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Did you underpay $50 for your luxury room?

The Hotel Data Conference was held this past week at Loews Vanderbilt Hotel in Nashville. One of the headlines from the conference caught my attention with –   “Hoteliers could be leaving as much as US$50 on the table by

Several Bangkok Luxury Hotels Close This Week to Protect Guests and Employees

In case you aren’t aware, there is a major battle brewing in Bangkok’s Pathum Wan tourist hotel district where the InterContinental Bangkok, Grand Hyatt Bangkok, Four Seasons Bangkok, Holiday Inn Bangkok, and Courtyard Bangkok hotels are located. This is the

Marriott vs. Hilton: Which chain has more favorable hotel category distribution for reward nights?

A common question asked by many frequent guests with extensive USA travel is, Which hotel loyalty program is best? This week I will highlight some of the similarities and differences between Hilton HHonors, Marriott Rewards and IHG Priority Club. These megasize hotel chain

Priority Club Points & Cash

I opened my Priority Club News email from InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) today. The title of the email reads “New! Points & Cash Reward Nights”. Here is the page the link took me to:     So, I move my

Hyatt 21% Discount on Reservations Made Through November 5

Hyatt Hotels allows you to earn a free night after two stays on top of a 21% discount.  Click here for the promotional link. Booking Window: Friday, October 24 – Wednesday, November 5.  Use or ask for special offer code

Marriott Rewards Analysis of Jan 15, 2009 Program Changes

Marriott Rewards Analysis of January 15, 2009 Program Changes The news of the 2009 Marriott Rewards changes yesterday has been dissected and lamented over a 130-post thread on FlyerTalk in the past 36 hours as I write this piece.  Interestingly,

U.S. Hotels Forecast: 3 Consecutive Years Declining Occupancy

U.S. Hotels Forecast: 3 Consecutive Years Declining Occupancy has an article with sobering hotel industry statistics for travelers.  Hotel occupancy declined by 0.3% in 2007 according to Smith Travel Research.   PKF Hospitality Research forecasts 2008 and 2009 will see