MINNEAPOLIS - August 4, 2015
Club CarlsonSM, the global hotel rewards program from Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, has been ranked among the top three hotel rewards programs by U.S. News and World Report. The publication evaluated 18 of the most prominent hotel rewards programs and identified them using a methodology that weighs five components: network size, property diversity, geographic coverage, additional benefits and ease of earning free nights. The rankings were announced on August 4, 2015 and can be seen here.
“We strive to offer one of the most rewarding loyalty programs in the industry and we are honored to be recognized by U.S. News and World Report as a top program,” said Alissa Montbriand, vice president, Global Integrated Marketing Communications, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. “This recognition reinforces our commitment to offering our members benefits that go above and beyond hotel stays.”
Member benefits that position Club Carlson at the top of U.S. News and World Report’s list include: free Award Nights starting at just 9,000 points with no blackout dates on standard rooms, a rich array of valuable redemption options such as airline miles, prepaid cards, in-hotel Express Awards and more, Elite status starting at 15 nights or 10 stays per year, which offers complimentary room upgrades, early check-ins and late checkouts, and Elite point bonuses.
Club Carlson also offers the Club Carlson Visa® Card, which provides an even faster way for members to earn a free night stay. The card allows members to earn Gold Points on everyday purchases and eligible hotel stays worldwide. Member benefits include up to 85,000 points to start and Gold Elite status. For more information, visit www.clubcarlson.com.
About Club CarlsonSM
Club Carlson is the global hotel rewards program from Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. Club Carlson redefines hotel rewards with a collection of exceptional benefits, services, and privileges at more than 1,000 hotels worldwide, including: Quorvus Collection, Radisson Blu®, Radisson®, Park Plaza®, Park Inn® by Radisson, and Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM. Club Carlson offers its members:
- 20 Gold Points® per U.S. dollar spent on Eligible Stays and on meals and beverages charged members rooms
- Free Award Nights starting at 9,000 points on standard rooms with no blackout dates
- Valuable redemption options such as airline miles, prepaid cards, in-hotel Express Awards, and more
- Elite status starting at 15 nights or 10 stays per year, which offers: complimentary room upgrades, early check-ins and late checkouts, and Elite point bonuses.
For more information, full terms and conditions and to join, visit www.clubcarlson.com. Connect with Club Carlson on social media: @ClubCarlson on Twitter and Facebook.com/ClubCarlson.
About Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups and includes more than 1,370 hotels in operation and under development with180,000 rooms and a footprint spanning 110 countries and territories. The Carlson Rezidor portfolio includes a powerful set of global brands: Quorvus Collection, Radisson Blu®, Radisson®, Radisson Red, Park Plaza®, Park Inn® by Radisson and Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM. In most hotels, guests can benefit from Club CarlsonSM, one of the most rewarding loyalty programs. Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group and its brands employ 85,000 people worldwide and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., and Brussels, Belgium. For more information, visit www.carlsonrezidor.com and follow on Twitter @carlsonrezidor.
Staci Graber, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group | +1 (763) 212-4252 | email@example.com