Reward Programs

More Bad News: American Express Cancels Fairmont Benefit Effective January 1, 2018

December 15th, 2017|American Express, Fairmont, Hotel Loyalty Programs, Hotels, News, Reward Programs|

American Express Cancels Fairmont Benefit Well I guess this comes as no surprise given the recent announcement that Le Club AccorHotels will be replacing the Fairmont President's Club as of July 2, 2018, but American Express has now sent official notice that the accelerated status benefit offered by The American Express Platinum Card and The American Express Business Platinum Card [...]

Bad News: Fairmont President’s Club Is Ending Next Year

December 13th, 2017|Hotel Loyalty Programs, Hotels, News, Reward Programs|

Le Club AccorHotels Program Replacing The Fairmont President's Club In 2018 Fairmont President's Club has long been one of my favourite hotel loyalty programs for Canadians, and unfortunately it's just been announced that Le Club AccorHotels will replace the Fairmont program as of July 2, 2018. I've had Platinum status with Fairmont for a number of years and have really [...]

Review: Marriott Rewards Program

February 21st, 2017|Hotel Loyalty Programs, Reviews|

Introduction: Late last year Marriott finalized the takeover of Starwood Hotels and Resorts, and with that, became really relevant for Canadian travellers, as well as the largest hotel company in the world. As an individual program, I never found it all that enticing, as I don't find the Marriott brand 'aspirational' (with the exception of some Ritz Carlton properties), earning [...]

Review: Fairmont President’s Club

January 12th, 2017|Hotel Loyalty Programs, Reviews|

Updated 2017-12-15: Important News Regarding The Fairmont President's Club There have been two recent and major announcements concerning the Fairmont President's Club. You can read more about them here: The Fairmont President's Club will come to an end, July 2, 2018 and be replaced by Le Club AccorHotels.. To make matters worse, American Express Platinum members will no longer receive [...]

American Express Fine Hotels and Resorts Review

July 14th, 2016|Hotel Loyalty Programs, Reviews|

Updated 2017-12-15: Important News Regarding The Fairmont President's Club There have been two recent and major announcements concerning the Fairmont President's Club. You can read more about them here: The Fairmont President's Club will come to an end, July 2, 2018 and be replaced by Le Club AccorHotels.. To make matters worse, American Express Platinum members will no longer receive [...]