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Review: Hyatt Regency Kiev, Ukraine

When you think about service in the former Soviet Union, what usually comes to mind? A woman like the one featured in Wendy’s “Having No Choice” commercial taking issue with even the simplest request? I mention that because I am frankly surprised how often that assumption is ...

Summary and Commentary: The Fall Hotel Chain Bonuses

Here's what we have so far...
Starwood Preferred Guest: Double points on all stays from September 6th to December 18th. If your stay includes a Sunday or Thursday night, then you'll get triple points instead.
Marriott Rewards: Targeted offer, but if you're a Marriott Elite, you can usually ...

Changes Coming to Hyatt Gold Passport Program

Diamond status in the Hyatt Gold Passport program just got a little sweeter. Staring tomorrow, guaranteed late checkout, twice daily maid service, and more welcome amenity choices are coming.
Directly from Hyatt:
Effective July 28th, Diamond members can experience the following ...

Hyatt private line agent fired for information posted online

As a Hyatt Gold Passport Diamond member, I have been able to take advantage of a somewhat unique perk of that status, a Private Line Concierge.  A Flyertalk thread that provides some more information on this benefit is here.  This service is offered to Diamond members upon request.  ...
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A photo review of Grand Suite King at the Grand Hyatt Erewan Bangkok

After our journey to Phuket, we had a layover in Bangkok.  We were stopping over in Hong Kong later in the trip, so due to ticketing rules, we could only layover in Bangkok.  I booked it so we had a 22 hour or so layover in Bangkok.  I've often visited cities in a ...

Feeling at Home in Dubai

Hello from Dubai. The weather is over 100°F, but Dubai is one cool city--and it is making me feel like I am back in the States.
It is my first time in the United Arab Emirates and I am amazed at how Americanized, in some respects, the culture is in Dubai. I spent some time today in Dubai's ...

Review: Park Hyatt Tokyo

Rated as one of the top hotels in Tokyo, I arrived at the Park Hyatt Tokyo with high expectations—and they were all exceeded.
The Park Hyatt chain prides itself on personalized service that distinguishes it from its competitors. It was the personal interaction that best illustrates ...

Hyatt Confirmed Bed Type Guarantee Pays Off!

I was a guest at the Hyatt at Dulles airport a few weeks back, I checked in around 930pm and had a king bed room booked. When I walked to the desk I was informed that the hotel was sold out and there was no room with a King bed left.. I really did not care; I just wanted to sleep after a flight from ...

Weekend In Charlotte: Hyatt Summerfield Suites

Introduction Embassy Suites Charlotte Hyatt Summerfield Suites Charlotte Airport Renaissance Suites Charlotte Airport So I'm finally getting around to posting my experience from my stay at one of the few Summerfield Suites in the Country.  I've had long term assignments in many cities, ...

Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress - Orlando, FL - Review

I had the pleasure to stay at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando, FL. To sum it up, WOW. I was very impressed with this hotel, the grounds, the staff, the rooms, and the Regency Club all very much impressed. The size of this hotel is also just impressive, and the grounds around the hotel ...

Review: Park Hyatt Milan

Stepping out of the bustling Galleria Vittorio Emanuele and onto a small side street nestled away in the thriving heart of Milan, I spied the Park Hyatt sign. A bellman stood outside the door and welcomed me as I entered the hotel.


Through the revolving door, I ...

Hyatt Place hotels coming to Europe

Hyatt and HILLGATE Properties, a Dutch real estate developer, announced Hyatt Place hotel in the Netherlands, near Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport. The hotel will open in Mid-2013 and will be the first Hyatt Place Hotel in Europe.
Hyatt Place Amsterdam Airport, with have around 330 rooms, ...
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Grand Hyatt Cairo no longer a Hyatt effective immediately.

Just posted on, looks like the Grand Hyatt Cairo will be losing the Hyatt name effective immediately. It is not clear if the Hotel will be run as a new chain or as an independent hotel. But as of today, it is no longer a Hyatt.
Unresolved Contractual Disputes Force Hyatt Exit; Egypt ...

Upgrd 84: So Much News

In this week's frequent flyer travel podcast we catch up on the current mileage redemption, elite status, and airline industry news. We discuss:
Free Star Alliance Silver Status (offer now dead) - what did that get you? Matthew's newest mileage run Delta SkyClub video during ...

Hyatt Unveils Second Quarter Promotion - Up to 60K Gold Passport Points

Gold Passport Concierge, Hyatt's representative on Flyertalk, announced Hyatt's eagerly anticipated second quarter promotion today:
We’re excited to announce details of the Hyatt Gold Passport promotion! Starting 4/1, members who stay 5 eligible nights at any Hyatt worldwide will earn ...

Hyatt Sale - 22 Central US hotels ends Feb 9

Hyatt Hotels has a 50% off sale at 22 hotels through Wednesday, Feb 9.
This is being promoted on individual hotel websites, Twitter and Facebook.
* 50% rate based on Hyatt Daily Rate
* Prepaid and nonrefundable. No changes allowed.
* Eligible for hotel stays from Feb 8 – ...

Would You Stay At A Hotel With No Human Interaction?

Airlines have already elevated avoiding a human being to an art form.  As elites, we know how to do just about anything with the airline without invoking a human being.  While we do use them to sometimes get around the system, our interactions are no longer necessary to get from point a to ...

Snow Storm Alert: Hyatt Has You Covered!

Chicago is home to Hyatt's corporate headquarters. Chicago will be affected by a winter storm that has some forecasting up to two feet of snow. As we most know ORD is a major hub for UNITED and a hub for American Airlines. Hyatt wants people to know there are better places to sleep then on the floor ...

Review: Hyatt at the Bellevue (formerly Park Hyatt Philadelphia)

I love historic hotels and the Hyatt at the Bellevue in Philadelphia certainly has a storied history.
From its beginning, the Bellevue-Stratford was the center of Philadelphia's cultural, social and business activities. It soon functioned as a sort of clubhouse for ...

A Change in Venue Coming for Live and Let's Fly in 2011

Happy 2011! The New Year is upon us and another adventure is drawing near.

I recently accepted a job with Star Alliance and will be moving to Frankfurt, Germany later this month to work. 
The assignment is set to last for one year and I plan on returning to the United States to ...