How Marriott And Starwood Feel About Suite Upgrades For Elite Members

Folks who stay in hotels enough to earn loyalty benefits over the course of a year maintain their loyalty because of the benefits they receive. People have different opinions on their favorite benefit, but few would deny they enjoy a beautiful suite if they don’t have to pay for it.

Starwood Preferred Guest has offered suite upgrades to their top elite members for quite some time. Marriott has not. I asked SPG how they feel about their suite upgrade policy now and also asked how Marriott feels about this benefit for the future.

Suites At Venetian And Palazzo On Sale Via Daily Getaways Today

Don’t forget to enter my giveaway for $99 SIM cards for free data when traveling internationally. Today’s Daily Getaway involves both the Venetian and Palazzo in Las Vegas. In case you’re not familiar, Daily Getaways are daily deals sponsored by the US Travel Association.  Some are better than others, so you need to think about whether you can take full advantage of the offer before buying. For the more popular offers, they will sell out quickly, which means being around right when they go on sale each day at 1:00 pm […]

10 Days In Italy: St. Regis Rome

Le Grand Bar

The St. Regis Rome is one of those truly special historical properties that also offers an unparalleled level of service and room quality. If you like great hotels, this is one to save up for and anchor to the bucket list.