Hotel Review: Anantara Uluwatu Bali Resort (Ocean Front Suite) - Luxurious Cliff Edge Property

One of my travel highlights this year is traveling to Uluwatu in Bali - the flight from Singapore to Bali is easy and I highly recommend Singapore Airlines' Business Class product on the 787-10 Dreamliner. I have flown it multiple times and I really think that it is the best regional Business Class product out there. The American Express Platinum Concierge somehow managed to negotiate with the InterContinental Bali Resort on my behalf to convert the airport transfer (which was included in my room rate there) into a private transfer to Uluwatu for a fee. As such, it was not long before I arrived in Anantara Uluwatu Bali Resort for one of the most luxurious weekends that I have ever spent in Bali.

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Hotel Review: Pan Pacific Melbourne (Pacific Club Room) - Short Walk from the City with Great Views!

The Pan Pacific Melbourne was rebranded from the Hilton Melbourne South Wharf (which I have personally stayed in at least three times) back in 2017 and ever since then, the property has gone through refurbishment to ensure that both the hardware and software are in line with the Pan Pacific brand globally. I flew in to Melbourne on Emirates and since I was traveling on Business Class, I got to enjoy a complimentary chauffeur-drive service from the airport to a place of my choice. Check out my review of the Pacific Club King Room here at the Pan Pacific Melbourne!

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Double Elite-Qualifying Night Credits with DISCOVERY Loyalty Programme - 01 October to 31 December 2018

The DISCOVERY Loyalty program is one of my favourite loyalty programs around - Black (top-tier) members get a double upgrade where available and they also get to enjoy an early check-in and late check-out time of 9:00AM and 6:00PM respectively when they are available. I have grown to love a few hotels under the Global Hotel Alliance in Singapore (e.g. PARKROYAL on Pickering and the Pan Pacific Singapore) and have stayed in them quite often to make the best out of a weekend staycation. The DISCOVERY Loyalty programme is now offering all members the opportunity to earn double night credits toward elite membership status for qualified stays consumed between 01 October 2018 to 31 December 2018.

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Hotel Review: PARKROYAL on Pickering (Orchid Club Junior Suite) - Luxurious Eco-friendly Suite near Chinatown

A couple of months ago, I spent a long weekend at the PARKROYAL on Pickering in an Orchid Club Deluxe Room and was completely won over by the experience. Check out my experience in this luxurious Orchid Club Junior Suite with a separate living room and Orchid Club Lounge access!

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Hotel Review: PARKROYAL on Pickering (Orchid Club Deluxe Room) - Eco-friendly and Sustainable Luxury Hotel

The PARKROYAL on Pickering is one of the first few hotels in Singapore to truly make a commitment towards being sustainable and eco-friendly. While a number of properties have now caught up with green living, there are only a handful of hotels in Singapore that have been awarded with the BCA Green Mark Platinum Award. Check out my review of the Orchid Club Deluxe Room here!

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Hotel Review: Rydges Auckland (King Residence Suite) - Central Hotel in Auckland's CBD

A third daily flight between Singapore and Auckland has been announced earlier this month and while it will only commence on 28 October 2018, the route is well-served by a number of solid products. In the summer months, passengers traveling on Singapore Airlines may consider trying out the excellent Suites and Business Class product on the A380. After staying at the Hilton Auckland for about a week, I moved over to the Rydges Auckland for the weekend as it was considerably more affordable and it is situated right in the middle of the city along Federal Street. Read my review of the King Residence Suite here!

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Hotel Review: Anantara Mai Khao Phuket Villas (Lagoon Pool Villa) - Private and Luxurious Villas in Phuket

I checked out one of the most popular honeymoon property in Phuket, the Anantara Mai Khao Phuket Villas and fell deeply in love with it. The resort grounds are beautiful and the villas are truly private and amazing. Check out my review of the Lagoon Pool Villa here!

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Double Tier Nights + Carry Over Nights with DISCOVERY Loyalty (18 October to 31 December 2017)

The DISCOVERY Loyalty program offers some of the most rewarding benefits and it is amongst my favourite loyalty programs - it offers up to 6:00PM late check-out (which is perfect for late night flights and staycation in Singapore) as well as a generous double upgrade where available when you hit the top tier Black level (30 elite qualifying nights each year). Register for the promotion to earn double tier night credits on all eligible hotel stays from 18 October 2017 to 31 December 2017.

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