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Tweets and the Hotel Traveler in 2020

@LoyaltyTraveler ‘Halfway through this post I get to Hotel Traveler 2020 – please read entire message’ This past weekend I spent time at the Las Vegas Convention Center with a few thousand bloggers from around the USA and the globe convening for BlogWorld08.  What an eye-opener to the future of social media and mass communication!  Have…

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Starwood Preferred Guest – “You Choose” Fall 2008 promotion

Starwood Preferred Guest – “You Choose” Fall 2008 promotion Starwood Preferred Guest yesterday unveiled their SPG 4th quarter promotion, “You Choose”, with plenty of fan-fare and some complaints among the FlyerTalk crowd.   Bottom line:  The promotion has competitive value for the end-of-year offerings among the major hotel loyalty programs.  SPG Promotional Offer:  There are 12…

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Loyalty Traveler Review of Hotel News

Loyalty Traveler Review of Hotel News Here are some of the interesting articles and reports I read this past week. #1: Hotel Internet Security – Guess who is looking at your files! The Center for Hospitality Research at Cornell University has published a study of internet security practices for hotel guests accessing internet connections in…

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Starwood Points Earning Power in Real Travel

Starwood Points Earning Power in Real Travel One of the primary difficulties in hotel loyalty program-to-program comparisons is the inability to accurately predict the earning power of real hotel travel due to variability of hotel program special offer bonuses for the frequent guest. Most comparisons simply calculate points earned based on a fixed dollar amount…

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Loyalty Traveler Review of the Hotel NEWS

Today I want to comment on a number of articles I have seen over the past week. #1  – Does a guest on a stay using points pay resort fees? Last week a FlyerTalker raised this question on the Starwood Hotels forum. The general reply was Yes, the guest does pay the “resort fee” when staying…

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Hyatt 25% Rate Discount Special Offer- Book by August 26

Hyatt 25% Rate Discount Special Offer– Book by August 26 Book by August 26 and save 25% at participating Hyatt Hotels for stays between August 28 and October 1, 2008.  Terms: ·         Offer valid at participating hotels in USA, Canada, and the Caribbean.  Hyatt has made it easy to find the offer as participating hotels…

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Super 8 Motel Super $8.88 Promotion

  800 rooms for 8 nights at Super 8 motels for $8.88/night (beginning 8pm Eastern USA time zone each night) Wyndham Rewards member Super 8 Motel has a Super 888 Promotion special offer rate going on for another 7 nights.  The deal is each night, beginning at 8:00pm EDT,  800 rooms at Super 8 motels…

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