I love when experiences come together to create lasting impressions! Isn't that what traveling should be about? Leaving your city for client meetings, to catch up with friends & family, to experience something outside of your norm. Your travels should provide a restful night sleep in a relaxing room that you can call your home away from home, even if for just one night. Last week, my husband and I were delighted to spend the evening cruising the Hudson on behalf of IHG Rewards and their Share Forever promotion. To make the experience last, we planned our own staycation not too far from home, at the Hotel Indigo in the Lower East Side of NYC. I am excited to partner with IHG and share our little adventure with you. This cruise was their way to say "thank you" to the Elite members of their reward program. Beyond the room upgrades, free internet, priority check-in and late checkout perks, to show their appreciation IHG went one step further. They hosted several reward events around the country for their extra loyal guests. Our night began with cocktails and mingling while tasting some delectable passed hor d'oeuvres, we then set sail around the New York Harbor. Views of the spectacular sunset over the Statue of Liberty was the backdrop for our delicious 3 course dinner. The Atlantica Yacht then sailed up the East River to give us a photo-perfect view of the Brooklyn Bridge.