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Fantastic Foto Friday: Honeymoon in the Maldives

Conrad Rangali Pool

The Maldives are on of my Top 5 Romantic Getaways – and when you see the stunning beaches, crystal clear waters and experience the luxurious hotels, it’s easy to understand why so many couples plan to spend their honeymoon there!
The Conrad Maldives where this photo was taken, is one of my all-time favorite hotels for points stays and we thoroughly enjoyed it! It offers great privacy, beautiful beaches, an innovative underwater restaurant and impeccable service!

Marriott Rewards wins 2017 Title as best Hotel Rewards Program

US News & World Travel Report reviews the best hotel rewards programs every year and when all the points were tallied, Marriott Rewards won, pushing last years surprise winner Wyndham Rewards off the pedestal! They are followed by the other budget program, Choice Privileges, revamped World of Hyatt and Best Western Rewards! … Continue reading

Convention or “staycation” – the Sofitel Manila is a local favorite for a luxurious treat!

If you are attending a convention at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in Manila, are planning to see the historical sights of Intramuros or just need a luxurious treat on a “staycation”, I recommend the Sofitel Manila! It’s a favorite of the wealthy locals and of repeat visitors to Manila and offers outstanding service and great amenities to separate itself … Continue reading

IHG Rewards PointBreaks List live: 106 hotels for 5,000 points

IHG Rewards Club just published their PointBreaks list for stays through October, 31, 2017, including 107 hotels available for 5,000 points/night. It’s IHG’s most popular rewards promotion and a great deal. The list for this quarter is a little disappointing for me, with only 4 properties in Asia, 11 in Europe and one for Africa and the Middle East on … Continue reading

New IHG Hotel on Bali – Indigo Seminyak

IHG has six hotels on Bali, several Holiday Inn and HI Express Hotels, as well as an InterContinental. The latest addition is the Indigo Seminyak – it’s in a great location, looks amazing – but comes at a very high price. Find out if it is worth booking (yet). … Continue reading