The Hotel Republic is a "brand new" property located in downtown San Diego. Formerly known as the Renaissance San Diego (and W Hotel San Diego), this recently-renovated property is now part of the … [Read more...] about Review: Hotel Republic San Diego (Renaissance San Diego), a Marriott Autograph Collection Hotel
I've been anticipating this milestone for a long time, and I finally made it over the hump. Lifetime Platinum status with Starwood Preferred Guest. I already have a lifetime status with an airline, … [Read more...] about Finally: Lifetime Platinum with Starwood Preferred Guest
Anyone who travels frequently knows about hotel "resort" fees. The fees, unfortunately, expanded to the point that they're hard to avoid in some markets. Largely leisure destinations such as Miami … [Read more...] about Hotel “Urban Destination Charge” Fees Are Spreading, Costing Travelers Big
The Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina is a beautiful hotel and conference space located in the heart of downtown San Diego. Located on the Embarcadero Marina, the hotel is within walking distance to … [Read more...] about Review: Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
I returned to Torino for business again this year. After the tiny hotel room of my last stay, I opted for the AC Hotel Torino so at least I could earn some points, and hopefully have a more … [Read more...] about Review: Marriott AC Hotel, Torino, Italy
Marriott Rewards has been offering various promotions offering free rewards points for activity on social media. More details of these offers are covered by Caroline in her post from a few weeks ago. … [Read more...] about Is Marriott No Longer Offering 50 Rewards Points per Tweet?
Marriott MegaBonus Unlock More has finally been revealed and we are seeing a semi generous offer from Marriott. The Marriott Rewards MegaBonus “unlock more” initially seemed like a poorly executed … [Read more...] about What is Marriott’s Megabonus Unlock More?
Marriott’s Fall 2017 MegaBonus rewards travelers with a free night at a category 1-5 hotel after two paid stays. All someone has to do is stay one night at any participating Marriott’s Membership … [Read more...] about Marriott’s MegaBonus Unlock More is Non-Existent
The Stones Hotel Bali is a beautiful hotel situated on the southern tip of Bali. Located in the Kuta/Legian region, the 5-star hotel is close to all the nightlife and action of Kuta Beach but is … [Read more...] about Review: The Stones Hotel Bali, Marriott Autograph Collection
Hotel Magnolia, in downtown Saint Louis is part of the Tribute Portfolio, a new brand within Starwood Preferred Guest. I had business in St. Louis earlier this year, and saw this property when looking … [Read more...] about Hotel Magnolia, St Louis – SPG Tribute Portfolio Boutique Property