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SPG & Marriott Announce Category Changes For 2018

This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products. For more information check out our Advertising Disclosure.   On Thursday, Marriott announced the list of...

Uber & SPG Will End Partnership on December 17, 2017

Since 2015, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) and Uber have had a partnership that has allowed members to earn Starpoints for their Uber rides, and bonus points for rides that took place during stays at SPG hotels. Last week, the two...


Starwood signs first Cuba Hotel deal since 1959 Revolution

Wooo! We’ll soon be able to book Cuban hotels with SPG points! Last weekend, Starwood Hotels became the first US hotel chain to be permitted to operate a Cuban hotel since the 1959 Cuban Revolution. Starwood received special permission from the...

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Design Hotels added to Starwood Portfolio (11th brand)

Earlier this month Starwood announced that Design Hotels would be brought into the Starwood portfolio. This is a great addition to the Starwood line-up and will expand Starwood’s offerings to remote, off the beaten path locations. Design Hotels has some incredible locations...


Marriott to Purchase Starwood for $12.2 Billion

In a surprising turn of events, Marriott International is buying rival hotel chain Starwood for $12.2 billion in a deal that will result in the largest hotel chain in the world. The stock and cash deal, will add 50 percent...