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Score 250 Bonus Elevate Points Just For Entering This Sweepstakes

Starting today and through 8:59:59 in the evening Eastern Daylight Time on Friday, May 27, 2016, you can score 250 bonus Elevate points from the Virgin America Elevate frequent flier loyalty program just for entering the Make Your Hawaiiscape Sweepstakes, which celebrates the launch of the partnership of two travel entities — both of which will be acquired: Virgin America and Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Incorporated where you can earn one Elevate point for each Starpoint you transfer; and you can now earn two Elevate Points per dollar spent on qualifying stays at all Starwood Hotels & Resorts properties worldwide.

To enter the sweepstakes…

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Starwood Names New Chief Executive Officer

Adam Aron has resigned from his position as chief executive officer of Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Incorporated and will leave at the end of December of 2015 to become the chief executive officer and president of…

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More Data Breaches with Starwood and Hilton: What You Can Do

If you have used a credit card at what are known as point of sale systems at certain hotel properties of both Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Incorporated and Hilton Worldwide, you might be one of the victims of data breaches which have been reported.

Data breaches are part of a technology problem which is seeming to become more and more prevalent in recent years where nefariously rogue people are trying to get access to sensitive data and steal it to use for their own benefit — specifically, the payment card numbers, expiration dates and security codes of customers — and…

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Exclusive Rates for Members of Starwood Preferred Guest

If you are a member of the Starwood Preferred Guest frequent guest loyalty program, you can save up to ten percent on the lowest available rates through Sunday, January 31, 2016 with the new Starwood Preferred Guest Member Exclusive Rates at select participating hotel properties when you book directly with Starwood Preferred Guest; and with each eligible stay, you can…

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Review: Sheraton Bahrain Hotel

Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Incorporated has three hotel properties in Bahrain; but of the three, the Sheraton Bahrain Hotel in Manama offered the lowest room rate — even though the other two hotel properties participating in the weekly SPG Hot Escapes promotion greater than once…

…but despite my weeks of searching, the Sheraton Bahrain Hotel participated in the weekly SPG Hot Escapes promotion after my stay and offered a significantly lower rate — just my luck, of course.

I approached the hotel, which is located fewer than nine kilometers — or approximately 15 minutes — from the international airport which serves Bahrain; and the architectural design appeared…

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Starwood Best Rate Guarantee Doubles to 20 Percent

“Effective today, January 5th, we have increased the BRG reward percentage to 20”, posted FlyerTalk member Starwood Lurker — who is also known as William Sanders, social media specialist and one of the official company representatives of Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide on FlyerTalk. “This is another way we’re making Starwood channels the best place to book your stay for the most attractive rates and rewards like free wifi, which we announced last month. All claim processing will be business as usual in accordance with the new terms and conditions.”

According to the terms and conditions of the Starwood Best Rate Guarantee…

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Botlr: The New Robotic Bellhop From Aloft

If you are planning on staying as a guest at the Aloft Cupertino hotel property as of Wednesday, August 20, 2014, be prepared to be greeted by Botlr — as shown in the video below provided by Aloft Hotels

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At $67,000 Per Night, Is This is the Most Expensive Hotel Room in the World?

You can reserve the Royal Penthouse Suite at the Hotel President Wilson — a Luxury Collection hotel property of Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide — at Lake Geneva for the bargain rate of 60,000 Swiss francs per night; or slightly fewer than $67.000.00 per night.

This is what you get for that room rate at “the largest and most luxurious suite in the world” located on the eighth and top floor of this hotel…

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