There were a lot of competing forces at the table as Marriott worked to fold Starwood Preferred Guest into a consolidated program with Marriott and Ritz-Carlton. This article takes an in-depth look at how they threaded that needle.
If you’ve followed along my little corner of the internet, you know I’m a pretty big fan of Hyatt. I generally find them to fit my needs better than any other hotel chain. In many ways, my relationship with Hyatt has been very rewarding. Consistently, they go above and beyond to make my stays more enjoyable. Some have criticized me for being too positive about Hyatt in general. I don’t think that’s necessarily true, but I always welcome criticism. I thought about the proper way to frame this post. We’re midyear 2018 […]
Marriott has changed course and announced that they will offer higher lifetime status to Starwood Preferred Guest lifetime Platinum members who hit a certain night threshold by the end of 2018.