IHG has advised that the IHG Dining Rewards program, in its current form, will cease to operate from 2017. As a result, thay have ceased selling new sign ups and renewals with effect from 15 December, 2015.
As a result of this termination in sales, during 2016, the only people that will be able to take advantage of the program are those that have already joined or renewed during 2015. Their use of the program will continue through to the end of their current membership period.
In place of the IHG Dining Rewards program, IHG are promising a new program to be announced in the new year. According to IHG, this will ring a better experience, and bring better value to members. At this point, there is no indication of what form the new program will take,
The IHG Dining Rewards program is a subscription based program that provides for a number of dining and accomodation benefits at participatng hotels. The IHG Dining Rewards program has been around for about 18 months after replacing the previous Priority Privilege program that had been running a number of years.