The Holiday Inn Resort® Brand Launches "Planes, Trains and Automobiles" Offer

The Holiday Inn Resort® Brand Launches "Planes, Trains and Automobiles" Offer

Priority Club® Rewards members can earn up to $100 gift card for consecutive
nights stays this spring

PR Newswire

ATLANTA, April 23, 2013

ATLANTA, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Your next vacation escape is just a
plane, train or automobile ride away, and the Holiday Inn Resort brand wants
to help get you there. IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) today announced
the Holiday Inn Resort® brand's "Planes, Trains and Automobiles" offer which
presents Priority Club® Rewards members, soon to be namedIHG^®RewardsClub
this July, with the chance to earn up-to-$100 in an airline, gas or train gift
card this spring.

Gas prices are rising earlier and faster than in previous years in the run-up
to peak spring and summer driving seasons, according to a recent article from
USA Today. That's why the Holiday Inn Resort brand is offering travellers a
stress-free way to off-set transportation costs on their next trip, by easing
into a relaxing vacation at one of the brand's many resort destinations.

"The Holiday Inn Resort brand was developed with our guests in mind. The brand
provides the quality and service guests know and can expect from the Holiday
Inn® brand, and are located in some of the world's leading resort
destinations," said Heather Balsley, senior vice president, Americas Holiday
Inn Brand Family. "We know travel costs can add up, so our 'Planes, Trains and
Automobiles' offer gives our guests one less thing to worry about on their way
to their next weekend getaway or week-long vacation at a Holiday Inn Resort

Guests can earn a $25 airline, gas or train gift card when a two consecutive
night stay is booked at any Holiday Inn Resort property in the U.S., Mexico
and the Caribbean. For each additional night booked, an additional $25 is
added to the gift card, up to $100.

Guests can book their hotel stays directly at now through June 30, 2013.

About the Holiday Inn® brand

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 and Holiday Inn Resort
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 Mid-scale Full Service Hotel Chains, according to the J.D. Power and
Associates 2011 and 2012 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index

For more information about Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Resort, including IHG's
vacation resort brand Holiday Inn Club Vacations, or to book reservations,
call 1-800-HOLIDAY or Find us on Twitter

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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®,
EVEN™ Hotels and HUALUXE™ Hotels & Resorts. IHG also manages Priority Club®
Rewards, the world's first and largest hotel loyalty program with over 71
million members worldwide.

IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns over 4,600 hotels and more than
675,000 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.

Visit for hotel information and reservations and for more on Priority Club Rewards. For our latest news,
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SOURCE InterContinental Hotels Group

Contact: Lindsay Cameron, The Holiday Inn Resort® Brand,, 770-604-8686 or Sarah-Ann Soffer, Holiday Inn® Brand
Family,, 770-604-2707
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