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Black Friday and the Value of Redeeming Hotel Points for Merchandise

Black Friday, the day after the Thanksgiving holiday, is all about retail shopping in America. Even IHG Priority Club and Marriott Rewards hotel loyalty programs are offering Black Friday weekend specials for merchandise using points. Several hotel loyalty programs offer redemption of hotel points for merchandise including Marriott Rewards, Hilton HHonors, IHG Priority Club, Starwood…

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Choice Hotels International Profile by Numbers

Choice Hotels International Profile by Numbers 5,866 Hotels (2nd largest hotel chain in world); 476,235 rooms (6th largest by rooms) Choice Hotels International brands Hotel Market Segment Global Hotels 5,866   (Choice Hotels March 2009) Global Rooms 476,235   (Choice Hotels March 2009) Ranking in World Top 50 Brands Comfort Inn Midscale 1,452 (US only)…

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Choice Privileges “Triple Points”

Choice Privileges “Triple Points” promotion for budget hotel travel with stays at Mainstay Suites, Suburban, Econolodge and Rodeway Inn.  Promotion registration is not required; simply be sure to provide Choice Privileges membership number upon check-in. Promotion Dates: September 1, 2008 – November 30, 2008 Terms: ·         Choice Privileges number must be provided upon check-in for…

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Elite Membership is a Value Goal

Elite status qualification in a hotel loyalty program is the avenue to getting consistent higher-value out of your hotel expenditures.  My rule of thumb with the major frequent guest programs like Hyatt, Hilton, Marriott, and Starwood is high elite status will typically add $100 of value for each hotel night.  Bonus points, complimentary upgrades, special…

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