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Feb292016

Choice Privileges rewards for Scandinavia bookable online again

Choice Hotels redesigned its website last month and there was a temporary loss of award bookings for Nordic Choice Hotels and some international Choice Hotels properties, like in Japan. This functionality has now been restored. Readers of Loyalty Traveler may know that I have redeemed several hundred thousand Choice Privileges points for Nordic Choice Hotel…

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Oct132015

Nordic Choice Hotels Crazy December Sale $73 rooms

Normally, I would not pay much attention to a Nordic Choice Hotels limited time offer sale. Now that I have attained American Airlines Executive Platinum status, my thoughts turn to how to maintain my Lord of the Rings-like elite power. Scandinavia is in my dreams as a safe European home to spend much of my…

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Sep232015

Clarion Bergen Airport modern style

Clarion Bergen Airport was one of the nicest airport hotels I have stayed in and one of the best Nordic Choice Hotels rooms I’ve seen. I changed my reservation this week from a downtown Bergen hotel to the airport after visiting the Clarion hotel a couple of weeks ago while waiting for a flight out…

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Sep222015

Arctic Norway and whales

Telling travelers and flight crew yesterday that I was returning to San Francisco, California from Arctic Norway evoked an inquisitive response from people interested in a place where relatively few Americans have traveled. “Did you see the northern lights?” – That is more of a late fall and winter months phenomenon. “Was it gorgeous?” –…

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