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Dec062009

Hotel Points to Airline Miles Conversion Tables Pt. 1- Domestic

Here are comparative tables for points-to-miles conversions for Hilton HHonors, Hyatt Gold Passport, IHG Priority Club, Marriott Rewards, and Starwood Preferred Guest with major US and international airline frequent flyer programs. Part 1 is domestic airlines. Part 2 – 14 major international airline conversion tables. Part 2 offers more detailed discussion of the limitations of a comparative…

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Nov272009

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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Nov112009

HiltonUpintheAir.com Sweepstakes

The George Clooney movie “Up in the Air” about a frequent business traveler feeling the love from American Airlines and Hilton HHonors will be released December 2009.  Hilton HHonors has launched a dedicated sweepstakes website to accompany the movie release with a chance for HHonors members to win a grand prize of one million HHonors…

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Nov052009

Points Earning Comparisons for Marriott, Hilton, and IHG

Part 3 of this multi-part examination of the mega-size hotel chains Marriott, Hilton, and IHG is focused on points earning potential. I have also included an award redemption comparison for spending points on New York City hotel award nights.   Earning Points   How does earning points compare between the three loyalty programs for Marriott…

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Nov042009

Marriott, Hilton, and IHG – Show Me Elite Benefits

In Part 2 of the hotel mega-chain comparisons I look at elite membership in Hilton HHonors, IHG Priority Club and IC Ambassador, and Marriott Rewards. Hilton HHonors, IHG Priority Club and Marriott Rewards were all rated by WebFlyer.com in 2007 and side-by-side ratings can be viewed here. The interesting statistic for me are the high ratings…

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Nov022009

Marriott vs. Hilton: Which chain has more favorable hotel category distribution for reward nights?

A common question asked by many frequent guests with extensive USA travel is, Which hotel loyalty program is best? This week I will highlight some of the similarities and differences between Hilton HHonors, Marriott Rewards and IHG Priority Club. These megasize hotel chain programs tend to be preferred by frequent guests who desire upper upscale lodging when in…

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