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Hotels Should Limit Their Brands

Hotels Should Limit Their Brands Today news came out that Hyatt would acquire Two Roads Hospitality.  Currently Two Roads Hospitality has a portfolio of (at least) five brands: Joie de Vivre Hotels, Thompson Hotels, Destination Hotels, tommie and Alila Hotels & Resorts.  Hyatt currently has 13 brands (plus exhale spa).  If Hyatt keeps the Two Roads… Read More »

Kimpton La Peer Hotel West Hollywood Review

Kimpton La Peer Hotel West Hollywood Review After staying at the Kimpton Nine Zero in Boston, I received a certificate for a free night at any IHG property.  I combined it with my Chase IHG Free Night certificate and booked two nights at the Kimpton La Peer in West Hollywood.  Award nights using points go… Read More »

Kimpton Nine Zero Boston Review

Kimpton Nine Zero Boston Review I spent this past weekend at the Kimpton Nine Zero in Boston.  I have only stayed at a Kimpton once before (years ago at the Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City).  I was originally going to stay at the Hyatt Regency Boston but when Kimpton offered a free night after a two… Read More »

Combining Two IHG Promotions

Combining Two IHG Promotions IHG Rewards Club is currently running their Accelerate Quarter 2 promotion.  These quarterly promotions set up a personalized set off offers to complete for points.  Offers include things like staying number of nights, stays at certain properties, spending on a co-branded credit card.  Typically there are bonus offers for meeting a certain… Read More »

The Strings InterContinental Tokyo Review

The Strings InterContinental Tokyo Review The last hotel stay during my Tokyo/Seoul trip was at the Strings by InterContinental in Tokyo.  I used my IHG Chase card Free Anniversary Night; though a straight points stay would have been 55,000 points.  Under the new rules, the Anniversary Night will not be valid at the Strings.  Had… Read More »

Winning Travel Contests

Winning Travel Contests I’ll admit it.  I’m a sucker for a good contest.  I’m not sure which came first, my love of travel or my love for winning contests.  It is a chicken/egg mystery.  Lucky for me, there are a ton of contests where the prize is travel.  I have been known to sponsor a… Read More »