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Much of the travel is business related.
I am a fanatic about the quality of the food before it is prepared. I am totally unimpressed with poor quality meat that has been marinated or covered in sauce to cover up the poor quality. For a steak to impress me it needs to be breed specific, on at least the 50 scale of prime and dry aged for at least 30 days or more. If it is cooked over hickory flames and smoke, so much the better.
I prefer South African lobster tails, but, unfortunately, all too often have to settle for just cold water lobster.
I'm just as particular about all my food, but it is always about taste rather than organic, etc.
Unless there is.a business reason or location reason to do differently, I'm pretty frugal when it comes to hotels. I do want good service, clean rooms, and good mattresses and pillows. When possible I stay at Intercontinental hotels because we have a rate with them and most Holiday Inn Expresses meets that goal unlike other chains.