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After two pandemic years, I returned to Ottawa for a recent business trip and stayed at The Sheraton Ottawa Hotel. The Sheraton Ottawa Hotel has been a fixture of downtown Ottawa for many years, and I have stayed many times as a result of it being a comfortable place to be while on the road. However, one of the hotel’s best features was suspended during my visit. Read on to see which… Read More

We found ourselves at Marriott’s Grand Château Las Vegas as a consequence of avoiding Las Vegas Strip hotels with Friday and Saturday night pricing on a long weekend. Instead of the other Marriott properties around Las Vegas, We would end up at Marriott’s Grand Château Las Vegas close by to the Las Vegas Strip. We would end up finding a property that was full of inclusions and absent of any resort fees…. Read More

A recent trip to Las Vegas, USA took us to The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas; a mega luxurious casino resort located in a world class location in the middle of the south Las Vegas Strip. Our two night stay at this wonderful property had us enjoying the two resort pools, in addition to an excellent One Bedroom Suite with a Fountain View. How would our experience at The Cosmopolitan fare ? Review: The… Read More

As the world slowly re-opened, MrsWT73 became aware of a concert opportunity in nearby Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America. Since we hadn’t been anywhere significant or substantial aside from our earlier Caribbean trip, it came time for a journey down south to beautiful Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America. Trip Introduction: Las Vegas, United States via Alaska Airlines Planning the Trip: During the re-opening days of the pandemic, MrsWT73… Read More

Marriott typically offers a spring and fall promotion that aligns with the business travel season. While we saw a spring promotion that offered a terrific double elite qualifying nights towards elite Marriott Bonvoy status, this fall promotion is decidedly less glamourous. Marriott Bonvoy Launches Fall 2022 Promotion: Register Now Marriott Bonvoy has announced their fall promotion for the year 2022. We typically see hotels announce a fall promotion across many competing hotel… Read More

A management offsite took me to Telfs, Austria and to the InterAlpen Tyrol hotel. I would get the opportunity to spend two days in quiet and picturesque luxury in this alpine resort located high in the mountains of Austria. Review: The InterAlpen – Hotel Tyrol, Telfs, Austria “An Old World Alpine Lodge that Allows for Peace and Tranquility with World Class Views” The InterAlpen – Hotel is a luxury premium 5-star superior… Read More

On a recent weekend stayover after a week work of business meetings, I ended up at the Le Meridien Vienna hotel for a personal stopover in Vienna, Austria. I was really impressed with the Le Meridien Vienna. It offered the right combination of value, friendly service, a comfortable and spacious room by European standards and easy walkability around town. Review: Le Méridien Vienna – Wien Hotel, Austria. “The Le Meridien Vienna met… Read More

A recent business trip to Hartford Connecticut, United States on my usual business circuit had me needing a short two night stay at a business hotel in the area. I ended up at the Sheraton Hartford South Rocky Hill property, which was located just off the highway in a suburban location near the Rocky Hill business park of Connecticut, United States. Review: Sheraton Hartford South Hotel, Rocky Hill Connecticut, United States of… Read More

The American Express Platinum Charge Card is one of the most useful premium travel cards in the market place today. It offers some standard premium charge card features that add the most value to the card, whereas the actual earning benefits from spending on the card itself are not as exciting as they could be. It also offers access into almost any independent lounge in the world, something that isn’t offered many… Read More

The American Express Marriott Bonvoy Business Credit Card is one of the more useful hotel travel cards in the market place today. It offers some standard features that add the most value to the card, whereas the actual earning benefits are not as exciting as they could be. It also offers the ability to transfer to thirty eight different frequent flier programs, a great feature to stave off point devaluation. Credit Card… Read More

The American Express Marriott Bonvoy credit card is one of the more useful hotel travel cards in the market place today. It offers some standard features that add the most value to the card, whereas the actual earning benefits are not as exciting as they could be. It also offers the ability to transfer to thirty eight different frequent flier programs, a great feature to stave off point devaluation. Credit Card Review:… Read More

The JW Marriott Miami remains to be one of the better reward redemptions in the Marriott Bonvoy loyalty program. As an urban and upscale property, Marriott Bonvoy credit card holders have access to this property through an annual certificate with the Marruitt Bonvoy Credit Card. We would stay at this property on a free night redemption getting excellent value on a $600 USD a night room. Read on to see how our… Read More