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Monthly Archives for July 2010.


Current Hotel Loyalty Promotions July 25, 2010

The frequent guest has the choice of many hotel loyalty promotions with little guidance to their relative value. Here is Loyalty Traveler’s summary of current hotel loyalty promotions and limited time rate offers for the frequent guest. Newly added offers since the last June 10 update are marked with an asterisk (*). Loyalty Traveler ranks…

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Make my Hilton – 2099 slideshow

Ever wanted to know what a hotel ad pitch looks like? Here is just one of those insider links that pops up on my screen occasionally through Google Alerts. There are 20 slides pitching ideas for making Hilton hip with a younger crowd. I particularly like the April 9, 2099 presentation date. Hilton Hotels Online…

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500 AAdvantage miles for $50 Best Western travel card purchase

Earn 500 American Airlines AAdvantage bonus miles from Best Western Rewards for every purchase of a $50 Best Western Travel Card through August 31, 2010. Promotion is available only online at Best Western Travel Cards can be used for payment at most Best Western locations worldwide. Europe may have more limited acceptance. Participating hotels…

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Hotel Workers Protest Hyatt in 15 City Action July 22

Today, July 22, a thousand workers prepared to protest Hyatt Hotel locations in 15 cities around the USA and Canada. San Francisco, San Diego, Santa Clara, Sacramento, Long Beach and Monterey-Carmel were the California locations for the non-violent civil disobedience action. The Monterey Hyatt Regency and Carmel Highlands Inn hotels negotiated a tentative agreement with the workers’…

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Higher Rates Coming to a Hotel Near You Soon

Marriott reported second quarter profits last week that beat analysts expectations. Arne Sorenson, Marriott’s CEO, stated room rates will likely rise by the end of 2010 with the resurgence in corporate bookings. Hoteliers are optimistic that the industry will avoid a double dip recession. Increased room demand from business travelers will allow higher rates going…

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