We don't like to boast, but we've won quite a few awards over the years. And we're very proud of all our award-winning hotels, brands, campaigns and people.
The Hotel InterContinental Miami won a Pinnacle Award, which is awarded to the top 250 most prestigious hotels and resorts worldwide, by Successful Meetings Magazine.
The Willard InterContinental in Washington DC was ranked the Number 1 hotel in Washington by Condé Nast Traveller's 2002 Gold List of the World's Best Places to Stay.
The readers of Meeting News selected the InterContinental Miami for the 2002 Planners' Choice Award.
Priority Club® Rewards won coveted honours, by being awarded the Best Hotel Loyalty Programme Web Site (International) at the prestigious 2002 Freddie Awards by the readers of InsideFlyer Magazine.
In the October 2002 edition of Business Traveller, the Barclay InterContinental New York was ranked the third Best Business Hotel in North America.
In the17 June 2002 edition of BrandWeek, two Six Continents Hotels brands, Holiday Inn and InterContinental, were named “Superbrands” in the travel category. Holiday Inn was ranked number one in overall brand equity, which is a combination of brand quality and brand saliency.
In January 2002, for the third year in a row, the Willard InterContinental hotel received the top rating as the finest of Washington D.C.'s five deluxe hotel properties in the Condé Nast Traveler Gold List, a list for which more than 29,000 magazine subscribers cast votes.
Holiday Inn Express was named top hotel brand in its segment for Business Travel News. The Business Travel News Top U.S. Hotel Chain Survey is an annual measure of corporate travel planners opinions of the properties their companies and clients use.
Holiday Inn Express won a gold EFFIE for its Stay Smart® campaign, marking the third consecutive EFFIE the campaign has won.
The Holiday Inn Express brand received an Odyssey Award from the Travel Industry Association for its Stay Smart® campaign. The Odyssey Awards recognise excellence and exceptional achievements in travel and tourism.
Holiday Inn was recognised in 2001 by Franchise Times as a Top 100 Franchise Chain.
Six Continents Hotels’ Raleigh, N.C., reservation centre received the 2001 Employer of the Year Award (large employer category), which confers statewide recognition on employers for outstanding achievements in hiring and promoting people with disabilities.
Holiday Inn was voted, for the third consecutive year, the leading choice hotel brand for German Business Travellers.
Independent research for the BDRC Hotel Guest Survey was carried out by INRA Deutschland in Germany.
Surveys by BizRate.com awarded the Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express websites with high consumer ratings.
Holiday Inn Express named top hotel choice for entrepreneurs by Entrepreneur Magazine's annual Quick Guide to Business Travel.
Holiday Inn Express named top hotel brand in its segment by Business Travel News. The Business Travel News Top U.S. Hotel Chain Survey is an annual measure of corporate travel planners, opinions of the properties their companies and clients use.
Holiday Inn brand received a Gold EFFIE for a series of television ads featuring Mark Harvey, the loveable 30-something slacker. And Holiday Inn Express won a silver EFFIE for its Stay Smart® campaign, marking the second consecutive EFFIE the campaign has won.
In its Annual Readers Choice Awards (voted on by the travel agents clients) Holiday Inn was voted "Client's favourite Hotel & Resorts for Family" and "Clients Choice Best Value".
Holiday Inn was named "Top Mid-Priced Hotel Brand for Business Travel" by SmartMoney Magazine.
Holiday Inn was voted "Hotel Chain of the Year" in 2000 for the third year in a row.
Holiday Inn Express wins Top US Hotel Chain Survey (Source: Business Travel News, 22 February 1999).
Named Express as one of five top brands for the most growth in new construction hotels (Source: Hotel & Motel Management, 15 March 1999).
Holiday Inn named Best Hotel Group in North America.
Holiday Inn voted as having Best Kids Menu in America.
Names Holiday Inn Top Mid-Priced Hotel Brand for Business Travel.
Reader's Choice Award presented to Holiday Inn by Recommend Magazine – Client's Favourite Value Hotel/Resort .
Silver, Best Table of Contents and Honourable Mention, Best Feature Design (November).
for Stay Smart television advertising campaign (June) – Holiday Inn Express.
InterContinental Hotels Group, then named Bass Hotels & Resorts, received a Gold PATA Award for "Impressions of Asia's" sets of innovative travel posters.
Holiday Inn named "Best Mid-Price Hotel Chain in the World".
Semiramis InterContinental Cairo.
InterContinental Hotels and Resorts named Best Hotel Chain worldwide.
InterContinental Hotels and Resorts named Best Hotel Chain In Africa.
Award of Excellence - Bali InterContinental Resort.
Award of Merit in the Best Hotel Group category – InterContinental Hotels and Resorts.
Names InterContinental Hotels and Resorts best hotel chain for second successive year. Fourteen InterContinental hotels featured among the top five in 13 different cities in Europe.
Crowne Plaza Hotels and Resorts named Best Business Hotel Group in the Middle East.
Best Elite-Level programme – Six Continents Club.
Best Newsletter – Six Continents Club.
Best Website – Six Continents Club.
Best Business Hotel in the World – Al Bustan Palace InterContinental Muscat.
Names InterContinental Hotels and Resorts Best Business Hotel Chain in Western Europe, in Eastern Europe and in the Middle East. Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts named Best Mid-Market Hotel Chain in the Middle East.
Best Business Hotel in the Middle East – InterContinental Dubai (sixth consecutive year).
Best Individual Hotel in the UK – The Hotel InterContinental London.
Best Individual Hotel in the Middle East – The Hotel InterContinental Dubai.
Six Continents Hotels identified as one of the 57 "world-class" firms that received an Overall Market Effectiveness Capability rating of 65 or above. The results of the Competitive Fitness Global Survey was published by Financial Times Management in London in December 1998.
(Merit, Issue Design and Merit, Feature Illustration (March).
Gold, Best Design for New Magazine and Finalist, Best Cover (November).
Award for the Best Moderate Size Hotel Chain – Inter-Continental Hotels and Resorts.
Best Business Hotel in the Middle East – Inter-Continental Dubai.
Semiramis Inter-Continental Cairo.
Semiramis Inter-Continental Cairo.
Third Best Hideaway of the Year - Al Bustan Palace Inter-Continental Muscat.
Best hotel in the Middle East - Al Bustan Palace Inter-Continental Muscat.
Holiday Inn ranked one of the 1998/1999 "Review 200: Asia's Leading Companies" in the publication between 1995 and 1999. It is a survey of over 4,000 executives and professional in 11 different countries in Asia. Results were printed in "The Reviews" year-end double issues (December)
Last updated 25 August 2015