Register to Vote!

If you are a citizen of the USA, you can register to vote! First time voter?  Here is an easy checklist:  https://www.vote411.org/first-time-voter-checklist Find out if and where you are registered: https://www.nass.org/can-I-vote/voter-registration-status For more information about voting in your state, visit https://www.usa.gov/election-office

Nobu Hotel at Caesars Palace Las Vegas Review

Nobu Hotel at Caesars Palace Las Vegas Review Back around the time of the NFL Draft, Caesars ran a contest offering various prizes including free nights at any property.  I was able to win two free nights and decided to cash them in with a stay at the Nobu Hotel.  Nobu and Cromwell are two … Read more

Hyatt Regency Austin Review

Hyatt Regency Austin Review After staying three nights of my workation at The Driskill, I moved to the Hyatt Regency Austin for my next three nights.  I booked through a Privé agent and got a third night free promotion.  The total was $360 + tax, and included breakfast and a $50 hotel credit. Location The … Read more

The Driskill Austin Hotel Review

The Driskill Austin Hotel Review The Driskill is Austin’s oldest hotel.  It is part of Hyatt’s Unbound Collection, a small group of historical properties managed by Hyatt.  Previously I stayed at the fantastic Párisi Udvar in Budapest.  The Driskill is actually owned by Hyatt Corporation and participates fully in the World of Hyatt program. I … Read more

How much is Hyatt Globalist status worth?

How much is Hyatt Globalist status worth? Hyatt is about to launch a promotion.  Though the exact terms and conditions haven’t been released, word is that from October 1, 2020 through January 4, 2021 for every night, you will earn one Elite Qualifying night credit for 2020 AND one Elite Qualifying night for 2021.  After … Read more

Hyatt Regency Bellevue Review

Hyatt Regency Bellevue Review The West Coast of the US has been hit hard this month by forest fires.  Currently there is hazardous levels of smoke in the air.  I decided it would be nice to get out of my stuffy apartment so I booked a night at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue.  The have a … Read more

Caesars Diamond Celebration Dinner during COVID

Caesars Diamond Celebration Dinner during COVID One of the perks of being a Caesars Diamond elite, even if you get it through a status match, is the $100 annual Diamond Celebration dinner.  Right now there are more limited options of restaurants (all buffets are closed, for example) — those that are open may have limited … Read more