Casa Ellul Malta Hotel Review

Casa Ellul Malta Hotel Review In a move to increase their footprint, Hyatt started a partnership with Small Luxury Hotels of the World, a collection of independent properties under one loyalty umbrella.  Hyatt members can book the SLH properties through Hyatt’s website and earn points and night credits.  Hyatt members … Read more

Hyatt Regency Sofia Review

Hyatt Regency Sofia Review Sofia, a city of 1.2 million, is the capitol city of Bulgaria.  The new Hyatt Regency Sofia opened in September 2020 in the middle of the COVID pandemic.  It is a brand new build with over 180 rooms and is a Category 1 property meaning rooms … Read more

Grand Hyatt Athens Review

Grand Hyatt Athens Review If you want to stay at a Hyatt property in Athens, you have limited options.  Now that SLH is part of the World of Hyatt, there are a few additional choices, but the only true Hyatt in Athens is the Grand Hyatt.  The property is quite … Read more

Andaz Costa Rica Suite Review

Andaz Costa Rica Suite Review I originally had booked a trip to Costa Rica for April 2020 with a free ticket I had won through Alaska Airlines.  However, due to COVID, I ended up having to push it back a few times.  Finally in April 2021, after being fully vaccinated, … Read more

Rio Las Vegas to become Hyatt Regency

Rio Las Vegas to become Hyatt(s) This came as a surprise to me.  Apparently Rio Las Vegas, the off-strip Caesars property, is going to be transformed into a number of Hyatt hotels. Dreamscape purchased Rio from Caesars Entertainment in 2019 for $516 million (significantly less than the previous sale in … Read more