Category Archives for Chicago.


InterContinental Chicago O’Hare rebranded to Loews Chicago O’Hare and YouFirst Benefits

The InterContinental Chicago O’Hare Hotel rebranded to Loews Chicago O’Hare this week after Loews Hotels completed its acquisition of the 556-room hotel located less than two miles from Chicago’s O’Hare Airport. The hotel is located across the street from Donald E. Stephen’s Convention Center in Rosemont. Loews Chicago O’Hare runs a complimentary 24-hour airport shuttle.…

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Inn of Chicago, Ascend Collection one night for free

Within the first hour of check-in to my room at Inn of Chicago, I had a list of six room and hotel complaints. Still, I stayed and slept comfortably for free one night at Choice Hotels Inn of Chicago, Ascend Collection during the U.S. Travel Association IPW convention. The second night’s reservation I canceled without…

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Chicago hotels free nights, BRGs and points bonuses

On February 12, I set a travel savings task for myself with Challenge tutorial: 7 nights in Chicago for $700 during IPW convention with the objective to find seven nights in downtown Chicago for $700 during a convention with 7,000 attendees. Chicago plans changed within a couple of days of writing my post as I accepted…

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