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by Hilary Stockton on 8/18/2016
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8/18/2016
  Starwood Luxury Privileges is Starwood's answer to Four Seasons Preferred Partner, providing special benefits when reserving through select luxury travel advisors such as TravelSort. Starwood Luxury Privileges benefits typically include full daily breakfast for up to two in-room guests...
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11/16/2015
Marriott will acquire Starwood Hotels & Resorts, per the SPG and Marriott press releases today. If approved, the merger would close in mid-2016 The focus is on the scale of the combined entity, which would be the largest hotel company...
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5/30/2015
  You can buy Starpoints with a 25% discount through May 31--is it worth it? Currently, through tomorrow 5/31/15, SPG is offering up to 25% off 20,000 Starpoints. Here are the details: • 10% off 500–9,500 Starpoints• 15% off 10,000–14,500 Starpoints•...
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5/5/2014
This W Koh Samui review is part of a trip report including Singapore Suites, Cathay Pacific First Class, Emirates First Class, Asiana First Class and luxury resorts and dining in Southeast Asia. For the previous posts, please see: Virgin Atlantic...
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12/6/2013
1. US Airways 100% Share Miles Bonus: Expires Today, 12/6 at 11:59 PT Today is the last day for the US Airways 100% share miles bonus. Each account can receive maximum 50,000 bonus Dividend Miles. See US Airways 100% Bonus...
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4/28/2012
  There are the places that wow travelers, and then there are those that lull them into bliss. San Diego is one of the latter, mostly thanks to its stunning climate. No matter the month that travelers find themselves visiting,...
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2/19/2012
  Built in 1927, The Royal Hawaiian, whose Spanish-Moorish style was influenced by film star Rudolph Valentino, has managed to retain its striking facade through several changes of ownership and renovations, the most recent ones in 2008 for the Historic...
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2/1/2012
  Starwood Preferred Guest is introducing new elite amenities for both Gold and Platinum Preferred Guest members, effective March 1, 2012. Here's a summary of the key changes: SPG Gold Members Who qualifies: SPG members with 25 nights or 10...
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12/27/2011
2011 has been a crazy year of travel for me. I’ve had some of my most amazing and at the same time some of my most underwhelming travel experiences this year. Given the economy we’ve continued to see some loyalty...
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12/26/2011
    Montreal is not full of true 5-star luxury hotels--there is no Four Seasons or Mandarin Oriental, and the Ritz-Carlton Montreal gets rather mixed reviews. There are certainly some charming auberges and B&Bs, but if you prefer more modern...
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