Club Carlson has brought back its Mega Points promotion where members can earn 10,000 Gold Points per night at participating Radisson and Radisson Blu properties in the US, Canada or Latin America. The offer runs through the end of the year so there's plenty of time to make the most of it...but is it any good in the first place?
Club Carlson, the loyalty program for the Carlson Rezidor Hotel group which includes the likes of Radisson Blu and Park Plaza Hotels, has announced that it has launched a "Members Only" room rate across all of the brands under the Carlson umbrella.
Club Carlson (the loyalty program for, amongst others, Radisson and Radisson Blu) has launched a promotion which gives members the opportunity to buy Gold Points with a bonus of up to 30%. The promotion runs through 30 September 2016 and, in essence, allows Club Carlson members to buy points for 0.54 cents each.
The May Fair is a hotel that falls under the umbrella of the Club Carlson loyalty program and is a property at which I've stayed a few times. In the Club Carlson point heyday (when the top Carlson hotels cost 50,000 points and when you would get the a second award night for free just for having the Club Carlson credit card) this property was fantastic value - you could have a weekend in London's Mayfair for just 50,000 points! Now the same weekend will set you back 140,000 points so things are a little different.
In part 1 of this 2-part series I took a look at the options open to those wishing to use their points to stay at Marriott, Hilton or IHG properties in the vacationer-friendly parts of Los Angeles. In this part I take a look at the options open to visitors with Hyatt, Starwood and Carlson Rezidor points burning holes in their pockets.
Hotel news from Ritz-Carlton, W Hotels and Carlson-Rezidor all of whom have recently opened new hotels or have announced plans for new hotels. From Oman to Cairo to Amsterdam to Mexico City, there's some interesting stuff in the pipeline.
A couple of pieces of hotel news that I've noticed over the past few days - a new Radisson Blu in Istanbul (not sure the city needed another one!) and Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts finally catches up with most of the hospitality industry.
Club Carlson has extended its Mega Points promotion through 31 Dec 2015 -Earn 10,000 Gold Points Per Night at participating Radisson and Radisson Blu properties in the Americas. But is the promotion any good for you?
Club Carlson is currently offering double Avios (1,000 Avios) on stays of 2 nights or more at participating hotels through 31 December 2015. Is this a good deal for you?
Starwood's SPG Pro program is aimed at meeting planners, travel professionals, executive assistants and anyone else whose job includes booking travel and venues for groups. The idea...