Weeks into the shutdown of the global travel system, travel loyalty programs are extending status for their members. And, here in the US, three hotels and two airlines have taken action so far.
World of Hyatt
There’s no doubt that the World of Hyatt loyalty program is an excellent program if you’re a top-tier elite. But if you’re just trying to redeem points, it can be frustrating. And I’m done playing games with World of Hyatt.
New Year’s can be an especially nerve-racking time for people in our hobby. After all, it’s the time of year when the slate is wiped clean and we begin anew. So, here are my 2020 loyalty program statuses.
Clearly, it’s category change season. Hot on the heels of Marriott’s recent category change announcement, the Hyatt 2020 category changes are now available too.
Undoubtedly, all of you have already know that the World of Hyatt is devaluing again. But if you don’t, let’s briefly go over what’s changed and what I think of those changes.
When it comes to travel, it would appear that things are very much monkey see, monkey do. So it should come as no surprise, then that Hyatt Follows Marriott and that JetBlue goes Basic.