A LoyaltyLobby reader sent me a message today on Facebook asking for help about what would be adequate compensation for having a cockroach in a drink at the Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour’s Executive lounge.

What Would You Ask Cockroach On A Drink

Unfortunately, the reader had not noticed the cockroach before having a sip, but spat it out immediately. [click to continue…]

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IHG Rewards Club is pushing on its website Crowne Plaza Times Square hotels that is offering 10,000 points Bonus Points Package for 2 night stays until July 31, 2014.

IHG Rewards Club Crowne Plaza Times Square 10,000 Bonus Points Package July 31 2014

The copy of the web page is misleading. The bonus points is not applicable to any 2 night stay, but you rather have to book this specific 10,000 bonus points rate plan. [click to continue…]

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A LoyaltyLobby reader forwarded me an email that he had just received from Hyatt offering 2,000 bonus points for a stay between May 1 and July 31, 2014.

Hyatt Gold Passport Targeted Offers 2,000  - 5,000 Bonus Points May 1 July 31 2014

There are, however, two offers. One is for 2,000 bonus points and the other one is for 5,000 points after one stay. [click to continue…]

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Shangri-La Golden Circle has “Less Is More” award discount campaign for stays from May 2 to July 27, 2014, that are booked between now and July 27.

Shangri-La Golden Circle Less Is More

You will receive 30% off at standard and club room awards. The discount for award stays at executive stays is 50%. [click to continue…]

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Le Club Accorhotels has a new triple miles offer for Air France-KLM Flying Blue members and up to 40% off.

Le Club Accorhotels Air France-KLM Flying Blue Triple Miles Offer April June 2014

This offer is valid for stays at Mercure hotels booked between April 23 and June 27 for stays consumed from April 25 to June 29, 2014. The minimum stay is two nights. [click to continue…]

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Again last night, I had the problem with the very hard Hyatt bedding and this time at the Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Tsim Sha Tsui.

Whine Wednesdays Hyatt Beds

Not sure if Hyatt has this rock hard bed as their brand standard, but it is prevalent here in Asia. I have complained about it several times at the Grand Hyatt Jakarta to the point that they try to put a different mattress to make it more comfortable. [click to continue…]

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DENIAL EMAILS: Etihad Guest Status February 2014 Campaign

April 22, 2014

A LoyaltyLobby reader forwarded me a denial email that he had received from Etihad Guest regarding the status match campaign that he participated back in February (read more here). The campaign was first open to all but Etihad later changed the terms and conditions for it to only apply for UAE residents (read more here).

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Marriott Rewards Renaissance Paris Vendome 5,000 Bonus Points + Other Extras Offer (Stay By June 30)

April 22, 2014

Marriott Rewards members can earn 5,000 bonus points + other extras by booking a specific rate and staying at the Renaissance Paris Vendome hotel by June 30, 2014. Seems that there are two offers with very similar package. One expires on June 30 and the other one on May 18.

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Hilton Asia Pacific Sales (Ongoing)

April 22, 2014

Hilton has several sale going on for the Asia Pacific market (Australasia, Greater China, Japan/Korea/Guam, South East Asia & India/Indian Ocean). Hilton has a separate HiltonHotelDeals.com website (access here) where these rates are highlighted. Here are the sales across the region:

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Club Carlson Canada Weekend Promo: Earn 10,000 Bonus Points Per 2 Night Stay By May 31, 2014

April 22, 2014

Club Carlson has a new offer for 2 night weekend stays at participating Radisson hotels by May 31, 2014. You can earn 10,000 bonus points by staying Friday and Saturday or Saturday and Sunday nights. You must make the booking using GPPWKND promotional code.

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Hyatt “Savings Are Bloom” (April 2014) 48-Hour Sale – C48APR

April 22, 2014

Hyatt’s twice monthly 48-hour (April 2014) Sale is on this time under “Savings Are Bloom” tag line. You can save up to 15% off of best available rates (BAR). These rates are valid at select US, Canada, and Caribbean hotels for stays between May 7 and August 5, 2014. The promotional dates for individual properties [...]

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IHG Rewards Club Bonus Points Packages Europe (April 1 – June 30, 2014)

April 22, 2014

IHG Rewards Club has released the April 1 to June 30, 2014, Bonus Points Packages for the European market. Note that Bonus Points Packages require you to usually purchase a higher rate than the lowest one available and it rarely makes sense from the financial point of of view. These bonus points do count towards [...]

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Hyatt Gold Passport Instant Platinum (Valid Until February 2015) + Diamond Fast Track (Targeted)

April 21, 2014

Hyatt has made some very interesting instant Gold Passport Platinum and Diamond fast track offers for new or existing accounts targeted at Microsoft employees, but seem to be open for all. EDIT: Hyatt has now discontinued this campaign and even taken the web page down. Make sure that you don’t miss opportunities such as this [...]

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Hilton HHonors ANA Double Mileage Club Miles Promo For Stays Between May 1 – July 31, 2014

April 21, 2014

Hilton HHonors has double miles offer for ANA Mileage Club member stays between May 1 and July 31, 2014. Member (must have ANA & Hilton account address set to Japan) who earns most base miles from Hilton stays during the offer period will win 4 night stay at the Hilton Hawaiian Village and 300,000 ANA [...]

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