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Winter IHG PointsBreaks Now Live

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

Sneak Peek: New IHG PointsBreaks List

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

#IranTalksVienna

6 days agoNews : News Desk

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

Ursula K. Le Guin on speaking truth to power at National Book Awards

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.

Are Supermarket Loyalty Programs Worth Your Privacy?

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

Chase Cracks Down on Transferring Points to Others’ Frequent Flyer Programs

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

Crowne Plaza Denver Airport 5K bonus points and breakfast deal

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 Old McGraw-Hill Building in New York, New York

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

N.J. diner hit with $3,750 bill after wine recommendation

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.

London: What Does Shoreditch Need? A New Hotel, Of Course

3 weeks agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

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

How Much Does A Points + Cash Stay Cost Hyatt?

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

Earn Triple Le Club Accorhotels Points at Hotel Properties in the Asia Pacific Region

3 weeks agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

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

Funny Video: Weird Things Couples Do In Hotel Rooms

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

Meet Your Latest Millennial Hotel Brand: The Student Hotel

3 weeks agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

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

Cybercrooks sell stolen rewards points at 99.9% discount

3 weeks agoOdd : Boing Boing

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

You can now enter your room with your iPhone at certain Starwood hotels

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

Travel letters: Tipping hotel housekeepers is a tipping point for some readers

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

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.

Register for Hilton HHonors Double Up Double Points Nov 1 to Jan 31, 2015

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

Jose Canseco Shoots Himself – And Delta – in the Finger, Free Parking, and Reserve Hotel Awards Without Points

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

20% Bonus MileagePlus Miles When You Convert Hotel Points

4 weeks agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

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

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