Preferred Hotels & Resorts Rolls Out I Prefer Planner in Asia Pacific

Preferred Hotels & Resorts Rolls Out I Prefer Planner in Asia Pacific
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NEW DELHI_7th May, 2019:Designed to incentivize and reward meeting and event planners for choosing the independent hotel experience, Preferred Hotels & Resortshas launchedI Prefer Planner in Asia Pacific.Effective immediately, corporate travel buyers and planners across the regionwho book group and incentive travelat any of the more than 700participating I Preferhotels and resorts around the worldare eligible to earn five points for every US$1 spent on actualized room revenue for group meetings and events booked through Preferred Hotels & Resorts channels, up to a maximum of 500,000 points (equivalent to US$100,000 in room revenue) awarded for a single event. 500,000 points is the equivalent of US$1,000 in cash-value Reward Certificates thatcan be used towards room nightsand other on-property expenditures during futurebookingsat any participating property.


Introduced as a points-based model by Preferred Hotels & Resorts in August 2013, I Prefer Hotel Rewardsis the world’s first and largestglobal points-based guest loyalty program for independent hotelswith more than three million travelers currently enrolled.As a result of the program’s success with leisure and business travelers, the brand introduced I Prefer Planner to US-based meeting planners in 2015and implemented the program in Europein 2016.

Preferred Hotels & Resorts Rolls Out I Prefer Planner in Asia Pacific

Now planners in travel hubs such as Hong Kong, New Delhi, Singapore, Tokyo, and Jakarta can claim earned points for eligible events by visiting and submitting their invoices. To qualify, event bookings must include a minimum of 10rooms nights or more at participating I Prefer properties.Upon approval, points will be added to the planner’s I Prefer account, which they will be prompted to create if an account does not already exist. Points can be immediately redeemed for cash-value Reward Certificates in denominations of USD/GBP/EUR 50, 100, 250 or 500, which are accepted at all participating I Prefer properties worldwide.Rewards certificates do not expire and are valid until redeemed.


Highlight MICE-readyhotel destinations in Asia Pacific where planners can now earn points and redeem Reward Certificates include newly launched hotels such as Hotel EQin Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia andThe Kitano Hotel Tokyoin Japan. Other distinctive properties with impressive meeting and event facilities includePrimus Hotel ShanghaiHongqiaoin China, Harbour Grand Hong Kong,Gokulam Grand Hotel & Spain Bengaluru, India, Discovery Primeain Manila, Philippines, One Farrer HotelandThe Fullerton Hotelin Singapore, Imperial Palace Seoulin South Korea, and Lancaster BangkokinThailand.