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Emirates Signs with Intercontinental

Emirates, the world’s fastest-growing
intercontinental airline, has signed an online partnership agreement with
the Intercontinental Hotels Group, the world’s most global hotel company, to
offer online customers guaranteed best available internet hotel rates.Emirates customers can go online at and book their hotel stay at any of the Intercontinental
Hotels Group properties, via a seamless link to the group’s online
reservations system.

Ghaith Al Ghaith, Emirates’ Executive Vice President Commercial Operations
Worldwide, said: “This agreement with the Intercontinental Hotel Group will
provide enormous value to our online customers, especially during the summer
season in the northern hemisphere, when they can take advantage of the
guaranteed best hotel rates, plus receive bonus Skywards Miles when booking


From now until 30th September 2005, members of Skywards, the frequent flyer
programme of Emirates and SriLankan Airlines, who are also members of
Priority Club Rewards, the loyalty programme of Intercontinental Hotels
Group, will receive 500 bonus Skywards Miles when they book a hotel stay
online at, in addition to
receiving 500 Skywards Miles when they produce their Skywards card at any
Intercontinental property.



“The most exciting aspect of this partnership is the immediate visibility of
tangible rewards. Now is the time to take advantage of this special offer
and this new agreement proves more beneficial to all our valued Skywards and
Priority Club members,” commented Chris Moloney, Chief Operating Officer,
Intercontinental Hotels Group, Middle East and Africa.