On Friday I mentioned that the IHG Rewards Club PointBreaks preview list was released, whereby select hotels are available for just 5,000 points per night. Today the official list of just over 175 properties has gone “live”. While the...Show More Summary
IHG Rewards Club’s PointBreaks is traditionally one of the best promotions in the hotel industry. Through this promotion, select hotels are available for just 5,000 points per night. Since IHG Rewards Club points can be indirectly purchased...Show More Summary
As talks over Iran’s nuclear program wind down—or up, depending on one’s point of view—in Vienna this weekend, one thing is clear to the media people who have been camped in a tent outside the palatial Coburg Hotel: the Obama Administration and Iran both really want a deal. Show More Summary
On the morning after the National Book Awards, speaking by phone from a Manhattan hotel, Ursula K. Le Guin was feisty, smart and pointed — exactly as we might expect.
Noel Hendrickson By Paul Sisolak Supermarket loyalty programs combine the approach of old-fashioned couponing with our obsession to receive rewards and build up points, such as frequent flier miles, hotel rewards and gas rebates. However,...Show More Summary
The great thing about Chase’s Ultimate Rewards points is that if you have one of their premium cards — like Sapphire Preferred or Ink Plus — you can transfer the points to a variety of airline and hotel programs, one-to-one and in many cases instantly. Show More Summary
Saturday night we stayed at the Crowne Plaza Denver Airport on a package rate of 5,000 points and Breakfast. Our flight arrived at 11pm, which made an airport hotel the best choice. Airport hotel location is relative in Denver where the closest set of hotels are about ten miles from the airport. Show More Summary
The area around the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York city is, depending on your point of view, either best avoided, or an endearing holdout of the gritty old midtown of peepshows and flop hotels. But in the midst of all the grime...Show More Summary
Joe Lentini made the costly decimal point mistake during a business dinner at the Bobby Flay Steakhouse at the Borgata Hotel Casino, in Atlantic City, reports NJ.com.
Because our list of new hotels for east London wasn?t long enough, here is another one: the Great Eastern Street Hotel. No points for guessing which street the hotel is on, which means that once complete, it will be a hop and a skip from The Hoxton Shoreditch and Nobu Shoreditch. Show More Summary
I find the financials of hotel loyalty programs to be fascinating. Even more so than airline loyalty programs, given that in almost all cases the hotel brand doesn't actually own the individual hotels, but rather just has a management...Show More Summary
From now through February 28, 2015, earn triple Le Club Accorhotels frequent guest loyalty program points Le Club Accorhotels frequent guest loyalty program points when you stay at greater than 500 hotel properties in the Accor portfolio...Show More Summary
Check out this hilarious BuzzFeed video, entitled "Weird Things Couples Do In A Hotel Room." Coupled or not, I think we can all relate to just about every part of that video at one point or another in our travels. Oh yeah, and this video...Show More Summary
Student Hotel Amsterdam People, we have reached a tipping point. Remember how a couple of years ago all the flash sale sites launched and ?handpicked? and ?curated?, which had previously meant something, suddenly were so overused that they no longer meant anything whatsoever? ?Millennial hotel? is now equally meaningless. Show More Summary
Enough Hilton Hhonors points to cover $1200 worth of stays can be bought for $12, and the crooks who're inside your account can use your asociated credit-card to buy more points and more hotel rooms for themselves. Read the rest
Certain Starwood Hotels have begun rolling out keyless room entry for Starwood Preferred Guests, a program first announced early this year. SGP Keyless allows guests to open their room through their phone, and at some point next year, the Apple Watch. Show More Summary
Regarding "Marriott Has a Tip for Aiding Housekeepers" [More for Your Money, by Jill SchensuI, Oct. 26]: I suggest that Marriott pay a decent wage.
Members voted and Hilton HHonors is offering Double Points for its next promotion running November 1 – January 31, 2015. Double points start with your second hotel stay. Double Points means double base points at 20 points/$1. HHonors Points & Points members earn 25 points/$1, plus any elite and HHonors credit card card bonus points. Show More Summary
News and notes from around the interweb: 25 Fascinating Rules of Etiquette from Around the World Marriott Rewards will start offering free wireless internet to all guests who are members of the program and book directly through a Marriott channel, starting January 15. Show More Summary
Convert those unused frequent guest loyalty program points of lodging companies into MileagePlus frequent flier loyalty program miles towards award travel on United Airlines — and receive a bonus of 20 percent on all conversions worth...Show More Summary