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With its acquisition of AMR Collection, Hyatt is adding many all-inclusive hotels to its portfolio. The first 6 hotels (all in Mexico) have been added to World of Hyatt, meaning that you can now earn and redeem points at:
- Zoëtry Paraiso de la Bonita Riviera Maya
- Secrets Playa Mujeres Golf & Spa Resort
- Secrets The Vine Cancun
- Dreams Natura Resort & Spa
- Dreams Sapphire Resort & Spa
- Dreams Playa Mujeres Golf & Spa Resort
An additional 52 all-inclusives in the Americas will be added in May, with the European hotels added later.
A New All-Inclusive Award Chart
To cope with the new all-inclusive hotels, some of which are very luxurious, Hyatt has implemented a separate award chart for its 9 all-inclusive brands.
Along with the existing Zilara and Ziva brands, the AMR Collection includes these brands: Zoëtry Wellness & Spa Resorts, Secrets Resorts & Spas, Breathless Resorts & Spas, Dreams Resorts & Spas, Vivid Hotels & Resorts, Alua Hotels & Resorts, and Sunscape Resorts & Spas.
Instead of numbered categories, all-inclusive categories will range from A to F.
How Many Guests are Allowed?
Unlike a regular hotel, all-inclusives offer food and drink to all guests. As a result, these points values only apply to single or double occupancy. If you want to bring additional guests (in the same room, where allowed), it will cost you:
As with the standard Hyatt award chart, you can spend more points to book a suite. However, this doesn’t automatically entitle you to any additional “free” guests. If you travel as a family, you might want to reach out to the hotel to see what their policy is on additional guests – it might make more sense to pay cash at the hotel instead of an extra 6,500-29,000 points per person per night…
Even though all-inclusive hotels might not normally be your cup of tea, it is still good news to have lots more resort hotels where you can spend your Hyatt points.
Are you excited about the new resorts? Let us know in the comments section…