As either a professional traveler, or a serious drinker, you may want to blend in with the locals. What better way then to share a drink and toast in the local language. Also if you are throwing a party and have  featured drink, make the evening even better by introducing your guests to the toast that goes along with their drink. Read more »

So I have an account with Hilton's HHonors reward system and I am a Platinum Flier with American Airlines. Hilton offers what they call a 'double dip' system where they will give you points for your hotel stay AND also put free air miles into your frequent flier account. They are partnered with just about every major airline so finding yours is no big deal. Read more »


Starwood Hotels will match your Airline Flier status to Gold. You have to be a little pushy as this is supposed to be an offer from the Airline and not the Hotel. But that sounds impossible to me. Here are some copies of the emails so you can try this offer yourself.

Dear World's Greatest Guy,

Thank you for your email reply. I welcome this opportunity to assist you further.


Where is my room?

Thu, 03/22/2007 - 00:53

I recently stayed at a Hilton property, Squaw Peak Resort, in Phoenix. I was disappointed by some very basic issues that the local managment seemed carelessness to over look. Namely, how to offer directions for the huge location. Here is a copy of the letter I sent regarding the issue.

Squaw Peak Resort

7677 North 16th Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85020
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From the US Today website :

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) says it collected more than 9 tons of oversized bottled items at the airport — mostly alcohol and perfume — from October through January.


Free Air Miles and Hotel Stay

Tue, 12/19/2006 - 15:49

The World's Greatest Guy has found a great deal for big travelers. Here is the run down. Read more »



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