International and InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) have launched a promotion
in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, Kuwait, Lebanon and Egypt, whereby Visa cardholders can enjoy
benefits at several participating IHG properties.
a traveller books online and pays with their Visa card at any IHG participating hotel they will automatically be offered a complimentary room
upgrade with breakfast as well as one hour free internet access per stay. The promotion will run till 30th September at selected
Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express hotels.
“We are excited about our new partnership with Visa, who, like us, has a reputation for high standards and quality service, and we look forward
to supporting a long standing relationship with them going forward”
said Haitham Mattar, Director of Sales and Marketing, IHG Middle
East & Africa. “We share a similar client base and believe this initiative will deliver real benefits to our customers as well as drive online booking,
which is faster and more convenient. When booking online, our customers will receive IHG’s best flexible rate, which is the lowest internet
booking rate available – if a customer finds a lower internet rate, then IHG will match it
and that is our guarantee.”
Priority Club Rewards (PCR) members who take advantage of this offer will receive further value by obtaining PCR points when booking with
one of the participating properties. The points can then be redeemed for a range of great rewards, such as store vouchers or free hotel stays at
some of the most recognized hotel brands in the world, including InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express.
Norliza Kassim, Head of Marketing, Visa Middle East and North Africa,
said, “This is our first year partnering with IHG, one of the leading hotel groups in the world, and we are excited to be offering our cardholders the
opportunity to experience and spend time at participating IHG properties across the region.”
There are 25 hotel properties participating in seven countries,
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