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Re: Israel hotels
« Reply #75 on: April 13, 2010, 02:03:44 PM »
cmon no deals on the citadal, plaza, dan etc.- all you guys traveling bus. class and than go into these places must suffer from withdrawal!

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Re: Israel hotels
« Reply #76 on: April 13, 2010, 02:43:57 PM »
cmon no deals on the citadal, plaza, dan etc.- all you guys traveling bus. class and than go into these places must suffer from withdrawal!

 Id think their withdrawl would be alot worse if they were paying for those type of Hotels $400+ a night add in the price of Shabbos or Yom Tov meals and charge it on the SPG Amex and they have enough pts for another free Biz tkt to TLV LoL

 U got to remember they arent paying for the Biz tkt

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Re: Israel hotels
« Reply #77 on: April 14, 2010, 06:58:06 AM »
we need to get starwood to get a new jerusalem hotel asap.

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Re: Israel hotels
« Reply #78 on: April 13, 2010, 11:13:06 PM »
we need to get starwood to get a new jerusalem hotel asap.

 *W never owned a Hotel anywhere in Israel

 as for Yeru which Hotel do you think would be interested? I dont see any that would be willing to climb on board. nor can I understand a reason for any of them to want to, its really a loss cause for them with the amount of reses for free nights vis the amount of paid bookings that would come thru SPG

 

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Re: Israel hotels
« Reply #79 on: April 13, 2010, 11:58:06 PM »
but that logic would have to work everywhere else as well.

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Re: Israel hotels
« Reply #80 on: April 14, 2010, 01:17:15 AM »
In Jeru believe it or not, there are more yidden staying then other places.

However, I don't believe SPG is losing on free nights. Point have for sure a value to them as well.

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Re: Israel hotels
« Reply #81 on: April 14, 2010, 09:40:49 AM »
*W never owned a Hotel anywhere in Israel

 as for Yeru which Hotel do you think would be interested? I dont see any that would be willing to climb on board. nor can I understand a reason for any of them to want to, its really a loss cause for them with the amount of reses for free nights vis the amount of paid bookings that would come thru SPG

 
That is not a valid reason for not joining SPG.

I spoke with a former manager at the Sheraton Jerusalem about all the free night redemptions and they were fine with them.
When the hotel was 90% occupied they were reimbursed at nearly their full rate for points redemptions.
When the hotel was not full they got much less, but still it was better than having empty rooms.
For Cash and Points they never receive much money, but those are capacity controlled, so no big deal.

Now the management fees may be too high to justify for a hotel with an already high occupancy level, but the free nights is not an issue.
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Re: Israel hotels
« Reply #82 on: April 14, 2010, 10:25:16 AM »
That is not a valid reason for not joining SPG.

I spoke with a former manager at the Sheraton Jerusalem about all the free night redemptions and they were fine with them.
When the hotel was 90% occupied they were reimbursed at nearly their full rate for points redemptions.
When the hotel was not full they got much less, but still it was better than having empty rooms.
For Cash and Points they never receive much money, but those are capacity controlled, so no big deal.

Now the management fees may be too high to justify for a hotel with an already high occupancy level, but the free nights is not an issue.


 OK that maybe the case with *W but not with Marriott. 1 of the main reasons the Renaissance left Marriott was due to having way too many Awrad nights coming in and very few Paid stays coming in via Marriott. So it told them they werent gaining anything by being with MR if anything they had to answer to non-owner how to run things and had to pay a bunch of fees which they felt wasnt adding anything to their bottom line

 I heard the same with the Plaza that they hardly were getting any bookings off of SPG.com $$$ wise.

You got to remember theres close to a 0% of bookings due to business reasons for Yeru. Most biz bookings are for TA, thats where the $$ are made and when the Goyim will be booking via the chains website = why theres still a presence in TA for Marriott,Hilton & *W & ICH and almost everyone of those Hotels were far superior in what it offers to what the Plaza did

 Unfortunately Yeru is no different then say Albany,NY just a govt town w/o any biz appeal = no *W

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Re: Israel hotels
« Reply #83 on: April 14, 2010, 12:57:09 PM »
cmon no deals on the citadal, plaza, dan etc.- all you guys traveling bus. class and than go into these places must suffer from withdrawal!
citadel for $260/night. interested?

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Re: Israel hotels
« Reply #84 on: April 14, 2010, 03:38:16 PM »
citadel for $260/night. interested?

 for the DC thats a very good rate, but $160 more then what I can pay for a decent room in a Hotel well below the DC standards but Acceptable, after all except for Shabbos who stays in their room in Israel anyway

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Re: Israel hotels
« Reply #85 on: April 15, 2010, 12:07:56 PM »
IA M INTRESTED DC FOR $260 HOW DO I GO ABOUT IT ?

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Re: Israel hotels
« Reply #86 on: April 15, 2010, 12:08:54 PM »
YOU HAVE TO PREPAY?

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Re: Israel hotels
« Reply #87 on: April 15, 2010, 01:54:53 PM »
Hi guys im interested in the DC deal for $260.00 fo 3 nights.
please reply
Thanks for the help
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Re: Israel hotels
« Reply #88 on: April 15, 2010, 01:56:25 PM »
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Re: Israel hotels
« Reply #89 on: April 17, 2010, 02:14:51 PM »
it was 260 in the winter. for now, its  $300 for a Superior double room per night and $285 for a single