May072008

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 vicinity of Monterey, however, most of us can’t even consider a $500-1,000 per night room…

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May042008

This Desert Life- Hyatt Suites Palm Springs

Hyatt Regency Suites Palm SpringsPalm Springs Hyatt Regency Suites lobby This hotel’s main attribute is location. The Hyatt Regency is a 6-story hotel located directly in the center of Palm Springs nightlife on Highway 111, where Palm Canyon Drive slows to a mini-strip in the section of downtown Palm Springs with high end tourist shops,…

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May022008

Points Concierge – IHG Priority Club VISA

Holiday Inn Park View, Singapore New Card Members OnlyPriority Club VISA Signature Card25,000 points after 1st purchase25th Anniversary Priority Club Visa Signature Bonus: 15 points per $1 spending at IHG hotels through July 31, 2008 (12 points Bonus + 3 points regularly earned with IHG hotel spending). Promotion: InterContinental Hotels Group Priority Club Visa Signature…

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Apr292008

This Desert Life, Palm Springs

Las Brisas Pool, Westin Mission Hills, Rancho Mirage The Westin Mission Hills had three pools. Las Brisas is the main central pool outside the lobby. There is a smaller adults only pool and another pool between buildings 8, 9, and 10. Lobby courtyard of Westin Mission Hills The public facilities were inviting. Lots of water…

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Apr292008

On the Road to Phoenix for the Freddies

On the Road to the Phoenix 2008 Freddies Awards Ceremony. “I mean everyone has got to take a road trip, at least once in their lives. Just you and some music.” Claire Colburn in the Cameron Crowe movie Elizabethtown The absence of posting to my blog this past week was a 1,700 mile desert road…

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