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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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Hotel Review: Renaissance New York Midtown Hotel

I recently shared how I was Embarking on the Marriott Bonvoy Platinum Challenge, where I’d need to stay 16 nights within 90 days of enrolling to earn Marriott Platinum Elite Status. As I was mattress running in New York City, my next stop was the the Renaissance New York Midtown Hotel. The Renaissance New York Midtown Hotel is…

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Register for Marriott’s Elevated Earning Promotion

We shared details about Marriott Bonvoy Elevated Earning: Earn 2,000 Bonus Points Each Stay promotion. Marriott has officially announced this promotion and registration is now open! Promotion details of Marriott’s Points Unlimited Register by May 31, 2020. Get 2,000 bonus points on each stay*, starting with your second stay — no bonus point limit. Choose from…

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Last Call On Marriott 100K Card Offers

Last Call On Marriott 100K Card Offers Marriott Bonvoy Boundless card’s limited time offer for 100,000 bonus points is coming to an end this week! With this offer you could really rack up the Marriott points that could be potentially worth hundreds of dollars in Marriott stays! If you like Marriott, this is definitely an offer…

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Redeem Marriott Bonvoy Points Before Categories Increase

We’ve shared the Marriott Bonvoy 2020 Category Changes which go into effect Wednesday, March 4, 2020. With this change, over 29% of their hotels are changing categories with 22% increasing categories, whereas only 7% are decreasing in category, overall a big negative when it comes to redemption. These changes go into effect Wednesday, March 4, 2020, however…

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Rumor: Marriott Bonvoy Elevated Earnings: Earn 2,000 Bonus Points Each Stay

Per Loyalty Lobby, Marriott Bonvoy plans to announce their newest promotion next week called Elevated Earnings. Registration is expected to be open on Tuesday, March 3rd. Marriott Bonvoy members will be able to earn 2,000 bonus points for each stay starting with their second stay through this offer. The promotion will run from March 17…

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Wagner at the Battery to Join Marriott Luxury Collection in NYC

Back in 2018 we shared how Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park Getting Deflagged and is now operating as an independent as The Wagner Hotel which is operated by Highgate Hotels. Apparently the hotel hasn’t being doing well as an independent hotel and has been struggling to get business, which is why it will be returning to Marriott next…

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Marriott Caribbean and Latin America Expansion

Marriott continues to focus on expansion in the Caribbean and Latin America, and last year the hotel company added over 10,000 rooms to it’s pipeline across 15 brands in these regions. To highlight some new properties joining Marriott, we’ll see Zadún, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, W Playa del Carmen, St. Regis Bermuda and Aloft San Juan. Per Marriott,…

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Marriott Bonvoy Extends Tier Status And Benefits in Asia Pacific

We recently shared how World of Hyatt Extends Tier Status And Benefits in Asia Pacific Region, as they’re going to be helping members who live in the Asia Pacific region by extending their elite status and benefits for another year due to the Coronavirus, which will significant impact travel. It turns out that Marriott Bonvoy…

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How To Transfer Marriott Points Between Accounts (Points Sharing)

Marriott Bonvoy allows members to share points between their accounts through their Points Sharing option. There’s limited information about this program on their site, however if you’re interested in transferring points to a friend/family member you can do so over the phone by calling Member Support at (801) 468-4000. Some basic rules about this is you…

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Resorts World Las Vegas Hilton Partnership

Resorts World Las Vegas has announced that they will be partnering with Hilton Hotels and Resorts on their project expected to open summer 2021. With this partnership, we’ll be seeing three brands under their portfolio including Conrad, LXR, and Hilton Hotels open under the Resorts World complex. It’s still in the early stages so it’s…

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