Bonvoyed: Extra Person Fee

As we were discussing on Episode 17 of the Podcast – we had one last chance to book Marriott properties for 60,000 points/nt before top properties go up to 85,000+/nt on March 5th, 2019. I booked one provisional stay but came across an annoyance along the way: The dreaded Marriott Bonvoy Extra Person Fee. A […]

Booking Hotel Timeshares with Bank Points

We’re headed out to California for vacation this week, splitting time between our beloved Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara and Disney’s Grand Californian. Here at Milenomics we like to talk about “techniques we use over and over again”. Because the Net Present Value of a deal is higher when it can be repeated thus generating […]

Leading Hotels of the World (LHW) vs Small Luxury Hotels (SLH) vs Two Roads Hospitality (Hyatt acquisition)

After recording the most recent Milenomics² Podcast I realized that I conflated the Hyatt SLH partnership with LHW into something that doesn’t exist, calling it “Small Leading Hotels”. If I was confused, perhaps others are as well so I thought it would be useful to lay out these three semi-related yet distinct entities. They’re related […]