Emirates Skywards 20th Anniversary Double Tier Miles-Offer

Emirates Skywards has turned 20 and is launching double tier miles offer valid for travel through March 31, 2021.

New and existing members can earn an unlimited number of double tier miles if they register for this offer and book by December 10.

Marriott Bonvoy 15% Off “Fall For Travel” Rate Plan For Travel December 30, 2020 (Book By October 1)

Marriott Bonvoy has launched a new “secret” sale called Fall for Travel-that discounts the best available rates by 15%.

Marriott Bonvoy Fall For Travel

Members need to book using promotional code 99M by October 1 and travel by December 30, 2020.

How Valuable & Profitable Are Airline Frequent Flyer Programs?

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US-based airlines American, Delta, and United, have all issued debt backed by their respective frequent flyer programs to the tune of $6B or more each.

Hilton and Marriott have presold Honors and Bonvoy points in advance to credit card issuers (American Express and Chase).

Airfare of the Day [Business Class] TURKISH AIRLINES Singapore to London from $1,879

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Turkish Airlines and their business class promotional round trip fares between Singapore (SIN) and London (LHR/LGW), United Kingdom.

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Chaotic “Welcome” Email From Courtyard & Residence Inn LA Live

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A friend of mine forwarded me a rather chaotic and unwelcoming welcome email that Courtyard & Residence Inn LA Live had sent him.

It is good that hotels inform guests what services are available and procedures in place. This email, however, from Courtyard & Residence Inn LA Live is simply awful and off-putting.

Singapore Changi Airport Chairman Has Resigned Over False Police Report Accusing His Maid Of Theft

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The elderly Chairman of Changi Airport Group had to resign from his post after the Singapore High Court acquitted a former maid of the 74 year-old of theft charges while raising serious doubts about the police report he filed about her.

The Indonesian maid threatened her employers, the family of Mr Liew Mun Leong, with filing a complaint with the Ministry of Manpower back in 2016 for breach of her employment contract which they pre-empted by lodging a criminal complaint against her.

Accor ALL Select New & Renovated Hotels 4X Points September 19 – December 22, 2020 (Book By November 3)

Accor has brought back the popular bonus offer for stays at select new and renovated hotels between September 19 – December 22, 2020.

Fairmont Geneva

Accor Live Limitless members earn quadruple points for stays if booked between September 19 – November 3 after registering for this offer.

Suite Saturdays: Beach Villa with Pool @ Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi

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Welcome to our weekly video review on hotel suites and rooms around the world! This week’s edition features the king beach villa with pool, a 234 sq. m/2518 sq. ft 1-bedroom villa with a private pool and direct beach access at the  Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi.

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Airfare of the Day [Business Class] AIR FRANCE/KLM Barcelona to Sao Paulo from 1,154 €

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Air France/KLM and their basic season business class promotional round trip fares between Barcelona (BCN), Spain and Sao Paulo (GRU), Brazil.

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27 Year Old Student (Son of NY Nursing Home Magnate) Buys Controlling Stake in El Al Israel Airlines

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A 27 year old U.S. born man, currently a student and son of a New York nursing home chain owner has followed up on a previously announced plan and acquired a 43% stake ($107 million worth of shares) that gives him a controlling stake in Israel’s flag carrier.

The deal still needs approval from parliament’s finance committee and the buyer is going to meet Israels government representatives next week to discuss the matter.

Accor Reservation Cancellation Covid-19 Policy Now Valid Through December 31, 2020

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Accor has updated its coronavirus cancellation policy set to expire on September 30, and the waiver has now been extended to December 31, 2020.

Accor’s Global Policy has been simplified, except Europe, where members can get cash refunds if the hotel is closed (elsewhere even vouchers in this instance).

Southwest Airlines Buy & Gift Rapid Rewards Points 75% Bonus Through September 28, 2020

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Southwest Airlines has launched a new promotion for buying or gifting Rapid Rewards points at a 75% bonus through September 28, 2020.

You can buy 60,000 Rapid Rewards points in a transaction, which is also the daily maximum. Southwest doesn’t limit the number of points you can purchase in a calendar year.

Report Your Marriott Bonvoy Elite Benefit Refusals (Breakfast, Upgrade, Late Checkout & Walk)

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Marriott Bonvoy has extended its Elite Benefits Guarantee suspension now thrice: first until July 5, then until September 15, and most recently this week until December 31, 2020.

We would like to hear from our readers which Marriott affiliated hotels have refused to provide and exactly what benefits: relocation compensation, late checkout, upgrades, club lounge access, and/or breakfast.

Singapore Airlines Cuts Pilot Salaries By Up To 60%

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Singapore Airlines announced last week that it needs to trim 25% of its staff and expects to operate roughly 50% of its usual schedule by March 2021.

Now, the airline has reached a deal with its pilot union to prevent most cockpit layoffs by massive salary cuts of up to 60%.

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