Thursday - Dec 13, 2018

Hyatt Gold Passport Shuffles 106 Hotels in Category: Many Hotels In India Will Cost Less Points


Hyatt Gold passport has just announced an upcoming change to its award chart. Effective Aug 01, 2016, 106 hotels are changing in category – 56 hotels are going down and 50 hotels are going up in Category.

There is no change to the number of points needed for an award night. Many hotels that are going up in category are located in USA and many of the properties that are going down in category are in India.

For reference, here is the chart showing the number of points needed for an award night.

 

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Here is the list of properties going up in category.

 

Hotel Current

Category

New

Category

Hyatt House Dallas/Frisco 1 2
Hyatt House Dallas/Lincoln Park 1 2
Hyatt House Dallas/Uptown 1 2
Hyatt House Denver/Lakwood at Belmar 1 2
Hyatt Place Buffalo/Amherst 1 2
Hyatt Place Augusta 1 2
Hyatt Place Champaign 1 2
Hyatt Place Corpus Christi 1 2
Hyatt Place Dallas/Grapevine 1 2
Hyatt Place Nashville/Franklin/Cool Springs 1 2
Hyatt Place Nashville/Hendersonville 1 2
Hyatt Place North Charleston 1 2
Hyatt Place Sacramento/Roseville 1 2
Hyatt Place Salt Lake City Airport 1 2
Hyatt Place Santiago/Vitacura 1 2
Hyatt Place Savannah Airport 1 2
Hyatt Regency Suites Atlanta Northwest 1 2
Hyatt Place Asheville Downtown 1 3
Grand Hyatt Amman 2 3
Grand Hyatt Chengdu 2 3
Grand Hyatt Incheon 2 3
Hyatt House Atlanta/Downtown 2 3
Hyatt House Belmont/Redwood Shores 2 3
Hyatt House Boston/Waltham 2 3
Hyatt House Emeryville/San Francisco Bay Area 2 3
Hyatt House Falls Church/Merrifield 2 3
Hyatt House Naples/5th Avenue 2 3
Hyatt House Pleasanton 2 3
Hyatt House San Diego/Sorrento Mesa 2 3
Hyatt House San Juan 2 3
Hyatt House Santa Clara 2 3
Grand Hyatt Santiago 2 3
Hyatt Place Chicago South University 2 3
Hyatt Place Fort Worth Historic Stockyards 2 3
Hyatt Place Garden City 2 3
Hyatt Place Houston/The Woodlands 2 3
Hyatt Place Mohegan Sun 2 3
Hyatt Place Portland Airport 2 3
Hyatt Place San Juan/City Center 2 3
Hyatt Regency Dallas 2 3
Hyatt Regency SF Airport 2 3
Hyatt Valencia 2 3
Grand Hyatt DFW 3 4
Hyatt Place Dewey Beach 3 4
Hyatt Place Nashville Downtown 3 4
Hyatt Regency McCormick Place 3 4
Hyatt Centric Park City 4 5
Hyatt Centric The Loop Chicago 4 5
Hyatt Regency Jersey City on the Hudson 4 5
Hyatt Regency San Francisco 4 5

 

Here is the list of properties going down in category

 

Hotel Current

Category

New

Category

Hyatt Ahmedabad 2 1
Hyatt Amritsar 2 1
Hyatt Bangalore 2 1
Hyatt House Gaithersburg 2 1
Hyatt House Mt. Laurel 2 1
Hyatt Hyderabad 2 1
Hyatt Place Albuquerque/Uptown 2 1
Hyatt Place Ciudad del Carmen 2 1
Hyatt Place Dallas/Arlington/Grand Prairie 2 1
Hyatt Place El Paso Airport 2 1
Hyatt Place Fredericksburg UMW 2 1
Hyatt Place La Paz 2 1
Hyatt Place Los Cabos 2 1
Hyatt Place Mt. Laurel 2 1
Hyatt Place Phoenix Chandler-Fashion Center 2 1
Hyatt Place Phoenix/Gilbert 2 1
Hyatt Place Phoenix-Mesa 2 1
Hyatt Place Pittsburgh Airport 2 1
Hyatt Place Pittsburgh/Cranberry 2 1
Hyatt Place San Antonio North/Stone Oak 2 1
Hyatt Place Tempe/Phoenix Airport 2 1
Hyatt Pune 2 1
Hyatt Raipur 2 1
Hyatt Regency Ahmedabad 2 1
Hyatt Regency Chandigarh 2 1
Hyatt Regency Changchun 2 1
Hyatt Regency Chennai 2 1
Hyatt Regency Chongqing 2 1
Hyatt Regency Dulles 2 1
Hyatt Regency Fairfax 2 1
Hyatt Regency Guiyang 2 1
Hyatt Regency Gurgaon 2 1
Hyatt Regency Kolkata 2 1
Hyatt Regency Ludhiana 2 1
Hyatt Regnecy Tianjin East 2 1
Park Hyatt Chennai 2 1
Hyatt Place Secaucus/Meadowlands 3 2
Hyatt Regency Belgrade 3 2
Hyatt Regency Delhi 3 2
Hyatt Regency Ekaterinburg 3 2
Hyatt Regency Mumbai 3 2
Hyatt Regency Pune 3 2
Hyatt Regency Qingdao 3 2
Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki 3 2
Park Hyatt Hyderabad 3 2
Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur 4 3
Grand Hyatt Lijiang 4 3
Grand Hyatt Mumbai 4 3
Hyatt Regency Baku 4 3
Hyatt Regency Changbaishan 4 3
Hyatt Regency Houston/Galleria 4 3
Hyatt Regency Perth 4 3
Hyatt Regency Phuket Resort 4 3
Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort 5 4
Hyatt Regency Sochi 5 4
Hyatt Centric South Beach Miami 6 4

 

If you want to lock down the lower rates at the hotels going up in category, you must reserve on or before July 31,2016.

If you booked a reward night before Aug 01, 2016 at a property that is going down in category, Hyatt Gold passport will deposit the difference in points to your account if your stay is on or after Aug 01, 2016.

Effective Aug 01, 2o16: you would only need 8,000 points for a reward night at Park Hyatt Hyderabad.

 

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Here are the FAQ’s answered.

 

Conclusion:

Hyatt Gold Passport is revising 106 hotels in category. 56 hotels are going down in category and 50 hotels are going up in category.

This is not that bad of change. Many Hyatt Hotels in India will now require fewer points.

 

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