World Of Hyatt Milestone Rewards, Visitor of Honor, Award Transferability & Assembly Planner Program Adjustments For 2024

Hyatt in the present day introduced adjustments to its visitor loyalty program that may happen from January 1, 2024.

World of Hyatt extends Milestone Rewards for as much as 150 nights from 100. Limitless Globalist Visitor of Honor awards are discontinued, they usually change into based mostly on Milestones. Assembly Planner qualification adjustments from variety of occasions to money spent, and you may switch awards to different members.

1. Milestone Rewards

Hyatt extends Milestone Rewards from 100 to 150 nights in a calendar 12 months.

2. Visitor of Honor

It’s now not an infinite Globalist profit however relies on Milestone Rewards. It will likely be legitimate on each paid and award stays in 2024.

3. Award Transferability

All awards are transferable as soon as between member accounts.

4. Conferences & Occasions Planners + Journey Advisors

You may earn as much as 60 elite evening credit yearly by incomes 2 for each $5,000.

The Visitor of Honor strikes from being a Globalist profit to a Milestone Reward, every legitimate for as much as 7 nights, relevant to each awards and paid charges (at the moment solely awards), the primary possibility being at 40 nights (a non-Globalist member can earn one and apply it for his or her keep).

Globalist members who’ve earned the standing for 2024 will obtain 5 Visitor of Honor awards legitimate for checkout dates as much as February 28, 2025.

Members that present the Visitor of Honors award will obtain one elite qualifying evening after the receiver makes use of it.

You should utilize the present Visitor of Honor profit till February 28, 2025, for stays as much as February 28, 2026. Hyatt will, nevertheless, first use the Visitor of Honor rewards. You may present or switch them first after which use the legacy profit.

Lifetime Globalist members will obtain 5 Visitor of Honors awards yearly, legitimate for 12 months after issuance. Lifetime members also can earn Visitor of Honors awards based mostly on the Milestone Rewards.

World of Hyatt members can earn tier-qualifying nights for conferences and occasions. You may earn 2 tier-qualifying nights for each $5,000 for as much as 60 nights in a calendar 12 months.

The qualifying spend is cumulative and may be held over a number of conferences and occasions. Hyatt discontinues the opportunity of incomes standing based mostly on the NUMBER of conferences (3 for Discoverist, 10 for Explorist, and 20 for Globalist).

Journey Advisors who’re Prive members can earn 2 elite qualifying credit for each $5,000 in shopper bookings for as much as 60 elite evening credit in a calendar 12 months. This can be a new profit.

You may switch all World of Hyatt awards to a different member, however these members can’t additional switch them to another person.

Fairly just a few adjustments and largely constructive, though some who e-book many quick Visitor of Honor awards for buddies & relations could possibly be losers right here, as now you’ll be able to have as much as 10 per 12 months relying on what number of nights the Globalist member consumes in a calendar 12 months and what they select as their Milestone Rewards possibility.

The Membership Lounge Awards are all of the sudden extra precious when you’ll be able to simply switch them to non-Globalist members, as are the Suite Improve and Visitor of Honor awards.

Assembly and Occasion planners might earn the standing simpler in the event that they maintain costly conferences or occasions, as you’ll be able to earn Globalist based mostly on $150K spent. The identical applies to Prive Journey Advisors, who beforehand couldn’t qualify for standing based mostly on shoppers spent.

The award transferability might create a “market” the place non-Globalist members purchase and apply them to their stays. Suite Improve, Visitor of Honors, and Membership Lounge Entry Awards may be very precious at higher-end Hyatt accommodations.

I’ve beforehand criticized Hyatt for stopping Milestone Rewards at 100 nights (hit that quantity the opposite 12 months and at the moment standing at 97 nights for 2023), and now they’ve expanded them to 150. These adjustments will in all probability end in me shifting some stays to Haytt in 2024 that will have in any other case gone elsewhere.

What do you consider these World of Hyatt 2024 adjustments? Please go away your feedback and ideas under.

Program Updates

  1. What’s altering in 2024 for World of Hyatt?

World of Hyatt is introducing new Milestones, new selections inside Milestone Rewards, and new methods to share and use your awards. First, the Milestone Rewards chart is increasing past 100 nights. Now you’ll earn awards at 110, 120, 130, 140, and 150 qualifying nights annually.

We’re additionally including thrilling new selections all through Milestone Rewards. Please see above for the brand new Milestone Rewards.

Members will earn Visitor of Honor Awards as a part of Milestone Rewards and be capable of use the awards on eligible paid or award stays for as much as seven nights, enabling themselves and people they care about to have a Globalist expertise throughout their keep. Efficient January 1, 2024, Visitor of Honor will now not be a Globalist profit. Members will earn their first Visitor of Honor Award at 40 Tier Qualifying Nights or 65,000 Base Factors earned in a calendar 12 months and have the chance to earn as much as 10 Visitor of Honor Awards annually. (If, on 12/31/23, you might have Globalist standing for some or all of 2024, please see FAQ No. 14 under for particulars on how this alteration will have an effect on you.)

We’re additionally making it straightforward so that you can share awards with these you care about–both by transferring the award itself or by making an award reservation for an additional World of Hyatt member. It is possible for you to to present almost all awards to a different World of Hyatt member out of your account web page on the positioning or app, or by calling Visitor Providers. You will want the member’s final identify and World of Hyatt member variety of the particular person you select to present an award.

Lastly, beginning in 2024, assembly and occasion planners, journey advisors, and qualifying small-business homeowners can earn Tier Qualifying Night time credit based mostly on eligible spend at Hyatt. Extra particulars may be discovered above and within the FAQs under.

Please see the program phrases for full particulars on how this system will function in 2024 and past.

Incomes, selecting, and gifting awards

  1. How do I earn Milestone Rewards?

Milestone Rewards are earned beginning at 20 Tier Qualifying Nights in a calendar 12 months and for each 10 qualifying nights as much as 150. See above for brand spanking new Milestone Rewards. It’s also possible to attain some Milestone Rewards based mostly on the variety of Base Factors you earn in a calendar 12 months. Be taught extra about Tier Qualifying Nights and Base Factors right here.

  1. How do I select Milestone Rewards?

Select your award on-line or within the World of Hyatt app in your Account, through a hyperlink within the e-mail you’ll obtain providing a selection or name a World Care Heart. You’ve gotten 90 days after the Milestone was achieved to make your selection.

  1. How do I present an award?

Eligible Awards may be transferred to a different World of Hyatt member’s account out of your account on Hyatt.com or on the app. In your account below your Accessible Awards tab, select the choice to present your award. It’s also possible to name a World Care Heart to present an award. You will want the final identify and World of Hyatt variety of the particular person you select to present.

  1. As an alternative of gifting my award, can I simply e-book an award keep on behalf of another person?

Sure, for some awards, you’ll be able to e-book award stays on behalf of another person. Free Night time Awards, sure Room Improve Awards, Factors + Money Awards, and Visitor of Honor Awards are eligible to be booked within the identify of one other particular person.

  1. Does the recipient of the award need to be a World of Hyatt member?

Sure. If they aren’t a member, they’ll enroll right here first.

  1. I gifted an award to somebody, however they don’t want it anymore. Can I get it again?

For those who transferred an award to a different member’s account, no. An award can solely be gifted one time and can’t be transferred again. Transfers should not rescindable or reversable.

For those who booked an award reservation on behalf of another person–they usually cancel the reservation in accordance with the relevant property’s cancellation coverage–the award (or factors redeemed for the award) might be credit score again to your account because the member who made the reservation.

  1. How lengthy will it take for an award to seem in my account after I’ve chosen it?

Please enable as much as 5 enterprise days for an award to seem in your account.

  1. I’m a Lifetime Globalist–am I eligible for any of the Milestone Rewards?

As a Lifetime Globalist, you’re eligible to earn Milestone Rewards by finishing eligible exercise.

  1. I don’t like all of the Milestone Reward choices obtainable. Can I get factors as a substitute?

When factors are a selection in Milestone Rewards, you’ll be able to select factors as your award. (Each milestone affords the power both to decide on Bonus Factors or to pick an award that provides the chance to earn Bonus Factors.) In any other case, you’ll want to select from the choices offered. As soon as an award is chosen, it can’t be exchanged for another award. For those who elect an eligible award, you may as well present the award to a different member.

Visitor of Honor

  1. What’s a Visitor of Honor Award?

Visitor of Honor is an award that bestows Globalist in-hotel advantages to the recipient on an eligible paid or award keep, as much as seven nights. This consists of (as extra totally described and topic to the restrictions within the program phrases):

Waived resort charges, together with on eligible paid stays

Membership Entry or free breakfast for as much as 4 registered company (two adults and two youngsters)

Room upgrades, topic to availability

Elite check-in and late checkout

Premium Web

Bottled water

Free parking on award nights

Whereas Globalists obtain a 30% level bonus on eligible spend, Friends of Honor stays won’t. (Visitor of Honor advantages are restricted to “In-Resort Advantages,” as described within the World of Hyatt program phrases. Elite tier level bonuses should not an In-Resort Profit.)

We encourage you to present the award to make somebody’s keep particular, so when another person makes use of your Visitor of Honor award, you’ll get one Tier Qualifying Night time credit score once they try. (Please observe that the Tier Qualifying Night time credit score will go to the member who first gifted the award, even when the Visitor of Honor award present recipient later redeems the Visitor of Honor Award on a reservation they’ve booked for an additional particular person.)

  1. Do I get free parking with my Visitor of Honor stays?

Visitor of Honor Awards present the recipient with the identical in-hotel advantages as are offered to Globalists. Whereas Globalists obtain free parking on nights for which they’ve redeemed a free evening award, Globalists don’t obtain free parking on a paid evening’s keep.

  1. How is Visitor of Honor altering?

Visitor of Honor is shifting from a Globalist profit to an award that’s earned by means of Milestone Rewards. The primary Visitor of Honor Award is earned when a member stays 40 qualifying nights or earns 65,000 Base Factors in a calendar 12 months.

In contrast to the legacy Globalist Visitor of Honor profit, Visitor of Honor Awards might be usable on Eligible Charge paid and award stays for as much as seven nights. Visitor of Honor nonetheless bestows Globalist in-hotel advantages for the registered visitor on the reservation.

As a result of Visitor of Honor Awards can now be earned at 40 qualifying nights in a calendar 12 months (earlier than Globalist standing is earned), you’ll be able to select to make your self the Visitor of Honor and expertise the advantages of Globalist standing by utilizing the award by yourself keep.

We’re additionally including thrilling new worth for Members who present a Visitor of Honor Award. When your visitor checks out of their Visitor of Honor Award keep, you’ll obtain one Tier Qualifying Night time credit score as a thanks for sharing your award. (Please observe that the Tier Qualifying Night time credit score will go to the member who first gifted the award, even when the Visitor of Honor award present recipient later redeems the Visitor of Honor Award on a reservation they’ve booked for an additional particular person.)

Visitor of Honor Awards may be gifted (by means of your account or by calling a World Care Heart) to a different World of Hyatt member. As soon as gifted, that member can e-book their very own Visitor of Honor keep by means of Hyatt.com or by calling a World Care Heart. It’s also possible to e-book your Visitor of Honor’s keep for them by calling a World Care Heart.

  1. I’m a present Globalist or Lifetime Globalist as of December 31, 2023.  How will the adjustments to Visitor of Honor impression me?

All members who’re Globalist or Lifetime Globalist as of December 31, 2023, will obtain 5 complimentary Visitor of Honor Awards of their account in January 2024. These complimentary Visitor of Honor Awards expire on February 28, 2025.

Ought to a Lifetime Globalist as of December 31, 2023, or a Globalist as of December 31, 2023, who has a tier expiration of February 28, 2025 or later, present or apply all of their Visitor of Honor Awards, they could then use the legacy Globalist Visitor of Honor profit for Free Night time Awards as described within the phrases till February 28, 2025, by calling a World Care Heart – besides that Globalists who’ve a tier expiration date later than February 28, 2025, might use this profit till February 28, 2026. (In all circumstances, all obtainable Visitor of Honor Awards should be gifted or utilized to a reservation first.)

Ought to a Globalist as of December 31, 2023, have a tier expiration of February 29, 2024, and present or apply all of their Visitor of Honor Awards, they could then use the legacy Globalist Visitor of Honor profit for Free Night time Awards till February 29, 2024, by calling a World Care Heart. (All obtainable Visitor of Honor Awards should be gifted or utilized to a reservation first.)

In contrast to the brand new Visitor of Honor Awards, the legacy Globalist Visitor of Honor tier profit will proceed to use to Free Night time Award stays solely.

Awards

  1. Will the Final Free Night time Award be good at all-inclusive and Miraval resorts?

The Final Free Night time Award can be utilized for the standard room in any respect Class 1-8 accommodations and resorts and Class A-F All-Inclusive resorts that take part in World of Hyatt and supply standard-room lodging. It may also be used at Miraval for single or double occupancy in a normal room.

The Final Free Night time Award isn’t relevant for redemption at Properties & Hideaways by World of Hyatt.

  1. How does the 2K Subsequent Keep Award work?

After selecting 2K Subsequent Keep as your award on the 20 and/or 30 qualifying-night Milestone, you might have 180 days to remain and take a look at of an eligible keep at Hyatt Place, Hyatt Home, Caption by Hyatt, or UrCove resort. Upon checkout, you’ll obtain 2,000 Bonus Factors. You don’t want to connect the award to your keep; it is going to mechanically activate for stays at these manufacturers.

For those who select this award at each the 20 evening and 30 evening milestone and have two awards related along with your account at one time, you’ll earn 2,000 Bonus Factors per eligible keep. You will want to finish two distinct, eligible stays to earn 4,000 Bonus Factors.

This award can’t be gifted or transferred, however as soon as earned, the factors may be. Extra info on transferring factors may be discovered right here.

  1. What is going to the expiration date be for every of the brand new awards?

At all times examine the phrases and circumstances of your awards for this info.

2K Subsequent Keep Award is legitimate for 100 and eighty (180) days from the date of issuance.  It should be redeemed for a reservation with a checkout date on or earlier than the expiration of the award.

A FIND credit score is legitimate for the rest of the calendar 12 months through which it’s issued, plus a further fourteen (14) months.

Visitor of Honor Awards earned by means of Milestone Rewards are legitimate for the rest of the calendar 12 months through which they’re earned, plus a further 14 months, and should be redeemed for a reservation with a checkout date on or earlier than the expiration of the award.

The Final Free Night time award is legitimate for 100 and eighty (180) days from the date of issuance and should be redeemed for a reservation with a checkout date on or earlier than the expiration of the award.

Miraval Further Night time Award is legitimate for 100 and eighty (180) days from the date of issuance and should be redeemed for a reservation with a checkout date on or earlier than the expiration of the award.

Full phrases for all awards may be discovered right here.

  1. Can I trade any of my current Membership Entry Awards for one thing else?

No program award – together with Membership Entry Awards – is exchangeable.

  1. Can a Suite Improve Award be used with a Free Night time Award?

Class 1-7, Class 1-4, Final Free Night time Awards, and different promotional Free Night time Awards can’t be mixed with Suite Improve Awards. You should utilize a Suite Improve Award on nights for which you might have paid an eligible fee or have redeemed factors for a standard-room or membership free evening award or a standard-room Factors + Money award.

  1. What’s FIND and the way do I exploit that credit score?

FIND is a market that provides entry to rigorously curated wellbeing experiences to assist encourage folks to be their greatest selves. After selecting the FIND credit score as your Milestone selection, you’ll obtain an e-mail with a certificates code. Signal into the FIND platform along with your World of Hyatt member quantity and add your certificates code to the “Handle your present certificates” part inside your account homepage.

  1. Are FIND awards combinable? For instance, if I choose a number of FIND credit, can I apply multiple credit score to a single expertise buy?
    Sure, you’ll be able to apply a number of FIND credit to your buy of a single FIND expertise.

Assembly and Occasion Planners, Journey Advisors, and Small Enterprise House owners

  1. What’s altering for Assembly and Occasion Planners?

Assembly and occasion planners can now earn Milestone Rewards and elite standing by incomes Tier Qualifying Night time credit based mostly on eligible occasion spend billed to a Group Grasp or Grasp Account. For each $5,000 (USD) in eligible occasion spend billed to a Group Grasp invoice in a calendar 12 months, the assembly planner will earn two (2) Tier Qualifying Night time credit, as much as a most of sixty (60) Tier-Qualifying Night time credit annually. Spend may be related to just one (1) member per occasion, and spend is accrued throughout occasions all through the calendar 12 months. Phrases and Circumstances for assembly and occasion planner incomes may be discovered right here.

Tier standing should be earned based mostly on Qualifying Conferences till December 31, 2024. Please see instantly under for extra particulars.

  1. As a gathering planner, I deliberate to earn tier standing in 2024 by means of Qualifying Conferences. Can I nonetheless accomplish that?

Qualifying Conferences will proceed to be tracked for 2024, and we are going to award standing based mostly on Qualifying Conferences held in 2024. This incomes will run in parallel with the brand new spend-based incomes construction. You’ll earn standing based mostly on the tactic that will get you to tier standing the quickest.

  1. What does this imply for my Firm World of Hyatt Account?

As up to now, Firm World of Hyatt accounts can proceed to earn Bonus Factors on eligible occasion spend arising from internet hosting qualifying occasions.

As well as, beginning in 2024, Firm World of Hyatt accounts can even be capable of earn Tier-Qualifying Night time credit based mostly on eligible occasion spend billed to a Group Grasp or Grasp Account. For each $5,000 (USD) in eligible occasion spend billed to a Group Grasp invoice in a calendar 12 months, the Firm World of Hyatt Account related to the relevant occasion will earn two (2) Tier Qualifying Night time credit – as much as a most of sixty (60) Tier-Qualifying Night time credit annually. Spend may be related to just one (1) World of Hyatt Account per occasion, and spend is accrued throughout occasions all through the calendar 12 months.

By accruing Tier-Qualifying Night time credit in a calendar 12 months, Firm World of Hyatt Accounts will be capable of earn Milestone Rewards and present eligible Milestone Awards to different Members. (Firm Accounts can even stay in a position to redeem Bonus Factors earned for program awards.)

Please observe that – by means of the incomes of Tier-Qualifying Night time credit as described above – a Firm World of Hyatt Account might fulfill the necessities for incomes tier standing within the World of Hyatt program (and this can be nominally mirrored on the web account dashboard of a Firm World of Hyatt Account). Nevertheless, a Firm World of Hyatt Account isn’t eligible to obtain any In-Resort advantages or different tier advantages obtainable to particular person members.

Full phrases and circumstances relevant to Firm World of Hyatt Account participation in World of Hyatt may be discovered right here.

  1. What’s altering for Hyatt Privé journey advisors?

Beginning in 2024, Hyatt Privé journey advisors will now be capable of earn Milestone Rewards and elite standing by means of spend made by their shoppers. For each $5,000 (USD) in eligible room-rate spend by their shoppers (cumulatively) in a calendar 12 months, the advisor will earn two (2) Tier Qualifying Night time credit, as much as a most of sixty (60) Tier-Qualifying Night time credit every calendar 12 months – sufficient to earn Globalist standing with the World of Hyatt. Phrases and circumstances for Privé may be discovered right here.

  1. What’s altering for journey advisors?

When reserving journey for his or her shoppers, journey advisors reserving straight with Hyatt will be capable of earn Milestone Rewards and elite standing. For each $5,000 (USD) in eligible room-rate spend by their shoppers (cumulatively) in a calendar 12 months, the advisor will earn two (2) Tier Qualifying Night time credit, as much as a most of sixty (60) Tier-Qualifying Night time credit every calendar 12 months – sufficient to earn Globalist standing with the World of Hyatt. Phrases and Circumstances for journey advisors may be discovered right here.

  1. As a journey advisor, can I additionally earn Tier Qualifying Night time credit if I e-book by means of a consortium or different third-party website?

Journey advisors will be capable of earn Tier Qualifying Night time credit on eligible room-rate spend when reserving by means of Hyatt direct channels (as described within the questions instantly above). Room fee spend from reservations made by means of a consortium or different third-party website won’t be eligible for Tier Qualifying Night time credit for the advisor.

  1. As a journey advisor/Hyatt Privé advisor/qualifying small-business proprietor, how do I understand how shut I’m to incomes Tier Qualifying Night time credit with World of Hyatt?

Contact a World Care Heart to examine your eligible accrued spend year-to-date. As soon as Tier Qualifying Night time credit are earned, they’ll present up within the Account Overview part of your account.


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