How do you make the most out of your hotel stay? Ask for what you need and be smart about how you book, experts say. Laila DeMesme, the director of sales at the Knickerbocker Hotel in New York City, shared some of her top tips with Inside Edition. "Let's talk about the all-important upgrade, how do you get one? I would certainly just ask upon check-in," DeMesme said. "Or if you tip your bellman, he might be able to help you with that as well."