New York, NY (PRWEB) January 21, 2014
GroundLink, the next generation car service, is proud to announce that it has partnered with IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) to be the preferred car service provider for IHG® Rewards Club members. GroundLink, which provides a seamless, consistent and reliable ground transportation experience for travelers, is now offering IHG Rewards Club members the ability to earn IHG® Rewards Club Points whenever they book a ride with GroundLink. IHG is one of the world’s leading hotel companies with a broad portfolio of 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.
“At GroundLink, we are committed to providing our loyal business travelers with quality service no matter where they travel. With the IHG partnership, we are extending our brand and offering additional benefits for travelers while they are on the road. IHG is a perfect partner for GroundLink because of its wide range of hotels and the benefits it offers to its IHG Rewards Club members. These include free internet for all members beginning in 2014, points that never expire and no blackout dates for Reward Nights,” said Rob Saunders, Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships, GroundLink.
IHG Rewards Club members can earn 500 points for every ride that they book with GroundLink. Offering the industry’s only on-time pickup guarantee, GroundLink is the preferred choice of travelers on the go.
“We selected GroundLink to be our preferred car service provider because of its innovation, global availability and reliability,” said Mark Shepherd, Director, Partnership Programs, IHG. “Whether booking a ride online, via smartphone or by phone, our guests are now able to earn IHG Rewards Club points when they use GroundLink’s door-to-door service.”
GroundLink is the next generation car service that leverages a proprietary technology platform to provide seamless, consistent and reliable ground transportation for business travelers worldwide. The GroundLink mobile app was cited by USA Today as best in class. GroundLink was also named as a finalist in the Golden Bridge Awards for Innovations in Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation and Travel and awarded the ODIGEO Award for Travel Innovation and the Creative Alliance Award for Travel Innovation by leading travel industry firm, PhoCusWright. GroundLink has teams in North America and Europe with headquarters in New York, NY. To learn more visit http://www.GroundLink.com.
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global organisation with a broad portfolio of 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 manages IHG® Rewards Club, the world’s first and largest hotel loyalty programme with over 76 million members worldwide. The programme was relaunched in July 2013, offering enhanced benefits for members including free internet for Elites across all hotels, globally.
IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns over 4,600 hotels and 679,000 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.
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