An online magazine that touts itself as, “the ultimate showcase for five-star travel, fine dining, exclusive property, luxury cars, private jets, high end fashion, premium beauty and the very best in male grooming,” is reporting that a hotel owned by Donald Trump has been voted by its readers from across the globe as the best hotel in the world. This was confirmed by a tweet from the Trump Organization.
If you’ve ever stayed at a hotel where the thermostat was controlled by a motion sensor, you know the unpleasant feeling of walking into a hot room when all you want to do is sit down and relax after a long day. If you’re like me, you’d think the reason for these devices besides making our lives miserable is to save the hotel money. If they don’t have to run the air conditioning unit to cool the room all day, that’s reducing the electric cost and increasing the profit for the hotel.
Not so, says a blog post by Lodging Technology. Motion-sensing thermostats actually increase the comfort of the room by controlling humidity levels, so turning off the AC during the day is a good thing. Coming as no surprise to me, Lodging Technology is a company that manufacturers the thermostats along with other technology products for hotels, so reading their spin about why these products are beneficial was eye-opening.
On September 9th, Hilton started their end of 2019 promotion. It’s not much different from their past offers. The Power Up promotion offers double base points on all stays between September 9, 2019 and January 5, 2020. If you use a Hilton Honors American Express card to pay for your stay, you’ll earn triple base points.
Normally, I’d say this promotion is rather bland and since Hilton points are only worth 1/2 cent each, it’s not much of an incentive to change any upcoming stays to a Hilton property.
Well, things change and now I’m really excited about this promotion.
It’s never too early to start thinking about Christmas, right? (for those of you who, like my husband, are saying. “WRONG!,” just….shup! LOLOL!)
Well, for those of you who love all things Christmas as much as I do, there’s good news! The people who have been making the world’s largest Christmas light maze since 2016 are coming back this year! And not only will there be THREE mazes around the country to choose from (St. Petersburg, FL, Seattle, WA and Washington D.C.), but tickets are now on sale!
You can learn a lot about travelers, and what they like and dislike, usually through surveys, observation or other types of studies. Other times, you can learn all you need simply by asking a question on a large forum that has a lot of people on it. That’s exactly what a user named “goneisthelight” did on Reddit not long ago. He asked:
What do you hate most about airline travel?
Here are some of the 200+ responses he got in less than 24 hours…