Hotel Loyalty Programs

Starwood Announces SPG Power Up Program

Starwood Announces SPG Power Up Program

Starwood has announced its SPG Power Up promotion for members of the Starwood Preferred Guest loyalty program.  Beginning in January 2013, members can earn bonus Starpoints when they stay at any of the over 1,100 participating hotels and resorts worldwide.
With the promotion, guests will awarded 2,000 bonus Starpoints for every four eligible nights they stay, with a maximum of 8,000 points and 16 nights.  In addition, guests with more than …

Hilton Increases Requirements for Gold and Diamond Status

Hilton Increases Requirements for Gold and Diamond Status

Hilton has upped the requirements for its Hilton HHonors members to achieve Gold or Diamond status.  The changes will go into effect beginning January 1, 2013.
The new qualifications will require Hilton HHonors members to complete 20 stays, 40 nights, or accrue 75,000 Base Points during a year in order to achieve a Gold status.  The previous requirements were 16 stays, 36 nights, or 60,000 Base Points.
To achieve Diamond status, members …

Marriott Announces Seasonal Awards

Marriott Announces Seasonal Awards

Marriott has introduced Seasonal Awards for members of its loyalty program.  With the offer, Marriott Rewards members can receive a 25% discount on various Marriott locations.
Seasonal Awards is offered at select JW Marriott, Autograph Collection, Renaissance Hotels, Marriott Hotels & Resorts, Courtyard by Marriott, Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, SpringHill Suites by Marriott, Residence Inn by Marriott, and TownePlace Suites by Marriott.
The offer applies between the following dates, in …

Wyndham Rewards Offers Members Chance to Earn 1,000 Bonus Points

Wyndham Rewards Offers Members Chance to Earn 1,000 Bonus Points

Wyndham Rewards is offering its members the opportunity to earn 1,000 bonus points by staying at select Wyndham Hotel Group properties. The offer applies at over 800 properties in the U.S. and Canada, and is valid through January 31, 2013.
Members can take advantage of the offer up to three times, allowing for a maximum of 3,000 bonus points. The points can be redeemed for dining certificates, music downloads, ringtones, and …

Gaylord Hotels Acquired by Marriott, Will Offer Marriott Rewards

Gaylord Hotels Acquired by Marriott, Will Offer Marriott Rewards

Marriott International has completed its acquisition of Gaylord Hotels. Marriott Rewards points may now be earned and redeemed at three Gaylord Hotel locations, and a fourth will be added in early 2013.
Marriott Rewards members may earn 10 points per dollar spent on room rate only, or two airline miles per dollar spent on room rate only at the The Gaylord National in National Harbor, Maryland; the Gaylord Palms in Kissimmee, …

Starwood Announces Redeem & Rewards Promotion for Preferred Guest Members

Starwood Announces Redeem & Rewards Promotion for Preferred Guest Members

Starwood Hotels & Resorts launched its Redeem & Reward promotion. The promotion allows Starwood Preferred Guest members to save points by being refunded 30%, 40%, or 50% of Starpoints used on Free Night Awards at 21 of the program’s resorts in the U.S. and Canada.
To participate, members must register by November 30, 2012, and complete their Award stay at any of the 21 locations by December 20, 2012. There are …

Carlson Rezidor Launches Club Carlson for Business

Carlson Rezidor Launches Club Carlson for Business

Carlson Rezidor announced a rewards program designed for businesses, Club Carlson for Business. The new program allows companies to earn rewards at the same time its employees are awarded individual rewards by Club Carlson.
In addition to earning Gold Points, members of Club Carlson for Business will receive a 5% discount at any Carlson Rezidor property.
Members will receive eight Gold Points for each dollar spent at the chain’s hotels, which include …