The Shutterwhale
Hyatt Regency Beijing Wangjing opens in New Central Business District

The Hyatt Regency Beijing Wanjing is the first Hyatt Regency branded property in the capital of China. Located in the new Central Business District (CBD), the Hyatt... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Und noch ein Swiss / Lufthansa First Sale – Jetzt ab Italien

Mit der Swiss / Lufthansa First nach Asien, Middle East, Afrika oder Südamerika ... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
20% Rabatt bei Hilton in Nord- und Südamerika

Bei Hilton Nord- und Südamerika bekommt man gerade 20% Rabatt ... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Jet Airways free web check in window becomes smaller!

If you were busy getting used to a free seat assignment on Jet Airways 12-hours out, now change your timeline. For domestic flights, the window moves to 10-hours now. ... Read More

No Mas Coach!
It’s Official… RIP: The Plastic Merchant

I’m calling it. Time of death… two weeks ago. The Plastic Merchant… is officially… dead. What is was The Plastic Merchant? Officially, The... Read More

The Gate
Save Up to 20 Percent in North America 2018 With Hilton Honors

You can save up to 20 percent on room rates at hotel and resort properties in the Hilton portfolio in the United States, Canada and Latin America if you book... Read More

The Shutterwhale
How Long does it Take for SPG Platinum Elite Status to Post after Challenge?

I have recently signed-up for the Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) Platinum Elite Status Challenge which requires me to do 18 eligible nights over a span of 90 days.... Read More

The Shutterwhale
Andaz Gangnam, Seoul to open in 2019 – Located in Apgujeong near Han River

Seoul will be getting her fourth Hyatt-branded property in 2019 - the Andaz Gangnam, Seoul. Slated to open in the city's famous Apgujeong neighbourhood, the Andaz... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
How To Get To Athens For (Almost) Free Using Points And Miles

Per The New York Times, Athens is enjoying high times after a long debt-crisis induced slump. The city’s status as a global cultural hub is unperturbed, and... Read More

Points With a Crew
Buy SPG points at 35% discount by July 20

Starwood has once again offered the promotion for buying SPG points at 35% discount through July 20th. And 3 reasons why you might want to consider buying.. Read More

View from the Wing
Barclays Adds Aeroplan as Points Transfer Partner

When Barclays launched the Arrival Premier World Elite Mastercard as the bank's first card with points that transfer to miles back in April I wrote "additional transfer... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
What to See, Do, Eat and Where to Stay in Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne, Australia may be Australia’s Second City to Sydney, but it has a unique culture and vibe all its own. Melbourne’s city center is often described... Read More

View from the Wing
Austin Will Become a Delta Focus City (Mini-Hub)

Delta listed a job for a sales associate on LinkedIn whose role would be to “develop relationships and ties in the Austin market with key community and industry... Read More

Rapid Travel Chai
London City-Warsaw, Winning at the Horses, What is a Hotel Conversion Brand?

Hacks, travels, events, and ideas from the world and the world of travel. My daily take on what's new and thought-provoking. The post London City-Warsaw, Winning at the... Read More

Monkey Miles
How I reserved a Qatar Qsuites Quad for my family with individual reservations

Yesterday, I posted that I was taking a family trip to Israel, Palestine, Jordan, and because of routing, I’ll end up with a night in Doha to catch a ride back in... Read More

View from the Wing
Department of Homeland Security Blasts American, United for Not Wanting to Transport Kids Separated from Families

Earlier today I wrote about flight attendants expressing concern over transporting kids who were being separated from their families as they're split up under... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Hilarious: James Corden Works At The Savoy Hotel London

James Corden, host of The Late Late Show, is known for being a jokester. He's a bit much, though he almost always makes me laugh. Earlier this week he did a segment... Read More

Points With a Crew
Kickstarter – Aroo Travel Bar: The sleek travel compressor

Occasionally I see some interesting travel related products being crowd funded that I think you guys might be interested in.  We’ve talked about Fluent... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Barclays Arrival Premier Adds Aeroplan As Transfer Partner

In early April, the new Barclays Arrival® Premier World Elite Mastercard® (see terms) was introduced. This is a card that many people were excited... Read More

Mommy Points
Final Week: Earn Up To 125,000 Hilton Points With Increased Offers

Earning as many bonus points as possible when you obtain a new rewards credit cards is a key part of a solid miles and points strategy. Several American Express Hilton... Read More

View from the Wing
AAdvantage President Shares Her Take on Award Availability, Premium Economy Upgrades and Inflight Credit Card Pitches

AAdvantage President Bridget Blaise-Shamai appeared on the latest American Airlines employee podcast Tell Me Why which is also uploaded on several public podcast hosting... Read More

Frequent Miler
IHG Points & Cash Offer: 10% Off Cash Portion (Buy Points For 0.56 CPP)

IHG has announced a limited time discount on Points & Cash reservations, offering a 10% discount on the cash portion of the rate. The Deal Book an IHG Points &... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Das Ende der Königsklasse: SPG schließt die chinesischen Anbieter bei der Best Rate aus

SPG hat die Bedingungen der Best Rate verändert. Chinesische OTAs werden nun nicht mehr berücksichtigt ... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Delta to Order 20 Bombardier CRJ-900, launches ATMOSPHÈRE cabin

Delta are adding more aircraft to their regional fleet, with an order for 20 Bombardier CRJ-900. Delta Bombardier CRJ-900 – Image, Bombardier. Whilst 20... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Great Deal! Amazon $15 Credit With $50 Gift Card Purchase

Amazon has a targeted offer for American Express customers. When you purchase a $50 Amazon gift card, you can score a $15 credit. If you have done a deal like this... Read More

Pizza in Motion
Pandora: Our First Impression of Avatar Flight of Passage And Na’vi River Journey

Disney World has opened up an incredible new world at Animal Kingdom. Pandora: World of Avatar features Avatar Flight of Passage and Na'vi River Journey. Here's our... Read More

View from the Wing
Unaccompanied Minor Flying Seems to Be Up From the US to Mexico

There's been a lot of chatter and possibly ill-informed speculation amongst Ameircan Airlines flight attendants about the number of unaccompanied minors being up on... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Air India Is Revamping Their Business Class

The Indian government set a deadline of June for Air India to be privatized. The airline is losing hundreds of millions of dollars per year, and there are no signs of... Read More

Miles To Memories
(Update: Still Going Strong!) Huge Targeted Amex Platinum 100K Offer Returns: How to Check If You’re Eligible!

Check to see if you are targeted for a huge 100K sign-up bonus on the American Express Platinum card. This Amex Platinum 100K Offer is only for lucky targeted... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
United Airlines Condemns Trump Immigration Policy, Echoing American Airlines

As in the NRA debate, sometimes airlines choose to wade into politics…or morality, depending upon how you view the issue. Just moments ago, United released a... Read More

One Mile at a Time
American Airlines Tells Government Not To Transport Separated Children On Their Flights

Lately we're seeing more and more large companies take public stands on social issues. This comes in many forms, from supporting LGBT rights, to standing up against the... Read More

Mommy Points
American Airlines Comes Out Against Separating Children and Families at the Border

Recently, social media reports indicated that American Airlines was flying a group of immigrant children away from a border state in the middle of the night. However,... Read More

God Save The Points
The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2018 List Is Out – There’s A New No.1…

There can only be one… The World’s 50 Best Restaurants List is no stranger to drama, and is often referenced as the Grammy’s or Oscars of food. With... Read More

Points, Miles & Martinis
Amazon Discounted Hotels.com Gift Cards

Amazon has discounted Hotels.com gift cards on sale right now. Score a $50 gift card for only $42. If you have some travel plans coming up, this deal could save you... Read More

Miles To Memories
IHG Summer Promotion: Up To 30% Off, Bonus Points and Gas Savings

IHG has a new promotion for the summer that can net you discounts of up to 30% and  5,000 bonus points per stay, starting from your second stay. The post IHG Summer... Read More

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