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I hadn’t been back to Indonesia for close to a year and was surprised that some of the hotel chains had started to display prices in IDR instead of the usual USD on their websites before I saw the sign below at the InterContinental Jakarta.

Indonesia Rupiah

Marriott properties in Indonesia were very bad using “fictional” exchange rates when converting displayed USD prices to IDR for payment. I once caught Ritz-Carlton Mega Kuningan ripping off its customers by 10% and wrote about the incident here. [click to continue…]

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IHG Rewards Club is about to launch its Advisors panel and sent out mass emails this morning with non-working links and followed later in the day with correct one.

IHG Rewards Club Advisors

IHG Rewards Club has been sending out these invitations to “members” that have never even set their foot at an IHG property. Usually companies target their most frequent guests with these online panels. [click to continue…]

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Hilton HHonors launched three separate promotions for stays at Conrad and Waldorf Astoria brands back in 2014 and 2015. These promotions were supposed to end on December 31, 2016, but they are still alive.

Hilton HHonors Conrad & Waldorf Astoria Three Bonus Offers 2016

I wrote about this in early January after one reader had some of the bonuses to post to the stay in 2016 (read more here) and I then had one stay at the Conrad too (read more here) where the points posted just fine. [click to continue…]