Hotel Loyalty Programs

Starwood to Launch New App for Meeting Management

Starwood to Launch New App for Meeting Management

Starwood Hotels and Resorts announced the launch of ProMeetings, a new app that allows users to request various business services and amenities from a hotel during a stay.
Meeting planners who are members of Starwood’s Preferred Guest loyalty program can use the app to submit on-property requests for services related to business meetings, including a change in lighting, coffee service, and extension cords, among others.
The app is currently in a trial …

Starwood to Give Points for Uber Rides

Starwood to Give Points for Uber Rides

Starwood Hotels and Resorts announced a new partnership with Uber that will allow members of the company’s hotel loyalty program to earn Starpoints during trips with the ride-sharing service.
Starwood Preferred Guest members must first link their SPG account with their Uber accounts on Starwood’s hotel loyalty program website.   To earn points, members must then complete at least one qualifying stay in the calendar year at any Starwood property worldwide.
Members will …

Wyndham Offers New Double Points Promotion

Wyndham Offers New Double Points Promotion

Wyndham announced the launch of its new Weekday Double Take promotion.
Under the promotion, members of the Wyndham Rewards loyalty program can earn double points on all stays on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, at over 7,000 Wyndham properties worldwide, with no limit to the number of stays.
The promotion runs through April 30, 2015.
Members can register for the promotion at no charge on Wyndham’s website.
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Starwood Unveils New Promotion

Starwood Unveils New Promotion

Starwood announced the launch of its SPG Double Play promotion.
Under the terms of the promotion, members of the Starwood Preferred Guest loyalty program can earn double Starpoints on stays of two nights or more.  In addition, members will earn a bonus of 1,000 Starpoints for every five nights, with a maximum bonus of 4,000 points.
Over 1,000 Starwood properties worldwide are participating in the promotion.
To be eligible, members must register for …

Wyndham Rewards Partners with American Red Cross to Offer Points for Donations

Wyndham Rewards Partners with American Red Cross to Offer Points for Donations

Wyndham announced that it is offering members of its Wyndham Rewards loyalty program up to one million points for donations to the American Red Cross through the end of this year.  The new incentive is in celebration of the American Red Cross becoming an online redemption partner of the loyalty program.
For a $15 donation, members will receive a minimum of 3,000 points, and up to 22,000 points for $100 donations
Wyndham …

Starwood Unveils ‘More For You’ Promotion

Starwood Unveils ‘More For You’ Promotion

Starwood announced a new points promotion on Monday.
SPG More For You allows members of the hotel company’s Preferred Guest loyalty program to earn double Starpoints during eligible stays of two or more nights between September 15 and December 15 of this year.
Additionally, members can earn triple the amount of points if the eligible stays include a Friday or Saturday night.  For stays completed at participating hotels in the Middle East, …

Starwood to Launch New B2B Rewards Program

Starwood to Launch New B2B Rewards Program

Starwood announced it will launch SPG Pro, a new loyalty program for businesses and travel professionals, in October.
Under the new program, meeting planners and travel professionals or agents who book business-to-business (B2B) events at any Starwood property worldwide will be eligible to receive SPG elite status, upgrades, and Starpoints.   Starwood is targeting what it says is the 34% of its Platinum members who are managers and executives who book conferences …