Ritz Carlton Tahoe

Great New Amex Offer For Ritz-Carlton 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, Ritz-Carlton
Ritz Carlton Hong Kong

Awful: Double Murder At The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong

Gosh, this is just a horrible story. The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong, located on the top 15 floors of Hong Kong's tallest building, is one of the best hotels in the city. Unfortunately a rather gruesome incident occurred there over the weekend. A 42 year…

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Filed Under: Hotels, Ritz-Carlton
Ritz Carlton Riyadh

The Ritz-Carlton Riyadh Is Being Used As A Jail

It looks like Saudi Arabia is dealing with a bit of internal turmoil at the moment, as the country's crown prince has arrested princes and former ministers as part of an anti-corruption drive. While the story is still developing, as of now about 50 people…

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Filed Under: Hotels, Ritz-Carlton
Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel – 31

Review: Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel

With Marriott having taken over Starwood, I've been trying to review as many Marriott-family properties as possible, to get a sense of what we should expect when the loyalty programs are fully integrated. At this point Marriott and Starwood have 30 brands,…

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Filed Under: Hotel Reviews, Ritz-Carlton
Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel

Great Amex Offer: Save $100 On A $500+ Ritz-Carlton Stay

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, Ritz-Carlton
Grand Hyatt Hong Kong Grand Suite – 38

All The Ways To Earn Hotel Elite Status With Credit Cards

One of the trends we're increasingly seeing is the ability to earn hotel elite status through credit cards. Rather than having to put in up to 75 nights per year worth of stays in order to earn top tier status, many hotel groups are now letting you earn…

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Filed Under: Club Carlson, Credit Cards
W Guangzhou Hotel

Is It Worth Spending Your Way To SPG Platinum?

While I'm not thrilled about Marriott's takeover of Starwood in the long term (it reduces competition), in the short term it presents some cool opportunities. For example, it's now possible to transfer points at a fair ratio between the two programs.…

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Filed Under: Credit Cards, Ritz-Carlton
Ritz Carlton Vienna

Maxing Out My Last $300 Travel Credit Of 2016

There are several premium credit cards that offer annual travel credits, most of which are in the range of $200-300, and reset each calendar year (though exact terms vary). One of the cards that offers a sizable travel credit is The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®…

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Filed Under: Chase, Credit Cards
Ritz Carlton Bali

My Experience Using The Ritz-Carlton $300 Travel Credit

There are lots of great reasons to apply for The Ritz-Carlton Rewards® Credit Card, which has a fantastic sign-up bonus of three complimentary nights at a Tier 1-4 property upon completing minimum spend. Keep in mind that this card isn't subjected to…

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Filed Under: Credit Cards, Ritz-Carlton
Ritz

8 Reasons To Apply For Ritz-Carlton’s Credit Card

The Ritz-Carlton Rewards® Credit Card is one of the most compelling credit cards out there at the moment. I've written all about the individual benefits in the past, though figured I'd write a consolidated post with the eight reasons you should consider…

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Filed Under: Chase, Credit Cards
American Economy

An Authorized User Benefit That’s MUCH Better Than I Thought

The Ritz-Carlton Rewards® Credit Card is offering a very lucrative sign-up bonus: -- Three complimentary nights at any Tier 1-4 Ritz-Carlton hotel after spending $5,000 within three months -- 10,000 bonus points after adding an authorized user and having…

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Filed Under: Credit Cards, Ritz-Carlton
Ritz Carlton Almaty 5

Review: Ritz-Carlton Almaty

I had a ~22 hour layover in Almaty, as I was arriving from Incheon at 4:45PM, and departing the following day to Astana at 2:30PM. Almaty doesn't have that many major hotel chains, so after carefully reviewing the options I decided to book the Ritz-Carlton…

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Filed Under: Hotel Reviews, Hotels
Air Astana Business Class 767 1

Introduction: Journey To Kazakhstan

My goal this year has been to review as many new airlines in premium cabins as possible, and I’ve found it to be immensely enjoyable. I’ve tried even more new products than I was hoping to, so several weeks back I shared an additional list of 13 more…

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Filed Under: Hotels, Other Airlines
Ritz Carlton Almaty 36

Are Ritz-Carlton Club Upgrades Worth It?

The Ritz-Carlton Rewards® Credit Card was recently relaunched with a very lucrative sign-up bonus: -- Three complimentary nights at any Tier 1-4 Ritz-Carlton hotel after spending $5,000 within three months -- 10,000 bonus points after adding an authorized…

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Filed Under: Chase, Credit Cards