I've never been to this property before and recently booked an award stay with a resort view. I'm currently a Silver member and I'm aware of the options I have to get a bump up to Gold but I understand upgrades are hard to come by here. Here are a few questions: 1. Should I stick with Silver and go for NOR1, or would going for Gold provide additional benefits/value beyond "just" a (possible) room upgrade?2. What criteria, if any, is used to determine which tower guests are placed on an award stay? Can I request a certain tower at check in?3. Which towers does everyone prefer and why? Are some towers significantly better than others? Aside from those questions, I'd be interested to hear what experiences other members have had with respect to their status levels. Thanks!