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Hyatt Hotels global initiative to procure seafood responsibly in partnership with World Wildlife Fund

Hyatt Hotels global initiative to procure seafood responsibly in partnership with World Wildlife Fund is a program announced yesterday. The initial goal is responsibly sourcing more than 50 percent of their inventory by 2018 for seafood prepared in the hotel

Monterey Bay whale watching as July 2014 ocean is warmest in decades

Whales, Whales, Whales near Carmel-by-the-sea beach The same day a humpback whale was spotted swimming beside the Santa Cruz Wharf on the north side of Monterey Bay, we set up chairs and a beach tent on Carmel Beach and watched

Gray whale travelers have arrived near Monterey

A woman from Iowa standing next to me on the granite rock outcrop at the westernmost point of Point Lobos State Park asked me if I still feel a special excitement as a local resident when I see whales around

For the birds

As many Americans eat turkey today, my thoughts go to birds in the wild I have seen this past year on my travels. 12-12-12 was a special day for me when I came across a mother and juvenile California condors

Hiking the Million Dollar View from Hyatt Highlands Inn at Point Lobos State Reserve, California

This article is not a review of the Hyatt Highlands Inn in the Carmel Highlands of Central Coast California. This is a photo essay of the hike I took at Point Lobos State Reserve, the park seen from the windows

Shore Whalers History at Point Lobos State Park, California

Point Lobos State Park is six miles south of where I live in Monterey, California. In the mid-19th century, from about 1861 to 1882, some 250 whales were processed at Whalers Cove in Point Lobos State Park. Whales were slaughtered

Hotel Loyalty Promotions April 2013

April 2013 is a time of reassessment for many hotel loyalty program members. The sudden and dramatic changes to the structure of hotel rewards across five of the top ten global hotel loyalty programs in the first quarter of 2013

SPG Snap, Post, Win 100,000 points Photo Contest

Starwood Preferred Guest has a Twitter and Instagram photography contest running March 18 – April 5, 2013 for a chance to win 100,000 Starpoints. There are only 248 entries with just one week left to go in the contest. Contest

March 2013 Hotel Loyalty Programs Updates and Promotions

March 2013 has hotel loyalty program members in shock with major hotel award category changes announced by four major hotel chains including Hilton HHonors, Marriott Rewards, Starwood Preferred Guest and Wyndham Rewards. This was the opening paragraph of last month’s update:

Sea otters and sea lions on a Monterey Bay February summery day

Friday, February 15 was a day around Monterey Bay to rival weather wise the best days of summer. The day tied the record high temperature at 77 degrees in Moss Landing near the center of Monterey Bay on the central