Best Mid-Tier Hotel Elite Status And How To Earn It

Every major hotel chain offers some form of loyalty program that recognizes and rewards frequent guests. A few, like the Starwood Ambassador program or the new invitation-only Four Seasons Card, aim to distinguish only the very top echelon of guests and focus on client experience over earning rewards.

When To Book Airbnb Over A Hotel

The use of peer-to-peer vacation rentals has exploded over the last decade. It took Marriott 60 years and numerous acquisitions to establish itself as the world’s biggest hotel operator. But in just 9 short years, Airbnb has grown to eclipse the largest global hotel chains in value, and with over 4 million listings, has more rooms available than the top 5 hotel chains combined.

Numerous Popular U.S. Hotel Properties Hacked

Another security breach and your financial data might be out there. A significant number of popular U.S. hotel properties have fallen victim of  “…point-of-sale (PoS) malware which may have exposed customer financial data”, according to ZD Net. As you can see,…

Europe’s Most Expensive Hotels

Yahoo! has published a list of the ten most expensive hotels in Europe based on the results of a survey conducted by Luxury-Hotels.com. The list is based on European properties’ lowest available rates for a double room during the months of…

Starwood Sued By Its Hotel Owners In Surprise Lawsuit

Marriott International has hit another bump on the rocky road to acquiring Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide. Having already outlasted Anbang Insurance group in a four-week bidding war, Marriott’s latest hurdle surprisingly comes from within Starwood’s ranks. Dream Team Hotel…