Jun222020

IHG discount reward nights all over globe

IHG moved to reward night dynamic pricing. While many comments I have read on other blogs lament an IHG devaluation, my reaction is to lament my inability to travel to many places where I see fantastic hotel deals available for booking discount reward nights over the next year. Generally speaking, I do not find IHG…

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Mar172020

‘When has arrived’ – impact of Covid-19 in hotel data

I flew out of London Heathrow on February 22, the day it was becoming clear there was a serious coronavirus epidemic accelerating through northern Italy. A week later the spread of Covid-19 through Europe and growing concern for outbreaks in Washington and California indicated a pandemic was happening. Multinational companies started shutting down travel. The…

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