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California is Big Loser in new Priority Club Rewards

Priority Club Rewards has posted new category assignments at 4,500+ InterContinental Hotels Group properties worldwide. Supposedly 30% of hotels went down. Those hotels apparently are not in my neighborhood and much of California has seen a deleterious devaluation of Priority Club points with numerous hotels rising by 40% in reward night cost. I primarily travel…

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Joie de Vivre Hotels and Joy of Life Club

Joie de Vivre Hotels calls itself California’s largest collection of boutique hotels. If the cookie-cutter design of another Hampton In, Holiday Inn, Residence Inn, aloft, or Hyatt Place is just too much for your individualistic sensibilities, then Joie de Vivre Hotels may be the change you are looking for in a California hotel.   The…

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Hyatt Regency San Francisco Revisited

Hyatt Regency on the Embarcadero, San Francisco 12th floor room Bay Bridge view at night Hyatt Regency San Francisco Revisited As it happened, my room last week at the Hyatt Regency on the Embarcadero, San Francisco was the newly remodeled interior. The restaurant that used to be on top of the hotel has been remodeled…

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