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The Psychology of Loyalty, and the Horror of Hearing No.

This post was written by First2Board Co-Founder and Business Manager, Casey Hines and is a VeryGoodPoints guest blogger. In the spirit of full disclosure, I am a loyal and avid fan of Starwood, and (basically) all of their brands. It…


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Marriott Dream Offer for Rewards Members

Marriott has a special offer for Rewards Members. If you purchase a Marriott bed they’ll give you 1 bedding collection for free. There are two bedding collections to choose from and they each include 1 duvet cover, a down comforter,…


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SkyCity Marriott Hong Kong @MarriottIntl

Amidst the airport chaos created by typhoon Vincente, The SkyCity Marriott at Hong Kong International Airport provided a calm refuge from the storm.  Due to the typhoon, some of my flights were cancelled and I new I needed a hotel…


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Yes, that’s right, I’m at a @CourtyardHotels by @MarriottIntl

Apparently the fact that I’m staying at a Courtyard Hotel this week sent shock waves through the Twittersphere and realm of Facebook.  Those who know me well were shocked by my Foursquare check-in at the Courtyard Marriott in Hong Kong…


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Marriott Sydney Hotel Review

The Marriott Sydney is located on Sydney’s famous Hyde Park and just miles from Sydney’s CBD. The hotel has recently been refurbished and looks more like a boutique hotel (think W or Kimpton) than a major chain. The high floors…



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Melbourne Australia Marriott Review

The second leg of my Australia/Fiji vacation brought me to Melbourne, Australia and Melbourne Marriott. After a very pleasant experience on Virgin Australia (they make all US airlines look third-world air carriers!) I arrived by Taxi at the hotel. The…


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Hampton vs. Fairfield vs. Sheraton – Parsippany NJ

Last week I did some hotel hopping in Parsippany NJ because I’m trying to rack up the USAir Grand Slam points before the promotion ends. It gave me a great opportunity to check out 3 local hotels. Hampton Inn and…