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25 Ways To Be A Better Traveller.

1)  Don’t risk bankruptcy for a good time.  If you can’t afford to travel… Don’t. Look for deals online. Pay off your credit cards and stock up on cash you can afford to throw away on overpriced junk like Starbucks … Continue reading

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Travel Tips, Technical Malfunctions and Other Business…

TRAVEL TIP: EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED! You can plan every detail with military-like precision, but ultimately, your trip is going to unfold as fate intends it to. So when you find yourself experiencing shock and awe, just take a deep breath … Continue reading

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SUMMER’S HERE! TIME FOR A TRAVEL TIP – OR TWO…

There has been a fundamental shift in the hospitality industry that  has forced front-line personnel like myself to adjust the manner in which we carry out our duties. In other words, more and more douchebags have begun to appear on … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Bell Call….

12:54 P.M.:  I arrive at a room – at the guest’s request – only to be told, through a partially opened door, “I need ten minutes! Check next door, they have bags too!”  TRAVEL TIP: Request a bellman…  When you … Continue reading

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Meet The Hook’s Champion!

I’m no expert, but I believe the stars and planets were in perfect alignment on Sunday, November 27 at 10:33 am when I found myself at the heart of a cosmic event. A GUEST STOOD UP FOR THE HOOK! The best part? I didn’t … Continue reading

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More Travel Tips From The Hook!

REMEMBER TO VIEW THE WORLD THROUGH DIFFERENT EYES. Yes, it’s your vacation, but unless you travel in a bubble – and even if you do – you have to interact with others who will treat you well if you do the … Continue reading

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