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Crowne Plaza Conversion Opens in Tulsa, Okla.

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September 17, 2012

Crowne Plaza Conversion Opens in Tulsa, Okla.

Upscale hotel offers 13,000 square feet of meeting space and ballrooms for large and small events and conferences

IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON: IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] today announces the opening of the Crowne Plaza Tulsa, Okla. The eleven-story, 286-room hotel underwent a conversion from a Hilton and features newly redesigned guestrooms and public spaces.

Located at 7902 South Lewis Ave., the Crowne Plaza Tulsa ? Southern Hills is conveniently located close to the Creek Turnpike, U.S. Highway 75 and Interstate Highway 44. Nearby businesses include Direct Energy, CitiPlex Towers, ENGlobal, LynnCo, Valerus, T.D. Williamson, Inc., Zurich Insurance Group, ConocoPhillips, Burlington Northern Sante Fe Railway and Oral Roberts University. The Oklahoma Surgical Hospital, ranked one of the top hospitals in Oklahoma, is also nearby.

For travelers who want to experience Tulsa?s entertainment and recreational activities, the hotel is near the Oklahoma Aquarium, Jenks Riverwalk Crossing, Tulsa Hills Shopping Center, River Spirit Casino, Southern Hills Country Club and Turkey Mountain that has hiking and biking trails.

?We?re pleased to bring the Crowne Plaza brand to the Tulsa area, especially in such a convenient location for business travelers,” said Gina LaBarre, vice president, Americas Brand Management, IHG. “There are several major employers in the area that will benefit from the meetings-savvy products and services that only a Crowne Plaza can provide.”

The hotel features 13,000 square feet of meeting space with five total ballrooms. The space can be configured into as many as six meeting rooms for smaller meetings. The Crowne Plaza offers a signature comprehensive meetings program that ensures a seamless planning process and an exceptional meeting experience consisting of three key components: a Two-Hour Response Guarantee, a Crowne Meetings Director and a Daily Meetings Debrief.

?A significant investment is being made to make the hotel ready for business and leisure travelers who expect an upscale Crowne Plaza experience,? said Felicia McGee, general manager. ?The hotel is great for business and leisure travelers with upgraded guestrooms and amenities that provide a comfortable, relaxing stay.?

The Crowne Plaza Tulsa – Southern Hills boasts 286 guestrooms, including one presidential suite and six junior suites. Guests can take advantage of a variety of amenities, including complimentary wireless Internet in guest rooms, king beds with pull-out sofas, a fitness center, business center and an all-seasons indoor pool.

The hotel?s food and beverage offering includes Legends Grill; a casual restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. For breakfast, the Legends Grill features a buffet and made-to-order eggs and omelets. The Falls Lounge offers dinner and cocktails. Other amenities include onsite complimentary parking and complimentary shuttle service.

The Crowne Plaza Tulsa – Southern Hills is independently owned by McSam Hotels and operated by Packard Management Group, under a license agreement with a company in the InterContinental Hotels Group. To make a reservation, call 1-877-2-CROWNE or go to www.crowneplaza.com.

Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts participates in IHG?s guest loyalty program, Priority Club? Rewards; the industry?s first and largest guest loyalty program has 67 million members. Priority Club Rewards membership is free and guests can enroll by logging on at priorityclub.com, by calling 1-888-211-9874 or by inquiring at the front desk of this hotel or any of IHG?s nearly 4,500 hotels worldwide.

Source: InterContinental Hotels

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