IHG Launches Anywhere Check-In For Elite Reward Club Members

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  1. Terry Yap

    Terry Yap Gold Member

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    as reported by TPG blog :

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    IHG link :
    https://www.ihg.com/hotels/us/en/global/anywherecheckin?

    Plan the welcome that you want and check in when it's convenient for you with IHG® Rewards Club Anywhere Check-In. With Anywhere Check-In you have peace of mind knowing that you can request your arrival time, and receive real-time notifications on the status of your room. Anywhere Check-In is available for IHG® Rewards Club Elite members at participating hotels and can be accessed directly from your smart phone or tablet.


    This is available at selected hotels in US and Canada..;)
     
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  2. lapointdm

    lapointdm Silver Member

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    Any changes to programs that provide more information are great!
     
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  3. Terry Yap

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    seems more hotel programmes are on to mobile check-ins..Marriott, Hilton, and IHG...:D
     
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  4. Lionell

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    Nice feature but why would they not implement it in Europe? :(
     
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    Just be patient, I think it will come to Europe and become worldwide.
     
  6. danielwood

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    Hope IHG can give us extra points by using this new feature.
     
  7. Terry Yap

    Terry Yap Gold Member

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    maybe you should forward your suggestion to the IHG folks. ...;)

    giving members extra points for booking on the IHG App, similar to what Club Carlson or Hyatt has done with their App would be welcome too. :p
     
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    I hope so. However, based on the past experience with IHG IT department, I really doubt it. :rolleyes:
     
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  9. Terry Yap

    Terry Yap Gold Member

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    true, let's just be content with this App actually working for check-ins...and for the stays booked on the App to show up as counted for the Into the Nights promo for those who have this as a task challenge...:p
     
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  10. daninstl

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    To me it's semi-worthless until they do it at all or nearly all locations but I won't know to check in that way until I find out if they offer it at certain locations, etc. At least they are headed the right direction though.
     
  11. Terry Yap

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    agree, may be good if they update members on this via the regular monthly email statements :rolleyes:;)
     
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    Oh to my surprise when I check in earlier into the HIX hotel here in Antwerp and opened the IHG app on my phone, I popped-up the check-in process. I was so surprised I forgot to take screen shots... I have another HIX stay tomorrow night and then I'll see if it comes up again.
     
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    I have a stay tomorrow and the check-in via the app didn't work.

    I don't see much value to this compared to say the spg aloft beta where you're notified of your room number and just walk up and open the door with your phone. Or even the Hyatt (Hilton?) setup where they at least let you pick your exact room.
     
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