It is finally official - you can now enjoy some of your SPG® benefits at selected Design Hotels™ around the world. That's right, stays at these selected Design Hotels™ now count towards obtaining (or retaining) elite status and you will earn Starpoints® (including an elite member bonus and welcome gift) where applicable. Additionally, SPG® members will also continue to receive complimentary in-room Internet access and bottled water.
Here's a summary of all the benefits SPG® Members will enjoy when staying at participating hotels:
- 2 Starpoints per eligible US dollar spent (with a 50% bonus for SPG Gold and Platinum members, and 100% bonus for Platinum members with a minimum of 75 Eligible Nights)
- Night and stay credit toward elite status
- On-property benefits of internet access and bottled water in room
- Gold Preferred and Platinum Preferred Members will automatically receive a Starpoints bonus as their Welcome Gift.
- Other on-property benefits such as upgrades, late checkout, Your24 or Suite Night Awards will not be available at participating hotels.
- Free Night redemption is expected to be available early 2016.
Adelaide in Australia is getting a brand new Hyatt-branded property in 2023.
A brand new Holiday Inn Express property has just opened in Pattaya Thailand - the Holiday Inn Express Pattaya Central is the city's newest property and it features convenient access to the all the popular spots that Pattaya has to offer at an affordable price point.
If you have been travelling abroad frequently you must already be aware of the fact currency cash exchanges can prove quite expensive and cumbersome. When you exchange your money into foreign currency, you’re committing yourself to carry large amounts of cash overseas which can be risky or simply awkward. In addition to that, if you underspent you are going to go back home with foreign currency and have to bother yourself to exchange it again (and lose even more money on fees). For business traveling, cash is one of the worst solutions there are.
The American Express Singapore Airlines Business Credit Card will enable SMEs to get up to 8.5 HighFlyer points for every S$1 spent – worth up to 8.5% in savings – and 0% interest on instalments over six months on Singapore Airlines flights.
A brand new metal credit card is coming - join the waitlist to get up to 100,000 bonus miles with the launch promotion for the X Card.
You will no longer be able to bring a guest into a Plaza Premium Lounge with your OCBC VOYAGE Card from 15 August 2019.
From now until 30 December 2019, present your IHG Rewards Club membership card (or virtual card on the IHG App) to receive up to 30% savings on your dining bill across all participating hotels located in India, Middle East, Africa, South East Asia, Korea and Australia with or without a stay.
Enjoy unlimited Ruinart Champagne and oysters for two hours every Wednesday (6PM to 10PM) from just S$68++ per person!
Grab is launching a new GrabPay Mastercard which will enable Singapore users to use their GrabPay balance across Southeast Asia.
Racines at the Sofitel Singapore City Centre will be presenting the Culinary Masters Series which will feature a diverse lineup of high profile chefs and home cooks.