IHG Publishes List of Hotels Excluded from the Free Night Certificate

Following the disappointing recent news that IHG was devaluing the free night certificate earned with the IHG® Rewards Club Premier Credit Card, IHG has formalized the devaluation, a published a list of hotels that you cannot use your free night certificate at. The list consists of IHG hotels which have a base redemption rate over 40,000 points per night.

IHG Launches New Hotel Brand – avid™ hotels

IHG has launched a new midscale hotel brand, which will be called Avid hotels. Construction of the first properties is expected to start early in 2018, and the company aims to open the first properties in early 2019. The new brand will be made of midscale properties, which will be priced at $10-$15 per night less than IHG’s Holiday Inn Express Brand.