Product Integration Brings Takeout to Over 1,000 Locations Nationwide
CHICAGO – Nov. 15, 2017 – Grubhub, the nation’s leading online and mobile food-ordering company, today announced a collaboration with IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) to offer IHG® Rewards Club members point-earning benefits for ordering food on Grubhub via IHG’s online and mobile channels.
This collaboration is the first of its kind, and allows for Grubhub diners to earn points through the IHG® Rewards Club hotel loyalty program. The Grubhub integration will be offered across markets where Grubhub is available in more than 1,000 hotels in the U.S. for guests staying at hotels within the Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites® brands.
“We’re always looking to satisfy our diners’ cravings, by offering them the broadest and best set of local restaurants, whether they’re at home or on the-go.” said Stan Chia, chief operating officer, Grubhub. “Together with IHG, we’re making it easier than ever for travelers in 1,000 IHG locations across the country to enjoy a city’s unique food scene and discover local cuisines, even when they prefer to dine in the comfort of their hotel room.”
“Our members have told us that they want more ways to earn points while dining, and this innovative program with Grubhub is an easy way to get rewarded for ordering delivery to their hotel room,” said Liz Crisafi, head of loyalty, partnerships and portfolio marketing, The Americas, IHG. “This new benefit now gives our members the ability to create an even better food and beverage experience and represents another great way we are evolving IHG® Rewards Club to meet their needs throughout the entire travel process.”
Members will earn 500 IHG® Rewards Club points the first time they order via IHG channels with Grubhub and 250 IHG® Rewards Club points for each subsequent Grubhub transaction via IHG channels. To earn points for Grubhub, members must order or book through IHG channels, including the IHG® App, IHG website and IHG® Connect, the on-property Wi-Fi experience at IHG properties.
Grubhub (NYSE: GRUB) is the nation’s leading online and mobile takeout food-ordering marketplace with the most comprehensive network of restaurant partners and largest active diner base. Dedicated to moving eating forward and connecting diners with the food they love from their favorite local restaurants, the Company’s platforms and services strive to elevate food ordering through innovative restaurant technology, easy-to-use platforms and an improved delivery experience. Grubhub is proud to work with approximately 75,000 restaurant partners in over 1,300 U.S. cities and London. The Grubhub portfolio of brands includes Grubhub, Seamless, Eat24, AllMenus and MenuPages.
About IHG® Rewards Club
With more than 100 million enrolled members globally, IHG® Rewards Club is the first and largest guest loyalty program in the hotel industry. Named Best Hotel Rewards Program in the World ten years running as voted by the readers of Global Traveler magazine, IHG® Rewards Club offers sought-after benefits and is easy to use. Members qualify for Your Rate by IHG® Rewards Club, an exclusive rate offered when they book direct. In addition to flexible features like No Blackout Dates for Reward Nights, Points & Cash and free Internet, IHG® Rewards Club members have hundreds of options for redeeming points including: Reward Nights, Flights AnywhereTM, Cars Anywhere, digital downloads, brand name items and retail gift cards. Enrollment in IHG® Rewards Club is free. Guests can sign up by visiting ihg.com/rewardsclub, calling 1-888-211-9874, downloading the IHG App or by inquiring at the front desk of any of the nearly 5,300 IHG hotels worldwide.