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My Very Late 2019 Hotel Elite Status Recap And A Look At 2020

You might wonder why I’m bothering to write this post in late February.  While I’ve always written this blog with you, the reader in mind, I do use this as a place to keep track of things.  I like to look back and see if my travel ended up the way it did.  I reviewed my airline elite status earlier this year, and now it’s time to take a look back at my 2019 hotel elite status achievements.  As a business traveler, I value elite status.  It provides me two […]

Hyatt Place Is Rolling Out Early Check-In For More Elites And Ending Free Breakfast For Non-Members

Hyatt announced some changes to their Hyatt Place brand this morning. We still need clarification on a few key points. We know an early check-in benefit is coming for Explorist members and that free breakfast will now require membership in World of Hyatt (and may require direct booking).

Did You Win Hyatt Globalist Status From Me?

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 […]