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Major League Soccer and IHG Hotels & Resorts Announce Multi-Year Partnership

Major League Soccer and IHG Hotels & Resorts have announced a multifaceted partnership that designates IHG as Official Hotel Partner of MLS and builds off IHG’s recent launch of the all-new IHG One Rewards loyalty program in April. The partnership between MLS and IHG also capitalizes on the resurgence of travel and will forge a […]

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Many sports were forced to have cardboard fans in 2020. What will 2021 bring? (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)

The 2021 Outlook for the Sports-Event Industry

The year 2020 will go down as a moment where the sports-event industry was forced to pivot. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic was felt by all stakeholders, whether they are destinations, event organizers, hotels or any number of suppliers. While there has been evidence that the industry has begun its recovery, there are still […]

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IHG: Sports Generated a Third of Summer Group Bookings

From May through August 2020, more than a third of all group bookings at IHG Hotels and Resorts were from sports-related travel, the company has reported. The company, whose properties include Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express and Crowne Plaza, said the amateur sports market—led by baseball, softball and hockey—accounted for one of its strongest group […]

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