Cures for Cabin Fever

Last week we visited some choice East Coast properties — perfect for sipping hot cocoa fireside after a day in the woods cross-country skiing and identifying animal tracks in the snow or cruising to the nearest mountain for freshly  groomed trails. Don’t get us wrong, warm weather retreats are great for those who can’t stand bundling up, but […]

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The Beauty of Blending in

Less is more.  It’s an expression that’s often stated as a guideline for keeping things simple.  While it’s viewed as sage wisdom, it’s an adage that’s often lost on many hotel operators. Chain hotels will work extremely hard to stand out in their neighborhood and spend big bucks to garner attention. Picture thick beams of […]

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An Army of Tiny Rubber Penguins Cannot Fail

Sometimes a big idea needs a little rubber penguin to take it out into the world. Nobody here at Stash Hotel Rewards remembers who came up with Stashie, but a waddle of penguins (official phrase, we looked it up) arrived in the Seattle office one day and started poking around for liquor. We gently suggested […]

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