The basics of loyalty programs are recognize and reward. Earn and burn are the reward part, but the recognition you get — the ‘VIP status’ — for focusing on the goal of staying with a single chain 25 times or 50 nights, or flying anShow More Summary
Ryanair, the low-cost carrier based in Dublin, has announced that they will shorten the window of free online check-in. Starting November 1, 2016, customers who wish to check-in online more than 4 days in advance will be charged a £6 (~$7.36) fee. Show More Summary
While not as large as some of its continental compatriots, the show was big on new debuts and technology… Laura Burstein
Phuket Villa Set on the shores of Crystal Lake, the villa offers awe-inspiring views of the lake and golf course… Bekah Berge
Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto The Kyoto debut is one of 2016’s most anticipated hotel openings… Jennifer Ashton Ryan
Glenlivet Winchester Collection Vintage 1966 Only 100 bottles were produced of the newest release in Glenlivet’s Winchester Collection… Tony Sachs
From robot concierges to toilet phones, these are worst travel trends ever… Jennifer Ashton Ryan
Here’s another deal from TopCashBack, but for new sign-ups only (please note, if you have signed up but your spouse has not yet, they are eligible! It is not one per household). You can get Finding Dory for free (or close to free, depending on your state’s tax rules) after 100% cashback. Show More Summary
A couple of weeks ago American Express announced some very nice changes to the personal and business version of their Platinum Card. I imagine these changes were largely made in response to Chase's recent introduction of the Sapphire...Show More Summary
How a years-in-the-making renovation is transforming both an architectural masterpiece—and an entire city.
I know that lots of you are big Amazon.com shopping fans like I am. Push a button and stuff ranging from TVs to diapers to Cheerios appears on your doorstep quickly and often without any shipping fees for those with Prime. Heck, youShow More Summary
Who would you call if you had a wood-related question? The Forest Products Laboratory, of course. But, did you even know of its existence? The Forest Products Laboratory (FPL) was created in 1910, and was moved to its current building atop a knoll overlooking the University of Wisconsin Madison Campus in 1932. Show More Summary
There’s a new service that’s launching which offers higher-end hotels at wholesale rates. As part of its officially launch, I’m giving away two things–everyone can get a free membership to the website for 1 year and one lucky person will receive $250 in free hotel credit via the website. Show More Summary
American began serving 10 new destinations during the third quarter, including in five in Cuba.
Starwood just announced a new promotion where you can earn a 5,000 point bonus by staying 15 nights and using ANY American Express credit card. This offer is valid for stays between October 18 through December 18, 2016. This is a one-time bonus per account and you must register for the promotion to receive the points. Show More Summary
Discover has finally made it possible to link multiple credit card accounts to the same login. It is simple and easy. Here is how to do it.
On en parlait il y a quelques jours sur le blog, non sans quelques réserves, mais le nouveau site de réservation Club1Hotels s’avère en fait une vraie mine d’or à bons plans. La semaine prochaine se tiendra le salon bi-annuel Aircraft Interior Expo à Singapour. La Cité-Etat devient pour l’occasion un sanctuaire hôtelier et il […]
From now until November 24, 2016, Emirates is running a promotion with Visa Checkout. Through this offer, you can save on airfare with Emirates when you use the Visa Checkout and the promo code USVISAC. You can get: Up to $50 off Economy...Show More Summary
I recently posted about many of the “secrets” of staying at one of my very favorite resorts in the world, Hyatt Lost Pines outside of Austin. In the comments section of that post some talk came up about comparing Hyatt Lost Pines to the nearby Hyatt Hill Country Resort. Show More Summary
In international route news, Etihad will trim its San Francisco schedule and grow at Dallas, but WOW Air will increase service at SFO and Los Angeles; British Airways adds a new U.S. gateway; Southwest drops a Mexico route out of southern California; Delta revives a Canadian route; and Mexico’s Volaris adds more U.S. Show More Summary