With bleisure here to stay, the World of Hyatt jumps on the opportunity to make personal travel more accessible and enjoyable to business travelers with a new offer.
The World of Hyatt Business Credit Card recently announced a limited-time offer for new cardmembers in addition to an extension of the brand’s adaptive accelerator benefit in the top three spend categories for existing cardmembers through the end of 2024.
New World of Hyatt Business cardmembers can earn a welcome bonus of up to 75,000 World of Hyatt bonus points now through Oct. 18 when they join. With 75,000 points, cardmembers can redeem them for up to 15 free nights at a category 1 Hyatt hotel or up to two free nights at a luxurious category 7 Hyatt hotel or resort. New cardmembers receive 60,000 of these bonus points after spending $5,000 within the first three months from account opening and the remaining 15,000 points after spending $12,000 in the first six months from account opening.
The card also extends its adaptive accelerator benefit in the top three spend categories through Dec. 31, 2024. Through this, World of Hyatt Business cardmembers will continue to earn 2 bonus points total per $1 spent in their top three of eight spend categories each calendar quarter through 2024.
There is something magical about sipping a glass of local wine while watching the sun slip into the Aegean Sea as the afterglow tinges traditional, white-washed Cycladic houses with glorious shades of rose, purple and gold. Ancient Greeks believed Helios, the Sun God, caused sunsets by driving his fiery chariot into the sea. Standing at water’s edge in Mykonos, watching the sky slowly turn from purple to inky black, you almost believe it.
The prospect of a post-visit treasure hunting session inside the shops of landmark museums such as the Louvre in Paris, the Uffizi Gallery in Florence and The British Museum in London can be irresistible. However, some of Europe’s smaller and more unusual museums boast retail spaces with a surprising “wow” factor, often as well-curated as the galleries.
Hyatt Hotels recently announced plans to add more than 30 new luxury and lifestyle hotels and resorts to its U.S., Canada, Latin America and Caribbean portfolio through 2025. These new hotels and resorts span many of Hyatt Hotels’ brands including Park Hyatt, Dream Hotels, Thompson Hotels and Destination by Hyatt.
One affordable plan can protect an entire year of trips: business or pleasure, short or long, domestic or international.
I hadn’t even made it to my first cup of coffee when I got an early phone call from my sister, who lives two time zones away. “OMG, Kristy, Patsy Cline came on twice while I was driving the kids to school today,” she laughed. “You know what that means, right?” We both gasped and then instantly began singing the lyrics to “La Bamba,” an inside joke we’d shared since our family’s Alaskan cruise decades ago when we, unintentionally, won the ship’s karaoke contest among a sea of Patsy Cline tributes.
The Woodward Geneva and Swiss International Air Lines recently launched a new collaboration to transport passengers to the counter of Michelin-starred restaurant L’Atelier Robuchon. As part of the SWISS Taste of Switzerland inflight culinary program, the partnership provides Business and first-class travelers on SWISS long-haul flights departing from Geneva and Zürich carefully curated menus inspired by the restaurant.
IHG Hotels & Resorts is thrilled to announce the launch of a new mobile product feature for members: IHG Wi-Fi Auto Connect. This feature is now available exclusively in the IHG One Rewards mobile app for both iOS and Android users and will automatically connect IHG One Rewards members to WiFi upon arrival at more than 5,000 IHG hotels worldwide — no separate passwords or log-ins needed. This is in addition to the exciting benefits of being an IHG Business Edge member. IHG Business Edge provides small- and medium-sized businesses access to a user-friendly portal that displays comprehensive spending and savings data while providing the convenience of direct booking with a guaranteed discount.
In partnership with Nobu Hospitality, SODIC, Egypt’s leading real estate developer, recently announced plans on the expansion of the Nobu brand in Egypt. This expansion entails the development of luxury hotels, branded residences and the acclaimed Nobu restaurant.