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Old Jun 21, 16, 2:51 pm
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Originally Posted by remymartin View Post
Thanks!

How about the sites compared - is it only hotelscombined or do you also source information from e.g. kayak?
Really cannot do that right now, most travelling websites refuse to provide me the apis to build this website and so that crawlering the price information from hotelscombined is the only solution currently, which makes my website pretty unstable. I hope some travelling websites can cooperate with me in the future .
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Old Jun 22, 16, 6:20 am
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Great stuff so far. I am having the " Some error when mapping" error searching in LA though.
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Old Jun 23, 16, 2:00 am
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Originally Posted by Amex For Children Of Africa View Post
Great stuff so far. I am having the " Some error when mapping" error searching in LA though.
Specifically:

Hotel Name: The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites, Los Angeles
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0098
Hotel official Price($/day): 196
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: SLS Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Beverly Hills
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0186
Hotel official Price($/day): 465
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0162
Hotel official Price($/day): 162
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: W Los Angeles - West Beverly Hills
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0138
Hotel official Price($/day): 275
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: Sheraton Cerritos Hotel
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0170
Hotel official Price($/day): 170
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: Sheraton Fairplex Hotel & Conference Center
Best Point Usage : Cash & Points With value($/Point) : 0.0208
Hotel official Price($/day): 179
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: The Westin South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0132
Hotel official Price($/day): 158
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: Avenue of the Arts Costa Mesa, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0207
Hotel official Price($/day): 207
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: Aloft Ontario-Rancho Cucamonga
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0283
Hotel official Price($/day): 85
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: Four Points by Sheraton Ontario-Rancho Cucamonga
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0136
Hotel official Price($/day): 95
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: Sheraton Pasadena Hotel
Hotel official Price($/day):
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Old Jun 30, 16, 1:37 am
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Originally Posted by lingua101 View Post
It seems you are behind proxy. I have same issue if I tried it from my office network.

Thanks - got it working on public internet.
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Old Jul 14, 16, 12:25 pm
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Originally Posted by esdot View Post
Specifically:

Hotel Name: The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites, Los Angeles
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0098
Hotel official Price($/day): 196
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: SLS Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Beverly Hills
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0186
Hotel official Price($/day): 465
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0162
Hotel official Price($/day): 162
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: W Los Angeles - West Beverly Hills
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0138
Hotel official Price($/day): 275
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: Sheraton Cerritos Hotel
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0170
Hotel official Price($/day): 170
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: Sheraton Fairplex Hotel & Conference Center
Best Point Usage : Cash & Points With value($/Point) : 0.0208
Hotel official Price($/day): 179
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: The Westin South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0132
Hotel official Price($/day): 158
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: Avenue of the Arts Costa Mesa, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0207
Hotel official Price($/day): 207
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: Aloft Ontario-Rancho Cucamonga
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0283
Hotel official Price($/day): 85
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: Four Points by Sheraton Ontario-Rancho Cucamonga
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0136
Hotel official Price($/day): 95
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: Sheraton Pasadena Hotel
Hotel official Price($/day):
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Got this fixed!
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Old Jul 15, 16, 12:02 am
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Hotel Name: SLS Las Vegas, a Tribute Portfolio Resort 
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0091
Hotel official Price($/day): 109 
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: Four Points by Sheraton Las Vegas East Flamingo 
Best Point Usage : Cash & Points With value($/Point) : 0.0220
Hotel official Price($/day): 79 
BRG Rate($/day): No BRG
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Hotel Name: The Westin Las Vegas Hotel, Casino & Spa 
Hotel official Price($/day): 156 
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: Element Las Vegas Summerlin 
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0320
Hotel official Price($/day): 224 
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: The Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa 
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0134
Hotel official Price($/day): 94 
BRG Rate($/day): 83
Link to the BRG site
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getting similar issues as others here are reporting for Las Vegas area
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Old Jul 16, 16, 12:23 am
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Paris and London both have most properties with mapping problems. Here is Paris:

Hotel Name: Les Bains, Paris,
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0108
Hotel official Price($/day): 325
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: The Westin Paris - Vendome
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0143
Hotel official Price($/day): 287
BRG Rate($/day): 258
Link to the BRG site
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Hotel Name: W Paris - Opera
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0177
Hotel official Price($/day): 354
BRG Rate($/day): 306
Link to the BRG site
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Hotel Name: Hotel de NELL, Paris, a Member of Design Hotels
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0124
Hotel official Price($/day): 249
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: Prince de Galles, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Paris
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0236
Hotel official Price($/day): 708
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: Le Dokhan's, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Paris
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0106
Hotel official Price($/day): 212
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: Le Metropolitan, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Paris
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0113
Hotel official Price($/day): 226
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: Le Meridien Etoile
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0157
Hotel official Price($/day): 188
BRG Rate($/day): 170
Link to the BRG site
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Hotel Name: Sheraton Paris Airport Hotel & Conference Centre
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0183
Hotel official Price($/day): 220
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Old Jul 20, 16, 11:41 pm
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Originally Posted by cbellero View Post
Paris and London both have most properties with mapping problems. Here is Paris:

Hotel Name: Les Bains, Paris,
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0108
Hotel official Price($/day): 325
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: The Westin Paris - Vendome
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0143
Hotel official Price($/day): 287
BRG Rate($/day): 258
Link to the BRG site
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Hotel Name: W Paris - Opera
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0177
Hotel official Price($/day): 354
BRG Rate($/day): 306
Link to the BRG site
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Hotel Name: Hotel de NELL, Paris, a Member of Design Hotels
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0124
Hotel official Price($/day): 249
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: Prince de Galles, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Paris
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0236
Hotel official Price($/day): 708
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: Le Dokhan's, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Paris
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0106
Hotel official Price($/day): 212
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: Le Metropolitan, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Paris
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0113
Hotel official Price($/day): 226
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: Le Meridien Etoile
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0157
Hotel official Price($/day): 188
BRG Rate($/day): 170
Link to the BRG site
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Hotel Name: Sheraton Paris Airport Hotel & Conference Centre
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0183
Hotel official Price($/day): 220
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
Got them fixed, enjoy your BRG now! (PS. Hotels in Euro are really expensive even with BRG)
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Old Jul 20, 16, 11:42 pm
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Originally Posted by cbellero View Post
Paris and London both have most properties with mapping problems. Here is Paris:

Hotel Name: Les Bains, Paris,
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0108
Hotel official Price($/day): 325
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: The Westin Paris - Vendome
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0143
Hotel official Price($/day): 287
BRG Rate($/day): 258
Link to the BRG site
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Hotel Name: W Paris - Opera
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0177
Hotel official Price($/day): 354
BRG Rate($/day): 306
Link to the BRG site
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Hotel Name: Hotel de NELL, Paris, a Member of Design Hotels
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0124
Hotel official Price($/day): 249
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: Prince de Galles, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Paris
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0236
Hotel official Price($/day): 708
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: Le Dokhan's, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Paris
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0106
Hotel official Price($/day): 212
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: Le Metropolitan, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Paris
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0113
Hotel official Price($/day): 226
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
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Hotel Name: Le Meridien Etoile
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0157
Hotel official Price($/day): 188
BRG Rate($/day): 170
Link to the BRG site
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Hotel Name: Sheraton Paris Airport Hotel & Conference Centre
Best Point Usage : Only Points With value($/Point) : 0.0183
Hotel official Price($/day): 220
BRG Rate($/day): Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site
Got these hotels fixed.
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Old Jul 21, 16, 11:22 pm
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Get the Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site problem when trying to search for the Sheraton Sopot Hotel in Sopot, Poland.
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Old Jul 22, 16, 2:21 am
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Originally Posted by Isochronous View Post
Get the Some error when mapping official hotel name to compete site problem when trying to search for the Sheraton Sopot Hotel in Sopot, Poland.
Got it fixed you can check it now.
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Old Jul 22, 16, 12:58 pm
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I've been using the tool a lot over the past week since discovering it. Thanks very much for building this and sharing it uriel888.
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Old Jul 22, 16, 9:23 pm
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I've been using the tool a lot over the past week since discovering it. Thanks very much for building this and sharing it uriel888.
^^^Did you successfully discover the BRG and get that approved?

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Old Jul 22, 16, 11:16 pm
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uriel..thank you very much for this tool. Though I'm trying to register. All i get is email address field and 2 password fields. And then when I hit enter, I get Failed to Fetch error?
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Old Jul 22, 16, 11:58 pm
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Originally Posted by uriel888 View Post
^^^Did you successfully discover the BRG and get that approved?
Yup, have booked two BRGs, one of which I discovered using the tool.

I'm still hitting the hotel name mapping error quite often, unfortunately. Can you shed some light into what's causing it? Perhaps we can find a programmatic solution a bit more efficient than reporting it here every time we see it.
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