An interesting email I received from Starwood Preferred Guest this week provided statistics on SPG members for 2011 with factoids like most Starwood Hotels visited by one SPG member in 2011 and most nights redeemed.
SPG AND YOU. A YEAR IN REVIEW.
In whichever time zone you ring in the start of the New Year, we’d like to extend our sincerest thanks to you for choosing SPG® during your travels.
Join us below to reflect back on 2011 with a glimpse of how you and your fellow SPG members experienced the world. From top destinations to moments shared with friends and family, we’ve included a variety of information that we hope you will find interesting.
Our New Year’s resolution is to continue to provide you with ever more personal experiences that reflect you and your unique world view. We look forward to welcoming you in 2012!
Starwood Preferred Guest Statistics for 2011
SPG Globetrotter = 22 countries visited.
SPG Hotel Hopper = 75 hotels experienced.
SPG Road Tripper = 91 nights redeemed.
Supreme Redeemer = 10,862,000 Starpoints.
Consummate Earner = 19,670,583 Starpoints.
Top Getaway Free Destinations
North America = St. Regis Monarch Beach, Dana Point, California
Europe = Schloss Fuschl, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Austria
Asia = W Retreat & Spa Bali – Seminyak, Indonesia
South America = Sheraton Rio Hotel & Resort, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Africa = Le Méridien Fisherman’s Cove, Mahé, Seychelles
Australia = Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas Resort
And one member redeemed 100,510 points for a meet & greet opportunity with Katy Perry along with premium concert seats.
The best news to come out of SPG in 2011 is the program change counting award stays for elite credit.
My last free night stay was at St. Regis Monarch Beach in November. I helped create one of the SPG statistics for North America.
There are more statistics given in the SPG email. You can access the full SPG pdf copy here.