SPG Status Challenge 2018

Register for the 2018 SPG Status Challenge

Starwood Hotels has renewed its 2017 Status Challenge program for 2018, allowing some members to earn Gold or Platinum status with significantly fewer nights. Though not everyone is eligible for the program, it’s an excellent opportunity for those looking to jump on the elite bandwagon who qualify.

Do Any Credit Cards Earn Top-Tier Hotel Elite Status? [2019]

Continuing our series on the best ways to achieve hotel elite status, this week we look at whether you can earn top-tier elite status in a hotel loyalty program as a benefit of holding a credit card alone? And if not, is there a fast track to achieving the highest tier on the loyalty ladder.