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New Award Chart Changes For Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa – A Trip Report

There is a renewed interest in the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa in Bonita Springs due to the recent category downgrade with Hyatt’s reward chart. Previously I mentioned this is one of Hyatt’s best kept secrets, so I was surprised and yet at the same time excited to see it downgraded. New Award Chart Changes…

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World’s Cheapest Haircut In Mrauk U Myanmar? $1 Burmese Haircut!

As we posted earlier, you can win a $10 Amazon gift card just for sharing a photo along with a caption with our readers for our new series, Travel Tip Tuesday. Here is our first winner! World’s Cheapest Haircut In Mrauk U Myanmar “This is my husband getting a $1 haircut in Mrauk U, Myanmar. His…

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Is US Airways First Class Underrated?

Almost half of our close extended family just got off a US Airways First Class flight. For some, it was their first, First Class flight (Baby Weekly Flyer), for others, it was their first US Airways First Class flight (Toddler Weekly Flyer). For me, it was a long over due return to US Airways First Class.…

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Huge Delta Sky Club Enhancement – A True Game Changer For Business Traveler Breakfast

Here comes Delta with another huge Sky Club enhancement. This time it’s a good one and a true game changer. The average Delta business traveler (based on my scientific first hand knowledge) gets up early in the morning, catches an Uber or drives to the airport, and heads to the Sky Club lounge. Currently, most…

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Delta’s First Class Lox Croissant Breakfast

It’s hard for me to turn down breakfast on the road. So when I get an interesting breakfast option while traveling, I usually just give it a try. First there was the excellent Delta First Class Omelette and then they enhanced breakfast options in the Sky Clubs like the Atlanta T SkyClub. And for road trips, my personal…

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My Delta 757 Business Elite Selection Gamble

Late last year Delta announced they will be flying their new Flat Bed Business Elite seats between LAX and New York. These seats look awesome for domestic travel let alone short haul international travel. Sadly I haven’t flown them yet. But that may change today as I’m flying on a 757-200. To date, I’ve only…

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Top 10 Amazing Items From Luxury Hotels You Can Recreate At Home

I’m not gonna lie – I was spoiled at a 5-star luxury resort last week.  I reviewed it here.  But when I really thought about it, it was easy to pick out the top 10 items that I loved about the the things in the room – other than the gorgeous furnishing and scenery. I…

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Hotel Review: Diplomatic Suite at the Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi

The Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas is a 5-star luxury beach resort in Abu Dhabi nestled along the pristine beaches of Saadiyat Island, just about 25 minutes from the Abu Dhabi International Airport. It opened in November 2011 with 306 spacious guestrooms with private balconies, including 39 suites all with ocean, garden or…

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Delicious Delta Dinner Options – The Details That Count For Business Travelers

Flying back from Vegas at 35,000 feet and getting an aerial view of the Grand Canyon while having a choice of Calzone or Salmon really puts things into perspective. Flying in an airplane, especially with Delta is always and amazing experience. After a bit of gazing out the Airplane window, and seeing a United Jet…

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Hotel Review: Delano Las Vegas Grand Opening

The Delano Las Vegas is a boutique hotel at the busy Mandalay Bay casino. It’s connected to the same Casino but it couldn’t be farther from the noise and hustle. The hotel had its grand opening on Thursday and we had the pleasure of attending the opening party. Delano Las Vegas Grand Opening VIP Party Upon arrival…

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Las Vegas Amex Centurion Lounge – Why I Keep My Platinum Card

I recently had a chance to visit the Amex Centurion Lounge in Las Vegas. The lounge is one of three lounges currently open with two more on the way. Las Vegas Amex Centurion Lounge Where Are The Lounges • Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (Concourse D, opposite Gate D1) • Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (Terminal…

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Delta Sky Club Atlanta Shower Review Terminal E

The E terminal in Hartsfield International Airport has a nice little Sky Club. This Sky Club used to be one of the old Business Elite lounges, hen it got remodeled, with nice showers to boot! The shower section is towards the back of the lounge and actually has a separate entrance. Today, the shower entrance…

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Ocean Club Paradise Island Bahamas – One And Only

One of my all time favorite resorts is the One & Only Bahamas Paradise Island. It’s the place where everything is always “my pleasure” to serve the guest. An amazing beach, great food, good golf, and a casino only a complimentary Escalade drive away. What’s not to like? Ocean Club Paradise Island Bahamas  The resort…

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