February 22, 2010
OTTAWA – Field Hockey Canada (FHC) has partnered with the world’s largest hotel group to help teams, athletes, and members save on their accommodation expense.
FHC today announced InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) as the Official Hotel Company of Field Hockey Canada. The partnership provides FHC members from the club level to the national team with discounted guestroom rates, room rental fees, and many other amenities at participating properties.
IHG Canada operates seven hotel brands – InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Hotel Indigo, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Staybridge Suites, and Candlewood Suites.
“We are very excited to be working with these outstanding hotel properties and to be able to extend the benefits of our partnership to our athletes, coaches, officials, and members right across the country,” says Mary Cicinelli, President of Field Hockey Canada.
Members are able to book their hotel rooms at a discounted rate by accessing the online landing page through the FHC Membership Database . Bookings for larger groups and tournaments will also soon be available from the same online landing page.
About Field Hockey Canada
Field Hockey Canada (FHC), incorporated in 1991, is the Canadian sport federation responsible for the development and growth of field hockey in Canada. Over 15,000 competitive and recreational players enjoy the game playing on either one of the 400 clubs or 600 plus school teams across the country. Field Hockey Canada’s primary role is to provide to provide leadership, development, competition, and participation enabling all members of the FHC community to achieve individual and collective goals.
About InterContinental Hotels Group
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is the world’s largest hotel group by number of rooms. IHG owns, manages, leases or franchises, through various subsidiaries, nearly 4,400 hotels and over 640,000 guest rooms in 100 countries and territories around the world. The Group owns a portfolio of well recognized and respected hotel brands including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites® and also manages the world’s largest hotel loyalty program, Priority Club® Rewards with 47 million members worldwide. IHG has 1,500 hotels in its development pipeline, which will create 140,000 jobs worldwide over the next few years. InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group’s holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales.
IHG offers information and online reservations for all its hotel brands at www.ihg.com and information for the Priority Club Rewards program at www.priorityclub.com . For the latest news from IHG, visit our online Press Office at www.ihg.com/media