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Did Hyatt Make It More Difficult To Combine Gold Passport Points?

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One of the best features of Hyatt’s Gold Passport program is that it is easy to combine Gold Passport Points simply by filling out a “Point Combining Request Form” and then faxing, mailing or even e-mailing the completed form.  The points would be combined usually within 1-2 business days, and then you could use the…

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Hotel Review: The Renovated Sheraton Gateway LAX


In August 2015 the Sheraton Gateway LAX started a massive renovation.  I needed a quick night in LAX, and decided to stay at the Sheraton Gateway to see how it turned out.  As I arrived, it looked like the same old – same old from the outside. Hotel Review: The Renovated Sheraton Gateway LAXThe website…

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Fairmont 20% Gift Card Bonus May 4th!

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Great news yesterday via Fairmont Hotel’s Facebook page! We have written about this deal before, in fact back in November, Fairmont offered this same deal. Coming soon, you will have the opportunity again to purchase Fairmont e-gift cards with a 20% bonus. If you have a Fairmont stay coming up or like to frequent the Fairmont…

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Starwood And Marriott Tie Up Likely

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Anbang Insurance Group has abruptly withdrawn their $14 Billion offer for Starwood making a Starwood and Marriott tie up likely. According to the WSJ and Bloomberg among other news outlets, Anbang abruptly withdrew their offer. This makes the acquisition of Starwood by Marriott much more likely to go through. My hunch is that those with…

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Starwood Accepts Marriott’s New Offer

In a turn of events Starwood is reported to have accepted a revised offer by Marriott over the Anbang group offer they accepted just last week. What we have here is a bidding war for Starwood Hotels and Resorts. Starwood Accepts Marriott’s New Offer The latest bid values the company at $13.6 billion. This is…

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Erin Andrews Awarded 55 Million From Marriott Operator And Nude Video Stalker


It is unthinkable to those who stay in hotels that this could have happened. But Michael Barrett found a way to identify what room Erin Andrews was staying in at a Nashville Marriott through their phone directory and an employee. He then reserved the room next to her and by tampering with the peephole, he…

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Marriott Rewards Adds More Hotels To Portfolio

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Marriott Rewards announced that they have added 22 hotels to their portfolio and 14 more will follow in late April. Now you can earn and redeem points at these properties which are mostly in Canada and 1 in Orlando, Florida.  According to the Marriott website, the following 2 phases will occur to integrate Delta Hotels…

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