I think just about every blogger has reviewed the uber luxurious Park Hyatt Tokyo, but what about the Hyatt Regency Tokyo just a short five minute walk down the street? If using points, the Regency is only a category 3 property while the Park Hyatt is a category 7 hotel.  Now, just to be clear… Read full article

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It’s hotel promo reminder time! Check out the rundown of the numerous Q1 promos that have been released across all the major hotel brands: Hyatt – Endless Possibilities Promotion  – Choose Free Nights – Earn a free night at any Category 1-4 Hyatt hotel after you stay five eligible nights. Enjoy 4 free nights (valid through… Read full article

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Two weeks ago I blogged about how my speculative reservations made just hours before the Hyatt devaluations on January 6th were somehow re-processed on the 18th at the new category 7 pricing of 30,000 per night. Hyatt quickly responded that this was unintentionally done for some members and that any guest with an award that… Read full article

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Hyatt has responded to my post – Hyatt Devalues My Pre-Devaluation Award Post Booking! Rebooks at New Categ. 7…, in which a reservation booked prior to the devaluation was rebooked unbeknownst to me at the new category 7 rates. It made me wonder what this would mean for changes to existing reservations that are supposed to… Read full article

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Starwood is opening one hotel in China every two weeks, Hilton plans to go from 39 to 150 properties, and InterContinental is doubling its hotels in China to 400 over the next three to five years. Overcapacity or just fueling business need? From the Asian Review: In the northeastern port city of Dalian, a Ritz-Carlton,… Read full article

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I made my speculative reservations just hours before the Hyatt devaluations on January 6th, however one of my awards seems to have been re-processed on the 18th and at the new category 7 pricing of 30,000 per night! My colleague noted the same for her reservation, which was also booked just hours before the devaluation…. Read full article

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Two days agoLoyaltyLobby posted a link offering 100 free Hyatt Gold Passport points to celebrate Chinese New Year. I signed up for the points yesterday and they posted this morning. If you haven’t yet, get your free 100 points here.   Related today – Hyatt Devalues My Pre-Devaluation Award Post Booking! Rebooks at New Categ. 7…

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It’s hotel promo time! Check out the tips, strategies, and details for each of the numerous Q1 promos that have been released across all the major hotel brands. Hyatt – Endless Possibilities Promotion  – Choose Free Nights – Earn a free night at any Category 1-4 Hyatt hotel after you stay five eligible nights. Enjoy 4… Read full article

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Of course the Hyatt Gold Passport online system is down with only a few hours left to book your awards at the pre devaluation rates. Luckily, you can still access the reservations page, select a points award, and use a separate log-in screen to redeem the awards. However, if like me you needed to transfer… Read full article

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Hyatt kicks off their Endless Possibilities promotion Beginning January 15, 2014, allowing members to earn a free night or bonus points after every five nights through April 30th.  Choose Free Nights Earn a free night at any Category 1-4 Hyatt hotel worldwide after every five nights. Enjoy four free nights after you stay a maximum… Read full article

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Boy, it’s been a very cold fall so far from some of our favorite US based mileage / point programs. Hyatt unfortunately followed suit early this morning with changes announced to the crowd favorite Hyatt Gold Passport program. The amazing days of free night awards topping out at 22K points per night is over (admittedly… Read full article

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