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guess he is referring to the ambassador weekend...

guess he is referring to the ambassador weekend voucher
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you are comparing apple and pears. Ambassador is...

you are comparing apple and pears. Ambassador is a status which you can buy for 200 USD, Its difficult to compare this with top tiers at other chains. At Intercontinental Royal Ambassador is the top...
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that is literally wrong. As a Royal Ambassador...

that is literally wrong. As a Royal Ambassador you get free breakfast either in the restaurant or in the lounge (in case the property has a lounge) at all Intercontinental hotels, and when I'm not...
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I can second that, they are normally going by the...

I can second that, they are normally going by the books with regard to upgrade. As a RA however they try to make everything more than right. When I went with my family they included breakfast also...
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would you be so kind and share a phone number...

would you be so kind and share a phone number where one can reach a real person. I need to renew my card but Iím not lucky with the number printed on the back of the card or in my prepaid center.com...
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looks like they've (temporarily?) closed the...

looks like they've (temporarily?) closed the lounge, as they don't sell any club rooms currently.

I really like this hotel, particularly the lovely staff
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having stayed the last 5 years several times at...

having stayed the last 5 years several times at the IC as RA I have to say it is/was a good value proposition. However I've realized that they became more and more stingy in respect to upgrades. In...
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concurr. Customers are not the priority at Accor....

concurr. Customers are not the priority at Accor. Successfully avoided to stay there since more than 10 years
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it seems to be confirmed that they remain closed...

it seems to be confirmed that they remain closed for the summer season. Their website specifies the beginning of winter season Nov 27 for reopening
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IC Vienna I agree with the location. Staff wise...

IC Vienna I agree with the location. Staff wise its nice as well. What was outstanding for me, IC Lisbon, particularly the staff makes a big difference there. Lounge staff is outstanding. Speaking...
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if you offer bottled water you can also offer...

if you offer bottled water you can also offer other bottled or canned drinks. The same applies for food items. Just kitkat and crips seems a bit cheap
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this might be reasonable. In that case I would...

this might be reasonable. In that case I would expect as a good business practice to inform potential guests upfront about that decision, as the benefits associated to status might be a decisive...
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does anybody what is going on here, as I cannot...

does anybody what is going on here, as I cannot find any availability during the complete summer season? At the beginning of the winter season the rate for a superior room is a whopping 1145 CHF per...
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I'm RA since 2008 and I concur with Pseudo Nim. I...

I'm RA since 2008 and I concur with Pseudo Nim. I believe that travel won't rebounce this year anymore to py levels In case they won't renew me I believe I won't chase any IHG status any more but...
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Posted By boekel

Standard Classic and King Grand Tower are...

Standard Classic and King Grand Tower are literally the same category. The Grand Tower is the small tower on the left side when you enter the lobby from Michigan Ave
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Posted By boekel

IC Lisbon

Were you (or for multi-stayers are you generally) happy with the hotel/stay?

Yes, excellent so far.

Which room did you book and which upgrade did you receive?

Booked basic room on European...
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did you actively request it? I never asked to be...

did you actively request it? I never asked to be honest
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have received during one of two stays in Chicago,...

have received during one of two stays in Chicago, literally always in Davos but never at any other property as RA
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They have a free shuttle to the various lifts, on...

They have a free shuttle to the various lifts, on the best ski rental I cannot comment. However they have a branch of the largest sport retailer of Davos in house.
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seeing your arguments I understand even less your...

seeing your arguments I understand even less your whining about lack of "elite treatment"
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I'm wondering how you are talking about loyalty...

I'm wondering how you are talking about loyalty and elite guest, when you sign up for a program which costs you 150 or 200USD. It has nothing to do with loyalty. Its also weird to compare yourself to...
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got renewed with some 17K USD net spend from 70...

got renewed with some 17K USD net spend from 70 nights in IC's on 4 continents
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seriously? you've purchased the ambassador status...

seriously? you've purchased the ambassador status for being able to call the helpdesk in the Philippines rather than in the Dominican or Jamaica? I'm shocked.
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this sounds as they would have done something...

this sounds as they would have done something after your intervention. If that holds true my above comment has to be seen in different context.

regarding the accelerate campaign I have to say, it...
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Posted By boekel

they didn't offer anything more for a 4night...

they didn't offer anything more for a 4night stay? and then you are seriously considering to set again a foot into this hotel only to get fobbed off again? sounds a bit masochistic to me
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