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Review: InterContinental Hong Kong

The Trip of AA Lifetime (Asia, Australia, Middle East) – Introduction I was scheduled to be in Hong Kong three days and two nights and I decided to split my nights between two IHG hotels – the first one being the InterContinental Hong Kong. The nightly rate on my day was upwards of $400 USD and therefore I decided to redeem my Chase IHG Credit Card Anniversary… Read More

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Why I’m #StarwoodProud

It was announced last year that Marriott was planning to purchase Starwood and the two hotel chains would merge into one. There was some speculation about whether or not the merger would take place after a few events, but ultimately Starwood is now merged into Marriott as of a few weeks ago. This means change. While SPG and the Starwood brand are now a part… Read More

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Review: Park Inn by Radisson Zurich Airport Hotel

Two Days in Zurich – Introduction Exploring Zurich was beyond amazing, the city is so captivating and gorgeous that I want to live there some day.. Hopefully soon… Anyway, I was in Zurich for just two days, with an early morning flight on Wednesday and therefore it made sense to book a hotel at the airport so that I wouldn’t need to figure out transportation… Read More

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Review: Crowne Plaza Zurich

Two Days in Zurich – Introduction The train ride from the airport to the Crowne Plaza Zurich lasted about fifteen minutes, I also had to walk for about ten minutes until I reached the hotel from the train station. The Crowne Plaza Zurich is located about a thirty minute walk from the city centre, or a ten minute tram ride. Hotels in Switzerland are generally a bit… Read More

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Review: Aloft Brussels Schuman

Brussels and Barcelona – Introduction The Aloft Brussels Schuman is located in the heart of the EU district in Brussels. The hotel is about a thirty minute walk from the centre of Brussels, conveniently located next to the Schuman railway station. I took the train from Brussels Airport to the railway station next to the hotel and paid 8 Euro for the one-way fare. The train took… Read More

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Review: The Millenium Hilton

To begin, I’d just like to mention how thankful I am about being loyal to Starwood and Hyatt. It is hotel stays like this one that remind me why Starwood and Hyatt are industry leaders and why Hilton absolutely sucks and is at the absolute bottom of everyone’s list. I think it is mostly safe to say I won’t be staying with Hilton anytime soon… Read More

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I Love the #SPGLife

There’s no secret that I absolutely love Starwood Hotels and of course everyone loves Starwood Preferred Guest, which will sadly be destroyed (hopefully not too badly) by Marriott. SPG is my favourite hotel loyalty programme because of the incredible benefits elite members receive, Starwood’s amazing hotels, and of course their great customer service. Perhaps the single best use of Starpoints is that they transfer to ~30… Read More