Preferred Hotel Group Introduces I Prefer(TM) Global Guest Benefit Program

Jul 21, 2006, 01:00 ET from Preferred Hotel Group

    CHICAGO, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine enjoying priority early
 check-in and late check-out privileges across the globe. How about a gratis
 round of golf? Or, would you prefer a complimentary welcome cocktail, spa
 treatment, or room upgrade?
     Preferred Hotel Group introduces its I Prefer(TM) Global Guest Benefit
 Program. This exclusive program recognizes guests by offering them coveted
 benefits through member hotels. Membership in I Prefer(TM) is a ticket to
 some of the finest experiences travel has to offer -- from city center to
 remote island, from romance to golf, and from leisure to business. Designed
 to enhance guest relations and increase customer loyalty, I Prefer(TM) is
 available to guests of any of the Preferred Hotel Group family of brands.
 This collection of more than 300 of the finest hotels in 52 countries
 includes: Preferred Hotels & Resorts (;
 Preferred Boutique (; Summit Hotels &
 Resorts (; and Sterling Hotels
     Local Hotel Benefits, a unique feature of the program, provide
 exclusive bonuses to I Prefer(TM) members at a selection of extraordinary
 locations around the world. For instance, golfers enjoy complimentary
 greens fees at the Porto Elounda De Luxe Resort, a seaside paradise in
 Greece, and 25% off green fees at The St. Andrews Bay Golf Resort & Spa in
 Scotland. Complimentary spa treatments can be found at The K Club, an
 elegant hotel and country club in Ireland, as well as Fregate Island
 Private, a luxury retreat in Seychelles. Wine lovers enjoy a complimentary
 sommelier's selection wine flight at Willows Lodge, a rustic hideaway
 nestled in the Sammamish River Valley in Washington. Travelers can enjoy
 benefits reflecting the local culture and ambience, as well, such as Swiss
 chocolates at the Grand Hotel Eden in Switzerland, a continental breakfast
 at The Garden City Hotel in New York, sightseeing in London on an open air
 bus at 41 and a traditional Irish breakfast at Dromoland Castle in Ireland.
     There are Local Hotel Benefits that simply make travel more convenient,
 or even add a touch of luxury, such as complimentary valet parking at the
 Townsend in Michigan and complimentary slippers at The Orlando in Los
 Angeles. In addition, complimentary high-speed Internet access is offered
 to I Prefer(TM) guests at most Preferred Hotel Group locations worldwide.
 Visit for a full list of local hotel benefits.
     Joining I Prefer(TM)
      * There is no prequalification for becoming an I Prefer(TM) member and
        all guests are eligible.  Visit to enroll.  Guests can also
        enroll at any Preferred Hotel Group hotel.
      * I Prefer(TM) membership is currently complimentary.
     Special Privileges
      * Priority early check-in and late check-out
      * Complimentary room upgrades subject to availability
      * Complimentary internet access*
      * Local hotel benefits (apply to reservations made via Preferred Hotel
        Group websites and hotel websites)
      * Access to special offers
      * Members-only website:
     Restrictions apply
     Preferred Hotel Group is a global leader in the hospitality industry.
 This creative, cutting-edge company is designed for a new era in travel -- an
 era in which travelers embrace the individuality of distinctive hotels and
 resorts -- yet desire a consistent commitment to excellence.  The four brands
 of Preferred Hotel Group represent a collection of the finest hotels in the
 world and include Preferred Hotels(R) & Resorts,
 (; Preferred Boutique
 (; Summit Hotels & Resorts
 (; and Sterling Hotels
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