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Hotel loyalty promotions for current travel

A summary of major hotel loyalty promotions for hotel stays from mid-January into April 2016 here is focused on the primary global promotions from the top ten hotel chains worldwide.

See Loyalty Traveler – Hotel Promotions Guide for a more extensive list of information and links for loyalty promotions, rate discounts and loyalty program news from the major hotel chains.

Accor Hotels – Le Club Accorhotels

Hotel Brands: Sofitel, Pullman, MGallery, Grand Mercure, Novotel, Mercure, Suite Novotel, The Sebel, Ibis, Ibis Styles, Adagio, Thalassa Sea & Spa. Accor Hotels bought the Fairmont, Raffles, Swissotel chain in late 2015.

News of note is the French hotel chain Accor purchased Fairmont Hotels, Swissotel and Raffles in late 2015 to grow their luxury market segment presence globally. No integration plans are out yet as far as I know. Fairmont Presidents Club emails still arrive in my box.

Global Sale allows Le Club Accorhotel members priority access to discount rates worldwide. From January 15-17 discount rates are available to all public.

 

Best Western Hotels – Best Western Rewards

Hotel Brands: Best Western, Best Western Plus, Best Western Premier

November 23 to February 7, 2016: Earn 500 bonus points and 10% off Best Flexible Rate at participating Best Western hotels. Promotion registration required for 500 bonus points per stay.

Best Western Nov23-Feb 7 500 bonus points

Best Western mobile app booking bonus – Earn 1,000 bonus points Nov 2 – February 7 for every Best Western mobile app booking and completed stay. No earn limit.

best western app booking bonus 1K to Feb 7-16

Best Western Bonus Offers is a page with hotel specific bonus points promotions like double points.

 

Choice Hotels – Choice Privileges

Hotel Brands: Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, Ascend Hotel Collection, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay, Econo Lodge and Rodeway Inn.

Loyalty Traveler – New Choice Privileges Points Expiration Policy: inactive accounts forfeit all points Aug 1, 2017 (New policy effective February 1, 2016)

Choice Privileges triple points global promotion ends today, January 15. No new offer announced yet.

November 19 to January 15, 2016: Choice Privileges Triple Points

Choice Privileges Triple Points

Loyalty Traveler – Choice Privileges Triple Points Nov 19-Jan 15 is good value

 

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group – Club Carlson

Hotel brands: Radisson Blu, Radisson, Radisson Red, Park Plaza, Park Inn, Country Inn & Suites, Quorvus Collection.

25% off Asia Pacific Hotels: book by January 31, 2016 for stays completed by February 29, 2016.

Club Carlson targeted member bonus offers

Loyalty Traveler Club Carlson elite member 20,000 points after 7 nights Jan 11-Mar 31, 2016 (Jan 11, 2016). Some members have lower threshold offers for 10,000 to 20,000 bonus points after two or three stays. Check your email.

Club Carlson Gold/Concierge elite member discount rates

Gold elites 2-for-1 and 4-for-2 rates in Europe, Middle East and Africa (May 2014). This is a deal I have used several times for big savings in European cities over the past three years. Most recently in Uppsala, Sweden.

 

Hilton Worldwide – Hilton HHonors

Hotel brands: Hilton, DoubleTree, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Inn, Conrad, Waldorf Astoria, Curio Collection, Homewood Suites, Embassy Suites, Home2 Suites, Canopy, Hilton Grand Vacations

Hilton HHonors Jan 1 – April 30, 2016 Global Promotion

      Hilton Winter Sale Europe, Africa, Middle East – Book by January 31, 2016.

         

        Hyatt Hotels – Hyatt Gold Passport

        Hotel Brands: Andaz, Hyatt Regency, Grand Hyatt, Park Hyatt, Hyatt Place, Hyatt House, Zilara, Ziva, Hyatt Centric

        No global promotion announced since end of September 30, 2015 promotion.

         

        InterContinental Hotels Group – IHG Rewards Club

        Hotel Brands: Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, InterContinental Hotels, Crowne Plaza, Staybridge Suites, Candlewood Suites, Hotel Indigo, Even, HuaLuxe Hotels

        IHG Accelerate 2016 (targeted member tasks)

        IHG PointBreaks to January 31, 2016

        IHG Surprises Earn around 50,000 points with mail-in entries for about $50. Loyalty Traveler –  IHG Surprises MasterCard promo Nov 15-Feb 15.

        Deals We Like has a couple of good posts explaining how to submit email entries and sufficient anecdotal evidence that people are earning tens of thousands of points submitting mail entries.

         

        Marriott International – Marriott Rewards

        Hotel Brands: Marriott, JW Marriott, Ritz-Carlton, Renaissance, Autograph Collection, Delta Hotels & Resorts, Marriott Vacation Club, Gaylord Hotels, AC Hotels, Courtyard, Residence Inn, SpringHill Suites, TownePlace Suites, Fairfield Inn, Protea, Moxy.

        Marriott MegaBonus fall 2015 ends today January 15.

        New MegaBonus offer runs February 1 to May 15, 2016.

        Registration will open January 19, 2016.

        Marriott MegaBonus 2016

         

        Starwood Hotels – Starwood Preferred Guest

        Hotel Brands: Westin, Sheraton, Four Points, Luxury Collection, St. Regis, Element, Aloft, W Hotels, Le Meridien, Design Hotels, Tribute Portfolio

         

        Wyndham Worldwide – Wyndham Rewards

        Hotel Brands: Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Wyndham Grand, Wyndham Garden, Tryp by Wyndham, Wingate by Wyndham, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham, Microtel Inn & Suites, Ramada Worldwide, Baymont Inn & Suites, Days Inn, Super 8, Howard Johnson, Travelodge, Knights Inn, Dolce Hotels & Resorts.

        Dec 1 – Feb 29, 2016 Wyndham Rewards earn 3,000 bonus American Airlines AAdvantage miles per stay, for up to 15,000 bonus miles after five stays.

        Loyalty Traveler –Wyndham Rewards 3,000 AA bonus miles per stay Dec 1-Feb 29, up to 15,000 miles.

         

        Related Post:

        Loyalty Traveler –  Links for January 2016 Chain Hotel Rate Discounts (Jan 9, 2016).

        About Ric Garrido

        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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