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I Pushed for Marriott Suite Upgrades for a Month

I Pushed for Marriott Suite Upgrades for a Month

I stayed at nine Marriott hotels throughout my trip to the Mediterranean and Middle East, and as a Titanium Elite member, I pushed for a suite upgrade every time. Here’s what happened.


Review: St. Regis Bali

Review: St. Regis Bali

An in-depth review of my stay at the St. Regis Bali, one of the best luxury resorts in the world for redeeming your Marriott Bonvoy points.


Review: The Andaman Langkawi

Review: The Andaman Langkawi

The Andaman is a nature-oriented resort in the heart of a lush rainforest on Langkawi’s northern shores, and I was impressed by its well-appointed suites, excellent facilities, and strong elite recognition.


Review: Renaissance Montreal Downtown

Review: Renaissance Montreal Downtown

I stayed at the Renaissance Montreal Downtown on a recent weekend trip. Although the hotel’s King Suite suited my needs perfectly, I wasn’t the biggest fan of the hotel’s overall vibe.


Review: The Ritz-Carlton, Langkawi

Review: The Ritz-Carlton, Langkawi

During my two-night stay at the Ritz-Carlton, Langkawi, I was treated to stunning guest rooms, impeccably serene surroundings, and an infinity pool whose memory will last me a lifetime.


Review: JW Marriott Singapore South Beach

Review: JW Marriott Singapore South Beach

Boasting a central location, a well-appointed lounge, an outdoor pool with killer views, and a seriously gargantuan breakfast spread, the JW Marriott Singapore South Beach is my new go-to hotel in Singapore.


Review: St. Regis Toronto

Review: St. Regis Toronto

I recently had a staycation at the St. Regis Toronto, the former Trump Tower and the latest addition to the Marriott footprint in Toronto. Here are my impressions from the stay.


Should You Transfer Points from Hotels to Airlines?

Should You Transfer Points from Hotels to Airlines?

How do you decide whether to transfer points from hotels to airlines, especially when there are promotions in place like the current Aeroplan conversion bonus of up to 35%?


Review: Hôtel de Berri Paris

Review: Hôtel de Berri Paris

I had a lovely stay at the Hôtel de Berri, a newly-opened property that’s part of Marriott’s Luxury Collection, during my New Year’s Eve visit to Paris.


Review: JW Marriott Parq Vancouver

Review: JW Marriott Parq Vancouver

I stayed at the JW Marriott Parq Vancouver and was treated to their beautiful one-bedroom suite. Despite minor shortcomings, the hotel left me very impressed, making it my new go-to hotel choice in Vancouver.