Kickstart summer with IHG Hotels & Resorts

IHG Hotels & Resorts have announced a competition to celebrate the return of travel and mark the launch of their summer offerings.

The competition will give 52 lucky winners the chance to take a loved one away on one of 52 fabulous weekends, choosing from IHG’s properties, including InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, the brand new Kimpton Sydney Hotel, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts, voco Hotels, Hotel Indigo, Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express.

Whether it’s an anniversary celebration, indulging in the food, wine and culture in Hobart, celebrating a missed milestone birthday in the Hunter Valley vineyards or a girlfriend getaway complete with spa and shopping in Sydney, IHG has you covered across over 50 hotels in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific.

“At IHG Hotels & Resorts, our teams connect people through travel and we’ve really missed making that happen over the last few months,” said Dean Jones Head of Commercial, Japan, Australasia, Pacific.

“With the launch of our summer campaign and having 52 weekends away on offer, we’re helping kick start the memorable experiences  people have been waiting for – strengthening family bonds, celebrating milestone moments, uniting far-flung friends, forging business partnerships”.

To win one of 52 weekends, guests need to book with IHG Hotels & Resorts then nominate a special person in their life and in 25 words or less share why they would love to go on holiday with them.

After lengthy lockdowns in NSW and Victoria and ongoing border closures, a holiday has never been so well deserved. This summer, IHG Hotels & Resorts are making it easy for guests to book a much-anticipated getaway with all of the choice and flexibility of booking terms they need to feel confident to travel.

IHG are offering additional savings of up to 45%* on midweek stays and encouraging travellers to use up any stockpiled annual leave days, escape the crowds and even nab that highly sought-after restaurant booking.

The campaign and competition will be running from 14 October 2021 until 31 January 2022.  Entrants need to be an existing IHG Rewards Member or register to become an IHG Rewards Member during the competition period. Prizes will be fulfilled by IHG Reward points gifted to winners.

Here are some of IHG’s top picks for a summer escape:

InterContinental Hayman Island Resort
Soak up the sun in Australia’s most iconic private island resort. The resort offers 166 rooms and suites over three distinct wings, including incredible one bedroom pool access suites, and five restaurant and bar destinations.

InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort
Discover a luxurious escape set on 4.2 hectares of lush gardens with a one-acre beach lagoon pool, refurbished rooms and suites, and world-class dining including the region’s only High Coffee experience. Plus, you’ll be seconds from the iconic marine village and championship golf courses.

InterContinental Sydney Double Bay
Retreat poolside in your own cabana on the rooftop deck or indulge with a traditional High Tea and signature cocktails in Stillery. The luxurious bayside escape is also pet-friendly so the whole family can unwind, recharge and explore the best of Sydney’s leafy Eastern Suburbs.

Crowne Plaza Sydney Coogee Beach
Crowne Plaza Sydney Coogee Beach is located opposite the iconic Coogee Beach and moments from the region’s coastal walks. The newly-designed guestrooms offer panoramic ocean views, while the hotel’s new culinary destination, Estate, features three venues to explore: The Kitchen, Taqueria and the Terrace.

Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley
A resort escape in one of Australia’s most iconic wine regions: Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley offers a country retreat with ‘Resort Villas’ featuring fully self-contained one- to three-bedroom villas for a family getaway or romantic escape – complete with all the space, privacy and fresh air you need.

Crowne Plaza Melbourne
The refurbished Crowne Plaza Melbourne offers a sensational stay with easy access to explore the South Wharf precinct, iconic restaurants and Royal Botanic Gardens from its riverfront location. Yugo restaurant is a must-visit with Asian flavours, French techniques and storied wines.

Crowne Plaza Hobart
Opened on 1 July 2020, Crowne Plaza Hobart offers panoramic views of Mount Wellington or the harbour from each room and suite. Guests can soak in views from the outdoor bar and deck with some of Tasmania’s finest local wines and produce.

Crowne Plaza Adelaide
Crowne Plaza Adelaide is one of the  city’s newest jewels with a show stopping rooftop pool and bar, two distinct dining venues and 329 guest rooms and spacious suites. The hotel is brilliantly located in the city’s East End, home of the premier dining scene.

 InterContinental Wellington
A luxury stay in the heart of Wellington; guests will experience grand architecture and heritage, mixed with an emphasis on culinary experiences thanks to the award-winning chef team. From luxury guest rooms and suites, the adventure spills outside with easy access to bike tours and hiking trails.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Queenstown
This new build hotel offers spacious suites and superior rooms with breathtaking views of Lake Wakatipu and The Remarkables mountain range. You’ll be in the heart of the action with easy access to Coronet Peak, Remarkables, Cardrona and Treble Cone ski destinations, while the Skyline gondola and dining precinct are right on the doorstep.

 Holiday Inn Werribee
Opened July 2021, Australia’s first new look Holiday Inn is in the heart of Werribee with easy access to many local attractions, including Werribee Open Range Zoo, Victorian State Rose Garden, Werribee Park Mansion, National Equestrian Centre and Werribee Racecourse. Back at the hotel enjoy modern Australian cuisine and a glass of local wine at Rosana Bar + Grill.

*Terms and conditions here

52 weekends away competition terms and conditions can be found here

SOURCE: IHG Hotels & Resorts


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