More Posts On: Hotels and Lodging

Update: Hilton Honors Points & Money Option to Go Live on March 1, 2017

Effective as of Wednesday, March 1, 2017 as a member of the Hilton Honors frequent guest loyalty program, you will be able to use a flexible payment slider to choose nearly any combination of points and money to pay for your stay — any time — with no blackout dates. You can still opt to use all points on award stays; and you can continue to enjoy the popular 5th Night Free benefit if you have earned elite level status.

To use the Points & Money option to pay for a stay, the minimum spend is…

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Hilton Copenhagen Airport to Switch to Clarion: Retro Review

Effective as of Friday, March 31, 2017, the Hilton Copenhagen Airport will become a Clarion hotel property after its acquisition by the founder of the Nordic Choice hotel group — which is a real shame, as this hotel property will be a loss for Hilton, in my opinion.

I stayed at the Hilton Copenhagen Airport hotel property on an award stay back in September of 2008 and enjoyed my stay; so I thought that in honor of this hotel property, I would post a retro review while it is still branded as part of the Hilton portfolio.

The hotel is located…

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Should Children Be Allowed Access Into Lounges?

The primary purpose of a lounge — whether located in a hotel or airport — is to give guests with appropriate access privileges a place to relax and be comfortable while passing the time. That can include expensive furniture; office supplies to complete work; food to alleviate hunger; a shower to get refreshed; computers to use; and a space with recliners designated especially for quiet so that guests can get some sleep.

A rambunctious child who is allowed to run around the lounge unfettered can typically cause a significant disruption in the purpose of the lounge by…

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New Features in Mobile Technology Functionality With Marriott

The race continues in the competition as to which lodging company has the best portable technology for its guests; and Marriott International, Incorporated upped the ante with the launch of its newly redesigned mobile application software program — giving members of the Marriott Rewards frequent guest loyalty program a more dynamic yet personalized mobile experience — on…

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Not Cool: Thermostats in Hotel Rooms Often are Not Under Your Control

You have spent all day sightseeing outside in the hot sun. Your feet are sweating in your sneakers and your legs have that dull aching feeling as though they just received a good workout after walking for miles. You cannot wait to get back into that hotel room to feel the air conditioned air envelop you in welcome coolness as you plop down on the bed to relax before showering.

Instead…

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