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Aug152010

Comments on JD Power 2010 North America Midscale Limited Service Hotel Brand Ratings

Midscale Limited Service is the largest segment of the major chain hotel market. The workhorse brands of Holiday Inn Express, Hampton Inn and Fairfield Inn are representative of the “midscale without food and beverage” hotel segment with rooms that typically offer free internet and a basic continental breakfast of rolls, coffee, juice, and boxed cereals.…

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Mar302010

Hotel Points-to-Miles Conversion tables for 9 hotel programs and 7 U.S. airlines

[July 1, 2010 update: Marriott Rewards and American Airlines AAdvantage ended their relationship as of June 30, 2010. Marriott Rewards members can no longer earn AAdvantage miles through the program.] After giving the points-to-miles exchange some more thought since my post on Sunday, I have created simplified points-to-miles conversion tables. Here are tables showing hotel…

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Mar092010

Redeem Choice Privileges Points at Over 500 Preferred Hotel Group Properties

Choice Privileges has recently added another redemption tier for partner hotel awards at the boutique and upper-upscale/luxury Preferred Hotel Group properties. When I wrote last July about using Choice Hotels to pay economy rates and redeem points for luxury hotels with the Preferred Hotel Group, the program was structured with three award tiers (30,000; 45,000;…

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