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New Amex Offer For Fairmont & Sofitel Stays

For those of you not familiar with Amex Offers, it’s a program available through most Amex cards, where different cards are eligible for different savings and bonus offers. In many cases the offers can be huge, and more than offset the annual fee on…

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Filed Under: American Express, Fairmont
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Review: Fairmont Kea Lani

The Fairmont Kea Lani is an all-suite hotel in the Wailea area of Maui, in a neighborhood with several other upscale hotels like the Andaz Maui, the Four Seasons, Waldorf Astoria Grand Wailea, and so forth. There's a beach path running between all these…

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Filed Under: Accor, Fairmont
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Introduction: A Brief Aloha

As some of you may recall, I flew Hawaiian's new lie-flat A330 between Los Angeles and Maui last year. I had plenty to say about the seat at the time, but haven't had a chance to publish the full review (don't worry, I took good notes). Given that Ben…

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Filed Under: Accor, Fairmont
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An OMAAT Chat: Tiffany & Nick Discuss Hotel Design

If there were an animated movie entitled "The Secret Life of OMAAT Contributors," it might just be 90 minutes of a Pixar-rendered Tiffany instant messaging with similarly animated versions of Travis, Andrew B., Mike, Matt, Ford and myself. Because both…

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Review Update: Fairmont Olympic Hotel Seattle

Back in November I stayed at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle and was thoroughly impressed -- so much so, in fact, that I felt compelled to write a review for OMAAT detailing my experience there. When I stayed at the hotel in November, I noted that…

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Breaking: Accor Acquires Fairmont, Raffles, And Swissôtel

Aaaaaaaaand the consolidation continues! First we saw it with the airlines, where the "big six" US carriers became the "big three." And now we're slowly seeing it with hotels. Marriott recently announced that they're acquiring Starwood, which I consider…

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Review: Fairmont Olympic Hotel Seattle

Last time I ventured up to Seattle, I had a bit of a hard time using my free Chase Hyatt Visa award night at the Hyatt Olive 8. I actually ended up staying at the Grand Hyatt Seattle, which I thought was surprisingly luxurious -- especially since a "typical"…

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