Hotel Loyalty Programs

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|

Fairmont is probably my favourite hotel brand overall. Just last month I had the opportunity to stay at The Fairmont Pacific Rim on New Year's Eve and was blown away by the overall product. Fairmont Pacific Rim Welcome Amenity Furthermore, I was able to redeem one of my complimentary night certificates from my Platinum membership on one of [...]

American Express Fine Hotels and Resorts Review

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

Access to the American Express Fine Hotels and Resorts is a benefit of the American Express Platinum Card for Canada (both the business and personal cards). So what is the Fine Hotels and Resorts program and why is it so amazing? In a nutshell, Amex Fine Hotels and Resorts is a booking channel for select luxury hotels around the world [...]