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InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) becomes swimming’s official hotel provider

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British Swimming, the ASA, Scottish Swimming and Swim Wales are pleased to announce the addition to their sponsorship family of IHG. Read on to find out more.

In a deal that is the first of its kind within the sport, Swimming's governing bodies are pleased to announce that InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), will become their Official Hotel Provider.

IHG is the world’s largest hotel group by number of rooms, with over 4,400 hotels and more than 650,000 guest room in 100 countries across the world. It operates seven well-known hotel brands – InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Hotel Indigo, Staybridge Suites and Candlewood Suites.

The deal will see IHG provide assistance at all levels of swimming from corporate events through to member support. As the Official Hotel Provider of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games IHG is pleased to be delivering further value to a recognised Olympic sport.

Christopher Hale, IHG Head of London 2012, said: "We all know the value of a good night’s sleep and a comfortable relaxed environment. We hope that this partnership will deliver well-rested swimmers and staff to help bring success to swimming at all levels.

"IHG are proud to be the official hotel provider for British Swimming and look forward to welcoming the athletes, families, staff and club members into our hotels."

Katie Brazier, Director of Sponsorship at British Swimming, said: "We are delighted to welcome IHG to our sponsorship family and look forward to working in partnership with them.

"As Official Sleep Provider we hope that they will provide our athletes, staff and club members with the quality rest that they need to perform to their best."

To celebrate the launch of this fantastic partnership IHG are offering free swimming for children throughout August and September 2010.

Click here to learn how your children can benefit from free swimming at IHG hotels.


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