|Badrutt's Palace in Switzerland|
Members of Leading Hotels of the World's Leaders Club wil now receive even more amenities, but for a price. In addition to existing benefits—which includes the ability to earn free nights; early check-in, late check-out; room upgrades; welcome gifts and exclusive rates—Leaders Club members will now receive daily complimentary continental breakfast for two and complimentary Internet access at all 430 Leading Hotels. Access-level membership in the program now will cost an annual fee of $100 and $1,200 for an Unimited level membership, which entitles members to the same amenities as Access-level members, along with a guaranteed room upgrade at time of booking and access to 600 VIP airport lounges worldwide.
The Leaders Club Rewards program works this way: Earn one complimentary night at any Leading Hotel for every five stays completed by December 31, 2011. Guests must stay at a minimum of two Leading Hotels at publicly available rates during those five stays. Reservations must be made through The Leading Hotels of the World, and only non-contiguous stays qualify.