Ritz-Carlton has released a summer promotion that will earn you enough points for a Tier 1 Hotel redemption. Similar to their past promotions this offer awards 30,000 Bonus Ritz-Carlton Rewards points when you complete 4 or more consecutive nights at a participating Ritz-Carlton hotel. The offer is open to members of The Ritz-Carlton Rewards program as of June 14, 2012 and new members who were not previously members of the Marriott Rewards® program.
The promo is valid for stays between July 15 and September 15, 2012 although you can register for it now. More details and the registration link can be found here
The promotion excludes The Ritz-Carlton Millennia, Singapore, Ritz-Carlton Montreal, Phulay Bay, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club®, The Ritz-Carlton Residences, and Partner Hotels.