Apr082011

Club Carlson Category 4 Hotel Rewards Analysis

Club Carlson Category-4 has 260 hotels. There is an increase in reward cost for almost all the category-4 hotels in the USA and Canada. The majority of hotels in Europe and the Middle East are lower reward cost now and this region benefits most from Club Carlson category-4 reassignment.

USA

  • 128 hotels in 32 states.
  • 80 Country Inn & Suites Hotels.
  • 48 Radisson Hotels.
  • 39 hotels former goldpoints plus category-2 hotels (25,000 points) are Club Carlson category-4 (38,000 points). Hotel reward cost increase of 52%.
  • 78 hotels former category-3 (30,000 points) are Club Carlson category-4 (38,000 points). Hotel reward cost increase of 27%.
  • 10 hotels remain in category-4 and drop to 38,000 points from 40,000 points. Hotel reward cost decrease of 5%.

Canada

  • 20 hotels in 7 provinces.
  • 7 Country Inn & Suites. 
  • 1 Park Inn. 
  • 12 Radisson Hotels.
  • 7 hotels former goldpoints plus category-2 hotels (25,000 points) are Club Carlson category-4 (38,000 points). Hotel reward cost increase of 52%.
  • 7 hotels former category-3 (30,000 points) are Club Carlson category-4 (38,000 points). Hotel reward cost increase of 27%.
  • 6 hotels remain in category-4 and drop to 38,000 points from 40,000 points. Hotel reward cost decrease of 5%.

Caribbean, Mexico and South & Central America

  • 13 hotels in six countries and Puerto Rico.
  • 1 Country Inn & Suites (Panama City, Panama).
  • 2 Park Suites (Brazil).
  • 10 Radisson Hotels.
  • 1 hotel (Radisson Royal Cali, Colombia) former goldpoints plus category-2 hotels (25,000 points) are Club Carlson category-4 (38,000 points). Hotel reward cost increase of 52%.
  • 7 hotels former category-3 (30,000 points) are Club Carlson category-4 (38,000 points). Hotel reward cost increase of 27%.
  •  5 hotels remain in category-4 and drop to 38,000 points from 40,000 points. Hotel reward cost decrease of 5%.

Europe, Middle East and Africa

  • 90 hotels in EMEA region.
  • 80 hotels in 20 countries in Europe.
  • 8 hotels in Middle East. Jordan 1, Saudi Arabia 4, UAE 2, Uzbekistan 1.
  • 2 hotels in Africa. South Africa 1, Tunisia 1.
  • 1 Country Inn & Suites (Germany).
  • 10 Park Plaza hotels.
  • 36 Park Inn hotels.
  • 43 Radisson Hotels.
  • 1 hotel (Park Inn Uppsala, Sweden) formerly goldpoints plus category-1 hotels (15,000 points) are Club Carlson category-4 (38,000 points). Hotel reward cost increase of 153%.
  • 2 hotels in Saudi Arabia formerly goldpoints plus category-2 hotels (25,000 points) are Club Carlson category-4 (38,000 points). Hotel reward cost increase of 52%.
  • 22 hotels formerly category-3 (30,000 points) are Club Carlson category-4 (38,000 points). Hotel reward cost increase of 27%.
  • 46 hotels remain in category-4 and drop to 38,000 points from 40,000 points. Hotel reward cost decrease of 5%.
  • 15 hotels dropped from goldpoints plus category-5 (50,000 points) to Club Carlson category-4 (38,000 points). Hotel reward cost decrease of 24%.
  • 2 hotels (Radisson Blu Resort, Golden Sands Malta and Radisson Blu Al Madinah, Saudi Arabia) dropped from goldpoints plus category-6 (60,000 points) to Club Carlson category-4 (38,000 points). Hotel reward cost decrease of 37%.

 

Asia-Pacific

  • 9 hotels in six countries.
  • 2 Park Plaza hotels.
  • 7 Radisson Hotels.
  • 7 hotels formerly category-3 (30,000 points) are Club Carlson category-4 (38,000 points). Hotel reward cost increase of 27%.
  • 2 hotels remain in category-4 and drop to 38,000 points from 40,000 points. Hotel reward cost decrease of 5%.

Link: Club Carlson Hotel Category 4

Club Carlson category-4 Hotels (March 31, 2011)

 

Related Posts:

Competitive Advantages of Club Carlson Hotel Rewards (April 10)

Club Carlson Hotel Rewards Category Reassignment Analysis – Overview and Category-1 (April 7)

Club Carlson Category 2 Hotel Rewards Analysis (April 8 )

Club Carlson Category 3 Hotel Rewards Analysis (April 8 )

Club Carlson Category 4 Hotel Rewards Analysis (April 8 )

Club Carlson Category 5 Hotel Rewards Analysis (April 9)

Club Carlson Category 6 Hotel Rewards Analysis (April 9)

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Ric Garrido of Monterey, California started Loyalty Traveler in 2006 for traveler education on hotel and air travel, primarily using frequent flyer and frequent guest loyalty programs for bargain travel. Loyalty Traveler joined BoardingArea.com in 2008.

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