Van de IHG website: All members’ program status has been automatically extended through February 2023. We’ve also made it easier to earn and maintain Elite status by extending the 25% reduction (nights or points) in Elite criteria. For our members in Greater China, click here for the latest information on IHG Rewards status. Ways to qualify for IHG® Rewards Elite status in 2021* 2019 2021 2019 2021 qualifying points** qualifying nights** Spire Elite 75,000 55,000 75 55 Platinum Elite 40,000 30,000 40 30 Gold Elite 10,000 7,000 10 7 *Elite Status target reduction applies for 2021 activity only. Covers earning period of Jan 1, 2021 to Dec 31, 2021, for Elite Status re-qualification up until Dec 31, 2022. **Per calendar year Members who earned Spire Elite status in 2019 and had their status extended through January 2022 will receive the Choice benefit of 25,000 bonus points or gifting of Platinum Elite status by the end of March 2021. Members who earned Spire Elite in 2020 received their Choice benefit at the time of achieving the status. To receive another Choice benefit in 2021, members will need to meet the 2021 tier threshold criteria. For Gold, Platinum, and Spire Elite members, all qualifying nights stayed in 2020 will be rolled over into 2022 and count towards status earned in 2022.