Bits ‘n Pieces for December 13, 2012

News and notes from around the interweb:

  • Mommy Points reports that the Hyatt Union Square in New York will open as a Gold Passport category 5 hotel. Hyatt 48 Lex is category 4, an amazing redemption value (and eligible for the Hyatt Visa annual free night) so one assumes it too will eventually become category 5. The Hyatt Place Midtown will be category 4 when it opens.

  • Very Good Points didn’t have a very good stay in Langkawi, I’m certainly glad that I chose the Andaman rather than the Sheraton!

  • Dan’s Deals has a 40% off discount code for the W Hotels store, which also covers beds and bedding. Better than the usual 35% discounts that float around.

  • LufthansaFlyer reveals Lufthansa’s first class holiday duck.

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  1. Dang it, I hate it when you post stuff I was going to post about in my review! I was going to even lead with the duckie pic! Got to try harder to find something more original now and hope you miss! 🙂

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