SANZAR and IHG extend partnership

first_imgSANZAR and InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) have extended their long-standing partnership for a further three years, covering the 2016-18 seasons.As part of the agreement, IHG is the Exclusive Hotel Partner throughout Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and Japan during Super Rugby and The Rugby Championship.The continuation of this significant sports accommodation contract covers all IHG hotels in Australia and New Zealand, primarily Crowne Plaza® hotels and resorts, as well as InterContinental® Singapore and InterContinental® Tokyo due to the exciting expansion of the competition to these new countries in 2016.Karin Sheppard, Chief Operating Officer, Australasia, Japan and Korea & Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA) Franchising, IHG said: “We are thrilled to open our doors to the prestigious SANZAR squads once again as the exclusive hotel partner of Super Rugby and The Rugby Championship.“We are extremely supportive of these elite global competitions and look forward to welcoming the teams to our hotels across the region to experience the very best in hospitality.”Brendan Morris, SANZAR Interim CEO added: “We are delighted to re-affirm our commitment to IHG as SANZAR’s exclusive hotel provider throughout Australasia.“Over the past three years, IHG’s dedicated teams throughout all of their first-class properties have done everything possible to look after the needs of our players and support personnel.“In what is one of the most travel-intensive competitions in world sport, it’s vital that comfort and high performance needs are met with seamless ease and we look forward to another three years working with the attentive and highly-experienced team at IHG.” InterContinental Hotels GroupSource = InterContinental Hotels Grouplast_img read more

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Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute ri

first_img Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute right away Nevada officials reach out to D-backs on potential relocation Of course, Manning to San Francisco would ensure thatCardinals’ fans would get to see #18 at University ofPhoenix Stadium, only wearing enemy colors. D-backs president Derrick Hall: Franchise ‘still focused on Arizona’ Top Stories What an MLB source said about the D-backs’ trade haul for Greinke Wow!As the Arizona Cardinals’ chances to land Peyton Manningdiminish by the minute, another team has jumped into themix for the free agent quarterback’s services, accordingto Chris Mortensen of ESPN.Filedto ESPN: Third team in Manning race that has emergedis49ers – Manning worked out for Harbaugh &tookphysical this week #NFL32— Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) March 16,2012 Comments   Share   The 49ers were initially listed as a potential suitor forManning’s services, but were eliminated by most analysts“in the know”. The group of teams considered seriouscontenders was seemingly whittled to three Thursday whenthe Miami Dolphins stopped their pursuit, leaving theCardinals, Denver Broncos and Tennessee Titans aspossibilities.last_img read more

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