More Posts On: Hotels and Lodging

Choice of 20 Percent Discount or 5,000 Points Returns to Hyatt Best Rate Guarantee — Plus…

“You’ve come to the right place. When you book direct on, you know you’re getting the best rates at any Hyatt hotel or resort worldwide. We guarantee it. If you find on another site, a lower, publicly available, and immediately bookable room-only rate for the same stay, we’ll not only match it but we’ll give you an additional 20% off or 5,000 World of Hyatt Bonus Points.”

That statement you just read has been…

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Miniature Toiletry Bottles in Hotels: What Really Should Be Done

If Ash Kalra has his way, personal care products in the form of miniature plastic toiletry bottles — which contain fewer than 12 ounces of liquid product — would be banned from lodging establishments in California.

Kalra — who represents parts of eastern San Jose in the 27th Assembly District in the California State Assembly as a member of the Democratic political party — submitted an amendment to Assembly Bill number 1162 to prohibit lodging establishments in the state of California from “providing a small plastic bottle containing a personal care product to a person staying in a sleeping room accommodation, in any space within the sleeping room accommodation, or in an area that is shared by the public or guests” to be effective as of Sunday, January 1, 2023.

Moreover, the bill — which…

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One Disadvantage of Booking a Reservation at a New Hotel Property Is…

New hotel properties are highlighted here at The Gate primarily because they offer bonus points as a result of special deals which celebrate their grand openings — not to mention that everything is fresh and new…

…but what if you booked a reservation at a new hotel or resort property — only to be informed that…

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Test Your Knowledge of Hotel Brands — April 2019 Edition

Listed in alphabetical order are 162 hotel brands with links to their official Internet web sites — some of which had their parent lodging companies removed from their official names. Can you guess which hotel brands belong to which of the aforementioned lodging companies by matching the numbers of the list below with the letters of the above list?

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Free Stopover for Two Nights in Abu Dhabi 2019 With Etihad Airways

You can enjoy a free stopover of two nights in Abu Dhabi at 15 select hotel properties when you travel between Sunday, April 21, 2019 and Monday, July 15, 2019, excluding Islamic public holidays — such as Eid holidays from Tuesday, June 4, 2019 to Sunday, June 9, 2019…

…but you must…

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