Best Western and WorldHotels Rewards Cut Elite Status Eligibility Qualifications in Half
With the pandemic still heavily affecting daily life in general, and especially travel, hotels are looking for ways to attract customers. One way to do that is through promotions and extra perks. Now two more brands are doing that, by making it easier to qualify for elite status. Best Western Rewards and WorldHotels Rewards have cut qualifications requirements in half.
Best Western Rewards (BWR)
- Best Western Rewards (BWR®) program is cutting its Elite Status eligibility qualifications in half for 2021 – enabling travelers worldwide to earn Elite Status with just five nights, three stays or 5,000 points. Additionally, the reduction in thresholds applies to each BWR Elite Status tier – making it easier than ever for guests to climb the loyalty ladder.
- Elite Status members receive elite rewards including 500 bonus points, as well as up to 50% bonus points each and every time they stay. These benefits are in addition to the perks that already come with being a member of one of the richest programs in the industry.
- BWR rebranded its tagline to “Because We Care About Rewarding You” to underscore how its perks are driven by Best Western’s foundational commitment of caring for guests. BWR’s Elite Status eligibility reduction is the latest example of how the brand is showcasing this commitment.
- Best Western Hotels & Resorts is the only major hotel chain to offer a loyalty program whose rewards points do not expire – so travelers don’t have to worry about losing their points if their plans get disrupted. Members can also earn gift cards redeemable with popular shopping and airline partners; access special rates; and earn points with each stay that can be redeemed for free nights at any Best Western-branded hotel worldwide, with no blackout dates.
WorldHotels Rewards (WHR)
- WorldHotels announced today that its industry-leading loyalty program, WorldHotels Rewards (WHR), is cutting its status eligibility qualifications in half for 2021 – enabling travelers to earn Gold Status with just five nights, three stays or 5,000 points. Additionally, the reduction in thresholds applies to each WHR tier – making it easier than ever for guests to climb the loyalty ladder.
- The third largest hotel loyalty program in the world, WHR offers guests exclusive access and privileges with member-only oﬀers such as room upgrades and more. WHR loyalty points never expire, so travelers don’t have to worry about losing their points if their plans get disrupted. Members can also turn the points they earn from every stay into dining, shopping and experiential travel options or redeem points for free nights at participating WorldHotels properties around the world.
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