InterContinental Cancels Cancellation

3rd Feb 2003

InterContinental Hotels & Resorts announced today that it will eliminate all cancellation and attrition fees for meetings booked at InterContinental hotels in the U.S. and Canada between Feb. 1 and April 30, 2003, that are scheduled to take place from now through Dec. 31, 2003.

With the increased challenges presented by the economy and the current uncertainty in today’s world, meeting planners can continue to book with confidence at InterContinental hotels. Meeting planners and their clients will not be penalized should conditions arise during which they feel it is necessary to cancel a meeting.

“We understand the increased need for face-to-face meetings to address business needs and objectives during these challenging economic times,” said Jeff Senior, Brand Vice President, North America, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts. “However, we also recognize the uncertainty many may have in booking meetings and committing funds. At InterContinental, we know what it takes to address these concerns and provide solutions that enable meeting planners to keep moving forward with their business.”

To book a meeting at any InterContinental hotel, call the hotel direct or call 1-800-MEETING. For more information on InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, visit

InterContinental hotels in the U.S. and Canada include: InterContinental Stephen F. Austin, InterContinental Chicago, InterContinental Cleveland Clinic, InterContinental Dallas, InterContinental Houston, InterContinental Miami @ Miami Center, InterContinental Miami West, InterContinental Montreal, InterContinental New Orleans, InterContinental The Barclay New York, InterContinental Central Park South New York, InterContinental San Juan, InterContinental Resort Cayo Largo, InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco, InterContinental Toronto, Willard InterContinental Washington D.C.


Six Continents Hotels is a leading global hotel group whose brands include InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express and Staybridge Suites. It owns, operates or franchises more than 3,300 hotels and over 515,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries and territories around the world.

The following are some of the service marks owned by Six Continents Hotels, Inc., its subsidiaries or affiliates: Holiday Inn®, Crowne Plaza®, Express by Holiday Inn?, Holiday Inn Select®, Holiday Inn Garden Court®, Holiday Inn SunSpree® Resort, Staybridge Suites® by Holiday Inn, Holidex®, Priority Club®, InterContinental®, Forum®, Parkroyal®, and Centra®.

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