IHG® Business Rewards is a new loyalty offering from IHG® Rewards Club that rewards individuals that book on behalf of others. Members earn IHG® Rewards Club points when placing their business accommodations, business meetings, and corporate events, as well as social bookings such as wedding services, with participating IHG® hotels. IHG® Business Rewards is set to launch globally on April 1, 2015 across all IHG® Brands.
With IHG® Business Rewards, you will enjoy the following benefits:
You can change your PIN online by signing into your IHG® Business Rewards account and clicking on "Personal Information."
Contact the IHG® Rewards Club Customer Care team for assistance.
Updating your email preferences ensures you receive important information about IHG® Business Rewards as well as exclusive members-only offers and promotions.
Once the program is launched, you can see your account information when you login at https://www.ihg.com/rewardsclub/us/en/account/home.
All IHG® Business Rewards points accumulated from qualifying spend count towards IHG® Rewards Club Gold Elite, Platinum Elite and Spire Elite status. With Elite status you receive all IHG® Business Rewards benefits plus additional exclusive rewards when you stay with us. You will need 10,000 Elite Qualifying points to reach IHG® Rewards Club Gold Elite status, 40,000 Elite Qualifying points to reach IHG® Rewards Club Platinum Elite status and 75,000 Elite Qualifying points to reach IHG® Rewards Club Spire Elite status.
Login to your account, select “My Account” and select “Personal Information.”
When calling a participating hotel directly or making a reservation through our Reservations Office, give them your IHG® Business Rewards member number so your qualifying booking can be recorded.
Yes. IHG® Business Rewards includes special event bookings and we have participating hotels around the world that can serve as a wedding venue or general party venue. Any IHG® Business Rewards member who books an eligible event with an IHG® participating hotel is eligible to receive IHG® Rewards Club points for the event as outlined in the Terms and Conditions.
IHG® Business Rewards members will start earning IHG® Rewards Club points for eligible events that occur and are paid for on or after April 1, 2015 at participating hotels.
There is no minimum spend to earn points with IHG® Business Rewards and members may earn up to 60,000 IHG® Rewards Club points for each qualified event, at the hotel’s discretion and in accordance with the IHG® Business Rewards Terms and Conditions.
Qualifying Spend includes spend on guest rooms, meetings and events, conference rooms, food and beverage service linked to meetings and conferences, and all-inclusive meeting packages placed at IHG® Business Rewards participating hotels. Terms and Conditions apply.
Qualifying room rates are applied when you book through IHG®Worldwide Reservation Offices, IHG®websites, travel agents or directly at the hotel in accordance with IHG® Business Rewards Terms and Conditions. Points may also be awarded on locally negotiated rates if these rates are discounted less than 30%. At Asia Pacific hotels, qualifying room rates also include all locally negotiated rates.
Members will earn 3 IHG® Rewards Club points per equivalent $1 USD spent at participating hotels when booking on behalf of others.
Members can earn points for personal stays at IHG®hotels, in accordance with the IHG® Rewards Club Terms and Conditions.
Members can purchase points via our website
If you are logged in to your account, your total points will display next to “Balance:” in the top right corner of every page on IHG.com. For more details while logged in, click on the “IHG® Rewards Club” expandable tab and select “My Account” and then “Account Status & Activity.” In addition to your total points you will see the number of points specific to your IHG® Business Rewards qualifying spend.
The participating hotel is responsible for posting IHG® Rewards Club points to a member’s account after the eligible business meeting or special event is completed and paid. It may take up to 6 weeks for your points to post. Please check your account online or contact the hotel where you booked to check the status of your IHG® Rewards Club points.
Yes, you can book multiple rooms on behalf of others for the same night and still receive IHG® Rewards Club points in accordance with Terms and Conditions.
Yes, the person staying at an IHG®hotel will be able to earn IHG® Rewards Club points, as long as they are enrolled in IHG® Rewards Club and the rate booked is a qualifying rate for IHG® Rewards Club. As the booker, you should record the IHG® Rewards Club numbers of all stayers at the time of booking to ensure everyone gets their points allocated correctly. For more information on qualifying rates, please read the IHG® Rewards Club Terms and Conditions.
Yes, through IHG® Business Rewards you will earn points for booking on behalf of others at the IHG® Business Rewards earn rate. You will earn points if you stay and the points you earn for your stay will be at the IHG® Rewards Club earn rate.
Beginning April 1, 2015 you can earn IHG® Business Rewards points in two ways: You can either call the Reservations Office to book up to nine hotel rooms or you can call the hotel directly to book rooms, business meetings, wedding services, and other special events.
Yes, the total number of points for one qualified meeting may be split between two IHG® Business Rewards members. This information must be included in the meeting contract at the time of booking at your participatinghotel. Your participating hotel where the meeting is held will need to allocate the points for you based on what was agreed as part of your meeting contract.
IHG® Business Rewards members may only earn points for qualified events at participating IHG® hotels. However, points may be redeemed for miles with IHG® Rewards Club airline partners. And through IHG® Rewards Club, members may earn miles for their personal stays if they select miles as their earning preference.
Contact the hotel directly or contact the Service Center via the Customer Care link on top of this page.
Yes. You will earn IHG® Rewards Club points which count towards IHG® Rewards Club membership Elite status. However, Gold Platinumand Spire Elite bonus points (a higher earn rate), will only be earned for points associated with your personal stays, and not points associated with bookings through IHG® Business Rewards.
No, each IHG® Business Rewards account is individual. For more information please read our Terms and Conditions.
Yes, please share IHG® Business Rewards information with your colleagues.
Participating hotels can be found at www.ihg.com/businessrewards/us/en/participating-hotels.
For any special requests please contact the hotel directly.
The IHG® Business Rewards Event Management tool allows you to create new events and add multiple online reservation numbers to upcoming events at participating hotels only. You can also view a list of your upcoming events and view your estimated earnings.
Your IHG® Business Rewards events can be accessed via the 'My Account' page when you are logged in.
To create a new event, you'll need an event name of your choosing and at least one upcoming reservation number and the last name of the guest
Yes. The tool creates an event based on each hotel location. To enter reservations taking place at different hotel locations, create a different event name for each hotel location.
The tool is designed to work with upcoming events only. For events which occurred in the past, for which you’ve not received your points either contact the hotel directly or the IHG® Business Rewards Reservations and Service Center for assistance.
IHG® Business Rewards only supports reservations containing one room. For further assistance, please contact the IHG® Business Rewards Reservations and Service Centre.
You can add up to 9 reservation numbers at a time but there is no limit to the number of reservation numbers you can add to an event.