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IHG Go Vertigo With U2

InterContinental Hotels
, the world’s largest and most global hotel company, is
offering Elite members of its guest loyalty program, Priority Club
Rewards, the opportunity to redeem points for tickets to the U2 Vertigo
Tour 2005. From now through Dec. 19, Gold and Platinum Elite Priority Club Rewards
members can redeem their points for various concert packages in the United
States, Canada and Europe. All packages will include two concert tickets
and various amenities such as a one-night stay at an InterContinental
Hotels Group property, including some of the world’s most recognized hotel
brands from InterContinental to Holiday Inn - or Nite Out(TM) Pre-Concert
Party tickets, depending on the specific package chosen.

“We appreciate all of our members’ business and continually provide ways
for them to experience the value of our program,” said Steve Sickel,
senior vice president, Priority Club Rewards, IHG. “Our Elite members are
especially loyal and enjoy using their points for a variety of different
things from Rewards Nights to airline tickets to gift certificates and
merchandise. Now, these members have the opportunity to use their points
for this once-in-a- lifetime concert experience.”

The U2 Vertigo Tour opened in San Diego in March and will continue
throughout Europe and Canada this summer, and then head back to the United
States this fall with a final concert in Portland, Ore. To view available
concert packages, dates and point requirements, members can visit .

“U2 is one of the greatest bands of all time and we know the packages will
go quickly,” said Sickel. “This is just another example of how Priority
Club Rewards makes members our first priority.”