ATLANTA, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) is getting newlyweds off to a blissful start this wedding season with its first-ever Sweetheart Deal. Every engaged couple dreams of their perfect wedding and now brides- and grooms-to-be can create their perfect "Sweetheart Deal" with a Prepaid Visa® card worth up to $850 when they choose Holiday Inn for their wedding reception, or any IHG hotel in the world for their honeymoon such as InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts or Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts between now and the end of 2011.
"A couple's wedding day can be one of the happiest moments of their lives," said Steve Ekdahl, director, Leisure Travel, IHG. "The Sweetheart Deal is our way of saying thank you for sharing those special memories with us at our hotels."
Lovebirds who celebrate their "Big Day" at any participating Holiday Inn in the U.S. can receive a Prepaid Visa® card up to $750 when choosing the Sweetheart Deal wedding reception offer. But, the romance and fun don't have to end there; couples who choose the Sweetheart Deal honeymoon offer can also experience an unforgettable getaway at any of IHG's 4,400 hotels worldwide and get up to 20 percent off the room rate plus a $100 Prepaid Visa® card.* Combine both offers and get a combined reward of up to $850.
The Sweetheart Deal is valid for hotel stays and wedding reception bookings through Dec. 31, 2011 and must be redeemed by Jan. 31, 2012. A copy of the marriage license and final hotel folio are required to redeem the Sweetheart Deal honeymoon package. For more information about the Sweetheart Deal, Holiday Inn and IHG, please visit www.holidayinn.com/sweetheart.
*See full terms and conditions at www.holidayinn.com/sweetheart. Those who book the Advance Purchase rate can receive up to 20 percent off the price of their room. The IHG Visa Prepaid Card is issued by MetaBank™ pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc.
About InterContinental Hotels Group
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) [LON:IHG, NYSE: IHG (ADRs)] is the world's largest hotel group by number of rooms. IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns, through various subsidiaries, over 4,400 hotels and more than 640,000 guest rooms in 100 countries and territories around the world. The Group owns a portfolio of well recognized and respected hotel brands including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites® and also manages the world's largest hotel loyalty program, Priority Club® Rewards with 56 million members worldwide.
IHG has almost 1,300 hotels in its development pipeline, which is expected to create 160,000 jobs worldwide over the next few years.
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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