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2014-09-25 08:25:22

Campaign Also Gives Consumers The Chance To Win Free Room Nights ATLANTA, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world's leading hotel companies, today announced the launch of its Holiday Inn(®) brand's #JourneyOnContest via Instagram as part of the brand's Journey to Extraordinary campaign. If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a single image can convey a powerful story that inspires many. From the first family road trip to the finish line of a...

2014-09-03 16:25:02

ATLANTA, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) today announced the next evolution of its Holiday Inn Express(®) brand's Stay Smart(®) campaign to run exclusively on digital channels, a first for the brand, in order to continue meeting the needs of its guests' on-the-go lifestyle. This year's campaign includes collaborations with comedian and author Jim Gaffigan, popular comedy video website Funny Or Die, and Funny Or Die's Oddball Comedy & Curiosity...

2014-07-08 08:32:25

EVEN Hotel Rockville Helps D.C. Area Travelers Stay Healthier and Happier while Away from Home ATLANTA, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hot on the heels of announcing the opening its inaugural EVEN(TM) Hotels property in Norwalk, Conn., InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) today announces that its second property, located in Rockville, Maryland at 1775 Rockville Pike, is officially open. EVEN Hotels is IHG's newest lifestyle hotel brand, created with wellness at its core and designed to...

2014-06-02 12:26:20

The IHG® Rewards Club "Reel Summer" Video Contest Will Reward a Member of the Hotel Loyalty Program with a Trip to New York City and Meet-and-Greet with Lucas NEW YORK, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This week in New York City, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) [LON: IHG, NYSE: IHG (ADRs)], one of the world's leading hotel companies, illustrates how movies inspire travel through its "Reel Summer" video contest on the heels of announcing its "Reel Summer" promotion. From June 2 through Sept....

2014-05-25 12:20:54

IHG's summer movie-themed sweepstakes includes the chance to win one of five Hollywood experiences and thousands of instant prizes for IHG® Rewards Club Members ATLANTA, May 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) [LON: IHG, NYSE: IHG (ADRs)], one of the world's leading hotel companies, is teaming up with Coca-Cola to celebrate the summer season Hollywood-style with the IHG(®) Rewards Club "Reel Summer" promotion. The promotion, which runs June 2, 2014 through Sept. 2,...

2014-05-21 08:27:14

The Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts brand and the PGA TOUR reveal travel activity of golf pros ATLANTA, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From professional golfers to caddies to tournament staffers, the golf community is comprised of seasoned business travelers. Results released today by the Crowne Plaza(®) Hotels & Resorts brand reveal that PGA TOUR golfers travel on average more than 44,000 miles per year for tournament activity, equating to almost two round the world trips([1])....

2014-03-13 12:34:18

New Interactive Video Campaign Featuring PGA TOUR Pro Supports "The Big Win" Promotion From IHG® Rewards Club ATLANTA, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The modern day business traveler likes to win, both at work and when they're having fun. To make winning easier, the Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts brand has teamed up with PGA TOUR pro Rickie Fowler to share secrets for winning on and off the course. The upscale hotel brand and Fowler, one of the most recognizable golfers on the...

2014-03-06 16:24:36

Hotel company earns recognition for its leadership in global competitiveness and commitment to corporate responsibility ATLANTA, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (IHG®), one of the world's leading hotel companies, has been named to FORTUNE Magazine's 2014 "World's Most Admired Companies" list*. Celebrating ten years as a standalone hotel company, this is IHG's first-ever recognition on this list. IHG was ranked fourth in the Hotels, Casinos and...

2014-02-24 12:30:46

New Interactive Touchscreen Displays Provide Another Way For Guests to Explore ATLANTA, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For travelers who have a passion for discovery, getting recommendations from a hotel for things to do off the beaten path can be a challenge. Hotel Indigo®, the brand that connects guests and the neighborhood, is the perfect fit for these explorers, who are typically not interested in the museum mentioned in every guidebook or the hottest exclusive restaurant....

2014-02-13 08:23:50

"Green" Certifications Allow Hotels to Showcase Their Sustainability Achievements to Government and Corporate Accounts and Savvy Consumers ATLANTA, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) today announces that IHG Green Engage, the online sustainability program used by more than 2,600 IHG-branded hotels worldwide, is now recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council under its LEED® Volume program and Green Key Global (GKG) as providing streamlined pathways...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'