i would say most of the changes are reasonable. The World of Hyatt Credit Card (review) offers a Category 1-4 free night certificate on your account anniversary every year. I find it as good as Park Hyatt in some ways. Help us fund therapy sessions for black women and girls, What You Need to Know About Airline Partnerships & Alliances, The Latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates & Policies, The news, resources, & information you need. So Hyatt will still have hotels in Taipei, but doubtful they will be anything less than Cat 5. https://tw.mobi.yahoo.com/home/%E5%90%9B%E6%82%85%E9%85%92%E5%BA%97%E5%82%B3%E5%90%88%E7%B4%84%E5%88%B0%E6%9C%9F%E7%86%84%E7%87%88-%E5%8F%B0%E7%81%A3%E9%A6%96%E5%AE%B65%E6%98%9F%E9%A3%AF%E5%BA%97%E8%B5%B0%E5%85%A5%E6%AD%B7%E5%8F%B2-025200028.html. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. Most Hyatt free night certificates are good for any Hyatt Category 1-4 hotels, or any property that requires 5,000 to 15,000 points per night. That’s the only Manhattan Hyatt you can redeem a Cat 1-4 certificate at. The World of Hyatt account system is offline for maintenance. @Bill, my question then is where you’d go? The good news is there’s still plenty of good point and cerificate values to be had and the peak at Hyatt Properties is still 30k ( unlike what @DCS mentioned above, which are only applicable to the Non-Hyatt managed SLH properties) what Hyatt has done with it’s points pricing to bring in SLH has a 0% correlation to Hilton’s point pricing for it’s Maldives property, which appears to be a one off for Hilton- at least for now. Andaz London great property and they treat their Globalist great same thing for Andaz Wall street! In the interest of full disclosure, OMAAT earns a referral bonus for anyone that’s approved through some of the below links. Appreciate the succinct summary and list as a loyal Hyatt customer, Seems like WofH data analytics people are doing their job. On the other hand it is surprising to me that all 4 properties in Dubai on this list went down given that the World Expo is happening later on this year so I didn’t expect any properties to be moved down and there is even a Hyatt Regency now in Cat. Andaz Costa Rica has now gone from Cat 4 to 6 in 12 months. In 1995, Hyatt entered the vacation ownership market. * Same page link to Offer Details Plus, an extra free night at any Category 1–4 Hyatt hotel or resort if you spend $15,000 during your cardmember anniversary year. I just tried to use my annual free night at a Category 4 hotel and was told there were no standard rooms available. Megan Hyatt Miller, current Chief Operating Officer, has agreed to become President and Chief Executive Officer in his place. Category 1 Hyatt hotels only require 5,000 points per night, so this can be an excellent use of your UR. Fortunately this hasn’t spread to any Hyatt managed properties. The Park Hyatt Mendoza is a Category 3 hotel that averages $242 or 12,000 point per night, netting you 2.0 cents per point. The World of Hyatt Credit Card offers a Category 1-4 free night certificate on your account anniversary every year. I would imagine on balance this represents a price increased based on typical redemption patterns, though of course this will vary person-to-person. Grand Hyatt Istanbul Category 3 to Category 2 Though this property was already an exceptional value, at just 12,000 World of Hyatt points per night, this category drop makes the property all the more valuable. Category:Hyatt. Hyatt category 7 properties will require 30,000 Hyatt points per night. Park Hyatt Saigon no big loss. Note that because different programs use different points scales, award costs in cash cannot be compared directly by simply selecting the number of points along the x-axis and then comparing corresponding cash costs on the y-axis. Still will be decent at 25k points, used to be amazing at cash + points. Or for any hotel chain for that matter. Park Hyatt Sydney is a good deal at 30 k points (might have been 35 k, booked it quickly). Not so much at That kills the value for me going forward. The Hyatt Regency Kiev is becoming a Category 4 property. Breeze Airways Wants To Pay Pilots How Much?! It looks like no Hyatt managed properties are moving from Category 7 to a lower category. Wife and I are on the tail end of a 6 week trip, next week at the Le Meridiian Isle of Pines. HKG TST going up bites hard. Seattle and Bay Area got hit hard, although unsurprising I guess. That has to be a popular one to redeem at…. This was my only use of the cert along with an overnight layover . Along with your World of Hyatt credit card comes the Hyatt Category 4 free night certificate. It’s weird that Tokyo will have 3 Hyatts at cat 7 (Park, Grand, Andaz) when the prices between these vary greatly. Now I can’t even use my annual free night. So sad with these changes especially about the Hyatt Regency TST. Really upset about that. The World of Hyatt account system is offline for maintenance. i’ve got some travel late in the year that gets affected by these moves and i would have waited a few months to book hotels. In the past we typically saw at most a few dozen hotels change categories. World of Hyatt has just announced their 2019 category changes, which kick in for bookings made as of Monday, March 18, 2019 (specifically at 11:01PM CST). per night. Why do you think it’s leaving hyatt? Here are some of the key hotels that are moving from Category 4 to Category 5: Here are some of the key hotels that are moving from Category 5 to Category 4: The Hyatt Olive 8 is becoming a Category 4 hotel. any insights would be appreciated! To book an award or join World of Hyatt, please call 1 800 304 9288 or your nearest worldwide reservation center. N/A. Booked the Hyatt Regency Cologne for the Christmas Markets while it was still 15,000 points a night! Historically a lot of the category adjustments we’ve seen have been at limited service properties. Almost every night I stayed in 2018 was in Bellevue, have 8 nights already booked there in the next two months on points. Megan Hyatt Miller […] Filed Under: Press Release ©2021 Michael Hyatt & Company. Meanwhile the Hyatt Regency Jersey City, Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach, and Grand Hyatt San Diego, will all become Category 4 properties. If I would to lock in the current rate of a cat. Andaz Maui and Papagayo go up… bright side being maybe they actually make rooms available? Register here to save your space. Not my go to anymore for the certificate. It’s sort of close to nothing much, but similar distance from the airport, downtown Bellevue and downtown Seattle. When did you hear they were leaving. If anything, Hyatt may have waited for the brand new 1200 room Seattle Hyatt Regency (Cat 4) to open before increasing Grant Hyatt and Olive 8. Category 1 Hyatt hotels only require 5,000 points per night, so this can be an excellent use of your UR. In short, nothing great lasts forever…. As promised above, here’s the full list of hotels moving up and down. @Laurel Yeah the Seattle moves are interesting. These properties all can be booked online on Hyatt's website: Hyatt Regency Vancouver - Canada Located in the heart of downtown, Hyatt Regency Vancouver is the perfect location to stay for both business and leisure travelers. The second chart is a ‘radar or ‘spiderweb’ chart that also shows that at low number of points, award costs tend to bunch up among the programs, whereas there is clear a differentiation at high end. I guess it’s time to commit. So glad I checked this today! 1800 S Harbor Blvd., Anaheim, California, United States. Refine options by amenities, categories or brands The 5-Brand Free Night Award is redeemable only for Category 1 – 4 Hyatt hotels or resorts and is not valid at M life Rewards destinations. On top of that, there are more opportunities to earn these: So that’s why it’s worth noting that 18 hotels will be increasing from Category 4 to Category 5 (and no longer be bookable with these), while 12 hotels will be decreasing from Category 5 to Category 4 (and therefore will become bookable with these). If you are interested in seeing the results, I will provide links in the next comment. Hyatt Regency TST!! Otherwise, good to see the PH Hamburg and the Regency Amsterdam back at cat 4! The success of Hyatt stems from over 80,000 associates working in our hospitality jobs worldwide. Great value given cash and redemption rates for downtown Nashville. About BenBen Schlappig (aka Lucky) is a travel consultant, blogger, and avid points collector. Another eulogy for HR TST. While we do try to list all the best miles and points deals, the site does not include all card companies or credit card offers available in the marketplace. He travels about 400,000 miles a year, primarily using miles and points to enhance his first class experiences. I’d love to know what the demand is otherwise. The Hyatt Place Yerevan is becoming a Category 1 property. So the Hyatt Place Augusta is the same nightly rate now as the Park Hyatt Chicago? Help us fund therapy sessions for black women and girls, What You Need to Know About Airline Partnerships & Alliances, The Latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates & Policies, The news, resources, & information you need. The brand Hyatt Hotels operates in the strategic businesses such as Upper Upscale, Luxury, Upscale and Branded Residentially and General Hotels. Hyderabad is one of my favourite cities to visit in India, with exceptional food. While we do try to list all the best miles and points deals, the site does not include all card companies or credit card offers available in the marketplace. World of Hyatt has just announced their 2020 category changes, which kick in for bookings made as of Sunday, March 22, 2020 (specifically at 8:00AM CDT). At least Hyatt is reasonable… we didn’t get Bonvoyed like Marriott…. The comments on this page have not been provided, reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any advertiser, and it is not an advertiser's responsibility to ensure posts and/or questions are answered. So it opened at a Cat 4, while the other two bumped up to Cat 5, maybe to push demand to the Regency. Sad to see Hyatt Regency Tokyo move to category 4. Outside of banner ads published through the Boarding Area network, this compensation does not impact how and where products appear on this site. It’s a great example of your blog providing value which makes daily visits worthwhile. Receive one free night at any Category 1–4 Hyatt hotel or resort every year after your cardmember anniversary. Hyatt points are looking less and less valuable every year. There’s also usually on-site laundry and common areas with fire pits and grills. Checked the list very thoroughly and I’m very happy about Amsterdam and Australia. If you’re booking in an off-season or even a shoulder season you pay a ridiculous amount of points compared to how cheaply you can buy the room. Enjoy free nights in standard rooms at Hyatt hotels and resorts (with no blackout dates) and participating Small Luxury Hotels of the World or M life Rewards destinations. I’m going to miss it. Or will they assess the new off-peak/peak rates and either refund me 1,500 points, 3,000 or 4,500? When you reach Globalist status, you can also earn a Category 1-7 free night certificate good for any hotel that requires up to 30,000 points per night. Such a great hotel. #Logopedia10. Jump to navigation Jump to search. These are the best publicly available offers (terms apply) that we have found for each product or service. Its not just Marriott messing with the categories as to ensure you don’t get the best value for your free night certs. It’s in a walkable part of Puxi not far from the newly extended Bund. through their Two Roads Hospitality acquisition, You can find all the World of Hyatt hotels changing categories as of March 22, 2020, at this link, sorted by region, Hyatt also added Category 8 award pricing, Delta Pay With Miles: Everything You Need To Know, World Of Hyatt Selling Points With 30% Bonus, Save $60 At Hyatt With Amex Offers (Targeted), 22 US Hyatt Place Hotels May Become Sonestas, Strategies For Easily Earning Hyatt Globalist Status, Great News: World Of Hyatt Posting Bonus Elite Nights Early, Cool: Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur’s Airplane-Themed Dining Experience, Marriott Bonvoy Business™ American Express® Card, The Business Platinum Card® from American Express, Alaska Airlines Adjusting Mileage Earning & Fare Classes, Radisson Rewards Promo: Earn Double Points, American Airlines’ Intriguing “AAdvantage Tailwind” Promotion. From. The waterfront Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego will now be bookable on category 4 certificates. The World of Hyatt Credit Card offers a Category 1-4 free night certificate on your account anniversary every year. Every property I stayed at or was looking at due to outsized point or certificate value raised it’s tier. Agree link doesn’t work. Back to All Categories. Hyatt Regency TST was the go-to cat 4 for annual cert redemption. I was hoping to hit milestone for lounge passes this year and use the passes at GH Taipei in 2021. I’ve booked the Andaz Singapore week after next with points and cash. Jan 20, 2003. Weird! Hyatt says that these hotel category changes are based on “current market conditions.” In reality I think it’s safe to assume that the categories are based on how much redemptions are costing Hyatt at particular hotels. Hyatt are a transfer partner of Chase Ultimate Rewards (UR). One of the best deals in the whole system was Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa at Cat 5 for 20k points. Category wise going up in points lots of Florida and Arizona, so now going to have to use more points. Grr. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. @Matt I would choose the Hyatt on the Bund over the Grand Hyatt or maybe even the Park Hyatt in Shanghai. While interest in WoH hotel categories has focused mainly on the program’s traditional categories of 1-7, the existence of category 8 hotels can no longer be ignored, especially in Europe where 19 category 8 hotels have opened since this 40K points/night category was introduced late last year. Currently in Hokatika NZ, heading for Christchurch tomorrow. Are there any hotels that stand out to you? From all the chains, I think Hyatt has done the least devaluations over the last 5 years and it is simply natural that they have to do something as their footprint gets bigger and it offers more opportunities for people to take advantage of the sweet spots. Please provide more info on the GH Taipei. Now is becoming 30,000 points, maybe still worth it during peak season. However, it will up to the owner to decide stay with Hyatt make any financial sense or not. Cologne going up to a Cat. United States & Canada. Register here to save your space. And the Olive 8 was my go to in Seattle. It is currently listed as a Hyatt Category 4 property and is one of the more desirable properties that will be bumped up to a Category 5 later this month. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. On the surface the changes don’t sound that bad, given that we’re only seeing a net increase in redemption costs at 17 properties. The originally plan to open the 2 new hotel in 2020, but from the news, I suspect that the building can mearely complete construction end of 2020. there are still 2 years to go and will GH Taipei continue with Hyatt brand but with shorter franchise agreement to get a feel of the hotel market after Park Hyatt & Andaz openning or change Hotel brand to “Millennium “brand. I got the hunch after noticing that Hyatt’s top standard award rate is now 40K, up from 30K. Breeze Airways Wants To Pay Pilots How Much?! These hotels include the Andaz Maui, Andaz Tokyo, Hotel Martinez, and Park Hyatt Maldives. Fascinated that the Park Hyatt Melbourne is going down to same category as grand Hyatt Melbourne. However, you can bet that the properties going up in price are a lot more popular with those redeeming points than those going down in price. In all my modeling of award costs (spend per free night) I’ve done to date, I used category 7 as Hyatt’s top category. Per Hyatt, Hyatt has today announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Malta, the… Note: Please see my Advertiser Disclosure. Now that option is out also, both Park Hyatt Seoul (was cat 4 a couple years back) and now Park Hyatt Busan. Hi, I think your caption for Andaz 5th Avenue should be Cat 7, The Oz hotels going to Cat 4 is good news to me, Seems like a atter of time before a number of Park Hyatt hotels move to category 8. 1. Note: Please see my Advertiser Disclosure. English: Hyatt Hotels Corporation is an American international company and operator of hotels. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities. Nice to see–that’s a lot of downtown rooms available with a free night certificate. Please check your email to confirm your subscription. It will be sad when traditional hyatt hotels move to category 8. Also, cool to see a list and discover Hyatts in cool places. Another one bites the dust. It’s well maintained and has good service levels, but it’s as though the hotel was expelled to Vietnam and is serving out a sad sentence in a place it doesn’t want to be. Free agent and pay cash for hotels? However, you can bet that the properties going up in price are a lot more popular with those redeeming points than those going down in price. All 3 moved up to category 5. What do you make of the Hyatt 2019 category changes? Hyatt Regency Seattle is Category 4. Hyatt category 7 properties will require 30,000 Hyatt points per night. When the hotel is full (think 90-95%+ occupancy), the loyalty program compensates the hotel close to the average daily rate, in recognition of the fact that the room may have otherwise been sold, You can earn a second Category 1-4 free night certificate when you spend $15,000 on your card during your cardmember year, You can earn an additional Category 1-4 free night certificate when you earn World of Hyatt Explorist status (which requires 30 elite qualifying nights or 50,000 base points in a calendar year), You can earn an additional Category 1-4 free night certificate when you stay at five different Hyatt brands; this is an ongoing promotion that launched on March 1, 2017, and it’s based on the cumulative brands you stay at, and isn’t tied to the calendar year. Park Hyatt Hyderabad: The only Category-2 Park Hyatt in the world, Park Hyatt Hyderabad is listed as the ‘ Finest 5 Star Luxury Hotel in Hyderabad ‘. WOW – Hyatt Regency Amsterdam turned to category 5 during mid may 2019 form being category 4 – I booked my stay over the phone for my May 2019 stay the day prior the changes happens – and in 8 months they are changing back to category 4 So the hotels at the upper end of the scale that people really want to visit are going up while the less desirable hotels are getting cheaper. Didn’t see anything for Canada and it wasn’t in any of the regions. I would care mostly about accessibility, proximity to good food, and hotel pool. How does Hyatt decide on these category changes? The Grand Hyatt in Hangzhou and the Hyatt on the Bund in Shanghai set the bar for service IMHO. I should be able to book a club room there in the future…. To book an award or join World of Hyatt, please call 1 800 304 9288 … To in Seattle Time around we ’ re seeing 121 limited service properties all on your account anniversary every.... 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