The Hotel Alfonso XIII was a non-negotiable stop on our two-week trip through Spain. I remember seeing it under renovation when I passed by a few years ago, and I was determined to return with Megan … [Read more...] about Review: Hotel Alfonso XIII Seville
Hat tip to Loyalty Lobby for alerting me that Design Hotels, a collection of quirky, independent hotels, will be joining Starwood Hotels & Resorts as a new brand. I stayed at the New Majestic … [Read more...] about Design Hotels Will Join Starwood as a New Brand
Like Hilton's recently announced HHonors rates (and Hyatt's discontinued My Elite rates), Starwood is now offering new discounts for SPG members. No elite status is required, but you do need to sign … [Read more...] about Starwood Hotels Is Offering New Discounts for SPG Members
CNBC announced today that Hyatt is in advanced talks to acquire Starwood, with a possible deal to be announced in the next week or two. Hyatt Hotels is in talks to buy Starwood Hotels & Resorts … [Read more...] about Hyatt Is in Advanced Talks to Buy Starwood Hotels & Resorts
In the last few years there have been several security breaches in which user accounts may have been compromised -- Hilton HHonors and BA Executive Club are the two that come to mind. And just … [Read more...] about 150 Free Starpoints for Filling Out Security Questions
Tribute Portfolio is a new brand from Starwood and currently has only three locations. However, SPG is doing a lot to promote them. One Mile at a Time previously wrote about a targeted offer that some … [Read more...] about Earn 2,000 Points Per Stay at Starwood’s Tribute Portfolio
During my first visit several years ago, I knew that Barcelona would become one of my favorite cities. This was despite what was otherwise one significant negative: the Hilton we stayed at was about … [Read more...] about Review: Le Meridien Barcelona
I find Starwood Preferred Guest points to be some of the most valuable out there because they can transfer to dozens of airlines with a 25% bonus and be used for great hotels around the world. If you … [Read more...] about 200 Free SPG Points and Other Great Offers!
Starwood Preferred Guest is running a very brief promotion through September 20 that enables you to buy Starpoints and receive a 20% bonus. The maximum amount you can purchase -- 20,000 for $700 -- … [Read more...] about Receive a 20% Bonus When You Buy SPG Starpoints (2.9 Cents Each)
From the desk of the Devil's Advocate…I don't know if you've heard yet, but Amex has the Deal Of The Millennium(™) going on right now! The Amex Starwood Preferred Guest card usually offers only 25,000 … [Read more...] about Do I Even Have To Ask Whether 5,000 Extra SPG Starpoints Are Worth All This Fuss?