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Marriott Off-Peak Redemptions June-July 2020

We recently shared how Marriott Bonvoy Members Getting Elite Qualifying Nights. In addition, Marriott plans to offer off-peak redemption rates at over 5,500 properties for stays through July 31, 2020. In order to take part in these discounted awards, you must book by June 30, 2020. Per Marriott: All Members — Our Lowest Redemption Rates: To help…

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Marriott Bonvoy Members Getting Elite Qualifying Nights

Marriott has shared that Marriott Bonvoy members will be getting bonus Elite Qualifying Nights deposited into their accounts in late July, which will count towards 2021 status. Marriott has previously announced a Marriott Bonvoy 2020 Status Extension for All Members, however now they’re addressing an option for those looking to earn a new or higher…

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World of Hyatt Triple Points Bonus Journeys Promotion

World of Hyatt has announced their latest promotion which will span most of the summer. World of Hyatt members can earn triple points on eligible spend starting with their second qualifying stay from June 15 through September 15, 2020. Additionally, World of Hyatt elite members will earn 2,500 Bonus Points on their first stay. For context, World…

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Times Square EDITION Permanently Closing

The Times Square EDITION will be ceasing operations effective August 13, 2020 and will be permanently closing. Several factors went into this decision including the COVID-19 pandemic, forcing the hotel to close. The is the brand’s second EDITION location in New York City and we’ve confirmed that the original New York EDITION near Madison Square Park will…

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Hilton’s Points Unlimited Promotion Extended till September 7th

Earlier this year, Hilton Honors launched their Points Unlimited promotion, where you’re be able to earn 2,000 points on every stay. Additionally, you’ll earn 10,000 extra points every 10 nights, with no limit to the number of points you can earn with this offer. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Hilton has announced they’re extending this through…

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The Maxwell Hotel NYC Ceasing Operations Permanently

Effective today, April 25, 2020, The Maxwell, New York City, Tribute Portfolio is ceasing operations and permanently closing. Several factors went into this decision including the COVID-19 pandemic, forcing the hotel to close. For those not familiar this was previously the original W New York and transitioned to the Maxwell back in 2018. This property was…

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Earn World of Hyatt Bonus Elite Qualifying Night Credits

World of Hyatt members can take advantage of the latest promotion offered for cardholders of their co-branded credit cards. Cardholders will have the opportunity to earn bonus elite qualifying nights toward elite status through spending boosts as outlined below. Hyatt was one of the first hotel programs to offer World of Hyatt 2020 Status Extension…

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Marriott Bonvoy 2020 Status Extension for All Members

Following Hilton Honors 2020 Status Extension for All Members and World of Hyatt Status Extension for Members earlier announcement, Marriott Bonvoy announced they’ll also be extending status. Marriott will be extending 2020 Marriott Bonvoy status for all Silver, Gold, Platinum, Titanium and Ambassador members through February 28 2022. This is due to the COVID-19 pandemic preventing travel…

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World of Hyatt 2020 Status Extension for All Members

World of Hyatt has announced they’ll be extending 2020 World of Hyatt elite status for all Discoverist, Explorist and Globalist members through February 28, 2022. This is due to the COVID-19 pandemic preventing travel across the world. Additionally, Hyatt will be suspending the forfeiture of points though the end of the year, and extending unused…

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Hotel Review: London EDITION

Points Miles & Martinis contributor Nicky shares his thoughts on the London EDITION after a recent visit across the pond. This trip took place the end of 2019, as we’ve suspended our recent travel due to COVID-19. The London EDITION, the third EDITION Hotel, opened in 2013, which was originally the 1908 Berners Hotel.  Located in the…

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Hilton Honors 2020 Status Extension for All Members

Hilton Honors has announced they’ll be extending 2020 Hilton Honors elite status for Silver, Gold, and Diamond members through March 31, 2022. Additionally, those who had status that was expiring this year, Hilton will be extending through March 31, 2021, so some great news for Hilton Honors members. This is due to the COVID-19 pandemic…

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Hotel Review: Miami Beach EDITION

The Miami Beach EDITION is located near South Beach on 29th and Collins Ave. The property features 294 guest rooms including 28 oceanfront bungalows. It’s a Marriott Bonvoy category 8 property requiring 85,000 points for a standard free night redemption. As a Marriott Gold Bonvoy member, thanks to my status from my American Express Platinum Card, I…

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Latest World of Hyatt Coronavirus Updates

Hyatt announced they’d be making several changes to their hotels, reservations, and World of Hyatt program with regards to COVID-19 situation. Hyatt will be offering flexible cancellations on all reservations including those that were pre-paid and non-refundable. Additionally, World of Hyatt points will be suspending the forfeiture of points through May 31, 2020. The proposed…

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Word of Hyatt & AAdvantage Elite Tier Status Challenge

Last year, we shared how World of Hyatt and American Airlines announced plans for a new partnership, where members of both programs will be able to earn miles, points and status through a new loyalty relationship. Part of this partnership includes elite tier status challenges for members of both programs. Starting today, eligible World of Hyatt elite…

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