Platinum

by -
25 Comments

Hilton HHonors is offering some of the members instant American Airlines Platinum status through January 31, 2015.

Hilton HHonors American Airlines

Then, if you fly 9,000 miles or earn 9,000 EQP’s (Elite Qualifying Points) between October 27 and January 31, 2015, you can keep the status until February 29, 2016 + will receive 20,000 bonus Hilton HHonors points. [click to continue...]

by -
2 Comments

Global Hotel Alliance’s (GHA) Discovery program issues Local Experience Awards for stay at a new brand and upon status qualification. You can use these for some soft benefits such as free dinner at participating hotels.

Global Hotel Alliance GHA Platinum Local Experience Award Singapore

Now, GHA Discovery has made an offer for stays of minimum of 2 nights at 3 participating hotels in Singapore between August 21 – December 31, 2014. You can substitute one of the paid nights by Local Experience award. [click to continue...]

by -
8 Comments

Many LoyaltyLobby readers probably signed up for one of the instant Global Hotel Alliance (GHA) Platinum status offers that were around last year and which I wrote about. I certainly did.

GHA Platinum Review

GHA is a marketing/loyalty alliance for 22 hotel brands that consists of more than 350 properties in 61 countries. The most well known brands of the GHA are probably OMNI & Kempinski, although Anantara is well known around Thailand/South East Asia. [click to continue...]

by -
13 Comments

Hyatt Gold Passport had an offer for instant Platinum status and fast track to Diamond up and open for registration on Hyatt.com, although this offer was targeted for Microsoft employees. I wrote about this offer here, here and here.

Hyatt Gold Passport Microsoft Upgrade Revoked

Now, Hyatt has sent out an email “Important Information about Your Membership” to many and revoked the Platinum status and Diamond fast track offer. [click to continue...]

by -
1 Comments

Last year, Hyatt started to award free night certificate(s) to those Gold Passport members that had visited 50 or 100 properties and emailed a thank you note for those that made it to 25. I wrote when the program first came around (access here) and when the head of Gold Passport replied (access here).

Hyatt Gold Passport Milestone Email 2014

The program is still alive and well. A LoyaltyLobby reader just forwarded me an email that he had received from the Milestones Curator. [click to continue...]

by -
51 Comments

On Monday, I wrote about Hyatt’s interesting instant Gold Passport Platinum and Diamond fast track offers for new or existing accounts targeted at Microsoft employees (access here). Hyatt retired the offer a day later (read more here).

EDIT: The sign up with instructions has been sent to those that followed the requesting procedure below. We will no longer process any more sign ups.

Hyatt Gold Passport Instant Platinum + Diamond Fast Track Offer U

We have now been able to locate another similar fast track offer that includes the instant Platinum status + fast track to Diamond. [click to continue...]

by -
11 Comments

On Monday, I wrote about the Hyatt Gold Passport instant Platinum and Diamond fast track offers (access here) that the hotel chain had extended to Microsoft employees, although the registration was left open for all.

Hyatt Gold Passport Microsoft Fast Track Email Confirmation

Many people left comments that they hadn’t received any email email confirmation from Hyatt regarding registering for this offer, although the status upgrade to Platinum happened in few hours / overnight. [click to continue...]

by -
50 Comments

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 by subscribing to our Blog email newsletter.

Hyatt Gold Passport Instant Platinum + Diamond Fast Track Offer

The offer also includes a fast track offer to Diamond status that requires 20 stays or 40 nights (usually 25 stays or 50 nights) that is applicable for current Diamond members as well. [click to continue...]

by -
3 Comments

American Airlines announced back in November (access here) that they will offer first time in 2014 the ability to boost or renew your Gold, Platinum or Executive status. The elite status soft landings are gone.

american-airlines-elevate-status

You can renew (or buy back) your Gold status for $649 and Platinum one for $1,199. The renew options doesn’t apply for Executive Platinum accounts. [click to continue...]