Hyatt has announced that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with Anolia Holdings Limited for the first Hyatt hotel on the island of Cyprus, Grand Hyatt Limassol. The 300-room luxury resort is expected to open in 2025.
All Hilton Honors members who stay at any Hilton-branded hotel between January 1 – December 31, 2020 will have all nights automatically rollover to next year to count towards their 2021-2023 Hilton Honors tier status, when they book through Hilton.com or the Hilton Honors App.
If you have earned Hyatt points or used them last month, check your accounts for unexpected changes in your points balance. There are a few reports of people seeing extra points posted to their Hyatt accounts.
Hyatt Ziva Barbados replaces the originally approved Hyatt Centric. Project budget will be approximately $175M. It will include buildings from 10 to 18 floors. There will be 380 hotel rooms and 40 condominiums. Completion is expected in early 2022.
Hyatt reported first-quarter 2020 financial results this week. The hotel chain had a net loss of $103 million, compared to a net income of of $48 million in the first quarter of 2019.
Marriott announced today that it has received a total of $920 million of cash from Chase and American Express and amended existing co-brand credit card agreements with both issuers.
IHG said early last year that it was testing variable pricing. The hotel chain planned a roll-out in 2019, but that never happened. And now IHG has started introducing dynamic award pricing at some of its properties in Asia now.
Elites now get an extra full year to enjoy their benefits. Additionally, Ambassador Free Weekend Nights are extended by three months and Free Night Certificates from credit cards are extended through December 31, 2020. All new certificates issued in 2020 will be valid for 18 months.
They have announced status extension through 2022, updated the cancellation policy and has also paused the expiration of Marriott Bonvoy points.
If you have Diamond elite status you get space-available upgrades at eligible Hilton properties around the world, including suites.
A maximum of 15 Elite Night Credits will be provided per Marriott Bonvoy Member Account, unless you have both a small business Marriott Bonvoy Card account and a consumer Marriott Bonvoy Card account.
Marriott announced another data breach today, affecting about 5.2 million customers. This is a separate incident from the 2018 one that affected as many as 383 million guests.
IHG Extends Free Night Certificates With everyone canceling travel plans, Free Night Certificates are difficult to use up within the expiration date. So IHG is taking steps to change that by extending the expiration. The hotel chain is extending the expiration date on Free Night Certificates for some members by six months, but with a…
Based on an email sent by Marriott, their certificates will be extended through January 31, 2021. The extensions should take place sometime in April.
The coronavirus pandemic has caused a sharp decline in travel. Airline and hotels have been heavily affected by this. After airlines asked for a $50 billion bailout, the hotel industry is seeking a total of $250 billion for owners, employees and suppliers.
For reservations in the United States, Airbnb’s Extenuating Circumstances policy applies to reservations booked on or before March 13, 2020, with check-in date of April 1, 2020 or earlier.
For all unexpired Weekend Night Rewards as of March 11, 2020, and all new ones issued until August 30, 2020, we are extending the expiration date through the end of next summer (August 31, 2021).
In response to changing marketplace conditions due to coronavirus, Marriott International has updated its cancellation and change policies for booking and is also making some more customer friendly changes regarding free night certificates, points expiration etc.