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Marriott and Starwood post new award chart, LEVEL has a new hub in Vienna, Air Asia’s trouble with computers, Chase launches new Hyatt card

Marriott and Starwood post new award chart, LEVEL has a new hub in Vienna, Air Asia’s trouble with computers, Chase launches new Hyatt card

– Marriott and Starwood are out with the new award chart for their combined program (yet to be unnamed) effective August 2018 The long story short – the team has typically rounded up or down most properties. There aren’t any shocking good or bad values suddenly. The best redemption seem to be the formerly unaffordable […]

Posted on June 29, 2018 by in AirAsia, Hyatt

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Starwood and Marriott merger (Marwood) now effective – what are the sweet spots?

Starwood and Marriott merger (Marwood) now effective – what are the sweet spots?

Dubbed the ‘Marwood merger’ the Starwood acquisition by Marriott finally got all regulatory approval earlier this week. Starwood and Marriott responded quickly and enabled an online interface that helps members prepare for the upcoming merged loyalty programs. When you link your Ritz Carlton Rewards/ Marriott Rewards/ Starwood Preferred Guest account you can now: – Transfer […]

Posted on September 25, 2016 by in Travel Deals

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Best Rate Guarantees – Are major hotels chains cheating on their marketing promise?

Best Rate Guarantees – Are major hotels chains cheating on their marketing promise?

I strongly urge Hilton, Hyatt and Club Carlson to stop falsely advertising and remove the 'Best Rate Guarantee' claim from their websites or improve their guarantee to a level that it becomes usable for an average consumer. Best Rate Guarantees are a major 'selling tool' for hotel chains to get customers to their hotel website. […]

Posted on February 26, 2014 by in Best Rate Guarantee, Travel Deals

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