500 Free Points, the Destination Marketing Fee, and Cuban Food

Pizza in Motion has an easy way to snag 500 Marriott points in two minutes or less.  You must have an Instagram account and, well, a Marriott account.  That’s all that’s needed!

So easy!
So easy!

Did you know that some cities charge tourists for the marketing they do to try to attract tourists?  What a racket!  Points Miles and Bling has the scoop on this 3% tax/fee a lot of cities are tacking onto hotel bills.

"And since we successfully got you to come here with our marketing, we figured it doesn't hurt to cost share..."
“And since we successfully got you to come here with our marketing, we figured it doesn’t hurt to cost share…”

I never really thought about this before.  Almost all Americans have no idea what Cuban food tastes like.  Every time there’s some sort of cuisine in a region, it absorbs an influence from the area.  That’s why tacos are so different in California vs. Texas (for that matter–Tex-Mex just doesn’t taste right in New York).

And since we haven’t been allowed to travel to Cuba (to Cuba) until recently, few people in the United States have actually had Cuban food in Cuba.

Reward Boss talks about his experience eating Cuban food in Cuba, including what a Cuban sandwich is like there.  (Spoiler: No pickles : (   )

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About Jeanne Marie Hoffman

Former bartender, still a geek. One equal part each cookies, liberty, football, music, travel, libations. Stir vigorously. +Jeanne Marie Hoffman Jeanne on Twitter

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