Starwood Preferred Guest is raising the reward night category for 94 hotels in the USA, while only 22 Starwood Hotels in USA drop category on March 10, 2015. Still, there are some highly desirable hotels dropping in category. Several...Show More Summary
Most hotel programs assign individual hotels to ‘categories’ with a fixed number of points required to redeem the hotels in each category. And chains more or less adjust the hotels assigned to each category once a year. Starwood announced their hotel reward category changes several days ago. Show More Summary
This post has my list of USA 94 Starwood Hotels with SPG category increase March 10, 2015 ordered by State and City. Starwood released a table ordered by hotel brand. Our best bet this year is pay in the USA when low rates are offered...Show More Summary
There is not a single Starwood hotel in Europe going up in the 2015 SPG reward category changes. Europe sees 46 hotels drop in category. 33 of 46 hotels are located in countries on the euro currency. One year ago on February 24, 2014 the Euro was worth $1.37 USD. Show More Summary
Starwood Asia Pacific has 23 hotels rising in SPG reward night category effective March 10, 2015. 34 hotels drop in SPG category in the region. Here is my Loyalty Traveler table for SPG 2015 category changes Asia Pacific region Starwood Hotels. Show More Summary
Starwood Preferred Guest released its list of Starwood Hotels worldwide that will change SPG reward category on March 10, 2015. I am creating tables sorting the changes by country and city rather than the Starwood list ordered by region, country and hotel brand. Show More Summary
Uber riders can start racking up loyalty program points toward stays at Starwood Hotels & Resorts under a new agreement between the mega-hotel company and the San Francisco-based ride-sharing service.
This week, Starwood Hotels & Resorts and Uber announced a new partnership designed to put travelers on “the fast track to valuable rewards.” In short, we’re learned that Starwood Preferred Guest members who ride with Uber gain the opportunity to earn “Starpoints” during any Uber ride, anywhere worldwide. “This new partnership with Uber accelerates our […]
The ride-hailing company is looking to incentivize users by partnering with the Starwood hotel chain.
In-between shenanigans, Uber actually offers a pretty nice car service, and users are about to get a perk besides free water: points from chi-chi hotelier Starwood. Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) members can now link their accounts to Uber, and (afte...
Uber has launched a partnership with Starwoods Hotels & Resorts to reward its most loyal passengers. The ride-sharing app announced on Tuesday the "first-of-its-kind" deal, which lets Uber riders earn "Starpoints" as they travel. Starpoints...Show More Summary
Uber riders who stay at Starwood Hotel properties are in luck. The fast-growing ridesharing startup announced on Wednesday a partnership with Starwood Hotels and Resorts that rewards members of the hotel chain's Preferred Guest program with points for every dollar spent riding with Uber. Show More Summary
We all know Starwood Hotels & Resorts are an amazing place to say I do, from their luxurious lineup of W Hotels to their fabulous Westin locales to every last spot in between. But did you also know that when you host your wedding at a participating Starwood location, you can earn bonus Starpoints® to use […]
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Hot hoteliers, listen up: Starwood is hiring! Frits van Paasschen has resigned as president and CEO of Starwood Hotels. Director Adam Aron, 60, has been named the interim CEO while Starwood searches high and low (internally and externally) for Paasschen's replacement. Show More Summary
After a busy 2014 that saw Denver's hotel scene hit its highest peak, the city is wasting no time keeping the momentum going, announcing yet another downtown hotel project, this time in the form of a dual-branded property. This spring,...Show More Summary
But will the new brand have eclairs like the Le Meridien does? Last week, while everyone was so Hyatt Centric centric, news came out that Starwood Hotels will launch another "soft" brand that will be positioned somewhere in between the Luxury Collection Hotels and the newly acquired Design Hotels brand. Show More Summary
For those of you not up to date on the saga of my mom getting robbed/lots of creepy stuff happening at the W Barcelona, here are the previous posts: -- My Mom Got Robbed In Our Hotel! -- Pick Pocketing Or Premeditated Crime? You Tell...Show More Summary