NH Hotels revamps NH Rewards Program

NH Hotels, the Spanish chain of stylish boutique hotels, that hit the news when they were acquired by Chinese investors HNA, is now revamping their loyalty program, NH Rewards. Against the trend of devaluation and disappearing benefits, NH Rewards is actually improving the program with higher earn rates and better perks. Find out if it is enough to earn your … Continue reading

topbonus miles gone, new owner on the horizon?

topbonus, the loyalty program of bankrupt airberlin, has been in its death throws ever since the airline announced their insolvency last year, hanging on and offering occasional redemption of miles with various airlines and travel partners. Now, the game is finally up, the account access is closed and all miles are gone! There is still a little hope for a … Continue reading

Daily Getaways 2018 is here: Deals on Choice and IHG points!

The Daily Getaways is an annual promotion by the US Travel Association, offering daily deals on travel related services, including hotel reward points, amusement park tickets or rental car days at sometimes deep discounts. The 2018 Daily Getaways start today – find the deals of the first week with my assessment below! … Continue reading

Radisson Rewards Premier Visa Card Review

The Radisson Rewards Premier Visa Signature card by US Bank is the replacement of the Club Carlson Visa card. In addition to the new name and design, you get a few changes in perks for the card. It’s a small improvement and I recommend to get and hold the card, despite the loss of a lot of benefits over the … Continue reading

Radisson Hotel Group – Facts & Figures

Radisson Hotel Group (formerly known as Carlson Hotels) is one of the smaller hotel groups with just under 1,200 hotels worldwide. They are also one of the more difficult to track due to their complex ownership structure. With Carlson Hotels responsible for the Americas business and Carlson Rezidor for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, they have operated like two … Continue reading

Club Carlson is dead, long live Radisson Rewards

Radisson Hotel Group has announced that Club Carlson will become Radisson Rewards. In the process, they are making it easier to earn elite levels, harder to earn points and made some slight improvements to the affiliated credit card. Most of the changes are cosmetic, but it’s a start in resurrecting a loyalty program that went from darling to widely ignored … Continue reading

United MileagePlus – Program Introduction & Review

United Airlines has received a lot of press for their rewards program, United MileagePlus, after what turned out as a one-two punch in 2014, with a redemption devaluation in February and the announcement of a revenue based earn structure for 2015. They followed up this year with a devaluation of partner earnings…Is it still worth to be a member of … Continue reading