Travel Less Ordinary: Up in the sky in Albuquerque

Lesley Smith wins our first annual Travel Less Ordinary travel writing competition — and 20,000 Stash points — for this glimpse of the picturesque hot air balloon festival in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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Travel Less Ordinary: Leaving Las Vegas

Tina Severance-Fonte wins 10,000 Stash points her story-within-a-story about a trip to Vegas, interrupted by an unexpected visitor and derailed into an exploration of the Southwest.

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Press Release: New Credit Card Lets Travelers Earn Free Nights at Independent Hotels Even When Staying at Chains

The Only Hotel Credit Card to Offer Double Points at Any Hotel PALO ALTO, Calif. and STAMFORD, Conn. – October 7, 2015 – Stash Hotel Rewards, the award-winning loyalty program for independent hotels, and Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF), one of the nation’s premier consumer financial services companies, today launched the Stash Hotel Rewards® Visa® Card, […]

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Inns for a Quintessential New England Vacation

Having lived in New England for most of my life, I’m no stranger to the charm and beauty that encompasses the area. History and tradition run deep, and stories and memories are passed from generation to generation – many of which hail from one of the many quaint inns and B&B’s that can be found […]

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What Business Travelers Need—And Want—from Hotels

Airport waiting area for business travelers

Business travelers are a unique animal. Road warrior. Bellatorum viae. Identified by their black neoprene laptop holders, top-of-the-line noise-cancelling headphones and their unique ability to negotiate a security checkpoint (even when TSA-Pre is unavailable) with a physical efficiency of effort, akin to a living, breathing haiku. The future for the road warrior is technology We’ve seen […]

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3 Unique Getaways at the World’s #1 Island Destination

Looking for an amazing island getaway? All of us at Stash are thrilled to share that Providenciales, Turks & Caicos is the #1 Island Destination in the World, according to TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice! We are delighted on behalf of three Stash partner hotels that provide one-of-a-kind experiences in this incredible destination. Alexandra Resort For the […]

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Stash to Acquire Starwood Hotels?

If you’re like us at Stash, you daydream about doing something boldly out-of-character, like buying a zoo, just so you can free all of the animals. So you’ll understand why our imaginations went wild when we saw the news that Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide was “exploring a full range of strategic and financial alternatives […]

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Resorts for Family Reunions

I don’t know about you, but in my family reunions were a one day affair held in the backyard with a couple of grills going, picnic tables scattered about, and lots of children running around.  We played all the classic picnic games, handed out homemade ribbons, and doled out Poppy’s coleslaw like it was going […]

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5 Hotels with Personality Hit the T+L World’s Best 2015 List

An in-house stand up paddleboard guru, bathtubs for dolphin-watching, croissants served on rooftops and a famous après party sandwich. These 5 Travel + Leisure World’s Best Hotels and Stash partners are distinctive, luxurious, and breathtakingly beautiful. But we love them for their striking personalities. We’re confident you will, too. LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort in Naples FL has […]

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