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Stimulating Tampa Meeting Package Rescues Cost-Conscious Planners at InterContinental Tampa

The InterContinental Tampa is tempting cost-conscious planners with a new Meeting Stimulus Package that gives a boost to anyone booking at least 50 room nights at this Tampa Westshore Hotel.

Opened in August 2007 as Tampa's newest luxury hotel, the InterContinental Tampa is centrally located in Westshore, the city's business district, and features 17,000 square feet of flexible, ergonomically designed meeting space.

WHAT: The InterContinental Tampa is tempting cost-conscious meeting planners with a new Meeting Stimulus Package that gives a boost to anyone booking at least 50 room nights. The package includes:

  • A 10 percent credit to the master bill
  • Complimentary high-speed wireless Internet in the guest rooms
  • One complimentary room for the meeting planner
  • Double Priority Club meeting planner points
  • One upgrade with amenity for every 25 guest rooms actualized

WHEN: Through December 31, 2009

WHERE: InterContinental Tampa is conveniently located in Tampa's popular Westshore business and shopping district, convenient to downtown Tampa, the Tampa Convention Center and Tampa International Airport. With all of the amenities the InterContinental name ensures, the Tampa, Florida AAA Four Diamond property offers wireless high-speed internet throughout the entire hotel, a state-of-the-art fitness center, a full-service concierge program, and a rooftop pool with spectacular views of Tampa Bay and the city. The hotel also offers outstanding on-site dining at the world famous Shula's Steak House, as well as gourmet Illy coffee products and "fare on the go" at Caffe and an extensive cocktail menu at Shula's No Name Lounge.

HOW: For more information on planning your next Tampa meeting at InterContinental Tampa, please call (866) 915-1558 or visit


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INTERCONTINENTAL TAMPA is one of more than 30 independent, upscale hotels, resorts and conference centers by Destination Hotels & Resorts, the fourth largest independent hospitality management company in the country. To protect and preserve the unique communities in which the company operates, Destination launched Destination Earth, an environmental sustainability program in 2008. New for 2009 is the 582-room Terranea Resort situated on the Palos Verdes Peninsula in southern California. The 102-acre ocean front resort will feature a 25,000-square-foot destination spa, three swimming pools, three restaurants and a Todd Eckenrode-designed par three golf course. In addition to Terranea in the greater Los Angeles area, Destination operates properties in key metropolitan areas and resort markets including Washington, D.C., Denver, San Diego, Santa Fe, Aspen, Palm Springs, Houston and Lake Tahoe. Destination is a subsidiary of Los Angeles-based investment, development and management firm Lowe Enterprises. For more information on the properties in the Destination Hotels & Resorts collection, please visit

The 323-room Tampa hotel is owned by an affiliate of Lowe Enterprises Investments and is managed by the wholly owned Lowe subsidiary Destination Hotels & Resorts.

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (IHG) of the United Kingdom [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is the world's largest hotel group by number of rooms. IHG owns, manages, leases or franchises, through various subsidiaries, over 3,700 hotels and more than 558,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries and territories around the world. IHG owns a portfolio of well recognised and respected hotel brands including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites®, Candlewood Suites® and Hotel Indigo®, and also manages the world's largest hotel loyalty programme, Priority Club® Rewards with over 31 million members worldwide.

The company pioneered the travel industry's first collaborative response to environmental issues as founder of the International Hotels and Environment Initiative (IHEI). The IHEI formed the foundations of the Tourism Partnership launched by the International Business Leaders Forum in 2004, of which IHG is still a member today. The environment and local communities remain at the heart of IHG's global corporate responsibility focus.

IHG offers information and online reservations for all its hotel brands at and information for the Priority Club Rewards programme at

For the latest news from IHG, visit our online Press Office at

Kelly Prieto
Hayworth Creative Public Relations
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