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American Airlines, Starwood Hotels, Hertz Earn FlyerTalk Awards

March 5, 2015

American Airlines, Starwood Hotels and Hertz car rental took home the “Best Rewards Programs” awards for the Americas in the fourth-annual FlyerTalk Awards.

The companies have had a stronghold on the coveted categories, winning every year since the FlyerTalk Awards debuted in 2012, USA Today reported. The awards are voted on by members of FlyerTalk, a popular online community devoted to frequent-traveller interests.

American's AAdvantage program was tabbed as the best program in the "Fly" category that recognizes airline loyalty programs. Starwood's Preferred Guest program took the honor in the "Stay" category while Hertz' Gold Plus Rewards topped the "Drive" category.

American and Starwood also took the top honor in the Americas for the top "Outstanding Benefit," an award highlighting the top promotion or specific perk offered by a loyalty program in the previous year.

Source: USA Today