Intercontinental Upgrades Options Programme

Business and leisure travelers from Hong Kong to New York, Amman to Zurich and Sydney to London will be pampered with room upgrades, complimentary offers or special discounts as part of InterContinental Hotels & ResortsÁ? relaunched Options program which is available now through May 31, 2003.

Travelers staying at more than 100 participating InterContinental Hotels & Resorts properties worldwide will now be able to choose from one of three value-added Options to further improve the quality of their stay.

InterContinental Business Options for business travelers include:

?h Upgrade - a room upgrade to a Junior Suite, Club InterContinental Floor or Business Room

?h Relaxation - a complimentary movie from any of the pay channels available, as well as complimentary items from the mini-bar (to equivalent value of pay movie) for every night of their stay


?h Leisure Voucher - a leisure voucher for one complimentary night at any InterContinental hotel or resort for stays of at least two
nights over a weekend (Friday/Saturday/Sunday or Thurs/Fri/Sat in the Middle East).

Leisure travelers can also treat themselves to additional options whether they are traveling for a celebration, an indulgent weekend, or a family weekend together. InterContinental Weekend Options include:

?h Celebration - complimentary room upgrade to Junior Suite or Club
InterContinental floor with wine and chocolates in-room

?h Indulgence - 20% discount on all food and beverage bought within hotel premises for every night of the stay
?h Family - or 50% off a second room for children (under 19) for every
night of the stay

The new InterContinental Options program reflects the companyÁ?s revitalized global approach - whereby services are designed to create a haven of quiet efficiency to suit travelers needs. The revived program was developed following research conducted with guests and front desk personnel to establish what guests were looking for when choosing a hotel or resort.

Á¤Our new, improved Options program will ensure that we offer our guests exactly what they want ÁV flexibility, choice and added value,Á¬ said Jeff Senior, vice president of marketing for InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, The Americas. Á¤Guests can enjoy the privilege of a free room upgrade or benefit from special offers on hotel services. By offering our guests a comprehensive choice that accommodates their needs, we are ensuring that InterContinental Hotels & Resorts will remain the preferred choice of the world`s business and leisure travelers.Á¬

InterContinental Business Options and InterContinental Weekend Options are offered subject to availability. For further information or to make a booking call 1-800-327-0200 or visit or