The International Sailing Federation is today (21 May 2012) pleased to announce that IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) has become official hotel provider to ISAF. IHG, one of the world’s largest hotel companies, becomes an ISAF official supplier until December 2013. The sponsorship provides IHG with extensive marketing and image rights to ISAF. The partnership will allow ISAF members to book rooms at exclusive rates at IHG hotels including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn® Club Vacations, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites®. IHG’s loyalty program, Priority Club® Rewards is the world’s largest with 63 million members worldwide.
ISAF Secretary General, Jerome Pels, said, “Working alongside one of the world’s leading hotel companies will be a huge benefit to the ISAF Family. We are pleased to offer ISAF members exclusive rates at some of the best hotels in the world.”
Matt Luscombe, IHG Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing Europe, said, “ISAF have ambitious global plans to develop their sport and get more people sailing. With over 4,500 hotels in nearly 100 countries worldwide, IHG is delighted to welcome the ISAF and their members whenever and wherever they need to travel.”
Holiday Inn, an IHG company, is Official Hotel Provider to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The company is Official Hotel Provider to British Gymnastic, British Swimming and British Cycling.
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global organisation 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 programme with over 65 million members worldwide.
IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns over 4,500 hotels and more than 661,000 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.