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My Kids’ Favorite Part of Staying At Hyatt Hotels

Before being status matched to Hyatt Diamond, I was a pretty loyal Starwood guy. On average, I'd guess 85% of my hotel stays were at Starwood properties. That's changed and I'm on track to requalify for Hyatt Diamond this year. The benefits are great and Hyatt has earned my loyalty. Show More Summary

Iowa State professor says 'it pays to be paranoid' when acquiring other firms

AMES, Iowa - Not long after Marriott announced plans to buy Starwood Hotels and Resorts, a Chinese insurance group offered to sweeten the deal setting off a brief bidding war. Marriott eventually secured the merger, but only after agreeing to pay more than its original offer. read more

Chinese pour $110bn into US real estate, says study

Big deals such as the Anbang insurance group's $2bn purchase of the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York last year and its failed $14bn offer for the Starwood group in March have made headlines. But the study said Chinese buying of US homes far outpaces its investment in commercial land and buildings. Show More Summary

[BON PLAN] Une nuit gratuite trois fois plus vite avec SPG !

La chaîne hôtelière Starwood Hotels & Resort a lancé il y a peu une promotion de doublement et triplement de points. La promotion. Il y a trois moyens de multiplier les points gagnés lors de cette promotion – dont deux sont cumulables. Doublement des points lors des séjours chez n’importe quelle chaîne du groupe Starwood,...

Westin Las Vegas To Renovate, Close Casino and Add Restaurant

The Westin Las Vegas Hotel, Casino & Spa announced that it is looking to ditch its “off-strip” resort label and simply be a hotel. Rooms at the property will be completely renovated to “Starwood” standard, a restaurant will be added, and the pool will be expanded. Show More Summary

Here’s Why Some Starwood Hotels Are Suing Over The Marriott Merger

For the most part the major hotel chains don't actually own the individual hotels, but rather just have management contracts to operate them. They get a percentage of the hotel's revenue, and in exchange for that they market and operate...Show More Summary

SPG Triple Up Promotion May 9 to July 31, 2016

Starwood Preferred Guest Triple Up promotion is now available for hotel stays worldwide May 9 to July 31, 2016. Stay 2 nights or more and earn double Starpoints (4 points/$1). Earn triple Starpoints (6 points/$1) for Sheraton brand stays of two or more nights. Show More Summary

Receive 100 Starpoints For Bidding On An SPG Moments Package

SPG Moments is Starwood's experiences marketplace. As much as my preference is generally to redeem Starpoints for free flights and hotels, this can actually be a great use of points as well. I think it's an especially brilliant offering...Show More Summary

Review: W Bogota Hotel

As a Hyatt and Starwood loyalist, my options in Bogota were fairly limited. Hyatt doesn't have a presence, while the best Starwood option by far seems to be the W. I was happy to see that the W Bogota also happened to belong to American...Show More Summary

“I’m Not Allowed To Help You” — Airline Customer Service At Its Finest

For me it's the little things which make the experience with an airline or hotel. For example, a suite upgrade is of course nice, but something from my Starwood Ambassador which makes me smile is even better. The problem is that theShow More Summary

SPG category 2 hotels in Croatia offer good value

Croatia has three Starwood Hotels as of April 2016. This amounts to a comparatively high number of hotels in a country with few US chain brand hotels. Club Carlson is the leader for most hotels with six properties in Croatia, including...Show More Summary

Leveraging Instagram To Book Hotel Rooms

Starwood Hotels intend to capture attention of Instagramers following their favorite bloggers

Here Are The Details Of Hilton’s Summer Promotion

Over the past few weeks many of the major hotel chains have announced the details of their summer promotions, including Hyatt, Starwood, IHG, Wyndham, and Club Carlson. Hilton has just shared the details of their upcoming promotion, which isn't yet open for registration. Show More Summary

Carlson Hotels Being Sold To Chinese Tourism Group

Consolidation is rampant in the hotel industry at the moment. IHG is buying Kimpton, Marriott is buying Starwood, and Accor is buying Fairmont, Raffles and Swissôtel. Now we have news of the next merger -- Carlson hotels are being taken...Show More Summary

Carlson Hotels Sold To Chinese Company

There was lots of rumor, talk and possibility of a Chinese company taking over a major American hotel chain around a month back. In the end Starwood was acquired by Marriott. However, now it appears that a Chinese company has acquired a different American hotel company. Show More Summary

Hotel chain Marriott's quarterly revenue rises 7.4 percent

(Reuters) - Marriott International Inc's revenue rose 7.4 percent in the first quarter, helped by higher room rates and occupancy at its hotels. The company, which is buying Sheraton hotels owner Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc, also reaffirmed its forecast of 3-5 percent growth in average revenue per available room (RevPAR) this year. Show More Summary

Thirty-Five Years Later, Motley Crue Has Same Ol’ Situation

On April 24, 1981, Motley Crue gave their debut concert in west Hollywood at a club called the Starwood Hotel. The only reason they got the gig was because the band’s drummer, Nikki Sixx, worked at the venue. It was a tough crowd — a hard rocking, hard partying crowd, and they were not too... Show More Summary

75 Major CEOs & Business Leaders Demand Repeal of Mississippi Anti-LGBT Law

Today, HRC announced that 75 leading CEOs and business leaders, including executives from PricewaterhouseCoopers, Capital One, Castlight Health, Inc., KMPG LLP, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Uber and more have signed onto an open letter calling on Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant, Lt. Show More Summary

Time Warner, T-Mobile, Starwood, Etsy, Other Corporations Join in Urging Lawmakers to Stop SJR 39

Today, HRC announced that executives from Time Warner Cable, T-Mobile US, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Etsy, Zynga, and others have signed onto an open letter now including over 60 major CEOs and business leaders urging lawmakers to stop the discriminatory Senate Joint Resolution (SJR) 39 from moving forward. Show More Summary

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