Hyatt’s top-tier status is the most valuable top-tier status in hotel loyalty right now. I’ve been a Hyatt Diamond member for many years and with the recent program change become a Globalist member (truth be told, I’m now Lifetime Globalist and loving every minute of it). The folks at Hyatt were nice enough to let me bestow Hyatt Globalist status upon one lucky reader. You don’t get all the cool perks (no free night or guaranteed suite upgrades unless you meet the 60-night threshold). But, you’ll get all the other […]
Those that follow my blog know that I’ve been a HyattHomerTM for a number of years now. They consistently deliver great service and benefits to me. They’ve done so for a number of years. Their lifetime status is one of the hardest to achieve among the major chains. Unlike chains like SPG, award nights don’t boost your total. Lots of nights at cheap properties don’t boost your total. Only cold, hard cash boosts your total. Earning 1 million base points (by spending $200,000 at Hyatt hotels) was the only way […]
I honestly thought this change to lifetime status with Hyatt was a bit of a typo when I first saw it. I thought maybe I wasn’t processing the information correctly. But, lifetime status with Hyatt is pretty darn awesome.
As you might imagine, I read quite a few travel blogs on a daily basis. I always start my day with world news. But, travel blogs are my guilty pleasure. When some folks reach for People, Cosmopolitan or other magazines you might find in the grocery store checkout lines, I’m checking out what my favorite blogs are saying.
There will be lots of first-time questions as folks get used to the new World of Hyatt programs. Here’s one from a reader on the free nights all top-tier members are expecting to receive in the next few days.
There’s very little that shocks me as it relates to the travel industry. A few hours later, I’m still shaking my head at the number I heard this morning related to the membership in Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest.