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SPG Rewards Analysis New York

Starwood Hotels has a large presence in New York with 25 hotels in the New York City area and over a dozen hotels in Manhattan and several in Harlem and Brooklyn. Starwood Hotels in New York range from St. Regis to Aloft Harlem. Starwood Hotel Brands in New York area: St. Regis = 1 Luxury…

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Hyatt Reward Analysis New York area

Hyatt Gold Passport in New York reveals the variability in the value of points as room rates wildly fluctuate from week to week and weeknights to weekends. There are six Hyatt properties currently open in Manhattan and the new Hyatt Times Square New York scheduled to open later in 2013. The Hyatt Regency Jersey City…

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HHonors Reward Analysis San Francisco 2013

San Francisco is the second city in my five U.S. cities survey to show the redemption value of Hilton HHonors points following the March 28, 2013 award category changes. I checked random dates over the next three months for Hilton brand hotels in five U.S. cities. Boston Charlotte Minneapolis New York San Francisco My objective…

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Value of Points and Miles is Personalized

Lucky wrote a series of posts this week on One Mile at a Time giving his take on What Airline Miles and Hotel Points are worth. I criticized his hotel points analysis without reading his ‘Introduction’ piece on the four part series where he gives this disclosure: But my main point is simply that everyone’s…

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What is the Value of Hotel Points?

It seems bloggers all over are calculating the value of hotel points and airline miles with regard to Haiti donations – P.Ling in Uptake Blog, Gary Leff in View from the Wing, and Nicholas Kralev in the Washington Times.   I am not going to debate the issue of cash or points for Haiti except to…

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