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REVIEW: Hotel Papadopoli Venezia MGallery, Superior Triple room

When I was researching for a hotel in Venice, it turned out that most of the major chains’ properties are not on the islands itself, but situated on mainland. I eventually found MGallery Hotel Papadopoli, which was located in Venice itself, but close enough to the train station so that heavy suitcases will not be a problem.

LeClub AccorHotels is now ALL – Accor Live Limitless

Accor has rebranded – once again – its loyalty programme as ALL, which stands for Accor Live Limitless. Earlier this year, Accor has said that it will be launching ALL only in 2020, but it seems like that has been brought forward. The key features of the new loyalty programme is supposed to include: Introducing new premium status to reward our most loyal members Enriched benefits according to our augmented hospitality strategy A worldwide connected experience to earn and burn points across the broadest range of brands in the industry, and a New digital app delivering value across work, live & play. So what’s really new? To be really honest… I’m not sure. I’ve played around with the new website. Apart from the usual booking capabilities for hotels and dining reservations, one other significant addition is probably the ability to purchase or book experiences and tours. Limitless Experiences is essentially a redemption machine, allowing you to burn Accor points for merchandise, stays or experiences. As for tours and activities, Accor has partnered GetYourGuide.com, a tour booking engine. When …

REVIEW: Pullman Bangkok Grande Sukhumvit, Deluxe Room

Pullman Bangkok Grande Sukhumvit is located walking distance from Terminal 21, which is a fantastic location given it’s at the interchange of Asoke BTS station and Sukhumvit MRT station. This provides quick access to the heart of town and also to many other new places of interests that popped up in the last few years. When I first arrived at the hotel in the late afternoon, I was shocked at how busy and crowded the lobby was. It so happens that there was an event going on, so many of the attendees were simply loitering around lobby. Despite that, I got to a check-in agent almost immediately. Check-in was painfully slow, and what made it even more irritating was that many other guests interrupted my check-in process with questions that rightfully belonged to the concierge’s domain (Are there any indian restaurants nearby? How do I get to this place?) and while the check-in agents dealt with these questions professionally, I was pretty much annoyed through no fault of the check-in staff. The room The hotel …