Category Archives: Hotels

Save 20% On Select East Coast Hyatt House Locations- Targeted

hyatt houseI recently received an interesting offer where I could save 20% on the East Coast at Hyatt House.

The offer sounded like it might be a potentially good option for one of our upcoming trips. However, after further reading I learned that the discount was limited to just 12 Hyatt House properties. Continue reading Save 20% On Select East Coast Hyatt House Locations- Targeted

Virgin Hotels Loyalty Program “The Know” Offering New Benefits

Virgin HotelsThe first Virgin Hotels opened in Chicago in 2015 and the second location, in San Francisco is currently taking reservations for November 2018.

There are also 8 other Virgin Hotels around the U.S. and one in the U.K. coming soon.

One of these days I’d love to check out a Virgin Hotels property and when I do, I’ll definitely sign up for their loyalty program called, “The Know”. Continue reading Virgin Hotels Loyalty Program “The Know” Offering New Benefits

So, We Ordered Room Service At A Hotel For The 1st Time Ever

room serviceOver the years, the Michael W Travels family has spent many nights in hotel rooms. During these stays, there’s one thing that we’ve never done…¬†We’ve never ordered room service until this past weekend.

You’re probably wondering, what may’ve changed for us to decide to splurge in this way.

Let me explain. Continue reading So, We Ordered Room Service At A Hotel For The 1st Time Ever

Our Jerky IHG Rewards Club Elite Benefit At Kimpton

IHG Rewards ClubThis past weekend, the Michael W Travels family headed to Philadelphia. The primary reason for our short visit was to spend our first ever stay at a Kimpton Hotel.

Our very pricey Saturday night stay was booked with my IHG Anniversary Free Night, making this a really sweet deal.

While checking in, I gave the Kimpton Secret Password. However, the front desk didn’t know that a new password was out. Regardless, we were given a nice little credit. Continue reading Our Jerky IHG Rewards Club Elite Benefit At Kimpton

What Did I Get For Saying The Kimpton Social Password?

Kimpton
image: instagram

Earlier in the month I shared the details about where we would be staying with my IHG Anniversary Free Night. (Hint: It’s a Kimpton property…)

Before our first ever stay at a Kimpton Hotel, I came across an article on TravelUpdate by MJ On Travel. MJ shared news that the Kimpton’s social password was back. Continue reading What Did I Get For Saying The Kimpton Social Password?

Carlson Hotels Sold To Chinese Company

Carlson Hotels
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There was lots of rumor, talk and possibility of a Chinese company taking over a major American hotel chain around a month back. In the end Starwood was acquired by Marriott.

However, now it appears that a Chinese company has acquired a different American hotel company. Continue reading Carlson Hotels Sold To Chinese Company

Club Carlson’s First Radisson RED Opens in Brussels

Radisson RED

Club Carlson offers a lot of choices when it comes to hotel brands. They have the high-end Quorvus Collection followed by Radisson Blu. There’s also Radisson, Park Inn, Park Plaza and Country Inns & Suites.

We can now add one more with the opening of the first Radisson RED in Brussels! Continue reading Club Carlson’s First Radisson RED Opens in Brussels

First Hard Rock Hotel Opening in Germany

Hard Rock Hotel

Hard Rock Hotel has locations all over the world although I wouldn’t call it a big hotel brand. (They currently have 22 hotels.) However, they seem to be expanding quite a bit with a bunch of new locations in the works.

The first Hard Rock Hotel will be opening in Germany and it will be located in an interesting and historic location. Continue reading First Hard Rock Hotel Opening in Germany