Why Hilton should add a new elite tier above Diamond

Written by Benji Stawski @ The Points Guy

There is lots to love about the Hilton Honors program. Perhaps the best part is how easy it is to achieve elite status. With the right co-branded credit card, you can get top-tier status without even spending a night at a Hilton. Additionally, Hilton just slashed 2021 qualification requirements in half. However, it still has …

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The economics behind hotel loyalty programs (with insights from a former Marriott VP)

Written by Andrew Kunesh @ The Points Guy

In the past, I’ve reported on how loyalty programs are becoming even more important to airlines during the coronavirus pandemic. But after a discussion with Jeff Borman — the former VP of Revenue Management at both Marriott and Hilton — I’ve come to realize that it’s even more important to hotel groups. After all, in Borman’s …

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Legacy Hyatt Card Offer: Spend $4,000 & Get Category 1-4 Free Night Cert (Spend By 12/31/20)

Written by Stephen Pepper @ Frequent Miler's Quick Deals

Hyatt is targeting holders of its legacy credit card with a great spending offer, giving a category 1-4 free night certificate after spending $4,000 on the card by the end of the year. The Deal Spend $4,000 on a legacy Hyatt credit card by December 31, 2020 & earn a category 1-4 free night certificate. […]

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6 etiquette rules to master if you plan to work remotely from a resort

Written by Victoria M. Walker @ The Points Guy

Working from home has proved to be a challenge for even the most technologically savvy people.  If you turned your kitchen table or living room sofa into an office during the pandemic, you’ve probably heard someone say, “Hey, can you mute your line, please?” or “Can you all see my screen?” at least once. And …

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13 of our favorite ski-friendly resort hotels you can book on points

Written by Nick Ellis @ The Points Guy

Despite the ongoing pandemic, ski season in the Northern Hemisphere is about to begin in earnest. Ski trips will look a little different this year, but many resorts have signaled they will indeed be open for business. With people clamoring to get away, and closer-to-home destinations being all the rage this year, it stands to …

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Out of office: What it’s like to ‘Work From Hyatt’ at the Andaz Mayakoba

Written by Victoria M. Walker @ The Points Guy

After seven months without leaving New York City, I was ready for a change of pace. Throughout the pandemic, I’ve been mainly confined to my small apartment. I’ve taken Zoom calls from my bed and the kitchen table and, instead of midday Starbucks runs, I bought a coffee machine. It’s been a challenging transition for …

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How the pandemic changed my award redemption priorities

Written by Victoria M. Walker @ The Points Guy

At the beginning of 2020, I had lofty expectations of how I would use my points and miles this year.  In 2019, I earned over 150,000 points and miles from sign-up bonuses on cards like the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card and my American Express® Gold Card, as well as targeted promotions on cards like the …

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Hyatt Amex Offer: Spend $250 & Get $50 Back

Written by Stephen Pepper @ Frequent Miler's Quick Deals

If you’re planning an end of year Hyatt mattress run, or just planning a regular stay at a Marriott in the next couple of months, there’s a new Hyatt Amex Offer which can help save you money. The Deal Spend $250 or more on room rate and room charges at Hyatt hotels & resorts in […]

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Hyatt Amex Offer: Spend $250 & Get $50 Back

Written by Stephen Pepper @ Frequent Miler's Quick Deals

If you’re planning an end of year Hyatt mattress run, or just planning a regular stay at a Hyatt in the next couple of months, there’s a new Hyatt Amex Offer which can help save you money. The Deal Spend $250 or more on room rate and room charges at Hyatt hotels & resorts in […]

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How to Book Hyatt Stays With Points

Written by Anna Zaks @ MileValue

Hyatt Hotels is a favorite hotel chain among many frequent travelers and points aficionados. World of Hyatt points are easy to earn, the redemption rates are very reasonable and Hyatt’s program is fairly straightforward and easy to use.

Let’s look at when and how to transfer Hyatt points, when it makes sense and when it doesn’t and how to book award stays at Hyatt hotels.

You’ll see that depending on the cash rates it doesn’t always make sense to transfer Ultimate Rewards points to the World of Hyatt.

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American Airlines AAdvantage Hotel Points To Miles 25% Conversion Promo Until October 31, 2020

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

American Airlines is offering a bonus for converting select hotel program points to miles until October 31, 2020. AAdvantage members can earn a 25% bonus for conversions from World of Hyatt and IHG Rewards Club. You can access AA’s hotel promotions here. Conversion schedule: 5,000 World of Hyatt points to 2,000 miles that would be […]

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50,000 points vs. $200 credit and a free night: Which Hyatt sign-up bonus should you opt for?

Written by Ariana Arghandewal @ The Points Guy

Hyatt has been pretty proactive when it comes to responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Back in April, the hotel chain introduced new cleaning standards to entice concerned guests. The World of Hyatt program suspended plans for peak and off-peak pricing and eventually extended point expiration, elite status free night certificates and club lounge and suite …

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