The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles & points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn’t have time to write about in length. Culled from over 100 blogs/authors I follow, some are passed along without comment, while I add my analysis to others. This is your shortcut to find out what’s going on in the travel world without having to read dozens of travel blogs to get all the best info.
Last week was a bit of a stunner for me. I was sitting in a meeting in Des Moines, Iowa. It was late in the day and I’d been ignoring my e-mail a bit as the presentations stretched on. We hit a bit of a lull and I looked down at my phone to check e-mail. Then, I stood up and walked out of the room. I had received an e-mail that Jeff Zidell, the guy responsible for the Hyatt loyalty program, was leaving the company. My first thought wasn’t, […]
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.
When Hyatt rolled out their new mobile app they added features like being able to request items for your room and contact Hyatt via social media. During my recent stay I tested some requests. Here’s how it worked out….
Hyatt is the latest major program to release their final promotion of the year. I’ll be comparing all of the promotions in the market shortly, but here’s what to expect from Hyatt for the fall.