Accor Hotels in Europe have launched a new bonus opportunity for member stays between December 1 – January 10, 2021.
Accor Live Limitless (ALL) members earn double points for reservations booked after registration and booking by January 8.
The bad business environment in the hospitality industry will likely be a prolonged issue and various hotel loyalty programs have already reacted, offering members to extend membership status for free or by easing qualification requirements in the coming year.
Both Hilton Honors and the World of Hyatt program have been on the forefront of putting customer friendly policies in place that will make obtaining status for the coming two years – all the way into 2023 – extremely easy.
Marriott Bonvoy yesterday launched its most recent promotion to buy gift cards with a discount. Previous sales were plagued with issues from delayed fulfillment to purchases not going through.
My personal purchase yesterday went through smoothly (for the very first time – see below), and we would like to hear from readers who purchased some if orders are delivered or if they are facing any other issues.
World of Hyatt today decided to extends its “Bonus Journeys” points promotion, which was set to end on January 4 through February 28, 2021.
The 15% award rebate promotion extended once will be extended for the second time through February.
World of Hyatt today announced that it would lower status qualification requirements by 50% in 2021.
Members can earn coveted Globalist status in just 30 nights (remember that nights count double right now for 2020 and 2021) or 50,000 base points in 2021 instead of 60 nights or 100,000 base points.
Accor Live Limitless (ALL) has brought back the 31 Thank Yous (Advent Calendar) for members in the United States and Canada.
ALL members can win daily prizes (you need to enter every day), and there’s a grand prize. You get additional entries for the final drawing by entering daily.
Marriott Bonvoy introduced Off-Peak and Peak awards when the Marriott Rewards and SPG were combined back in 2018 (read more here), but the award type itself was delayed once and was finally launched in late 2019 (read more here).
Now, Marriott Bonvoy has made the Off Peak-awards available at 90% of hotels for stays through February 28, 2021, if booked by December 14.
American Airlines has announced that they will push their Boeing 737 Max back into service as the aircraft has regained it’s FAA certification and the aircraft will enter regular passenger schedules after January 4th.
Until January the carrier will perform additional flights within the U.S. which AA employees can access while their roughly 2,600 Boeing 737 pilots will complete the FAA-mandated and approved training procedures.
Shangri-La has launched points sale with an increased limit for purchases made through December 14, 2020.
Golden Circle members can buy up to 20,000 points (doubled limit) in a calendar year, and now you can earn a 50% bonus (doesn’t count towards the ceiling).
Rosewood, a Hong Kong-based luxury hotel chain, has launched a Cyber Sale for stays at participating hotels through June 30, 2021.
You can save 40% by booking using promotional code CYBER20 by December 1.
TAP, a Portuguese flag carrier based in Lisbon, launched an offer to new Club members who sign up or existing ones that renew by November 30, 2020.
Miles&Go Club members get 132,000 miles (over 12 months) and Gold status for six months by paying $887.