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What the Marriott and Starwood Merger Means for Travelers

Jim Pickell | Posted 11.23.2015 | Travel
Jim Pickell

Earlier this week, Marriott agreed to purchase Starwood in a $12.2 billion deal expected to close in mid-2016. If this transaction closes, it will...

What The Marriott-Starwood Merger Means For Your Reward Points

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 11.17.2015 | Travel

News of Marriott buying Starwood left many travelers with the same question: What will happen to my Starwood Preferred Guest points? It's a valid inq...

Marriott Buys Rival Hotel Chain Starwood For $12 Billion

AP | Jade Walker | Posted 11.16.2015 | Business

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Ten Years After Katrina: The Evolution of Corporate Response to Disasters

Daryl Brewster | Posted 09.29.2015 | Impact
Daryl Brewster

At the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, CECP looks back at how disaster relief response has changed among companies. We found that overall, the data show that aggregate giving from corporations for disaster relief has declined over the last five years. A deeper look into the data and additional resources shows that it's a complex story. We explored:

The Points Guy: Taking Advantage Of Hotel Points

Brian Kelly | Posted 11.02.2011 | Travel
Brian Kelly

The bottom line is: Hotel points matter--even if it's free airline tickets you're after. Here are a few of the reasons why, and what you should be thinking about as you get started with them.

7 Great New Hotels in New York City

Jack Hidary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Jack Hidary

New Yorkers now more than ever are spending time at new hotels because of the food, the ambiance and the mix of cultures they bring to the city. Has New York gone hotel crazy?

8 Best Hotels For Foodie Travelers (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Do your travel itineraries revolve around the best local eats, from street-carts and hard-to-find holes-in-the-wall to Michelin-rated restaurants? If ...