More Posts On: Hotels and Lodging

Earn 5,000 Radisson Rewards Bonus Points Per Stay 2020

You can earn 5,000 Radisson Rewards bonus points with every paid eligible stay at greater than 1,100 different participating hotel and resort properties worldwide through Thursday, December 31, 2020 — and the 5,000 bonus points you earn is in addition to what you would regularly earn for each stay…

…but you must…

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Earn Hilton Honors Points on Disney+; Bid on Drive-In Concerts

You may not be traveling right now because of the current 2019 Novel Coronavirus pandemic — you may even be going stir crazy — but as a member of the Hilton Honors frequent guest loyalty program, you still have options with your Hilton Honors points: you may bid your Hilton Honors points on drive-in live concerts; and you may also earn Hilton Honors points by subscribing to Disney+.

Hilton became the…

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Extended Again: Change or Cancel Your Lodging Reservations Without Penalty

For several months, 23 lodging companies around the world had significantly relaxed their typically restrictive policies pertaining to change and cancellation fees by suspending them on a temporary basis due to the current 2019 Novel Coronavirus pandemic, which had spread worldwide…

…but only 17 lodging companies which are listed in this article have either increased or improved the way their hotel and resort properties are cleaned, disinfected, and sanitized; while the other six lodging companies seem to not have extended their…

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6 Lodging Companies: Change and Cancellation Policy Not Without Penalty Anymore?

For several months, 23 lodging companies around the world had significantly relaxed their typically restrictive policies pertaining to change and cancellation fees by suspending them on a temporary basis due to the current 2019 Novel Coronavirus pandemic, which had spread worldwide…

…but at six of those 23 lodging companies, either the penalties pertaining to the change and cancellation fees are no longer in effect because the expiration dates of the temporary flexible policy has not changed — or the temporary flexible change and cancellation policy can no longer be found.

Without further ado, here is a list of the seven lodging companies which are based in the United States and around the world whose updated policies pertaining to the suspension of change and cancellation fees on a temporary basis seem to no longer be in effect at the time this article was written…

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Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Booking.com in Trademark Case

The justices of the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in favor of Booking.com by a vote of 8-1 on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 in a decision which upheld that coupling “.com” with a generic word to create a name for a single entity can render the entire combination as a whole eligible for being trademarked and protected from other people using it.

“We have no cause to deny Booking.com the same benefits Congress accorded other marks qualifying as nongeneric,” according to…

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The One Time Exception is Slowly Returning

Many companies have been forced to accede to customer demands which are normally not part of their policies once the current 2019 Novel Coronavirus pandemic swept around the world and forced millions of people to stay in their homes — and that includes companies within the travel industry, who have extended expiration dates on points as well as elite status levels…

…but I have been noticing a slow return of the “one-time exception” — you know, through which…

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