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Mar042016

Loyalty Traveler March 2016 Hotel Promotions Guide

March 2016 holds some good offers for hotel travel with Marriott MegaBonus, IHG Rewards Club Accelerate, Choice Privileges 8,000 points after two stays. These can be low cost promotions for easy free hotel nights. Personally, I am still looking for a Marriott to start that promotion. Either there are no Marriott brand hotels present (Vilnius…

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Feb132016

Blame Priceline and Expedia. Hotel industry experts say more hotel chain consolidation coming

What financial experts in the hotel industry say is driving the move for hotel chain consolidation is Expedia and Priceline. These two online travel agencies (OTAs) control most of the hotel distribution bookings globally, they gobble up their OTA competition and their share of hotel bookings distribution is growing globally. The Priceline Group “Priceline: With…

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Jun152015

June 2015 Hotel Summer Promotions Guide Updated

My road trip across the southeast USA last week delayed my updates to the Loyalty Traveler Hotel Promotions Guide monthly page for all the current hotel promotion deals. Here are the main summer promotions from each of the major hotel loyalty programs summarized in this post. The Hotel Promotions Guide page has many more links…

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Feb062015

Loyalty Traveler February 2015 Hotel Promotions Guide

Loyalty Traveler February 2015 Hotel Promotions Guide One of the big pieces of news for February 2015 is Hilton HHonors announced it will run only two global promotions each year and offer targeted promotions during other periods. Targeted promotions is research advice I have heard at industry conferences since starting Loyalty Traveler eight years ago.…

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Jan052014

Accor Hotels brand profile

As I examine different hotel chains and their loyalty programs this month, my objective is to give each major chain an overview of its hotel brands, their market segments such as midscale, upscale and luxury, and geographical distribution. Loyalty program basics, elite member benefits and hotel award stays will be explained, sometimes with anecdotal experiences…

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