Park Hyatt Chicago

Wrapping Up Hotel Status At The End of 2012

Well, almost.  I still have two stays with SPG to post, though I doubt one will post by the end of the year, as I detailed here. As the year comes to a close, I’m taking time to summarize my year in travel as it relates to earning points and status.  I also have an update on lifetime status planned along with my thoughts for next year.  A lot of this is just mental housekeeping for me, but some may find it interesting as they plan where and how to […]

Hyatt Lodge At McDonald’s Campus, Oakbrook Illinois:Review

It’s been a fairly busy year in travel for me.  I’ll hit 120,000 miles flown next week, and after a while travel can be a bit of a drag, especially when you’re not going somewhere exciting.  So, when I had a pop-up trip to Chicago, I was a bit more excited since I knew I could grab a good meal at one of my favorite Chicago restaurants.  There are so many great places to dine in Chicago, it’s definitely one of my favorite towns. Then, I realized the meeting wasn’t […]