This is one of the better discussions I have read comparing and contrasting Hilton Gold and Hilton Diamond benefits. Definitely worth a read for anyone who is mulling over a similar decision as we launch into a new hotel status-earning year.
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As jackplum and daninstl point out, booking your award ticket is just step #1. Step #2 is checking and double-checking the reservation up until the departure to see if you can get some miles put back in your account.
Changes to American Airlines first- and business-class in-flight meals following the US Airways merger have received a fair amount of criticism. Well, an almost fair amount – jakem4800 has just a bit more criticism to offer. No meal service in first class on flights under 3 hours 30 mins between 1:31pm- 4pm … I’m talking…
Either someone is abusively and automatically signing up for IHG promotional offers, or a member of the IHG IT team just learned how to install CAPTCHAs in class. It’s anyone’s guess.
When the Hyatt social media team met to decide how they were going to announce the latest Gold Passport promotion, I wonder how those meeting minutes read. My guess would be something like this…
When faced with transportation system obstacles, inexperienced travelers will often blame themselves and their own lack knowledge about the “system”. Experienced travelers on the other hand will often give the benefit of the doubt to the industry.
According to some Milepoint members, Starwood’s method of tabulating a member’s Starpoint earnings might not exactly meet with standard accounting best practices. And if you aren’t careful, this accounting discrepancy could leave a bad taste in your mouth.
Sleep. It’s the primary reason for the existence of hotels – to provide a place to sleep when you are away from home. Why then would a hotel purposefully disable the “sleep” function on the TV remote control?
Back in October Virgin America launched a brilliant campaign designed to demonstrate how air travel on Virgin America was different, and much more enjoyable, than other carriers. And thankfully MileWriter posted a “trip report” that references this campaign on Milepoint or I might have missed the entire thing.
Fellow BoardingArea blogger Seth, aka The Wandering Aramean, recently posted on Milepoint about a cool new hotel search application he has developed called Hotel Hustle. Give it a try … it’s fun and useful.