Review: Executive Lounge, Hilton Mandalay (Mandalay, Myanmar)

Written by Flying High On Points @ Flying High On Points

After an amazing day exploring Mandalay and a couple hours enjoying our room with a view at the Hilton Mandalay, it was time to head over to the hotel’s Executive Lounge for cocktail hour. Review: Executive Lounge, Hilton Mandalay (Mandalay, Myanmar) Its true, being a Hilton Honors Diamond Member has its privileges. At the Hilton Mandalay, […]

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Review: Hilton Mandalay (Mandalay, Myanmar)

Written by Flying High On Points @ Flying High On Points

After an epic day of sightseeing in wonderful Mandalay, it was finally time to check-in at our hotel for the night, the Hilton Mandalay. Review: Hilton Mandalay (Mandalay, Myanmar) Location The first thing you’ll notice about the Hilton Mandalay is its absolute prime location in the city of Mandalay. It is literally located across the […]

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10 of the Best Category 5 Hotels to Use Your Ritz-Carlton Rewards Credit Card Free Night

Written by Benét J. Wilson @ CompareCards News & Advice

The information related to the The Ritz-Carlton Rewards® Credit Card has been collected by CompareCards and has not been reviewed or provided by the issuer of this card prior to publication.  Terms apply to Chase credit card offers. See chase.com for more information. Now that the Marriott, Starwood and Ritz-Carlton hotel brands are now united under the new Marriott Bonvoy™ rewards program, […]

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Why St. Augustine Is a Way Cooler Family Destination Than You Thought

Written by Dia Adams @ The Points Guy

St. Augustine, Florida, is known for its history. However, most kids equate “historical” with “boring.” I’m happy to report that the sites in St. Augustine are anything but boring. In fact, it’s a cooler family destination that most probably think. From stomping around a 300-year-old fort to taking in a Victorian-era scavenger hunt, America’s oldest …

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Hilton Honors Southeast 20% Off Flash Sale For Stays Through May 12, 2019 (Book By February 19)

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Hilton Honors 20% Off Southeast Flash SaleHilton Honors has launched new sale for stays at select cities in the Southeast through May 12, 2019. Members can save 20% off their stays if booked during this five day flash sale that ends on February 19. You can access this offer on Hilton’s website here. READ MORE: Hilton Honors Rate & Bonus Points […]

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Hilton Honors Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi Award Pricing Anomaly?

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Waldorf Astoria Maldives PhotoHilton Honors “abandoned” award categories back in March 2017 (read more here) but promised not to dynamically price standard room awards that have maximum point prices set (access our latest Master Property-list here). Hilton at the time promised to keep the maximum price at 95,000 points per night. The other standard award levels are 5K, 10K, […]

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Hilton Expands Luxury Hotel Portfolio as It Nears 1 Million Rooms Worldwide

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

One million rooms. That’s what Hilton is marching toward, and per its Q4 2018 earnings report released on Wednesday, it’ll cross that milestone in short order. Last quarter, Hilton swung open the doors of 142 new hotels totaling 22,500 rooms. Looking at 2018 as a whole, it opened more than 450 new hotels totaling more …

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Hilton Just Created a New Top Award Category, Sort Of

Written by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

One of Hilton’s most anticipated properties of 2019, the Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi, opened up for award bookings yesterday — with a twist. Since the 2013 devaluation, Hilton award rates have varied greatly, but every hotel has been capped at 95,000 points a night — even the program’s high-end properties on peak dates like the Conrad Maldives …

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Top Hotel Promotions February 2019

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

IHG Rewards Club Free Nights Faster 2019Here’s look at the top 5 most lucrative hotel promotions that you can take advantage of this month. Remember that it really pays to take advantage of bonus and promotional offers from hotel loyalty programs. You can supercharge your point earnings! 1. Hilton Honors Points Unlimited Promotion + Buy Points Bonus  Hilton Honors always has […]

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TWA Hotel Taking Reservations, New Points Calculator, Demolition of Popular Hyatt & More

Written by joeheg @ Your Mileage May Vary

Happy Sunday to all of our travel friends, both near and far! Here are some articles we’ve read from other bloggers (and other sources) that we think you may like, as well, so we’re passing them along. Early this week, Gary from View From The Wing wrot…

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Pick and Choose: Comparing 8 Different Puerto Vallarta Points Hotels for Families

Written by Melanie Haiken @ The Points Guy

Taking the family to Puerto Vallarta is a little bit like taking a litter of puppies to the dog park — everyone’s running, playing and having the time of their lives. But it’s not necessarily a relaxed experience for those in charge. The secret to avoiding this pitfall: Choosing the perfect hotel, with all the …

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Reader Question: Hilton Be My Guest-Certificate?

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Hilton Be My GuestA LoyaltyLobby reader sent us a question about the use of Hilton’s Be My Guest-certificate that are issued by corporate for unresolved hotel issues (and sometimes for special promotions). Remember that you can always email us, send a message via Facebook or use Twitter and include photos too. We’ll try to cover Reader Questions & […]

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Looking at Colleges for Your Kids? Take a Visit-Cation

Written by Jordi Lippe-McGraw @ The Points Guy

Most of us are eagerly waiting for spring to arrive. But, for high school students, it’s not just warmer weather they’re excited about; it’s college acceptance letter season. Yes, after months of hard work, seniors will finally get to choose where they will spend the next few years of their lives. And to do that, …

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