There was a moment at the height of the pandemic when rewards programs were lowering the velvet rope for more than the privileged few. According to this article by Victoria M. Walker, it’s time to prepare for the “great reset” in elite status.
There’s nothing quite like getting special treatment while traveling. Think complimentary upgrades to the front of the airplane cabin from the back or being moved from a room with a view of an alley to one overlooking the park. These are perks that travelers with hotel, airline and rental-car . . .