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Hotel Review: Le Centre Sheraton Montreal

The Le Centre Sheraton Montreal is located in the heart of the city center if you’re looking to explore the downtown area. It’s a Marriott Category 5 property meaning it will cost 35,000 points per night if you’re looking to redeem Marriott Bonvoy points. In terms of renovation, Deluxe and Club Level rooms have been renovated,…

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IHG Eliminating Miniatures – Is This The Future For Hotels?

IHG has announced that they will eliminate miniature bottles of bathroom amenities like shampoo and conditioner and move to a bulk-sized amenity. This effort is a move towards reducing plastic waste which is noble. However, I would imagine that there will be some opponents to the idea. What do you think? Is this the future for…

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Transitioning Brands: Sheraton Park City (Previously Marriott)

Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest officially merged last August into the new Marriott Bonvoy program. As a result there are over 30 brands including some very similar ones, which leads to the question on hotel branding. We haven’t really seen many hotels changing brands, however I came across the Sheraton Park City, which was…

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New Grand Hyatt Hotel In Vail, Colorado

Hyatt just announced the new opening of the 285 room Grand Hyatt Vail, which was previously the Hotel Talisa part of Marriotts’ Luxury Collection. The hotel was recently renovated in 2018, so with Hyatt’s takeover it’s unlikely that we’ll see any major changes except for some branding. For those looking to redeem Hyatt points, you won’t find…

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Hilton’s Bermuda Expansion: Bermudiana Beach Resort Opens in 2020

Hilton announced they’ll be opening their first resort in Bermuda. Bermudiana Beach Resort is set to open in 2020 as part of Hilton’s Tapestry Collection. This is great news as their are limited points hotels currently on the island so it’s nice to see one of the big three brands opening here. Presently, Marriott and…

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World of Hyatt Párisi Udvar Hotel Budapest Increasing Categories

One of Hyatt’s newest properties, Párisi Udvar Hotel Budapest will be increasing hotel categories effective July 30, 2019. The property will be jumping from a Category 2 to a Category 5, meaning free nights will be now cost 20,000 World of Hyatt points per night. If you’re looking to lock in the current prices, you must…

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World of Hyatt Welcomes Destination Hotels

Last year, we shared how Hyatt announced they’d be acquiring Two Roads Hospitality, which is composed of Joie de Vivre Hotels, Thompson Hotels, Destination Hotels, tommie and Alila Hotels & Resorts. As part of the acquisition, we shared how Thompson Hotels would be the first join the World of Hyatt loyalty program for stays starting March 28,…

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How to Earn 90,000 Points with Marriott’s Reservation Guarantee

Marriott Bonvoy has a generous Ultimate Reservation Guarantee, which ensures if you booked a room your reservation will be honored. If for some reason it’s not due to an overbooking and have to be walked to another hotel, you’re entitled to compensation. I wasn’t aware just how generous the compensation is. At their full service…

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World of Hyatt Nights Count Double at Hyatt Ziva & Hyatt Zilara

World of Hyatt has launched their latest promotion, where you’ll now earn Double Elite Nights at Hyatt Ziva & Hyatt Zilara. This offer is valid for stays from August 1 through November 23, 2019, however you must register for this promotion to count. From August 1 through November 23, 2019,  every qualifying night at Hyatt Ziva or Hyatt Zilara all-inclusive resorts will…

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Waldorf Astoria Expanding to Los Cabos, Mexico

Waldorf Astoria is expanding to Mexico, with their new 115 room Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal property. Previously the known as The Resort at Pedregal, the hotel has three swimming pools and offers modern luxury overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The property is expected to rebranded as a Waldorf Astoria by the end of 2019. Los Cabos also saw…

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