Hotel Loyalty Programs

Hyatt Gold Passport Launches Stay More Play More

Hyatt Gold Passport Launches Stay More Play More

Hyatt Gold Passport announced the start of its Stay More Play More promotion.
The promotion is valid for stays starting Friday and runs through June 30 and registration is required. Members of Hyatt Gold Passport can earn up to 75,000 bonus points, starting with 5,000 after the first five nights, 15,000 after ten nights, 30,000 after 15 nights, 50,000 after 20 nights, and the maximum 75,000, which is awarded after 25 …

Shangri-La to Offer New Benefits for Loyalty Program Members

Shangri-La to Offer New Benefits for Loyalty Program Members

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts announced that it is introducing five new benefits for its Golden Circle loyalty program members in honor of the program’s fifth anniversary.
The first, which Shangri-La calls multiple room earning, allows members of the program to earn award points on up to three rooms when traveling with family members or business associates and booking rooms at a qualifying rate.
Another new benefit makes members eligible to earn a …

Wyndham Launches First-Ever Hotel Sitcom

Wyndham Launches First-Ever Hotel Sitcom

Wyndham announced the launch of its new hotel-themed sitcom series, “Have Points, Will Travel.”
The series revolves around a young married couple as they travel south along the west coast of the United States “with only the clothes on their backs and one million Wyndham Rewards points to get them there.”
Newlyweds Dean and Traci, portrayed by Stephen Visocan and Rachel Adams, start their voyage in an unknown location with only their …

Ryokan Collection Announces Guest Loyalty and Local Experience Programs

Ryokan Collection Announces Guest Loyalty and Local Experience Programs

The Ryokan Collection, which represents 32 properties in Japan, announced the launch of a guest loyalty program as well as a local experience program.
The guest loyalty program allows travelers to earn a one-night stay after completing ten stays at three or more properties over a two-year period. Other benefits include discounts on purchases made from local sake breweries and art galleries.
The group also announced a local experience program intended to …

Delta Hotels Becomes Part of Marriott Rewards

Delta Hotels Becomes Part of Marriott Rewards

Marriott International, which acquired Delta Hotels in April 2015, announced that the Canadian hotelier was joining the Marriott Rewards guest loyalty program.
Delta Hotels has properties in major Canadian cities and tourist destinations including Toronto, Ottawa, and Kelowna, the latter being the location of the Delta Grand Okanagan Resort. Effective immediately, Marriott Rewards members can earn points by staying at these and 18 other properties in Canada and one property in …

Hilton to Relaunch Triple Your Trip Promotion

Hilton to Relaunch Triple Your Trip Promotion

Hilton announced the return of its Triple Your Trip promotion.
Under the promotion, members of the company’s Hilton HHonors guest loyalty program will be able to earn triple points on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights and double points for the remainder of the week.
The offer will last between September 1 and December 31, 2015.  In order for a  stay to be covered by the promotion, members must register at HHonors.com/Triple before …

New Hilton Resort and Casino Opens in Aruba

New Hilton Resort and Casino Opens in Aruba

Hilton announced the opening of the Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort and Casino in Palm Beach, Aruba.  The property is located on a 15-acre (six-hectare) site, 10 miles (16 kilometers) from the capital city of Oranjestad.
The resort has 355 guestrooms and suites, each with a flat screen TV and balcony with views of the property’s gardens, pools, or the ocean.  The hotel has a 24-hour fitness center and two pools, in …