Hotel Loyalty Programs

Hilton Launches Promotion for Event Planners in APAC

Hilton Launches Promotion for Event Planners in APAC

Hilton announced the launch its Power of 3 to Get More summer promotion, aimed at awarding benefits to event planners.  The promotion runs through August 31, and is valid at Hilton properties across the Asia Pacific region.
Under the new offer, event members will receive complimentary Wi-Fi in the main meeting room.  The promotion also allows for the waiver of conference fees for one out of every 10 event attendees.
In addition, …

Omni Hotels to Reimburse Guests for Checked Golf Bags

Omni Hotels to Reimburse Guests for Checked Golf Bags

Omni Hotels and Resorts announced that it will pay the bag check fees for golf bags of passengers staying at an Omni hotel.
Beginning May 27, travelers and golfers who are members of the company’s Select Guest loyalty program can present an airline baggage receipt upon check-in at an Omni property, and receive reimbursement for the cost of checking their golf bag.
The promotion will run through August 31, 2015.
Omni Hotels has …

Shangri-La Hotels Launches New Business Travel Programme

Shangri-La Hotels Launches New Business Travel Programme

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts announced the launch of its Business Travel Programme, an online corporate account portal.  The program awards benefits to small- to medium-sized companies for business stays.
Benefits for qualifying companies include up to 10% off the best available rates at all Shangri-La, Kerry, Hotel Jen, and Traders properties.  Companies will also receive complimentary amenities during stays, and not be required to make a monetary commitment.
Eligible companies must generate …

Hilton HHonors Partners with Philippine Airlines Mahubay Miles

Hilton HHonors Partners with Philippine Airlines Mahubay Miles

Hilton HHonors announced that it is partnering with Philippine Airlines’ Mabuhay Miles frequent flyer program.
Under the partnership, members of both programs will be able to earn 10 HHonors Base Points and one Mahubay Mile per eligible U.S. dollar spent on stays at Hilton properties. For stays at Home2Suites by Hilton, members will earn five HHonors points and one Mahubay Mile for every dollar spent, up to 100 Mahubay Miles per …

Lobby Bar – April 24: Midas’ Daughter, Improvisational Hospitality, and In-Flight Death Matches

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IHG Launches New Share Forever Promotion

IHG Launches New Share Forever Promotion

InterContinental Hotels Group announced the launch of its new Share Forever promotion.
Between May 1 and September 7, 2015, members of the company’s IHG Rewards Club loyalty program will be able to earn 500 bonus points after one night at an IGH hotel, as well as additional points with more nights.
In addition, members will also be able to share free nights with family or friends.
Members can register for the Share Forever …

IHG to Upgrade Guest Loyalty Program, Changes Points Expiration Policy

IHG to Upgrade Guest Loyalty Program, Changes Points Expiration Policy

InterContinental Hotels Group announced it is making enhancements to its IHG Rewards Club loyalty program, including the introduction of a new top membership tier in July 2015.
Members will be able to reach the new level by earning 75,000 qualifying points or staying at an IHG hotel 75 qualifying nights during a year.  IHG Rewards Club members who reach the new level will be eligible for 100% extra bonus points on …