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8 traps of loyalty program design
Industry Insights

8 traps of loyalty program design

Are points just for the 99%? Should the elite level be called Centaurus or Phoenix? Stash CEO Jeff Low explains the importance of hierarchy, the actual dollars and cents cost of building a loyalty program, the Howell fallacy, and other things he’s learned from creating 2 loyalty programs from scratch—Expedia’s rewards program and Stash Hotel Rewards. His conclusion: … Continue reading

Cyber Monday deals at amazing hotels coming soon!
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Cyber Monday deals at amazing hotels coming soon!

It’s almost time! Big deals on great independent hotels are coming, right after the turkey. We’re collecting deals from unique independent hotels in all the best places: cities and luxe resorts across the U.S. And they’ll be right here in one place, so you don’t have to get up early to hunt around online. Bookmark this page now—the deals are … Continue reading

Stash wins Magellan Award for Impact of Loyalty Program
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Stash wins Magellan Award for Impact of Loyalty Program

Travel Weekly just awarded Stash a 2014 Silver Magellan Award for “Impact of Loyalty Program”, the second Magellan on our trophy shelf. Being recognized by Travel Weekly for the impact of our loyalty program is a big deal. Magellan competition is fierce and international: Stash is up on the podium with Delta Air Lines and Hilton Worldwide, among … Continue reading

Food & Drink: Coriander Crusted Lamb Rack from The Strand Hotel, New York NY
Food & Drink / Jet Setter

Food & Drink: Coriander Crusted Lamb Rack from The Strand Hotel, New York NY

We’re continuing our series of chef’s favorite recipes from independent hotels across the country. Because it’s fall, when a nice thing to do is gather your friends indoors and serve a hearty meat dish with good wine, we’ve chosen Coriander Crusted Lamb Rack with Foie Gras Stuffed Prunes and Port Wine Reduction. We love this rich, savory-sweet … Continue reading

Crockett Hotel is 10th Texas Independent to Join Stash
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Crockett Hotel is 10th Texas Independent to Join Stash

Here at Stash, we call it, “Big hat, lots and lots of cattle.” Crockett Hotel, next to the Alamo—so close that one wing actually used to BE the Alamo—just joined sister Menger Hotel as a Stash partner.  But because Texas is both large and awesome, we didn’t stop there. 10 hotels across the state now offer Stash points, … Continue reading

Autumn in New England—Foliage, Apples and Architecture
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Autumn in New England—Foliage, Apples and Architecture

It’s officially autumn here in New England.  The air is crisp, with apple-scented undertones.  The leaves are turning vibrant shades of yellow, red and orange.  And everywhere you look there’s a group of travelers ready to capture that picture perfect vista. But it’s not just the colorful tree tops and pristine pumpkin patches that bring visitors … Continue reading

Food & Drink: September Recipes from Vermont and Pacific Beach
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Food & Drink: September Recipes from Vermont and Pacific Beach

If you know independent hotels, you’re already in on the secret: some of the best chefs and bartenders can be found grilling, glazing and mixing at unique hotels everywhere, from the established restaurant scene in Manhattan to delicious upstart foodie locales like Austin. We’re bringing you our chef’s & bartenders best picks—starting with a perfect pairing … Continue reading