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Popularity of Chain-Affiliated Hotels Waning?

Popularity of Chain-Affiliated Hotels Waning? A national travel survey 2009 National Travel Monitor by Ypartnership/Yankelovich states travelers have increased preference for independent hotels by 6% over the past year. The chain-affiliated hotels do not need to fret too much as 4 out of 5 leisure travelers still prefer brand name hotels, but the survey indicates…

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Analysis of Hyatt’s “Faster Free Nights” Value

Analysis of Hyatt’s “Faster Free Nights” Value The Faster Free Nights promotion is simple. Stay two times and receive a free night credit valid for almost any Hyatt systemwide.  Almost any online rate bookable through is eligible including senior and AAA rates. Pay with a MasterCard and earn 2,000 points after every two stays.…

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Marriott Rewards Program Enhancements Coming in 2009

[Loyalty Traveler note on this post at 2:30 PST, 8-26-08:  The Marriott Rewards program enhancements information reported here was posted on the Marriott website this morning and was removed from the website about 90 minutes after I posted the changes on FlyerTalk.  Marriott Singapore A Marriott representative posted this statement on the FlyerTalk thread about…

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Carlson Hotels Worldwide GoldPoints Plus

Ric’s Note: The past week I have posted overviews of Wyndham Rewards, Choice Privileges, and Best Western Gold Crown Club (Randy Petersen reports the rumor that a name change to Best Western Rewards is in the works). I was actually writing these in the spirit of budget travel. Then, I come across a FlyerTalk thread…

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