Many small- and medium-sized businesses face time and budget constraints when organizing corporate hotel travel for employees. To address this problem, IHG® Business Edge emerged as a cost-free business travel solution for small- to medium-sized enterprises, offering travel managers exclusive access to enticing perks, handpicked educational resources and comprehensive company travel metrics. IHG Business Edge connects our loyal customers to our portfolio of 5,800 hotels and resorts across 18 brands in more than 100 countries.
“IHG Business Edge empowers our customers to maximize time by focusing less on searching for the best rates and more on making decisions that take their business to the next level. Built on guidance from SME travel managers and travelers, IHG Business Edge streamlines the negotiation process, rewards loyalty, and consolidates data, content, and booking into one easily accessible place,” said Kate Norris, global director, SME Strategy, IHG Hotels & Resorts.
IHG Business Edge offers a user-friendly portal that displays comprehensive spending and savings data while providing the convenience of direct booking with a guaranteed discount.
More features include:
- A guaranteed discount on business and personal travel for travel managers and employees
- An automatic upgrade to IHG One Rewards Silver Elite status after your first IHG Business Edge stay
- An online portal with access to accelerated loyalty status, visibility into travel spending and savings data for travel managers, discounts and more
- Travelers can book their corporate discount on the IHG Business Edge portal, over the phone or through IHG.com or the IHG One Rewards app
- Free to join, with no hidden fees and no minimum annual spend
- A Help Center offers support and assistance for any questions about your membership and program services
IHG Business Edge thrives on innovation and freshness, catering to all the travel needs small- and medium-sized enterprises seek. IHG Business Edge is dedicated to exploring diverse avenues to enhance the value we offer to this segment of business travelers.
In 2022, Global Traveler readers voted IHG Business Edge the Best Small- to Mid-Sized Business Program for the fourth consecutive year.
It is easy and quick to sign up; simply head to businessedge.ihg.com to get started.
Once you’ve boarded Regent’s Seven Seas Grandeur, it is immediately apparent this recently launched cruise ship delivers what the name promises. Jewel box opulence dominates in most of the public areas, while quiet luxury teamed with clever function defines the cabins (save for the individually decorated top-tier suites). The ship, designed by internationally acclaimed Studio DADO and constructed by Ancona, Italy, ship builder Fincantieri, holds up to 746 guests and is serviced by a staff of 548 for optimal passenger-to-staff service.
Filled with hidden treasures waiting to be discovered, Seoul invites travelers to unearth its many gems, and Seoul Tourism Organization is here to help travelers do just that. Through thoughtfully created initiatives like the Theme Tourism County Competition, Seoul Tourism Organization works closely with local districts to identify and showcase what makes each district unique and charming in all seasons.
The St. Regis San Francisco recently debuted a Lunar New Year-themed The Art of Tea to celebrate the Year of the Dragon. Available for only a few more days, through Feb. 25, the afternoon menu boasts Asian-inspired sweet and savory items, a selection of tea and a complimentary welcome toast with Champgane Lallier R.018.
Reconnecting the World: GBTA Convention 2023 Spotlights the Vital Role of Business Travel and In-Person Connection
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After a stressful pre-holiday season and a busy work schedule, there was no better time for a relaxing spa experience than during my recent trip to Pasadena with the FXExpress Publications, Inc. team. We headed to The Langham Huntington, Pasadena for the 20th anniversary of the GT Tested Reader Survey awards, which meant a jam-packed trip, but I managed to carve a little time out of our busy schedule to visit Chuan Spa at the hotel.
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Keep New Year’s resolutions going with a stay at The Westin Tempe. The hotel recently launched a wellness stay offer in partnership with Lululemon. The limited-time Lululemon In-Room Fitness Experience includes accommodations in a guestroom equipped with a Lululemon-branded yoga mat and yoga block.