Club 1 Hotels Press Releases

Club 1 Hotels Announces Alliance with ClubCorp

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Club 1 Hotels, a members-only luxury travel club, announces it has aligned with ClubCorp – The World Leader in Private Clubs® – to serve as a hotel travel partner as of Feb. 1, 2019. ClubCorp, dedicated to enhancing the member experience, can offer members direct and exclusive access to the global travel club.

“Club 1 Hotels and ClubCorp share a similar goal in providing our members with a high-level of personalized service,” said Pierce Hutchings, Senior Vice President of Club 1 Hotels. “We’re very excited to launch this alliance and look forward to servicing our best to the ClubCorp Members.”

Members of ClubCorp clubs will have direct access to Club 1 Hotels’ portfolio of over a million global 3.5, 4, and 5-star hotels and resorts with guaranteed savings on every hotel booking made seven days prior to arrival.

Members of ClubCorp clubs also can easily book wholesale and exclusive rates on hotels, resorts, flights, airport lounges, luxury apartments, villas and more via ClubLine, ClubCorp’s private concierge service exclusively for members, and/or have the option to join Club 1 Hotels directly, at no additional expense, and gain full access to all of their luxury travel services and discounts.

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Club 1 Hotels Partners with 14 Cruise Lines to Provide Members with Exclusive Rates

CHICAGO, IL – May 23, 2018 – Club 1 Hotels, a members-only luxury travel club, today announced it has partnered with 14 major cruise lines to offer its members access to preferential discounted rates on 3,000 cruise itineraries and 1,000 ports of call worldwide.

“With nearly one million hotels in our portfolio along with rental car and airline partners, adding exclusive cruise rates to our list of member benefits is a natural progression,” said Jill Morgenthaler, director of public relations and marketing of Club 1 Hotels.  “It reinforces our mission to provide members with the opportunity to explore the globe with the best rate possible.”

According to a recent report by The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), 27.2 million passengers will set sail in 2018, up from the estimated 24.7 million cruise passengers in 2016. With the growing interest in cruising, Club 1 Hotels satisfies a demand in the market among its members by expanding beyond land options with cruise line partnerships that offer various price options for members.

Club 1 Hotel members now have access to voyages on luxury cruise lines including Princess Cruises, MSC Cruises, Disney Cruise Line, Celebrity Cruises, Viking Cruises, Costa Cruises, Cunard Cruises, Oceania Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, Holland America Line, Silversea, Azamara  Club Cruises, Seabourn, and Regent Seven Seas Cruises.

Developed by experienced travel executives to fill gaps in luxury travel service, Club 1 Hotels already offers its members with exclusive wholesale rates at nearly 900,000 luxury hotels in more than 200 countries and 15,000 destinations. Current hotel partners include the Ritz-Carlton, Hilton, Hyatt, Park Hyatt, The Venetian, W Hotels, Mandarin Oriental, Fairmont, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Conrad, Kimpton, among others. Members are guaranteed the best rates with up to $25 per night assured savings. Additionally, Club 1 Hotels provides discounted rates on major airlines, car rentals, golf courses and airport clubs.

At $99, Annual memberships provide travelers with 12-month access to exclusive travel rates up to 70% less than online travel agents. Lifetime Premium members enjoy lifetime access to these exclusive rates at $695. Potential members may also take advantage of these savings by signing up for a 30-day trial period with no obligation. For more information on Club 1 Hotels membership, visit

About Club 1 Hotels

Headquartered in Chicago, Club1Hotels debuted in August 2016. The company is a private, global luxury hotel and travel club providing wholesale rates at luxury hotels located in the top gateway cities and exclusive resort destinations. Connect with Club1Hotels on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and Pinterest (@Club1Hotels).

New Extraordinary Club 1 Hotels Launches Worldwide Private Membership Club With Savings In All Travel Spheres

CHICAGO, April 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — “Club 1 Hotels is set to take the travel space by storm, in an extraordinary way for every travel consumer,” announces spokeswoman Jill Morgenthaler. “After a year of building, testing, refining, and with already over 40 thousand members, Club 1 Hotels is ready to launch to the world.”

This new level of private travel club offers members over 870,000 hotels (not hotel rooms) in 203 countries in 15,000 destinations in addition to discounted rates on major airlines, car rentals, golf courses, 1100 airport clubs and, with Priority Pass, VIP lounges. Much like other membership clubs, but unique in the depth and breadth of offerings as well as their best rate guarantee, Club 1 Hotels is able to secure members access to some of the world’s finest hotels and airlines and other travel opportunities at significant savings. A few of the hotel brands include the Ritz-Carlton, Hilton, Hyatt, Park Hyatt, The Venetian, W Hotels, Mandarin Oriental, Fairmont, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Conrad, Kimpton among others. Airline partners include Alaska Airlines, Royal Brunei, Air Arabia, United Airlines, Etihad Guest, Jet Privilege, Philippine Airlines and more. Car rental partners include all of the major ones including Hertz, Avis, Dollar and others. There is an offering with luxury limousine company Carey Limousines.

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Club 1 Hotels Announces Industry's Greatest Best Rate Guarantee

CHICAGO, Oct. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Club 1 Hotels, LLC. announced earlier this month that they have updated their Best Rate Guarantee policy to include refundable and non-refundable rates. The global wholesale hotel club will now beat any competitor rate by $20 USD per night as long as the booking date is more than 10 days prior to arrival. Bookings and refunds are immediate, no future booking credits or rebates.

“We received feedback from many members that they frequently choose non-refundable rates for their hotel reservations,” stated Calin Paunescu, Managing Member of Club 1 Hotels, LLC. “Our goal is 100% member satisfaction. It was a simple choice of changing the policy to tend to all our Members’ needs.”

Club 1 Hotels offers this guarantee to each membership type including their $19 Monthly Membership, $149 Annual Membership and $695 Two-Year Premium Membership with bonus airline miles. For a limited time, those interested in becoming a Club 1 Hotels Member can sign up for a One-Year Membership for $79 which includes a $25 Club 1 Hotels e-gift card and a $30 LuggageFree gift card.

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Club 1 Hotels Announces New Travel Benefit for Companies to Enhance Workforce Benefits

CHICAGOAug. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Club 1 Hotels, LLC. announces launch of new client solution for companies of all sizes to enhance their workforce benefits. Companies can now offer their workforce access to Club 1 Hotels’ members-only global portfolio of over 750,000 3, 4 and 5 star hotels and resorts at up to 70% off public rates.

“We understand that employee benefit packages, including travel benefits, are important factors in employee attraction and retention,” said Calin Paunescu, Managing Member of Club 1 Hotels. “We wanted to provide companies with a solution to enhancing their workforce benefits at no cost, and strengthen their position to better compete in today’s highly competitive talent market.”

The Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) recently released a study noting the most desired employee benefits, travel benefits being among the top ten.

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