Ever wonder how many points the top-earning SPG member earns in a given year or what’s the most popular property for SPG redemptions? Answers to these and more in today’s random SPG facts:

  • Top 2012 SPG Earner by Hotel Stays – 955,100 points
  • Top 2012 SPG Earner by Food and Beverage Purchases – 441,123 points (wow, might want to try eating outside the hotel a bit)…
  • Most Popular Redemption Spot in 2012 – Westin Maui Resort & Spa Ka’anapali
  • Biggest SPG Flights Redemption in 2012 – LAX to FCO 2 business class tickets for 870,000 points (To this person I say WHAT WERE YOU THINKING???? That’s the equivalent of over 1 million miles if you include the 5,000 bonus for every 20K redeemed)
  • Biggest 2012 SPG Moments Redemption – 370,500 points for courtside US Open Men’s final tickets
  • Largest 2012 SPG Redemption Stay – 960,000 Starpoints for 10 nights including 5th night free in a sweet suite @ The St. Regis Bali Resort (Trip Report)
  • Most Starwood Hotels Visited by One Member in 2012 – 92
  • Most Countries Visited by One Member in 2012 –  24
  • Most Popular Check-In Time for Your24 Benefit in 2012 – 10:00 am
  • Most Popular Place to Redeem SPG Suite Night Awards in 2012- Westin Paris
  • Members Awarded Lifetime Platinum Status for 500 Lifetime Nights and 10 years of Platinum Status in 2012 – 25

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Grant March 24, 2013 - 2:04 pm

Seems easy to beat these (unless it only counts one year):

Most Starwood Hotels Visited by One Member – 92
Most Countries Visited by One Member – 24

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adam March 24, 2013 - 2:17 pm

@Grant – Yep, those are 2012 numbers

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Joe March 24, 2013 - 2:09 pm

Wow, you are months late to this post. Slow day?

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adam March 24, 2013 - 2:20 pm

@Joe – Was clearing out my inbox and saw this Happy New Year email from SPG that I had never read. I think the 2012 annual facts are interesting regardless of the time of year and non Platinum members can now have a chance to view the stats too.

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Joel March 24, 2013 - 5:26 pm

Could’ve let me book the LAX-FCO trips and I keep the rest of the Starpoints… I’d be pretty happy that way, too. But yes, I echo the same sentiment… WHAT WAS THAT FELLA THINKING?!?!

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The Miles Professor March 24, 2013 - 7:48 pm

Just goes to show that Westin Maui Ka’anapali was a really good redemption and no wonder it’s going up! Oh well…

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