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Just about every hotel brand offers some kind of loyalty program for their guests, rewarding frequent stays with discounted or free nights, among other perks (upgrades, free Wi-Fi, late checkout). To find the best programs out there, 10Best partnered with a panel of travel experts to select the nominees. Then, we asked our readers to vote for their favorites – the results are in.
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No. 10: World of Hyatt
The World of Hyatt loyalty program offers benefits like discounted member rates at participating hotels, members-only offers, free nights after staying at five different Hyatt brands and the chance to earn points on stays, spa services and hotel dining. A generous partnership with American Airlines offers reciprocal earning.
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No. 9: Accor Live Limitless
The AccorHotels portfolio includes 3,000 hotels and more than two dozen brands, including Sofitel, Fairmont, Tribe and Ibis, in 110 different countries. Accor Live Limitless is particularly advantageous for frequent travelers to major cities across the United States and Europe. Besides hotel stays, members also earn points for expenditures like food, mini bar items and spa treatments.
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No. 8: IHG One Rewards
IHG’s portfolio includes brands like Hotel Indigo, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express and Candlewood Suites – some 4,900 properties at a variety of price points – making it one of the world’s largest hotel loyalty programs. Members of the IHG One Rewards Club get free Wi-Fi and exclusive members-only rates for rooms booked directly.