The Envoy Hotel Boston Review

The Envoy Hotel in Boston’s Seaport neighborhood opened in 2015 and is part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection. The six story building includes 136 guest rooms, restaurant off the lobby, and rooftop bar with views of downtown Boston. I received five free nights at Marriott properties through a Chase credit card … Read more

Dead Sea Marriott Resort & Spa Review

Dead Sea Marriott Resort & Spa Review Earlier this year I logged in to my Marriott account and found I had a free night certificate for a property up to 35,000 points.  I don’t know why this was in my account.  I’ve never had a Marriott credit card; I did … Read more

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 … Read more

Marriott Port-Au-Prince Haiti Review

Marriott Port-au-Prince

Marriott Port-Au-Prince I am currently on a mileage run that has me in Port-au-Prince Haiti for one night.  There is currently one national chain hotel; the Marriott Port-Au-Prince.  Opened in early 2015, the Marriott Port-Au-Prince is a joint venture between Marriott, the Clinton Foundation, and Digicel as a way to help the … Read more

W Lakeshore Chicago Billing Issues

The W Lakeshore Chicago recently had a great sale on rooms starting at $67 per night.  I read reviews and it sounded like a decent hotel; not the best but not bad.  I decided I would book two weekends in February, one for my birthday and one for Presidents Day.  The … Read more