ATLANTA, Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) today announces the launch of its new IHG® Rewards Club Global Redemption Catalog. The world's first, largest and fastest-growing hotel loyalty program is introducing a new and enhanced online catalog, offering thousands of retail redemption choices tailored to more than 200 countries and 20 languages.
IHG is one of the world's leading hotel companies, with over 4,700 hotels around the world and a family of nine trusted hotel brands to meet a variety of guests' needs - from a city center Holiday Inn® hotel, to an award winning InterContinental® resort. Its loyalty program offers advantages that no other hotel company can match including; free guest Internet for all IHG® Rewards Club members worldwide across the IHG brand family, value-priced Reward Nights with less restrictions, no blackout dates on Reward Nights, no cancellation penalties – and now, with the wide breadth of offerings in the new redemption catalog, members can truly personalize their rewards to best suit their needs.
The new redemption catalog will also give all 82 million IHG® Rewards Club members worldwide the new ability to add items to a personal wish list and to use their IHG® Rewards Club points to send gifts to friends and family in other countries.
Susanna Freer Epstein, senior vice president, Customer Loyalty Marketing, IHG said: "At IHG® Rewards Club, we are constantly looking to enhance and evolve the program in ways that truly recognize and reward our members' loyalty - not just by giving them points but by giving them the opportunity for rewarding experiences. Our new redemption catalog makes it even easier for our members to access rewards for whatever they like – from jewelry to electronics, to the trip of a lifetime."
To celebrate the launch, IHG has created the IHG® Rewards Club Holiday Gift Guide1 – a list of the top ten newly added rewards - to inspire members this holiday season:
- iPad Air 2 (WiFi, 16GB)
- Snoopy & Charlie Brown Waffle Maker
- GoPro Hero4
- Michael Kors Ladies Gold Chronograph Watch
- Costa Harpoon Sunglasses
- Bose Soundlink Color Bluetooth Speaker
- Nest Learning Thermostat 2nd Generation
- 1-800 baskets Pampered Pooch Market Box
- Vintage Final Touch On the Rock Glass and Ice Ball
- Gund Grumpy Cat
The new IHG® Rewards Club Catalog also features items that are at a range of point values, so they are meaningful to members with a wide variety of point balances. The selection will constantly be changing to provide members with new and exciting choices all year-round.
IHG® Rewards Club members can view the new catalog by visiting www.catalog.ihg.com. Guests can sign up for IHG® Rewards Club by visiting www.ihgrewardsclub.com, calling the IHG Rewards Club Customer Care Center, downloading the IHG App or by inquiring at the front desk of any of the more than 4,700 IHG hotels worldwide.
Notes to Editors:
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON: IHG,NYSE: IHG (ADRs)] is a global organisation with a broad portfolio of nine hotel brands, including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites®, Candlewood Suites®, EVEN™ Hotels and HUALUXE® Hotels and Resorts.
IHG manages IHG® Rewards Club, the world's first and largest hotel loyalty programme with over 82 million members worldwide. The programme was relaunched in July 2013, offering enhanced benefits for members including free internet across all hotels, globally.
IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns over 4,700 hotels and 697,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries, with almost 1,200 hotels in its development pipeline.
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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1 The following list is the top ten in the U.S. Top ten in other countries may vary.
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