Radisson Rewards Program Review

Radisson Rewards is the loyalty program of Radisson Hotel Group (RHG) and the successor of Club Carlson! Club Carlson went from much praised program to mostly ignored after a number of sharp devaluations. With new owners and a new name, RHG is re-launching the rewards program. Find out what it offers now and who it might be interesting for! … Continue reading

Upscale oasis on Patong Beach – Swissotel Phuket Patong Thailand

If you are planning a trip to Thailand’s party beach of Patong on Phuket island, the Swissotel Resort Phuket Patong is a good choice. It’s an older hotel close to the beach with nicely renovated rooms, excellent service and an upscale rooftop pool & club straight out of Miami and without the crowds. Prices vary greatly, so read my review … Continue reading

NH Hotels revamps NH Rewards Program

NH Hotels, the Spanish chain of stylish boutique hotels, that hit the news when they were acquired by Chinese investors HNA, is now revamping their loyalty program, NH Rewards. Against the trend of devaluation and disappearing benefits, NH Rewards is actually improving the program with higher earn rates and better perks. Find out if it is enough to earn your … Continue reading

Daily Getaways 2018 is here: Deals on Choice and IHG points!

The Daily Getaways is an annual promotion by the US Travel Association, offering daily deals on travel related services, including hotel reward points, amusement park tickets or rental car days at sometimes deep discounts. The 2018 Daily Getaways start today – find the deals of the first week with my assessment below! … Continue reading

Up to 33% off on Accor Hotel Stays!

Accor Hotels currently runs a “Stay 3, Pay 2 – Live the Unexpected” promotion for hotels in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and South America, offering up to a 33% discount on hotel stays. You have to book by April 3, 2018 for stays until June 10, 2018. So, be quick to book that long weekend or getaway – read … Continue reading

Modern hotel in an out-of-the-way location: Novotel Abu Dhabi Gate

The Novotel Abu Dhabi Gate offers modern rooms, friendly service and great amenities including a beautiful pool, gym and several very good restaurants. The location half-way between the airport and downtown is a mixed blessing – with nothing in walking distance, but everything 20-30 minutes away by taxi. Read my Novotel Abu Dhabi review to find out if this could … Continue reading