Coming at 1.01pm – a big hotel loyalty announcement

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I have been sent, under embargo, some big news about changes to one of the major hotel loyalty schemes.

It isn’t the end of the world, by any means, but if you pop back after 1.01pm today (Monday) you will discover some changes to one of the major programmes.  And, for many of you, you won’t like them much, although it isn’t all bad news.

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Hilton Honors makes big changes - it cuts points for low stayers, boosts them for top stayers and kills 'points and miles'
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  1. I’m wondering if IHG are changing Pointbreaks. To be honest the offering over the last few releases hasn’t been inspiring.

  2. New York time 8am? Ummm which hotels’s headquarter is in NYC ?

  3. Apparently not (13:02)

  4. Huan Li says:

    1.02 now

  5. Mr(s) Entitled says:

    It’s 1:02!

  6. Pedantic says:


    • Following our IT revamp we have aggressive cacheing in place. Most of what you see is not now served from our servers but is stored either in your browser or with Cloudflare. This means that changes to, say, the home page do not appear even though you click refresh as you are served a cached version.

  7. 16 min late

    • You are, or the news was? Your PC had probably cached the home page if you didn’t see it at 1.01!

  8. Rob, Just back from Sainsbury.

    They have signs up on their Gift Card section offering 20% off Uber Gift Cards.

    • Thanks. Someone mentioned that recently but it wasn’t in either of the Locals near us.

      • I’ve seen it at a few Sainsburys (larger stores).They had plenty of cards in stock.

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