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Trip Report & Review – Conrad Bangkok Presidential Suite Bedroom

Conrad Bangkok Executive Twin Corner Room - Beds

I had booked an Executive Twin room at the Conrad Bangkok, but found out it wasn’t actually available upon check-in. The agent that checked us in offered a King Room with a rollaway for the first night, and moved us to a “room with two beds” afterwards. Turns out, it was a bit nicer than just…

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Trip Report & Review – Conrad Bangkok Executive Lounge

Conrad Bangkok Executive Lounge - Afternoon Tea

Many hotel lounges offer a breakfast spread and an afternoon Happy Hour spread. Depending on how substantial the food is, sometimes happy hour can even become a dinner substitute. Not only do the Conrad Bangkok have an impressive spread for both, they actually went above ad beyond to offer an Afternoon Tea service. That’s why the Conrad…

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Trip Report & Review – Conrad Bangkok (King Room)

Conrad Bangkok Executive Corner King Room - Bed

Bangkok is a wonderful city for luxury hotels—options are endless, and prices are usually reasonable. My friend and I were staying four nights in Bangkok, and we decided to check out the Conrad Bangkok. For reasons I will describe below, we changed rooms after one night. As usual, I will review them separately. This trip report/review…

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Get 500 Free Hilton HHonors Points


This offer is very straightforward: get 500 free Hilton HHonors points when you sign up for the Shop-to-Earn Mall eNewsletter that is through the Hilton HHonors shopping portal. It’s simple. Head over to the Hilton HHonors shopping portal website here. Log in and sign up for the free eNewsletter. Note that this promotion is only valid…

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Group Interview w/ CEOs of Marriott, Hilton, Kimpton, & more: Thoughts on the Future…

JW Marriott LA Live

USA Today held their annual roundtable discussion with six top hotel executives at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE near the end of January. Travel writer Nancy Trejos moderated the discussion which included the CEOs of Marriott, Hilton, Kimpton, Loews, AccorHotels Americas, and G6 Hospitality. Some of the more interesting topics discussed amongst the panel…

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Trip Report – Hilton San Francisco Union Square as a Diamond


With over 1,900 rooms available for booking, the Hilton San Francisco Union Square is not only the largest hotel in San Francisco, but one of the largest in the world.  It requires 60,000 HHonors points for a night, and rates can vary wildly depending on what is happening in San Francisco at the time.  I have seen…

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