Holiday Inn Resort® Kicks Off Back To School Season with "Extra Credit" and Resort Stay Giveaway

Guests get $50 "extra credit" when they stay two consecutive nights up to $250; Free nights are up for grabs on Twitter

Aug 29, 2012, 07:00 ET from InterContinental Hotels Group

ATLANTA, Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- School is back in session, and teachers aren't the only ones giving out "extra credit."  IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) today announced the Holiday Inn Resort® "Extra Credit" offer which rewards guests with a $50 Resort Credit to use on property when they stay at least two nights Sept. 4 through Nov. 30, 2012, when booked at starting today. The "extra credit" can be used toward breakfast, lunch, water ski rentals, bike rentals and more. For each additional night stayed, guests will receive another $25.

"Summer may be winding down but there are still great vacation travel deals," said Del Ross, vice president, Americas Sales & Marketing, IHG. "Whether it's a family of five or a couple of friends who want to visit Holiday Inn Resort beach locations or action-packed attraction areas, we're making it possible to create memorable experiences affordably."

And if that wasn't enough, Holiday Inn Resort is sweetening the deal further for Holiday Inn hotels Twitter followers with their "Resort Stay Giveaway". Prizes range from a one night stay up to an eight night stay at any Holiday Inn Resort location in the U.S., Mexico and the Caribbean. The more tweets, the bigger the prizes get.

Here's how the "Resort Stay Giveaway" works:

  • Follow @HolidayInn on Twitter
  • Tell us why you would love to stay at a resort for your next vacation with the #ResortLove hashtag
  • Tweet daily for more chances to win

For more details on the offer and for official sweepstakes rules, click here.

About Holiday Inn
With over 1,200 hotels worldwide, Holiday Inn® is the most widely recognized lodging brand in the world. In fact, Holiday Inn was one of the first international hotel brands to establish a presence in China in 1984. Holiday Inn provides the services that business travelers need, while also offering a comfortable atmosphere where all people can relax and enjoy amenities such as restaurants and room service, swimming pools, fitness centers and comfortable lounges. The casual atmosphere and amenities such as meeting and on-site business facilities, KidSuites rooms and, Kids Eat and Stay Free programs, demonstrate the long-standing commitment of Holiday Inn Hotels and Resorts to serving travelers and have helped to establish the brand as "America's Favorite Hotel." And now, Holiday Inn is ranked highest in guest satisfaction among midscale full service hotel chains, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2011 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index StudySM.

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Notes to Editors:

IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE: IHG (ADRs)] is a global organization with nine hotel brands including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites®, Candlewood Suites®, as well as our two newest brands, EVEN™ Hotels and HUALUXE™ Hotels & Resorts. IHG also manages Priority Club® Rewards, the world's first and largest hotel loyalty program with over 67 million members worldwide.

IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns over 4,500 hotels and more than 666,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries and territories. With more than 1,000 hotels in its development pipeline, IHG expects to recruit around 90,000 people into additional roles across its estate 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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