IHG Dynamic Pricing Now Available in Europe and the U.S.

Variable pricing is available in properties in the United States and Europe. The option seems to be more widely available than when it was first launched in Asia.

Emirates Slashes Fuel Surcharges…So Where Are Those Sweet Spot Awards?

Unexpectedly, Emirates reduces fuel surcharges on awards. With a top-notch first class cabin, the carrier offers over the top (and now affordable) luxury.

No Doubt About It, Hyatt Place Is My Favorite Hotel Brand

I share my reasons why Hyatt Place is my favorite hotel brand out of all of the programs and brands. It is also the best brand for family travel.
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The Wyndham Status Match Is Dead (For Now) – What Does That Mean For...

The Wyndham status match is dead but not all is lost for the casino status match lovers among us. We still have some hope left in the tank.

5 Things I’d Do With 140,000 IHG Points: Maxing Out The Increased Offer

After dropping under Chase 5/24, I pulled the trigger on the best ever IHG 140K welcome offer. Here's some ideas for the bonus points that I'm considering:

Best International Category 1-4 Hyatt Hotels: Make The Most of Your Free Nights!

Looking for places where you can maximize your free night certificates? Here are some of the best international Category 1-4 Hyatt hotels around the world!

IHG Introduces Dynamic Pricing at Some Properties

IHG has started introducing dynamic award pricing at some of its properties in Asia. Regent Taipei for example ranges between 30,000 to 60,000 points per night.

Max Out Your Restaurant Spend: 5 Awesome Dining Programs You Can Use

Restaurant loyalty programs are increasingly available to entice customers. Which chains provide a great balance of quality, value, and rewards?