Aeroplan renews partnership with InterContinental Hotels Group

Press Release

Aeroplan is furthering its commitment to offering members great value and increased flexibility with the announcement of the renewal of a multi-year agreement with InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), a global hotel company with nearly 5,400 hotels in almost 100 countries across leading brands, including Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza and Hotel Indigo.

In addition to the current opportunity to earn Aeroplan Miles when staying at IHG hotels, Aeroplan Members can now also take advantage of a relationship with IHG Rewards Club. Members will now be able to convert 10,000 IHG Rewards Club points to 2,000 Aeroplan Miles at any time. To celebrate the launch of this conversion program, members who convert IHGRewards Club points to Aeroplan Miles between now and August 20 will earn an additional 30 percent bonus of Aeroplan Miles.

“We’re delighted to not only continue, but also expand our partnership with IHG. Members will now have more choice and opportunity to earn miles at top hotels around the world,” said Jennifer Jones, Vice President, Travel, Retail and Strategic Development, Aeroplan. “Last year, thousands of Aeroplan Members stayed at IHG hotels around the globe. IHG’s brands are a popular choice with both business and leisure travelers, offering a wide range of accommodation options and superior service.”

The renewed partnership will enable Aeroplan Members to continue to earn the following:

  • Two miles/$1 USD spent at InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Hotel Indigo, EVEN, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Holiday Inn Resort, Holiday Inn Club Vacations, Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants, HUALUXE Hotels & Resorts;
  • One mile/$1 USD spent at Staybridge Suites and Candlewood Suites.

To earn miles, members simply need to sign up and become an IHG Rewards Club member and select Aeroplan as their earning preference. IHG Rewards Club is easy to use and offers sought-after benefits, including Your Rate by IHG Rewards Club, an exclusive rate offered when members book direct.

“IHG Rewards Club is the first and largest loyalty program in the hotel industry, and since we launched, we’ve continuously looked for ways to provide unique and exciting rewards for members throughout their travel journey. Our continued partnership means we’re giving Aeroplan and IHG Rewards Club Members even more to experience and enjoy,” said Christian Hempell, Senior Vice President, Global Loyalty & Partnerships, ‎IHG.

About Aeroplan

Aeroplan, Canada’s premier travel loyalty program, is owned by Aimia Inc., a data-driven marketing and loyalty analytics company.

Aeroplan’s millions of members earn Aeroplan Miles with its growing network of over 75 world-class partners, representing more than 150 brands in the financial, retail, and travel sectors.

In 2017, approximately 2.7 million rewards were issued to members including 2 million flights on Air Canada and Star Alliance carriers which offer travel to more than 1,300 destinations worldwide. In addition to flights, members also have access to over 1,000 exciting specialty, merchandise, hotel, car rental and experiential rewards.

For more information about Aeroplan, please visit aeroplan.com or aimia.com.

About IHG

IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) is a global organisation with a broad portfolio of hotel brands, including InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, Hotel Indigo, EVEN Hotels, HUALUXE Hotels and Resorts, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Holiday Inn Club Vacations, Holiday Inn Resort, avid hotels, Staybridge Suites and Candlewood Suites.

Visit ihg.com for hotel information and reservations and ihgrewardsclub.com for more on IHG Rewards Club. For the latest news, follow IHG on Twitter, Facebook and Youtube.

About IHG Rewards Club

With more than 100 million enrolled members globally, IHG Rewards Club is the first and largest guest loyalty program in the hotel industry. Named Best Hotel Rewards Program in the World for the 13th consecutive year as voted by the readers of Global Traveler magazine, IHG Rewards Club offers sought-after benefits and is easy to use. Members qualify for Your Rate by IHG Rewards Club, an exclusive rate offered when they book direct. In addition to flexible features like No Blackout Dates for Reward Nights, Points & Cash and free Internet with IHG Connect, IHGRewards Club members have hundreds of options for redeeming points including: Reward Nights, Flights AnywhereTM, Cars Anywhere, digital downloads, brand name items and retail gift cards. Enrollment in IHG Rewards Club is free. Guests can sign up by visiting www.ihg.com/rewardsclub, calling 1-888-211-9874, downloading the IHG App or by inquiring at the front desk of any of the nearly 5,400 IHG hotels worldwide.

SOURCE Aeroplan

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