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Cheap Flights To Europe, More Hotel Status Matches And Airlines Slashing Baggage Fees

The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles & points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn’t have time to write about in length. Culled from over 100 blogs/authors I follow, some are passed along without comment, while I add my analysis to others. This is your shortcut to find out what’s going on in the travel world without having to read dozens of travel blogs to get all the best info.

Cheap Flights To Europe This Summer And KLM Rolls Out A Cool New Program

The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles & points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn’t have time to write about  in length.  Culled from over 100 blogs/authors I follow, some are passed along without comment, while I add my analysis to others.   This is your shortcut to find out what’s going on in the travel world without having to read dozens of travel blogs to get all the best info.

Hyatt Gold Passport Award Chart Changes For 2015

It looks like Hyatt is getting ready to make public their 2015 award chart changes. You can see the full list here. Here’s a quick breakdown: The changes go into affect for reservations made on or after January 22, 2015. 22 hotels are going up in category. Notables: Park Hyatt Maldives goes from 6 to 7 Grand Hyatt Sao Paolo goes from 3 to 4 Andaz Amsterdam goes from 5 to 6 48 hotels are going down in category, including: Hyatt French Quarter from 5 to 4 Hyatt Regency Grand […]

Hyatt Expanding Again, In Asia And Central America

2 quick tidbits expanding the Hyatt network: Park Hyatt Busan has opened marking the second Park Hyatt in South Korea and the 10th in Asia.  I’m a huge fan of the Park Hyatt brand.  The Park Hyatt Tokyo is a favorite of mine.  I’m always happy to see another Park Hyatt pop up.  This property appears to be entering the program as a Category 4, which means 15,000 Gold Passport points per night. Hyatt has also announced development of two new properties in Panama, a Hyatt Place and Hyatt House. […]

Review: Park Hyatt Chicago

This was my first stay at the Park Hyatt Chicago.  I’d heard good things from others, and I’ve never had a Park Hyatt stay that failed to exceed my expectations. I dropped my bags off early in the morning since I was changing hotels during a recent Chicago stay.  I was going to be in a conference all day, so I told the front desk I wouldn’t need a room until later that afternoon. The bell captain was happy to take my bags and store them until my return.  The […]

41 Hours In Tokyo: Wrapping It Up

Previous posts about my brief trip to Tokyo: Sheraton Miyako Hotel Tsukiji Fish Market Sushi and Beer at 6am Walking Around Tokyo Walking Around Tokyo Part 2 Park Hyatt Tokyo Tokyo Dome Plane Spotting and a Review of the NRT Admirals Club and JAL Lounges Without waxing overly poetic, starting at the end seems best.  My daughter has been a bit down in the dumps lately, recovering from being pretty sick and having a bit of the separation blues from Mom and Dad.  On Monday evening, she came home and […]

41 Hours in Tokyo: Park Hyatt Tokyo

Previous posts about my brief trip to Tokyo: Sheraton Miyako Hotel Tsukiji Fish Market Sushi and Beer at 6am Walking Around Tokyo Walking Around Tokyo Part 2 My second night in Tokyo was at the Park Hyatt, located at the top of Shinjuku Park Tower.  I had heard great things about the properties from friends and was really looking forward to it.  I was not to be disappointed. I had used one of the free suite nights I received from my signup for the Hyatt Visa Card.  Gary Leff of View From […]