Did Hawaii Become Part of Canada? Save 35 Percent on Accommodations and Dining With Starwood

“Canada is turning 150 and you’re getting the gifts. Through the end of the year, SPG members will enjoy 35% off accommodations and dining at select restaurants in Hawaii. Not a SPG member? Join Now

Did Hawaii Become Part of Canada? Save 35 Percent on Accommodations and Dining With Starwood

The text you just read is from the official Internet web site of this promotion through which you can save 35 percent on accommodations and dining at participating hotel and resort properties located in Hawaii — booked and traveled by Wednesday, December 20, 2017 based on availability — in celebration of 150 years since Canada became a confederation on Monday, July 1, 1867.

Yes — you read that correctly.

You must be a member of the Starwood Preferred Guest program to take advantage of this “exclusive discount”; and you must mention rate plan SPG35HI when you book your reservation via:

  • The Internet
  • Your travel professional
  • Telephone by calling 1-866-716-8141

Terms and Conditions

Rates are per room, per night, based on single or double occupancy and availability at time of reservation; and do not include additional charges per room per night which may be imposed, or state taxes or local taxes.

This offer cannot to be combined with other offers or promotions; and it is subject to change. A limited number of rooms may be available with regard to this offer. Blackout dates and other restrictions may apply. This offer is not applicable to groups and is void where prohibited by law.

Discount is taken off of the lowest pre-paid rate. Discount varies by hotel, see individual property offer for details.

Please see individual property terms and conditions for complete offer details.

An eligible stay is defined as minimum number of consecutive nights required paying a qualifying rate in the same hotel regardless of the number of check-in or check-outs that occur.

Other terms and conditions apply.

Summary

Either I am losing my mind — no comments pertaining to that, please — or something screwy is going on lately with the marketing department at Starwood Preferred Guest, as I posted an article earlier today pertaining to a promotion which I found confusing.

Why in the world would a promotion for hotel and resort properties located in Hawaii — which was a state in the United States the last time I checked — be a reason to celebrate Canada?

Perhaps the next promotion should be a celebration of Bastille Day in Bahrain; Cinco de Mayo in Syria; or Thanksgiving Day in North Korea.

Silly me for celebrating 150 years since Canada became a confederation by going to the Rocky Mountains in Canada and seeing sights such as:

Source: Starwood Preferred Guest.

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