HYATT HOTELS & RESORTS: has added Amtrak as a travel partner. Members of Amtrak’s frequent traveler program, Guest Rewards, can now earn up to 500 points for eligible Hyatt stays around the world. Amtrak serves important Hyatt business destinations particularly within the Northeast corridor including Washington DC, Boston, Philadelphia and New York. Under a promotion to boost awareness of the new deal, Amtrak loyalty members can sign up for Hyatt Gold Passport and earn double points for eligible Hyatt stays between Dec. 10, 2006 and Feb. 28, 2007, when they choose Amtrak points for their stay.
BROOKSTONE: has launched the Brookstone IN Rewards loyalty program, which awards consumers with credits toward future purchases based on spending activity at its stores and catalog call center. The program is by invitation only. San Francisco-based Loyalty Lab, Inc., handles.