2021 Year in Miles

2021 Year in Miles 2021 was the year when travel began to transition back to normalcy after the Covid pandemic.  I attended a conference in Las Vegas in July where no one was wearing masks.  Later in the summer things reverted back with the Delta variant, but it was nice … Read more

Park Hyatt New York Review

Park Hyatt New York Review The Park Hyatt New York is Hyatt’s flagship property.  It is a new building (One57) in the heart of Manhattan in Hyatt’s top brand.  It is also a Category 7 which means it costs 30,000 World of Hyatt points per night (which I value around … Read more

Getting “Walked” from a Hyatt Property in NYC

Getting “Walked” from a Hyatt Property in NYC Hotels are like airlines; they sometimes overbook reservations knowing that some people won’t show up.  With airlines, sometimes everyone does show up and there aren’t enough seats on the plane.  Typically they will ask for volunteers to take a later flight in … Read more

Hotel 50 Bowery NYC Review

Hotel 50 Bowery NYC Review The Hotel 50 Bowery is a JdV branded Hyatt property in New York City’s Chinatown.  It is a new build with 229 rooms.  A category 5, the hotel costs 20,000 points per night.  I had booked my night at the Gild Hall – a Thompson … Read more