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Re: spg catergory change
« Reply #20 on: February 16, 2012, 06:13:51 PM »
A drop OT, but the Sheraton Newark airport which had a great cash and points redemption is leaving Starwoods altogether. Shame, was good use for me.

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Re: spg catergory change
« Reply #23 on: February 20, 2013, 12:19:31 PM »
I can't find the changes page

It's an attachment under the OP's first post.
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Re: spg catergory change
« Reply #24 on: February 20, 2013, 12:23:14 PM »
It's an attachment under the OP's first post.

and it's not working.
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Re: spg catergory change
« Reply #25 on: February 20, 2013, 12:24:33 PM »
and it's not working.

Are you signed in?  Worked for me.
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Re: spg catergory change
« Reply #26 on: February 20, 2013, 12:27:36 PM »
Results in Excel
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AqlnoV-dNzW6dHBMYVdoT3lFSmVfR2ZZQXNKZ1Bldmc&usp=sharing#gid=0

Much more moving up than down, but at least the categories remain as is.
Great PR timing for them, coming a day after HH. Especially seeing as they had said they would announce these changes on March 1. Probably sped them up to look better in comparison.

(And can s/o please fix the title of this thread? It bugs me.)

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Re: spg category change
« Reply #27 on: February 20, 2013, 01:10:57 PM »
Am I the only one surprised that the Le Meridien Dead Sea isnít going up?!

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Re: spg category change
« Reply #28 on: February 20, 2013, 01:22:34 PM »
Am I the only one surprised that the Le Meridien Dead Sea isnít going up?!

I don't think there is any hotel that gets more complaints to Starwood CS than LM Dead Sea (even more than 4 points Miami Beach) so they would have a hard time convincing them for a category upgrade. Although it's still a great value as a category 1!!!

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Re: spg category change
« Reply #29 on: February 20, 2013, 01:44:52 PM »
y
I don't think there is any hotel that gets more complaints to Starwood CS than LM Dead Sea (even more than 4 points Miami Beach) so they would have a hard time convincing them for a category upgrade. Although it's still a great value as a category 1!!!

True, but how many hotels are there out there that has practically every available "points redemption room", get booked
throughout the year...

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Re: spg category change
« Reply #30 on: February 20, 2013, 02:13:16 PM »
Am I the only one surprised that the Le Meridien Dead Sea isnít going up?!
Same thing this guy asked.
http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/28603/comment-page-1#comment-232987

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Re: spg category change
« Reply #31 on: February 20, 2013, 05:05:51 PM »
To sum things up 215 hotels went up while only 50 went down!!!!

A few that interested me:
Sheraton Parsippany, Sheraton and Aloft Brooklyn, SLS Beverly Hills, Four Points Niagara Falls and Danieli in Venice went up.
Westin Aruba went down.
Manhattan hotels stayed the same.

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Re: spg category change
« Reply #32 on: February 20, 2013, 05:12:18 PM »
I don't think there is any hotel that gets more complaints to Starwood CS than LM Dead Sea (even more than 4 points Miami Beach) so they would have a hard time convincing them for a category upgrade. Although it's still a great value as a category 1!!!
im surprised that spg didnt take away awards from LM
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Re: spg category change
« Reply #33 on: February 20, 2013, 06:42:46 PM »

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Re: spg category change
« Reply #34 on: February 20, 2013, 06:50:25 PM »
Wow, what a jerk.

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What is he trying to do... give Ideas to SPG and ruin it for all of us?!
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Re: spg category change
« Reply #35 on: February 20, 2013, 07:02:39 PM »
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What is he trying to do... give Ideas to SPG and ruin it for all of us?!

I know, right? He should be banned.

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Re: spg category change
« Reply #36 on: February 20, 2013, 11:14:59 PM »
If I change dates after the category change goes into effect any shot I can pay the same amount? Booking a lot of hotels now due to category and new amount for C and P but hard to factor in all the possibilities.

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Re: spg category change
« Reply #37 on: February 25, 2013, 01:58:58 PM »
sheraton gateway LAX already is a 3
I think you quoted Dan's comment from last year

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Re: spg category change
« Reply #38 on: February 25, 2013, 02:06:27 PM »
good point wheres this years list ? link

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Re: spg category change
« Reply #39 on: February 25, 2013, 02:21:03 PM »
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.