR expands the industry-leading Priority Club® Rewards 'Any Hotel, Anywhere' reward to members in the UK and Euro-zone countries.
PCR wins Global Traveler Magazine Award for 'Best Hotel Rewards Program' for the second consecutive year.
|2007||PCR named 'Best Hotel Loyalty Program' by Business Traveler Magazine, 'Hotel Program of the Year' (Americas) for the second consecutive year at the 19th Annual Freddie Awards and 'Best Hotel Loyalty Program in the World' by readers of Global Traveler Magazine, for the third year running.
PCR introduces Priority Club Meeting Rewards programme across all brands in the Americas.
|2008||PCR named 'Best Hotel Loyalty Program' by readers of Business Traveler magazine and 'Best Hotel Loyalty Program in the World' by readers of Global Traveler magazine - for the third consecutive year.
PCR welcomes its one millionth member in Greater China, and is named 'Best Hotel Loyalty Programme' at the China Hotel Starlight Awards.
PCR celebrates its 25th anniversary.
|2009||For the fifth year in a row, Global Traveler Magazine names Priority Club Rewards the 'Best Hotel Rewards Program in the World' and readers of Business Traveler Magazine vote PCR the 'Best Hotel Loyalty Program'.|
|2010||Global Traveler Magazine awards Priority Club Rewards as the 'Best Hotel Rewards Program in the World' for the sixth consecutive year and Business Traveler Magazine names PCR 'Best Hotel Loyalty Program'.|
|2011||PCR wins the Frequent Traveler Awards for 'Program of the Year', 'Best Promotion for Redemption (Middle East, Asia and Oceania)', 'Best Redemption Ability (Middle East, Asia and Oceania)' and 'Best Promotion for Earning'.|
|2011||PCR once again wins the Global Traveler Magazine Award for 'Best Hotel Rewards Program in the World' - seven years running.|
|2012||For the eighth year running, readers of Global Traveler Magazine select PCR for 'Best Hotel Rewards Program in the World' and Premier Traveler Magazine names PCR 'Best Hotel Loyalty Program'.|
|2013||The future of hotel loyalty programmes is announced, as Priority Club® Rewards becomes IHG® Rewards Club on 1 July 2013.|
Last updated 17 February 2015