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At the Beach

related story to yesterday’s post: Marriott CEO Says International Markets Still Strong but U.S. Weaker than Expected

Staycation Hotel Economics

A staycation in Carmel isn’t necessarily an adverse idea Back in January I blogged about the impact of the economy on travel “Money for Nothing (but my MTV)” from a personal point of view as a consumer. The stock markets

InterContinental Monterey – The Clement, Cannery Row

The Clement, Cannery Row, Monterey, InterContinental Hotel InterContinental – The Clement, Cannery Row, Monterey The Clement, InterContinental Hotel opened Friday afternoon on a record heat day. The temperature on May 16, 2008 maxed out around 95 along the coastal communities

Reviewing the Reviewers – a TripAdvisor Analysis

I like TripAdvisor. Where else can I find hundreds of reviews of a hotel in one place with a popularity ranking system? The more I use TripAdvisor, the more frequently I notice some limitations of the service. Two issues have

Monterey Hyatt 12K Special Offer

I have to admit that Monterey hotels are generally a rip-off. I am working on a guide to help visitors sort through the crap choices. Sure, we have some of the most highly rated hotels in the USA in the

Turning Hyatt Gold Passport into Diamond

Park Hyatt, Carmel Highlands Inn Hyatt Gold Passport Category 5 hotel 18,000 points/free night My Hyatt Gold Passport account reads Diamond membership as of today. Getting my Gold Passport stamped required a little prodding from this loyalty traveler. Six hotel

Hyatt Regency San Francisco March Madness

Hyatt Regency at the Embarcadero, San Francisco, California San Francisco days, San Francisco nights. Hyatt Regency San Francisco sculpture Equinox  Hyatt March Madness or How I Spent my Economic Stimulus Checks for America The President and Congress decided it would be

Loyalty Luxury-thoughts on Luxury Institute survey

view of lighted sign atop Huntington Hotel and Nob Hill Spa San Francisco, California member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World (picture taken from corner room, Westin St. Francis) The Luxury Institute reported “High Net Worth Consumers Rank Small

$8 Cups of Beer! Pinch Me, I’m Luxuriating.

Hyatt Highlands Inn, Carmel Highlands, California An article I read today about Leading Hotels of the World members stated average room rate for 2007 was $470 per night for these luxury hotel members. $8 Cups of Beer! Pinch Me,