SPG’s New “Weekend Channel” Website
Lets Guests Supercharge Their Weekend
Featuring Exciting Destinations, Local Excursions, Exclusive Travel Offers and More
STAMFORD, Conn. - May 8, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Whether spent at home, abroad or somewhere in between, Starwood Preferred Guest® (SPG®), the award-winning loyalty program from Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT), believes no weekend should be wasted. SPG’s new Weekend Channel website (spg.com/weekends) provides tips and inspiration to help guests plan their next weekend getaway and make it one to remember.
The SPG Weekend Channel is the ultimate weekend guide designed to help guests leave the office at the office and enjoy the thrill of the weekend. The site was designed to spark guests’ interest in travel with engaging content including:
“Nearly 30 percent of Americans report working during the weekends1,” said Lori Strasberg, Vice President Field Marketing for Starwood Hotels & Resorts. “It’s time to take back the weekend, and the SPG Weekend Channel inspires our members by providing everything they need to build their ultimate weekend.”
SPG is making weekends even sweeter. Starting in June, SPG members can register to earn 1,000 bonus Starpoints on stays of two or more nights that include a Friday, Saturday or Sunday night. This offer will be valid at Starwood’s more than 1,200 hotels and resorts around the world through August 31st.
Visit spg.com/weekends to reclaim the weekend and learn more.
Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG®) is an innovative, award-winning frequent traveler program that unites each of Starwood’s 10 distinctive hotel brands and includes more luxury hotels in more destinations around the world. SPG reinvented the hospitality loyalty landscape when it launched in 1999 with its breakthrough policy of no blackout dates, and over the years has continued its tradition of innovation with enhancements such as Cash + Points, SPG MomentsSM, and most recently Your24™ and SPG Lifetime™. In addition to Free Night Awards at more than 1,200 hotels and resorts and Award Flights on over 350 major airlines without blackout dates, the Starpoints® that members earn through SPG can be redeemed for access like no other to experiences in music, sports and the arts through SPG Moments. SPG offers the opportunity for meeting and travel professionals to earn rich rewards including Starpoints and elite status through SPG Pro. SPG also has an ongoing commitment to digital innovation to meet the needs of today’s connected global traveler – from the SPG app for iPhone that utilizes state-aware technology to create a more personalized hotel stay to Starwood’s Best Rate Guarantee on SPG.com, to SPG’s integration within various social media platforms. Offerings such as these have helped SPG build a passionate member base among the world’s most frequent travelers. Learn more at spg.com, spg.com/pro and spg.com/moments and connect with us on facebook.com/spg, twitter.com/spg, foursquare.com/spg, pinterest.com/spglife, and youtube.com/spg.
1 American Time Use Survey and Multinational Time Use Study via “Long Workweeks and Strange Hours”
SOURCE Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts
Starwood is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences.