- Radisson Blu - Upper upscale
- Radisson – Upscale
- Park Plaza – Upscale
- Country Inn & Suites – Upper midscale
- Park Inn – Upper midscale
Hotel Chain Scale Segment 2013 Smith Travel Research STR used to rank hotels is scale based on average daily rate for the brand in the USA and globally.
One Million Points Global Traveler Sweepstakes (Loyalty Traveler Sep 26, 2013). Club Carlson is sponsoring three travelers in a social media travel sweepstakes. One blogger will win one million points and give away one million points.
Aug 13- Oct 15, 2013: Buy Club Carlson Gold Points with up to 50% bonus. (Loyalty Traveler Sep 5 – Buy Club Carlson points by Oct 15 as low as $4.67 per 1,000 points)
- Buy 5,000 – 10,000 points and receive a 20% Bonus
- Buy 11,000 – 30,000 points and receive a 30% bonus
- Buy 31,000 – 40,000 points and receive a 50% Bonus
Gold Points are available for purchase in 1,000 point increments for USD 7.00, up to 40,000 points per account, per calendar year.
Sep 1 – Oct 31, 2013: Club Carlson 2,000 or 5,000 bonus points for August and September stays in Europe. Good value bonus points offer for Club Carlson properties in Europe and EMEA region. 2,000 points for one night and 5,000 points for two night stays at participating hotels.
Loyalty Program changes:
Club Carlson devalues points-to-miles exchange rate 44%. Club Carlson made a major change in its points-to-miles transfer rate moving from a variable rate of 100,000 Club Carlson points = 18,000 miles to a fixed rate of 10 Club Carlson points = 1 mile. This change was unannounced and effective July 1, 2013.
Club Carlson Hotel Reward Category Reassignment effective May 1, 2013. Loyalty Traveler April 28, 2013.
Credit Card Benefit: Club Carlson Visa by U.S. Bank launched December 1, 2012. This card is one to consider, if only for its awesome hotel award discount for last night free on award stays of 2 nights or more. Credit card members can book a 2-night award stay for the price of one award night for any Carlson Rezidor hotel worldwide. Loyalty Traveler post December 1, 2012: Up to 50 free award nights annually with Club Carlson Visa.
**** 3-Day Avis Rental earns 7,500 Club Carlson Points; valid through Dec 31, 2013.
Club Carlson online booking bonus – Club Carlson general members earn 1,000 bonus points for online booking. Silver and Gold elite members earn 2,000 bonus points for online booking. Concierge elite members earn 3,000 points. Club Carlson Benefits table link.
Club Carlson Gold Elite member exclusive 2-for-1 hotel weekend rates and 4-for-2 discount rates for Europe, Middle East and Africa. These rates earn points. Loyalty Traveler post: Club Carlson Gold Elite 2-for-1 weekend extend rates in EMEA Feb 27, 2013.
Club Carlson for Business offers small to medium businesses a special program for hotel rate discounts and a Club Carlson business account for earning additional points from employee hotel stays. Employees also maintain their own personal accounts and earn points normally as a Club Carlson member.
Loyalty Traveler – Overview of Club Carlson loyalty program (Feb 23, 2012)
Loyalty Traveler – Club Carlson Hotel Category Reassignment Analysis (May 20, 2012)
Club Med resort credit for goldpoints. $100, $250 and $500 credit. (March 10, 2011).