Starwood Preferred Guest Platinum members with minimum of 20 nights in 2015 or 2016 will receive Diamond status through February 2017. SPG Gold, Hilton HHonors Silver/Gold/Diamond and Marriott Silver/Gold/Platinum members are eligible for Hyatt Gold Passport Platinum status.
You can access Hyatt’s webform for this match here.
Note that the terms and conditions state that this status match offer is valid for employees from select organization and that the work email address must be used on the match. It is unclear what organizations are eligible, but I would imagine companies such as IMB, Accenture, GE, Siemens etc.
Here’s the form that you need to fill:
And then more information + uploading the SPG statement:
Hyatt Gold Passport really seems to be after Starwood Preferred Guest Platinum members that may feel unsure about the coming merger with Marriott and likely lesser benefits as a result. It is a wise move from Hyatt’s part.
I truly hope, however, that the implementation of this match is not botched like the one they had over Twitter late last year.
Here are the terms and conditions of this offer:
Please note: this offer is only available to employees of certain participating companies approved by Hyatt. To qualify for this exclusive offer, visit goldpassport.com/upgrade from January 11, 2016 through February 29, 2016, provide a current Starwood Preferred Guest statement and a valid email address provided by your employer. You will not be eligible to participate if your employer is not participating or if you do not provide a valid email address provided by your employer. Hyatt Gold Passport membership is required and is available for free at goldpassport.com.
To qualify for Hyatt Gold Passport Platinum membership through February 2017, you must provide your Starwood Preferred Guest statement indicating current Gold Starwood Preferred Guest or Platinum Starwood Preferred Guest membership status and at least one (1) night with Starwood Preferred Guest between January 1, 2015 and February 29, 2016. To qualify for Hyatt Gold Passport Diamond membership through February 2017, you must provide your Starwood Preferred Guest statement indicating Platinum Starwood Preferred Guest membership and at least 20 nights with Starwood Preferred Guest in 2015 or between January 1, 2016 and February 29, 2016. Hilton HHonors or Marriott Rewards members with elite membership status (any tier above the base tier in each program) may receive Hyatt Gold Passport Platinum membership by providing a current statement with that program showing at least one (1) night between January 1, 2015 and February 29, 2016.
This offer is subject to the complete terms and conditions of the Hyatt Gold Passport program, available at goldpassport.com. Hyatt Gold Passport elite membership benefits will be available on eligible stays when a member provides their Hyatt Gold Passport membership number at the time of reservation and check-in. Platinum and Diamond point bonus will be awarded for all eligible stays when a member chooses points for their stay. To maintain Hyatt Gold Passport Platinum membership, you must complete 5 eligible stays or 15 eligible nights within a calendar year. To maintain Hyatt Gold Passport Diamond membership, you must complete 25 eligible stays or 50 eligible nights within a calendar year.
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