Best Place to Stay in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, is a fast changing city in the heart of South East Asia. While most people head straight to Siem Reap to see the marvels of Angkor Wat, there is a lot to see in Phnom Penh and there are lots of wonderful, independent hotels offering great value – but where to stay in the … 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

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

Radisson Hotel Group – Facts & Figures

Radisson Hotel Group (formerly known as Carlson Hotels) is one of the smaller hotel groups with just under 1,200 hotels worldwide. They are also one of the more difficult to track due to their complex ownership structure. With Carlson Hotels responsible for the Americas business and Carlson Rezidor for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, they have operated like two … 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