Last month, I wrote twice about a promotion (read more here and here) from IHG that allows members to earn up to 71,000 bonus points and noted that there were some issues with similar promo last year. IHG has now retroactively amended the T&Cs of this offer. Members that live in Asia-Pacific (excluding Greater China), […]
We've seen a lot of consolidation in the hotel industry in the past few years. Marriott has taken over Starwood, IHG has taken over Kimpton, and Accor has taken over Fairmont, Raffles, And Swissôtel. While it sounds like this isn't anywhere close to being finalized (and may not happen), The Times ran an interesting story this week about a potential acquisition for IHG. While the story is primarily about a short term drop in IHG's stock due to the company not paying dividends to shareholders, there's an interesting rumor in there as well: "There were strong rumours yesterday that Mr Barr had held recent preliminary discussions with Belmond, the New York-listed luxury hotel and train operator formerly known as Orient-Express Hotels, although his insistence at last weeks results that any target would have to be a 'small, asset-light' brand makes a deal unlikely unless he can do a back-to-back sale of Belmonds assets." For those of you not familiar with Belmond, up until 2014 it was known as Orient-Express, though they rebranded at that point (and there's an interesting backstory to the rebranding).
IHG Rewards Club has teamed up with Viator and is offering 1,000 points whenever you book activities directly with them. The IHG activities portal can be found here. Simply do a search for a destination, attraction or tour and it’ll display all the options that could normally be booked through Viator. My wife and I are currently in Atlanta and are due to visit the World of Coca-Cola in the next few days. We already… The post Earn 1,000 IHG Rewards Club Points When Booking Activities appeared first on Frequent Miler.