Hyatt announced it will be adding new peak and off-peak awards beginning in March 2020. While definitely a devaluation, it’s not nearly as bad as it could’ve been – some award redemptions are getting more costly, some are also becoming cheaper.
IHG has released its summer PointBreaks hotel list. The IHG PointBreaks is one of the better promotions out there. It’s not as good as it used to be when all hotels were just 5,000 points, but it’s still a great way to get discounted nights.