LONDON, May 19 /CNW/ - Priority Club(R) Rewards Members Gain Unlimited Access to Over 1,000 Business Lounges Worldwide and can Earn Points on Regus Private and Virtual Office Packages
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), the world's largest hotel company, and Regus, the world's largest provider of innovative workplace solutions, today announce a partnership that offers the 48 million members of IHG's Priority Club Rewards (PCR) complimentary annual membership to the Regus businessworld gold programme. The Regus businessworld gold card provides professionals immediate access to more than 1,000 business lounges in 450 cities worldwide.
Priority Club Rewards members can earn and redeem points at over 4,400 hotels in IHG's estate globally, including Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn. With the Regus partnership, PCR members will now have the ability to earn 30,000 PCR points and one month free on a Regus private office and 10,000 points and one month free on any virtual office program.
Lincoln Barrett, IHG's Vice President, Guest Marketing, comments: "We're always looking for innovative ways for our 48 million Priority Club Rewards members to earn and redeem points. This partnership with Regus gives our most loyal customers access to more places to work while on the move, and get rewarded for it."
Mark Dixon, Global CEO, Regus plc comments: "We know that many Priority Club Rewards members are professionals who travel frequently. With that lifestyle comes the challenge of maintaining productivity and comfort while in transit. Regus provides access to prime work space worldwide where members can work, conduct meetings and connect with associates, or simply relax between appointments.
"It's a natural partnership that demonstrates our understanding of our customers' lifestyle. The global footprint and quality Regus offers is a great match with IHG and Priority Club Rewards."
Priority Club Reward members can activate their Regus businessworld gold card by visiting http://www.regus.com/priorityclub
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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 650,000 guest rooms in 100 countries and territories around the world. The Group owns a portfolio of well recognised and respected hotel brands including InterContinental(R) Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo(R), Crowne Plaza(R) Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn(R) Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express(R), Staybridge Suites(R) and Candlewood Suites(R) and also manages the world's largest hotel loyalty programme, Priority Club(R) Rewards with 48 million members worldwide.
IHG has 1,300 hotels in its development pipeline, which will 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.
IHG offers information and online reservations for all its hotel brands at http://www.ihg.com and information for the Priority Club Rewards programme at http://www.priorityclub.com. For the latest news from IHG, visit our online Press Office at http://www.ihg.com/media.
About The Regus Group
The Regus Group (LSE:RGU) is the world's leading global provider of innovative workspace solutions, with products and services ranging from fully equipped offices to professional meeting rooms, business lounges and the world's largest network of video communication studios. Regus delivers a new way to work, whether it's from home, on the road or from an office. Clients such as Google, GlaxoSmithKline, and Nokia join thousands of growing small and medium businesses that benefit from outsourcing their office and workplace needs to Regus, allowing them to focus on their core business.
Over 500,000 clients a day benefit from Regus facilities spread across a global footprint of 1,000 locations in 450 cities and 80 countries, which allow individuals and companies to work wherever, however and whenever they want to. For more information please visit: http://www.regus.co.uk
SOURCE InterContinental Hotels Group
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