Focal Point: Golkonda Fort (Dol Guldur & the Origin of the Koh-i-Noor Diamond)

Golkonda Fort sits on a 390 foot granite hill, 7 miles outside the centre of Hyderabad, India. The fort dates back to 14th century and was considered impenetrable for almost three centuries before its fall to Mughal emperor Aurangzeb in 1687 at which point it was pillaged and looted. 

SPG/Marriott Devaluation w/ 21% of Marriott hotels going up!

So you’ve probably heard by now that SPG and Marriott just announced their 2018 hotel category changes. At SPG, 8% of hotels are moving up a category, while 7% are moving down, but at Marriott 21% are moving up, while only 5% will be coming down. These changes are in …