From the Waldorf to the Hampton Inn: Inside Scoop On Presidential Hotel Stays

Every wonder how the White House selects hotels and makes reservations for the president? What rates do they pay and are they points eligible? Thanks to Mark over at Yahoo for sharing Oliver Knox’s inside look:

Yahoo News set out to pull back the curtain on the president’s day-to-day experiences with hotels after some readers noted that he spent the night recently at a Holiday Inn, and wondered why Obama, arguably the most powerful man in the world, would stay in a chain hotel better known for hosting vacationing families. The unsung heroes of the presidential logistics team may lack the glamour of the diplomats and military officials who travel with him — but their job, of keeping the leader of the free world comfortable and safe wherever he goes, has its own challenges and rewards. Here are some stories from inside the bubble.

Check out the full article here.

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