Hyatt Award Nights Count Towards Elite Status (Starting January 2018)
As of January 1, 2018, free night awards with World of Hyatt will count towards the total number of nights earned towards elite status. Additionally, free nights earned for 30/60 nights during a year will have their validity extended from 120 to 180 days.
Fast-Track to Hyatt Globalist with Meetings and Events
Hyatt made big changes its loyalty program at the beginning of March, rebranding from Hyatt Gold Passport to World of Hyatt, adding a new elite tier, changing elite status requirements, and adjusting free nights and upgrades for elite members.