The Venetian and the Palazzo in Vegas want you to take your Twitter feed and leverage it for some hotel comps, by giving you points toward hotel credits for your tweets about their properties. Delightful. I’m sure your online friends and...

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What is daily housekeeping worth to you? What if you were incentivized to decline it? Some hotels are trying to cut costs by offering their guests a rebate for saying no to the housekeeper. Here’s the hangtag from the Westin Peachtree Plaza...

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Upgraded: Hotel guest behavior, via the inverse of TripAdvisor Think twice before trashing a room in the U.K., being overly drunk and loud, or steal the towels. Not only because it’s rude and obnoxious, but also because you may end up on a new...

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14
Sep
2010

Hell hath officially frozen over. Ritz-Carlton, which positions itself at the peak of high-priced luxury hotels, has thrown in the towel and created a loyalty program. Stay at a Ritz and you too can start collecting points. Many people...

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For a limited time, InterContinental Hotels Group properties will reimburse some guests’ checked baggage fees. So a hotel chain — including InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Hotel Indigo, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Holiday Inn...

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Upgraded: In-flight magazine verité How about this headline for an inflight magazine: “Live Entertainment in Kabul: Dog Fighting.” Seriously. This is onboard Afghanistan’s Safi Airways, and as their recent WSJ profile makes...

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