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Category: Hyatt (World of Hyatt)

World of Hyatt for Canadians

Hyatt has re-branded itself to World of Hyatt. What does this mean for Canada specifically? Not much different than the rest of its world members. I thought I’d give a quick rundown of the new program...

New Additions to Hyatt in Canada

Hyatt has added hotels in Ottawa and Edmonton, so I thought that I’d give a rundown of the loyalty program. First of all, Hyatt is a hotel chain that offers a variety of brands including: Park Hyatt,...

Favourite Hotel Elite Perks Listed by Loyalty Program

I was previously asked what are the best hotel elite benefits. I believe that this is a strongly personal question, because it is based on personal preferences, as well as specific travels. In other words,...

PointsU Meetup: New Andaz Ottawa Pre-Opening Tour

Hyatt’s Andaz is coming to Ottawa, located in the Byward Market! It will be the first Andaz in Canada as well. On Saturday, August 20, 2016 from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM, you can join PointsU for an exclusive...

List of Requirements for Attaining Hotel Elite Status (updated August 11, 2016)

A few updates to the hotel elite status programs means that this list is due for an update from last time. Some of the updates include: adding Le Club AccorHotels, changes to Best Western Rewards elite...

[HOTEL] Expiry Policies (updated February 18, 2016)

It has been a while since my last hotel expiry policies update. There have been a few changes ever since, so I thought I’d give my list a quick update. In deciding my preference for hotel loyalty...

Hotel Transfer Partners to Airlines

Sometimes we overlook the fact that there are many methods when earning airline frequent flyer points. One of the easiest ways is staying at one of your favourite hotel brands and then transferring your...

Best Price Guaranteed: Booking With Third Party versus Direct

Most people believe that third party sites such as Priceline and Expedia offer the best prices in terms of hotel room rates, but is this really the case? With the Best Price Guaranteed policy offered by...

Current Special Offers at Hyatts’ in Canada

There are only a handful of Hyatt hotels in Canada. There have been rumours about a new Hyatt Regency being built in Ottawa, but there is very little news about it. Either way, the current 5 locations...

List of Requirements for Attaining Hotel Elite Status (updated May 22, 2015)

Hotel elite statuses can be very valuable to some people. There are essentially 3 different ways to achieve hotel elite status, through nights, points or stays. A night is self-explanatory, you need...

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