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Why You Might Want a No-Fee Hotel Credit Card (Even If You Don’t Travel Often)

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Even if you only travel a few times a year, a hotel credit card with no annual fee can be worthwhile just for the perks alone. Many of these entry-level cards include free nights on rooms, insurance coverage, priority reservations, and no foreign transactions fees. Here’s a closer look at some of the best deals.

Most people get hotel cards for the rewards points

The primary benefit of hotel credit cards are the reward points that you receive with each transaction, and they’re usually worth about 50 cents per point earned. These

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Statewide hotel group sees glimmer of hope in easing of restrictions for foreign travelers coming to U.S.

Chicago isn’t a foreign tourist magnet in the way of, say, New York City or San Francisco.

Historically, only about 5% of visitors here come from overseas. But Michael Jacobson was nevertheless thrilled this week at the announcement the Biden administration plans to ease coronavirus-related travel restrictions on foreign visitors to the United States.

“It’s been a long time coming; it’s something that, as an industry, we’ve been fighting for for months now,” said Jacobson, president and CEO of the Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association, which represents about 500 properties statewide, including about 150 in Chicago.

Beginning in November, the

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Downtown San Jose hotel could be expanded, homes added next door

SAN JOSE — The owner of a hotel in downtown San Jose has proposed an expansion of the hotel and the development of dozens of condominiums on an adjacent site.

The Hotel Clariana, located at the corner of East Santa Clara Street and South Third Street in downtown San Jose, could be expanded and residential units would be developed next to the hotel on a parcel that fronts on South Fourth Street, according to a very preliminary proposal on file with city planners.

“We’re not completely sure when we are going to develop the extension of the hotel, but we

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Is The Hotel Overcharging You? These 5 Ways Will Help You Know

When you are travelling, the most amount goes on the mode of transport and next comes to the accommodation. We opt for hotels that are clean, serve breakfast, and are closer to our point of interest. But when the bill comes, they often charge a bomb and you realise that it went way over your budget. To deal with that, here are a few ways to find out if your hotel is overcharging you or not.

The Quoted Rate

The thumb rule is to pre-book your rooms well before online. But it is not always possible as we reach the

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