IHG® Taskforce Responds To Government Relief Efforts Across Europe
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IHG® Taskforce Responds To Government Relief Efforts Across Europe

IHG hotels offer hotel rooms at reduced rates for key workers, medical staff and other Government relief efforts

April 16, 2020 // Franchising.com // IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world's leading hotel companies, is offering support through its taskforce to the Government, local authorities, municipalities and health care institutions in their efforts to prevent the further spread of Covid-19. This can cover a variety of scenarios, including hosting key government workers, medical staff and other groups in need for emergency accommodation.

IHG has seen a rise in requests from government bodies and public institutions during this difficult time for communities across Europe. Through its dedicated taskforce IHG is responding to these requests, learning from relief effort support in China and the UK, where IHG hotels have been used to house key workers and patients or isolate rough sleepers and people in need.

  • Karin Sheppard, SVP, Managing Director Europe, at IHG commented: “The current situation is unprecedented, and people’s health and wellbeing must be the top priority. We want to contribute to the recovery effort and stand ready to support governments and local authorities where the situation requires.”

All request should be directed to the IHG taskforce at:

Key Contact: InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) // Pamela Braesel, Sales Director Europe Sales, Continental Europe Government Taskforce

Email: EuropeanGovernment@ihg.com

About IHG®

IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global organisation with a broad portfolio of hotel brands, including Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas, Regent Hotels & Resorts, InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants, Hotel Indigo®, EVEN Hotels®, HUALUXE® Hotels and Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, voco™, Holiday Inn® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Holiday Inn Club Vacations®, avid™ hotels, Staybridge Suites®, Atwell Suites™ and Candlewood Suites®.

IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns more than 5,900 hotels and approximately 884,000 guest rooms in more than 100 countries, with over 1,900 hotels in its development pipeline. IHG also manages IHG® Rewards Club, our global loyalty programme, which has more than 100 million enrolled members.

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group’s holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales. More than 400,000 people work across IHG's hotels and corporate offices globally.

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Media Contact:

Amelie Mayer-Quien
amelie.mayerquien@ihg.com
+49 (0) 69 2740 1450

SOURCE IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group)

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