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The LINQ Hotel and Casino Review

The LINQ Hotel and Casino Review The LINQ (formerly The Quad, Imperial Palace, and Flamingo Capri) is a Caesars’ property in Las Vegas that was completely renovated from top to bottom in 2014.  Fifteen years ago, the property would have been imploded to give way to a high rise, state of the art casino and… Read More »

Park Hyatt Melbourne Review

Park Hyatt Melbourne Review I have stayed at a number of Hyatt properties in Australia (there are currently seven) including the fantastic Park Hyatt and Regency in Sydney, Grand Hyatt in Melbourne, and Hotel Canberra.  Without a doubt, the best Hyatt in Australia (if not the world) is the Park Hyatt Sydney. The last time… Read More »

voco Gold Coast Review

voco Gold Coast Review IHG has a new hotel brand: voco.  In the trend of endless branding, voco seems to be aiming for upscale hip.  Not sure how it is hoping to differentiate itself from Kimpton.  Perhaps voco is to Hyatt Centric as Kimpton is to Andaz.  So far there is only one voco property… Read More »

Hyatt Hotel Canberra Review

Hyatt Hotel Canberra Review The Hyatt Hotel Canberra is a historical hotel located in the Australian capital, a short distance from the Parliament House.  Originally built in the 1920s by the government, the Hotel Canberra closed in the 1970s and reopened with an update and addition by Hyatt in the 1980s.  The 252 room hotel… Read More »