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Kimpton 10,000 IHG Rewards Club Bonus Points Added to Accelerate Promotion — For Me, Anyway…

In addition to the tasks which I can complete to earn up to 43,000 total bonus IHG Rewards Club points through the Accelerate Winter 2018 offer targeted specifically for me — which is now 42,000 points, as I missed the bonus offer of 1,000 points for January — I also received an offer to receive 10,000 bonus IHG Rewards Club points if I stay at a Kimpton hotel or resort property at any time through April 30, 2018.

This is the text from the e-mail message which I received from IHG Rewards Club…

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Kimpton Karma Rewards to Cease to Exist in January of 2018

When InterContinental Hotels Group PLC announced that it had agreed to acquire Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants — which was the largest independent boutique hotel operator in the world with 62 hotel properties in 28 cities and a sophisticated food and beverage operator with 71 destination restaurants and bars — for $430 million in cash back in December of 2014, what was to eventually become of the Karma Rewards frequent guest loyalty program was unclear…

…until now.

Effective as of…

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Save Up to 30 Percent Off Room Rates: Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday 2016 With Kimpton

Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants Group is offering a somewhat unique promotion for what it calls Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday 2016 where you not only can save up to 30 percent off of room rates through Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 61 participating hotel and resort properties — mostly located in the United States — when you book by Tuesday, November 29, 2016; but five dollars per night of your stay will be donated to…

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InterContinental Hotels Group to Acquire Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants for $430 Million

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC has agreed to acquire Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants — the largest independent boutique hotel operator in the world with 62 hotel properties in 28 cities and a sophisticated food and beverage operator with 71 destination restaurants and bars — for $430 million in cash, according to this official press release.

The Kimpton brand will apparently become another brand of the portfolio of InterContinental Hotels Group, rather than be integrated into its existing brands, as there are significant opportunities “to accelerate the growth of the Kimpton brand” within the United States and to “launch it globally” — especially in “Europe and Asia where there is strong demand for boutique brands.”

It is unclear at this time as to…

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Kimpton Karma Twitter Chat: August 28, 2014

Join Maggie Lang — who is the Senior Director of Guest Marketing for Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants — for a #KimptonKarmaChat via Twitter on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 10:00 in the morning Pacific Daylight Time.

The announcement of this chat via Twitter was…

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