It’s no secret that I find the Middle East an extremely fascinating region. And with the return of ‘Dubai Connect,’ Emirates Airlines makes me reconsider my options…
Unbelievable: Peninsula Hotels Generous Check-In, Check-Out Policy
One of the most frustrating aspects about staying in hotels is the check-in / check-out policy. Generally, hotels don’t allow you to check-in before 3-4 pm and then they want you out by 11am (unless you have status, then hotels are a little more flexible)…
Redeeming Points For The 2021 Inauguration In Washington D.C.
Many have been been waiting anxiously over the past four days for the results of the US Presidential election to be revealed. First, let me say that this is not a political post, but I presume that…
Sneaky: Las Vegas Cosmopolitan Hotel Increases Resort Fee (While No One Is Visiting)
Well, you know what else is staying in Vegas? Your money that you had no intention of spending as Cosmopolitan Hotel (casually) announced they would be increasing their resort fee. Actually they didn’t…
U.S. Hotel Occupancy Hits Rock Bottom (and It’s Bad)
The airline industry asked for $60 billion bailout. Boeing asked for a $60 billion bailout. The hotel industry said ‘hold up… WE WANT $250 billion FROM THE GOVERNMENT.’ In major cities that are used to high rates and occupancy…
Four Seasons Hotel (NYC) Offers Free Stay For Medical Workers Battling COVID-19
The five-star Four Seasons New York hotel is rolling out the red carpet for coronavirus-weary health care workers. The swanky hotel announced they’ll be offering free rooms for medical workers during the current COVID-19 pandemic.
BREAKING: Las Vegas Wynn, Encore, and MGM Properties Temporarily Closing Due To Coronavirus
As the situation continues to unfold, we are seeing A LOT of information shared and debated across various platforms. Over the past few days I’ve kept my eye on one travel destination that generally feels the pressure a bit more than other locations when travel slumps…
Update: Canceling Hotel Stays Due To Coronavirus
I published an article a few days ago that spoke about the hotel cancelations in light of the coronavirus. Obviously, this is a very fluid so policies have changed and I wanted to write an updated post. There’s a ton of uncertainty surrounding, both, domestic and international travel at the moment. In the past 72 hours alone we’ve seen…
PAY UP! Las Vegas Increasing Resort Fees (Again)
How does that phrase go…”What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas?” Well, you know what else is staying in Vegas? Your…
Chase Offers: Save 15% at Sheraton Hotel
A few days ago, I wrote about an opportunity to save 15% off stays at the Westin Hotel using a Chase Offer. Well, if you’re a fan of Marriott, it appears there is an opportunity to save at the Sheraton Hotel also.
Chase Offers: Save 15% at Westin Hotel
I’ve written about Amex Offers many times (including HERE, HERE, and HERE). It’s an opportunity to earn additional points or receive statement credits for purchases that you have made with specific retailers. Ultimately, it’s a great opportunity to save on purchases you were were going to make anyway.
Live: New IHG Pointbreaks Hotel Deals (Including Several Intercontinental Hotels)
Are you in the market for a getaway this Fall? IHG may have exactly what you’re looking for. They just released the Pointbreaks list and it is valid for stays through…
Twitter: The One Travel Tool Everyone Should Be Using
It’s no secret that information moves across the globe with lightning speed…or, at least, as fast as a person can type. In fact, the only
Fly Qatar Airways, Get A Free Hotel Stay
It’s no secret that I find Doha, Qatar an extremely fascinating city. If transiting though the middle east, it’s often my goal to route through
Cautionary Tale: Book Your Bucket List Before It’s Too Late – Marriott Devalues My #1 Aspiration: Al Maha (Dubai)
Did you make an award redemption to stay at the ultra-luxurious Al Maha resort before last week? I hope so because Marriott just gutted the
My Go-To Resource For Always Getting the Best Hotel Price
Recently, my wife mentioned that she would like to go to Las Vegas to celebrate our wedding anniversary. It’s debatable, but I think most people