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How to choose the right hotel

How to choose the right hotel

David Whitley April 7, 2016 Comments Off on How to choose the right hotel

Where to find the best accommodation deals, hotel room upgrades and best located stays.   Think about your preferred style Planning to barely see the room outside sleeping hours? Then cheap, clean and central

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How to choose the right hotel

How to choose the right hotel

David Whitley April 21, 2015 Comments Off on How to choose the right hotel

It’s not necessarily about picking the cheapest hotel – but the best one for you.   Think about your preferred style Planning to barely see the room outside sleeping hours? Then cheap, clean and

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How hotels can help journalists write about them

How hotels can help journalists write about them

David Whitley October 6, 2014 Comments Off on How hotels can help journalists write about them

Recently, I have been writing about hotels. And, unfortunately, I’ve also had to try and source photos of hotels to go with the stories. If anyone wishes to repeatedly run into mindless idiocy, I

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Why British hotels don’t need British receptionists

Why British hotels don’t need British receptionists

David Whitley May 5, 2014 Comments Off on Why British hotels don’t need British receptionists

In a cheap spot of bigot-appeasing electioneering, last year Labour’s shadow immigration minister had a cheeky pop at those dreadful foreigners who come over here and steal our jobs on hotel receptions. Bemoaning the

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The best hotels in Sydney – for all budgets

The best hotels in Sydney – for all budgets

David Whitley May 1, 2014 Comments Off on The best hotels in Sydney – for all budgets

David Whitley looks at the best places to stay – from hostels to swanky casino hotels – in Sydney. The Rocks The Rocks is Sydney’s historic honeypot, where sandstone remnants of the early colonial

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How to rack up frequent flyer points on hotel bookings

How to rack up frequent flyer points on hotel bookings

David Whitley March 21, 2014 Comments Off on How to rack up frequent flyer points on hotel bookings

Using a combination of a frequent flyer website and credit card, it’s possible to get at least eight frequent flyer points for every £1 spent on hotel rooms. Here’s how. Best hotel booking site?

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Why it’s OK for hotels to charge for WiFi

Why it’s OK for hotels to charge for WiFi

David Whitley March 3, 2014 Comments Off on Why it’s OK for hotels to charge for WiFi

Why it’s OK for hotels to charge for WiFi “It’s like charging for hot water or electricity,” the free Wifi fundamentalists bleat. Well, no, it isn’t – significant proportions of the population don’t feel

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Why you should never entirely rely on Tripadvisor reviews

Why you should never entirely rely on Tripadvisor reviews

David Whitley February 17, 2014 Comments Off on Why you should never entirely rely on Tripadvisor reviews

Why you should never entirely rely on Tripadvisor reviews Anyone booking into Glasgow’s Bellgrove Hotel on the back of its reviews on Tripadvisor could be in for a nasty surprise. It seems some wags

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Hotel design: When style trumps function and annoys guests

Hotel design: When style trumps function and annoys guests

David Whitley August 13, 2013 3

It had all gone so well until I turned the lights out. The hotel room had, thus far, pulled off the remarkable feat of not doing anything to particularly annoy me. It’s something that’s

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Stealing from hotel rooms – is it ever justifiable?

Stealing from hotel rooms – is it ever justifiable?

David Whitley July 22, 2013 2

What is OK to nick from a hotel room? It’s odd how those who would normally take a hardline stance on stealing from shops or other people can often have an entirely different approach

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