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Trip Report & Hotel Review – Marriott AC French Riviera / Côte d’Azur – Hotel Review Juan les Pins

This was my first stay at an AC Hotel, a Spanish chain that Marriott entered into a managing/franchising joint venture with back in 2011. Juan les Pins is located about 20 minutes from Cannes and 35 minutes from Nice. The town is much smaller than both of those cities, the restaurants more reasonable, (no reservations…

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Trip Report – JW Marriott Phuket, Thailand

This is part eight of a thirteen part trip report from my third and most recent trip back to Thailand and includes our stay at the JW Marriott Phuket. British Airways Terraces Lounge JFK Cathay Pacific Business Class JFK – Hong Kong (HKG) B777-300ER The Bridge, Cathay Pacific’s Newest Lounge at Hong Kong (HKG) Cathay Pacific Business Class HKG…

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Marriott Encouraging Tips for Housekeeping w/ In-Room Envelopes

“Our caring room attendants enjoyed making your stay warm and comfortable. Please feel free to leave a gratuity to express your appreciation for their efforts.” That’s the message that appears on Marriott’s new in-room envelopes that launched this week as part of their “Envelope Please” campaign. The envelopes will appear in 160,000 rooms in the U.S. and…

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Q1 2014 Hotel Promo Rundown Reminders

It’s hotel promo reminder time! Check out the rundown of the numerous Q1 promos that have been released across all the major hotel brands: Hyatt – Endless Possibilities Promotion  – Choose Free Nights – Earn a free night at any Category 1-4 Hyatt hotel after you stay five eligible nights. Enjoy 4 free nights (valid through…

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I’m Still Marriott Gold Elite w/out United Status, Thanks RewardsPlus!

Even though United yanked my elite status all the way back in October, I’ve managed to maintain my Marriott Gold Elite status which was obtained as part of the United / Marriott RewardsPlus program with my matched UA 1K status. The program offers complimentary Gold Elite status in Marriott Rewards to MileagePlus Premier Gold members and above. When…

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Q1 2014 Hotel Promos – Tips, Strategies, & Reminder Rundown – Hyatt, SPG, Marriott, IHG, Hilton, Club Carlson, Best Western

It’s hotel promo time! Check out the tips, strategies, and details for each of the numerous Q1 promos that have been released across all the major hotel brands. Hyatt – Endless Possibilities Promotion  – Choose Free Nights – Earn a free night at any Category 1-4 Hyatt hotel after you stay five eligible nights. Enjoy 4…

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Trip Report – Marriott Autograph Boscolo Palace Roma – New Favorite Rome Hotel

I think I have a new favorite hotel in Rome! For business and leisure, I normally stay at the Westin Excelsior Rome (see trip report here), but it was sold out (both for SPG points and $) for our stay back in September. Instead, I ended up booking Marriott’s Autograph Collection property, the Boscolo Palace…

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