12,000 Bonus Hyatt Points at Ziva and Zilara Properties

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Last year Hyatt created two new brands, Ziva and Zilara, as all-inclusive concepts within its larger portfolio. Zilara goes one step further and is an adults-only, all-inclusive brand. These properties are so far only found in Mexico and Jamaica. Loyalty Lobby shared yesterday that a promotion through December 15, 2015, will offer a bonus 12,000 Gold Passport points when you stay 5 nights or more … [Read more...]

Hyatt’s New Diamond Fast Track Is Open to Everyone (In the Know)

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Yesterday afternoon I confirmed with Hyatt Gold Passport that there is a new Diamond challenge effective through April 30, 2016. The key message is that this is not a public offer -- it's not published on the Hyatt website and continues to be used as a sales tool for targeted customers -- but other people who are aware of the offer are still able to request it by calling Hyatt Gold … [Read more...]

Up to 65,000 Bonus Hyatt Points This Summer (Targeted Promotion)

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Hyatt Gold Passport emailed some customers yesterday with a targeted summer promotion that offers up to 65,000 bonus points for staying up to 25 qualifying nights (HT: One Mile at a Time). 30,000 bonus points after 15 nights 15,000 additional points after 20 total nights 20,000 additional points after 25 total nights Others on FlyerTalk received different offers, such as 20,000 … [Read more...]

Win a Two-Night Stay from Hyatt Place


Hotel Chatter shared this morning that Hyatt Place is running a weeks-long campaign on Instagram, "There's a Place for You," to drum up some buzz for their new account. Every Wednesday for six weeks you can comment on the special entry post that Hyatt Place shares for a change to win a free two-night stay. Official entry requirements from the Hyatt blog: Follow @HyattPlace on … [Read more...]

Review: Park Hyatt Siem Reap

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When planning this trip with my sister I had two goals: to introduce her to some of my favorite destinations in Asia and to find some new ones for myself. Siem Reap easily satisfied both requirements. The famous Ankor temple complex was lost in the jungles until discovered by French explorers in the early 1900s, yet decades of war and civil strife, until recently, kept most tourists away. Trip … [Read more...]

Why You Shouldn’t Get a Hyatt Visa for the 20% Rebate

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From the desk of the Devil's Advocate… Today's post begins with a disclaimer, which I feel is always the best way to start off a post. In my mind, it absolves me of all responsibility for what follows. In fact, if Scott would let me, I would start every post with this statement... "At any time the Devil's Advocate may or may not know what the heck he's talking about. What he says might be true, … [Read more...]

Save 20% on Hyatt Award Reservations


One of my favorite hotel loyalty programs is Hyatt Gold Passport, and they did fairly when when I updated my comparison table for 2015 on Monday. (HT to hailstorm on FlyerTalk.) One area in which they did less well was my analysis of return on investment -- excluding benefits, I generally have to spend more with Hyatt in order to earn a free night than I do with other programs. Now they've … [Read more...]