Oct302013

IHG PointBreaks Nov 1-Jan 31 preview

A PointBreaks preview of all the international hotels and some USA hotels for reward nights at 5,000 points was posted today on IHG Rewards Club Connect, IHG’s corporate managed community forum for IHG Rewards Club members. These reward nights will be offered beginning November 1 for stays from Nov 1 through January 31, 2014. These hotels will not be available for booking until November 1, around noon New York time, according to ChloeyAM, the IHG Rewards Club Connect community manager.

Funny to me to see that Carolyn, aka CaroReed, who posted the PointBreaks list still has her signature title listed as Priority Club Connect Community Manager.

I am currently in Las Vegas at the IHG Americas Leadership Conference as a press attendee and during a media dinner last night I slipped up and said Priority Club Rewards in a conversation with an IHG corporate manager who corrected me to say IHG Rewards Club.

There will be a Loyalty Traveler post coming based on my interview yesterday with Don Berg, VP Loyalty Programs, InterContinental Hotels Group. He was surprisingly candid about IHG Rewards Club and there are some insights I will share about things like why members are allowed to stack up multiple targeted promotion codes for hotel stay bonus points.

The IHG conference revealed to me that IHG is planning big rollouts of new systemwide initiatives January 2014, like free internet for all IHG Rewards Club members globally and amenity bags for elites, and I think we can expect some fun loyalty program offers to promote the IHG brands. This should be a good year for earning IHG Rewards Club points.

Anyway, here is the list of PointBreaks hotels posted so far. The full list with 143 hotels in the USA will post and be available for booking on Friday, November 1. Looks to me like this is the largest selection of PointBreaks hotels I ever recall seeing.

IHG Rewards Club PointBreaks November 1 – January 31, 2014:

Note: I have included hotel photos here just because I think they are nice to look at. I will leave out the photos when I post the full USA list on Friday since I know they take up a lot of mobile phone data space.

Middle East & Africa

South Africa

InterContinental Johannesburg Sandton Towers

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Holiday Inn Express Durban-Umhlanga

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Oman

Crowne Plaza Muscat

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Saudi Arabia

Crowne Plaza Madinah

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Asia

People’s Republic of China
Holiday Inn Express Shenyang Golden Corridor

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Hotel Indigo Tianjin Haihe

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Crowne Plaza Zhenjiang

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Crowne Plaza Xishuangbanna

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Crowne Plaza Lanzhou
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InterContinental Kunming

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InterContinental Shanghai Rujin

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Hotel Indigo Xiamen Harbour

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Crowne Plaza Shanghai Xiayang Lake

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Crowne Plaza Tianjin Jinnan

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Crowne Plaza City Centre Changsha

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Crowne Plaza Jinan City Centre

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Crowne Plaza Shanghai Pudong

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Holiday Inn Express Hefei South

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French Polynesia/Tahiti

InterContinental Resort Tahiti

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India

Crowne Plaza Kochi

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Crowne Plaza Bengaluru Electronics City

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Japan

Crowne Plaza Nagasaki Gloverhill

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ANA Yonago

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Thailand

Holiday Inn Express Phuket Patong Beach Central

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Europe

Belgium
Holiday Inn Brussels Airport

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Holiday Inn Express Gent

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Czech Republic

Crowne Plaza Prague

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France

Holiday Inn Paris-Marne La Vallee

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Holiday Inn Express Saint-Nazaire

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Germany

Holiday Inn Zwickau

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Holiday Inn Frankfurt Airport-Neu-Isenburg

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Italy

Crowne Plaza Padova

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Netherlands (Holland)

Holiday Inn Express Arnhem

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Poland

Holiday Inn Express Warsaw Airport

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Spain

Holiday Inn Madrid-Las Tablas

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Holiday Inn Madrid-Calle Alcala

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Holiday Inn Express Bilbao

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Holiday Inn Express Madrid-San Sebastian D/L Reyes

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Turkey

Holiday Inn Express Istanbul-Altunizade

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United Kingdom

Crowne Plaza Liverpool-John Lennon Airport

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Holiday Inn Express Birmingham-Star City

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Holiday Inn Ashford-North A20

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Holiday Inn Birmingham M6, JCT. 7

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Holiday Inn Express Liverpool-John Lennon Airport

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Holiday Inn Peterborough-West

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Holiday Inn Express Nuneaton

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The Americas

Canada

Holiday Inn Express Timmins

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Holiday Inn Express Pembroke

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Holiday Inn Express Woodstock South

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Holiday Inn Guelph Hotel & Conf Center

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Holiday Inn Kitchener-Waterloo Conf. Center

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Holiday Inn Toronto-Mississauga

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Featured Properties in the United States:
In the interest of space, I am only listing ten of the 143 U.S. properties  on the list. On November 1st, when hotels are available for booking, you’ll find the full U.S. list here.

IHG Rewards Club Connect

 

Holiday Inn Express Colorado Springs-First & Main (CO)

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Hotel Indigo College Park (GA)

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Holiday Inn Chicago NW Crystal Lake (IL)

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Candlewood Suites Indianaplis E. (Indiana)

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Crowne Plaza Charlotte (NC)

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Candlewood Suites Harrisburg-Hershey (PA)

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Holiday Inn Express Knoxville West (TN)

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Staybridge Suites San Antonio Sea World (TX)

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Holiday Inn Salem Roanoke (VA)

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Holiday Inn Express Tacoma (WA)

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Central/South America
Argentina

Holiday Inn Santa Fe, Argentina

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Chile

Holiday Inn Express Concepcion

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Colombia

Holiday Inn Express Medellin

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Ecuador

Holiday Inn Guayaquil Airport

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Panama

Crowne Plaza Panama

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Venezuela

InterContinental Maracaibo

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Mexico

Holiday Inn Express Queretaro

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Hotel Indigo Veracruz Boca Rel Rio

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Holiday Inn Express CD. Del Carmen

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Holiday Inn Morelia

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Crowne Plaza Acapulco

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Holiday Inn Express Tolucia Galerias Metepec

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Holiday Inn Acapulco La Isla
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About Ric Garrido

Ric Garrido of Monterey, California started Loyalty Traveler in 2006 for traveler education on hotel and air travel, primarily using frequent flyer and frequent guest loyalty programs for bargain travel. Loyalty Traveler joined BoardingArea.com in 2008.

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