The SPG loyalty program has long been one of the best around. When Marriott purchased SPG, many people were nervous the terrific loyalty program SPG crafted would slowly get worse. So far that hasn't happened, and with the appointment of a former SPG executive as the new head of SVP of Loyalty for the entire Marriott/SPG brand, here's to hoping it never will.
+ With increased bonuses for SPG personal and business cards, now may be the time to jump at some valuable SPG points, since it seems like the loyalty program will continue to be great. If you need some help figuring out a way to spend those points, reddit user LumpyLumpy76 has provided an excellent FAQ guide.