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Enjoy your hotel stay with these useful tips part 1

By Faeza
09 October 2015

When travelling, your hotel experience is a core element of the success of your trip. With thousands of kilometres of travel under his belt, as well as the insights gained from many years in the hotel industry, Nicholas Barenblatt, Group Marketing Manager of Protea Hotels, a proud member of Marriott International, a leading global hotel group, has lots of advice to share – the sorts of things that can make all the difference to your stay being memorable for the right reasons.

Planning and research are crucial

Before you book accommodation, think through what it is that you need.

The first consideration is your budget.  This will help give you an idea of what type of hotel you should be looking for.  If money is no object, then upper upscale or luxury offerings could be considered; but, if things are tighter, decide what the lowest level of hotel is that you would consider, e.g. would you look at a 3-star hotel and forego some of the facilities offered at more luxurious establishments, so that you can fit the particular hotel into your budget?