SPG’s Take Two promotion is for double points for stays of two nights or longer and 250 bonus points per night at select hotels January 11 – April 30, 2016. You can read more about this promotion here.
Starwood Preferred Guest must have felt that the promotion was not strong enough for thecurrent environment and has added an additional competent of up to 10,000 bonus Starpoints; 2,500 bonus after 14 nights and additional 7,500 bonus points after 25 nights.
You can access and register for Take Two (now Take Four) promotion here.
READ MORE: SPG Rate & Bonus Points And Miles Promotions
Note that the registration for this offer closes on April 10, 2016.
This additional component reminds me greatly of Marriott’s MegaBonus, although the merge is not expect to complete before sometime in the second quarter/summer.
Hospitality business is highly cyclical. When the economy is on the thin ice or unstable, the hotel occupancy and rates nose dive. This happened last time during the financial crises of 2008. That was great time for various hotel promotions.