The Caesars Entertainment and Starwood hotel groups have teamed up to offer reciprocal benefits across their loyalty programs, changing the hotel landscape of Las Vegas for loyalty program members.
The hotel and casino industries have a lot in common and recently those similarities are becoming more appealing to one another.
Starwood’s W Hotels brand is a big success story, and it continues to improve. However, Starwood lacks one important attribute, which is out of its control but still counts.
Historically the major chains have had a limited presence in Las Vegas, the biggest hotel market in the world. Planet Hollywood used to be a Sheraton, there’s a fairly mediocre Westin that isn’t on ‘the Strip’. IHG managed to link up with the Venetian as an Intercontinental hotel, and Mariott nabbed Cosmopolitan. Show More Summary
With Hilton Worldwide's IPO today, the hotel sector just got a little more crowded.
Starwood Hotels announced today a December 2 Instant Happiness giveaways and a grand prize of 225,000 points on Cyber Monday. In addition to the giveaways is a CyberMonday sale launch Monday, November 25 to Friday, December 6, 2013 for more than 500 hotels in the Americas at up to 40% off. Show More Summary
We've said our piece about how impressed we are with Denver's up-and-coming hotel scene (seriously, we think we've done more stories on the Mile High City in the past few months than we ever have), so we'll get right to the new juicy...Show More Summary
Tables in this post reveal a significant impact of being a cardmember of the hotel brand credit card for increasing the earn rate of points on hotel stays with Hyatt and Starwood Hotels. This post follows up the Hyatt-SPG Hotel Award...Show More Summary
This post looks at the distribution of hotels in Hotel Award Categories for Starwood brand hotels in Starwood Preferred Guest and Hyatt brand Hotels in Hyatt Gold Passport. This is a reality check by showing the distribution of hotels in Hyatt with a strong commitment to keeping hotels in the lower tiers. Show More Summary
- Have a lot of business in South Sudan? Enjoy collecting Starwood points? Good news – Sheraton is opening a new hotel in Juba, South Sudan, in 2015. A new property in Guinea also opens in 2015 and in Mauritania … Read more » Related...Show More Summary
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide (HOT) Q3 2013 Earnings Call October 24, 2013 11:00 am ET Executives Stephen Pettibone - Vice President of Investor Relations Frits D. van Paasschen - Chief Executive Officer, President and Director Vasant M. Show More Summary
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Starwood Lurker announced on FlyerTalk that SPG is replacing Starpicks and Beat the Timer rates with SPG Hot Escapes to roll out soon. SPG Hot Escapes New days for booking: Wednesday to Saturday. Hotels are available until midnight local time Saturday. Show More Summary
Starwood Resorts are one of the priciest hotel redemptions in the hotel loyalty world with properties like W Retreat and Spa Maldives running standard redemption rates of 90,000 points per night. SPG Paradise is Closer is a promotion for 35% discount redemption rates on points required for seven Starwood Resorts through March 1, 2014. Show More Summary
Major changes happened this year with two innovative hotel and airline partnerships expanding the nature of hotel and frequent flyer loyalty membership. Crossover Rewards is a partnership between Delta Skymiles and Starwood Preferred Guest and offers reciprocal benefits for elite members of either program. Show More Summary
Starwood Hotels has reached milestones with three of its nine hotel brands through new hotel openings in 2013. Aloft Hotels, the cookie-cutter colorful vision of W Hotels, has reached 75 properties. St. Regis, the luxury segment brand, has reached 31 hotels worldwide. Show More Summary
Several major hotel chains have already published the details of their fourth quarter promotions. Hyatt is offering tiered bonuses, up to 2,500 points per night. Starwood is offering double base Starpoints plus 2,500 bonus Starpoints after staying five nights. Show More Summary
Starwood Hotel & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (HOT) CLSA Investors' Forum September 24, 2013 9:30 p.m. ET Executives John Oh – CLSA Stephen Pettibone – VP of IR Stephen Ho – Starwood Asia Pacific Chairman Analysts Presentation John Oh – CLSA Good morning everyone. Show More Summary
Cannily timed to coincide with the launch of iOS 7 on Wednesday, Starwood has launched an all new iPad app aimed at members of its loyalty program, Starwood Preferred Guest. The new app, which was built from scratch to run on the iOS...Show More Summary
Today is the day! I bet you know what I’m talking about, don’t you? The highly anticipated mobile release, right? Yep, it’s here: Starwood Hotels & Resorts has finally released its new app. Oh, you’re talking about iOS 7? Oh, well that’s cool too. Yes, it’s true, iOS 7 has finally been released today. We can now begin to see...