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Top 5 credit cards for hotel perks

Many credit cards offer predictable perks like travel insurance and airport lounge access, but a select few also make sure you&...

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Novotel Christchurch Airport opens 2017

New Zealand’s Christchurch Airport will feature new on-site lodgings from late next year with the opening of the Novotel ...

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How to hack the hotel air conditioner

TRAVEL TIP | Ever tried to make your hotel room warmer or cooler, only to find that the air conditioner will scroll up or ...

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Aloft Dubai The Palm hotel opens 2017

Starwood continues to ramp up its portfolio in Dubai with another new hotel on the way: this time, the Aloft Dubai, The Palm ho...

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Unbound Collection by Hyatt: new Hyatt brand

Hyatt is expanding its hotel portfolio to appeal to travellers seeking more of an independent and unique stay experience but wi...

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Le Club Platinum: Sofitel Club access

Platinum members of the Le Club AccorHotels loyalty program can now – and finally – enjoy access to the Club Sofite...

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Marriott eyes 100+ new hotels in China

In a new deal between Marriott International and Eastern Crown Hotels Group the pair is planning to open 140 new Fairfield by M...

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Fast-track to SPG Gold with these cards

Starwood Preferred Guest Gold status usually comes as your reward for spending 25 nights or making 10 stays each year at hotels...

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New Sofitel So coming to Kuala Lumpur

AccorHotels is gearing up for an ambitious expansion in Malaysia with 797 rooms to be built by 2020, split into a 207-room So S...

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New Aloft, Element hotels in Boston

Directly across the road from the Boston Convention and Exhibition Centre stands two new Starwood hotels: the Aloft Boston Seap...

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Is buying hotel points good value?

Buying airline miles to book low-cost business class and first class flights is an almost-secret trick of savvy travellers as t...

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New hotels for Dubai visitors

Starwood Preferred Guest members are in for a treat with four new hotels in Dubai – two of them now open with two more on...

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Luxury InterCon London: The O2 opens

The InterContinental Hotels Group now counts another London location on its map with the opening of the InterContinental London...

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St Regis Dubai The Palm resort

There's another St Regis hotel being added to the Dubai city map, and it's the most upscale of them all. Nestled into The...

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Hilton: new 'Tru by Hilton' hotel brand

Hilton Hotels and Resorts will add another hotel brand to its stable with the launch of the midscale ‘Tru by Hilton&rsquo...

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Dream Hollywood opens in LA in mid-2016

Paying homage to mid-century yet modern architecture, the Dream Hollywood hotel prepares to welcome guests in Los Angeles from ...

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The Luxury Collection debuts in Tokyo

Starwood Hotels and Resorts will debut its premium ‘The Luxury Collection’ brand in Tokyo later this year with the ...

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Starwood to open W Madrid hotel in 2018

Starwood Hotels and Resorts will bring a new ‘luxury lifestyle’ hotel to Spain in 2018 with the opening of the W Ma...

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