The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has announced today, Monday 21st May 2012, that IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) has become their official hotel provider.
IHG, one of the world’s largest hotel companies, becomes an ISAF official supplier until December 2013. The sponsorship provides IHG with extensive marketing and image rights to ISAF.
The partnership will allow ISAF members to book rooms at exclusive rates at IHG hotels including InterContinental® Hotels and Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Crowne Plaza® Hotels and& Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn® Club Vacations, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites®. IHG’s loyalty program, Priority Club® Rewards is the world’s largest with 63 million members worldwide.
ISAF Secretary General, Jerome Pels, said, 'Working alongside one of the world’s leading hotel companies will be a huge benefit to the ISAF Family. We are pleased to offer ISAF members exclusive rates at some of the best hotels in the world.'
Matt Luscombe, IHG Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing Europe, said, 'ISAF have ambitious global plans to develop their sport and get more people sailing. With over 4,500 hotels in nearly 100 countries worldwide, IHG is delighted to welcome the ISAF and their members whenever and wherever they need to travel.'
Holiday Inn, an IHG company, is Official Hotel Provider to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The company is Official Hotel Provider to British Gymnastic, British Swimming and British Cycling.