Congratulations on your 2017 #travelfirsts

Talk about inspiration. Your submissions for #TravelFirsts have given IHG® Rewards Club members moments to last a lifetime. You’ve shared images of beautiful togetherness, sunsets over new horizons, and tales of reaching new heights. We’ve seen selfies, reunions, portraits of places you love, and perfect photos of the friends who love you back. 

Here are a few smiles from your favorite moments captured in 2017. But don’t think your story ends here. #TravelFirsts is just beginning—and we can’t wait to see where the journey takes you in 2018.

Incredible. #colosseo #Roma #travelfirsts

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#travelfirsts

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Soooo gorg! 😍 #latergram #travel #travelgram #travelfirsts

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First time in Caribbean sea!#travelfirsts#cuba #caribbean#bryantaytravels

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I left my ❤️ in Tuscany

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first time landing in the Middle East #travelfirsts

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Biking over the Ravenel bridge. #biking #charleston #travelfirsts

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Monday splash 💦 . . _____#TravelFirsts #lifeatIHG #Holidayinnexpress

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#Vietnam #TravelFirsts #Priceless #Contest

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