Jun052008

Conrad Hotel Stays in Asia 5,000 HHonors Bonus Points

Conrad Bangkok Conrad Hotels, the luxury brand in the Hilton HHonors family, has a special offer of 5,000 HHonors bonus points for a 2-night or more stay at 6 Asia region locations: Conrad Bali Conrad Bangkok Conrad Centennial Singapore Conrad Hong Kong Conrad Maldives Rangali Island Conrad Tokyo Promotion Dates for stays from April 15,…

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Jun042008

Best Western Gold Crown Club

Best Western Carmel Bay View, Carmel, California 36,000 points for a free night using points (the highest hotel award category) Best Western Carmel Bay View Hotel Best Western Hotels: Brand Overview Best Western Hotels are a franchise operation organizing 4,200+ hotels in the USA and international make Best Western the largest single hotel brand in…

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Jun032008

Choice Privileges Summer Tutorial

In the spirit of budget travel planning for summer 2008, I have written an overview of the Choice Privileges hotel loyalty program. Choice Hotels – Overview More than 5,500 hotel members and more than 450,000 rooms in Choice Privileges makes this program a benefit for travelers in smaller towns and cities across the USA. The…

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Jun012008

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 were shuddering from the finance markets liquidity crisis. And this was all before the huge…

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May312008

Staybridge Suites and Candlewood Suites Offer Free Hertz Car Rental Promotion

Staybridge Suites and Candlewood Suites Offer Free Hertz Car Rental http://www.ichotelsgroup.com/h/d/sb/1/en/c/2/content/dec/teaser/sb/1/en/lp/hertz.html Some hotels are enticing guests with free gas. IHG Priority Club Rewards is offering members who complete a 3 nights or more stay at a Staybridge Suites hotel or Candlewood Suites hotel in the USA or Canada a free weekend day car rental with…

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May302008

Wyndham Rewards-The most hotels loyalty program

Ramada Amsterdam and watching Tour de France 2006 It was a bed-in experienceAmsterdam Centraal view from Ramada Amsterdam city center view from Ramada HotelThe plaza across from Ramada, AmsterdamSink, Ramada Amsterdam I thought I could dash off a quick review of Wyndham Rewards. The hotel brand members of Wyndham Rewards followed by 2008 average room…

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May292008

InterContinental San Francisco Press Reviews

San Francisco InterContinental as seen from Howard and Sixth InterContinental is the California rage with two new hotels in the past few months. The San Francisco InterContinental is the largest new hotel to open in San Francisco in 20 years and The Clement in Monterey is the city’s only newly built hotel in nearly 20…

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May282008

Hilton HHonors PointStretcher Awards June 2008

pool area of Doubletree Sonoma, Rohnert Park, CA My computer suddenly opened up a weblink to the PointStretcher Dates Calendar for May and June 2008. It was unintentional on my part so I take it as a sign to post about Hilton. PointStretchers are great when you can use them for a reservation and the…

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May282008

Hyatt Gold Passport 5K San Francisco bonus

View of San Francisco Ferry Building from Hyatt Regency Embarcadero If you’re going to San Francisco… Hyatt Gold Passport has a 5,000 points bonus special offer for 2-night (or longer) stays through the summer months. The promotion runs from today, May 28, 2008 through August 31, 2008. Gold Passport Offer Code = SFO5K which needs…

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