D.C. United Announce Partnership with IHG Hotels & Resorts


WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 22, 2024) - D.C. United have today announced that the club and IHG Hotels & Resorts (IHG) have agreed to a partnership deal for 2024.

IHG is one of the world’s leading hotel companies with more than 6,000 hotels across 19 global brands, including InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, Hotel Indigo, Holiday Inn Express, and more. IHG’s partnership with D.C. United builds on the company’s roster of sports partnerships – offering its loyalty members exclusive experiences and bringing passionate soccer fans closer to some of the most sought-after matches in the sport. 

“D.C. United are pleased to announce our partnership with IHG Hotels & Resorts, a highly regarded industry leader,” Jeffrey Ajluni, D.C. United Senior Vice President of Corporate Partnerships and Activation, said. “We are thrilled to welcome them to our organization and look forward to achieving mutual growth and success through our collaboration.”

IHG will receive prominent exposure at Audi Field, the club’s downtown Washington, D.C. stadium.  IHG One Rewards members will receive unique ticket packages available by redeeming or bidding their loyalty points on the IHG One Rewards Access platform.   

“From choosing to stay at one of our beautiful D.C. hotels to redeeming an IHG One Rewards member experience, we’re excited to bring IHG’s signature hospitality to our guests in this vibrant city,” said Brian McGuinness, Senior Vice President, Global Guest Experience, IHG Hotels & Resorts. “The addition of D.C. United to our growing list of experience partnerships allows us to create unforgettable moments for our members and offer them more ways to use their loyalty points.” 

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About D.C. United

One of the founding clubs of Major League Soccer in 1996, D.C. United are among the most decorated teams in the United States with 13 domestic and international trophies.

D.C. United have called the District home for the last 28 seasons and play their home games at Audi Field in the Buzzard Point neighborhood of Southwest, Washington, D.C, which opened in 2018. In addition to D.C. United games, the 20,000-seat soccer-specific stadium hosts over 100 events year-round and is home to America’s number one sportsbook through a partnership with FanDuel Group. 

The Black-and-Red train at the Inova Performance Complex, a state-of-the-art training facility and performance center located in Leesburg, Va. The 40,000 square foot 30-acre training facility, that opened in 2021, features four outdoor practice fields, and a training center equipped with a weight room and recovery facilities. 

The Black-and-Red have won the MLS Cup four times (1996, 1997, 1999 and 2004), the Supporters’ Shield four times (1997, 1999, 2006 and 2007) and the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup three times (1996, 2008 and 2013). For more information and club updates, please visit and find us on social media @dcunited.

About IHG Hotels & Resorts

IHG Hotels & Resorts [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global hospitality company, with a purpose to provide True Hospitality for Good.

With a family of 19 hotel brands and IHG One Rewards, one of the world's largest hotel loyalty programmes, IHG has over 6,200 open hotels in over 100 countries, and nearly 2,000 in the development pipeline.

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