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Carlton Antananarivo, Madagascar Review

Carlton Antananarivo, Madagascar Review

  The Carlton Hotel in Antananarivo, Madagascar is the city’s sole five-star hotel. The hotel used to carry the Hilton Franchise brand until a few years ago when it likely got a surprise letter from the franchise audit that too many complaints had been submitted and the franchise license was withdrawn (or it was just […]

Posted on November 13, 2018 by in Hotel Reviews, Travel Deals

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Lifemiles now a 1:1 American Express Membership Rewards member, Boeing issues safety bulletin to B737MAX operator, 10,000 bonus points for IHG Rewards members for a two night stays

Lifemiles now a 1:1 American Express Membership Rewards member, Boeing issues safety bulletin to B737MAX operator, 10,000 bonus points for IHG Rewards members for a two night stays

– American Express Membership Rewards is adding Avianca Lifemiles as a 1:1 partner Lifemiles has long been leveraging their Star Alliance access for rewards tickets (something US Airways used to do). It’s great to see them available via American Express (and not just Citibank) for US customers now. Keep in mind that you can always […]

Posted on November 8, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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South African Review Business Class A320 and A340 Nairobi (NBO) to Mauritius (MRU) via Johannesburg (JNB)

South African Review Business Class  A320 and A340 Nairobi (NBO) to Mauritius (MRU) via Johannesburg (JNB)

I had been on the exact same flight from Nairobi to Johannesburg a few years ago before my doomed flight to Dakar. I got to the airport early (Nairobi traffic is very unpredictable) but check-in was deserted with a very efficient agent completing my check-in in seconds. Immigration was deserted too and moments later, I […]

Posted on November 7, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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Icelandair saves WOW Air before it crashes, Qatar finally bringing QSuites to the West Coast, Etihad Guest double miles, Japan Airlines finally adds Seattle and JetBlue introduces household accounts

Icelandair saves WOW Air before it crashes, Qatar finally bringing QSuites to the West Coast, Etihad Guest double miles, Japan Airlines finally adds Seattle and JetBlue introduces household accounts

– Icelandair is taking over WOW Air – so far no big surprise as both serve a rather small market but the shocking news – the WOW Air shareholders will just get 5.4% of Icelandair based on a $17 million valuation for an airline with as many long-haul destinations – that’s terrible! This is a […]

Posted on November 6, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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Norwegian already selling planes?, Chase British Airways now 100,000 bonus Avios plus $200 statement credit, Uber launches Driver rewards program

Norwegian already selling planes?, Chase British Airways now 100,000 bonus Avios plus $200 statement credit, Uber launches Driver rewards program

– is this a new strategy for many airlines – order new aircraft in bulk and then sell most off them (ideally making a profit)? – Norwegian just sold five brand new A320neo this way – Chase has a new offer for the British Airways Visa card that now comes with $200 statement credit (it […]

Posted on November 3, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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Qatar adds free WiFi, 20,000 AAdvantage bonus miles w one flight, Lufthansa gives up on Alitalia, 60,000 Hawaiian miles with one credit card, Ethiopian adds Los Angeles to Togo non-stop!

Qatar adds free WiFi, 20,000 AAdvantage bonus miles w one flight, Lufthansa gives up on Alitalia, 60,000 Hawaiian miles with one credit card, Ethiopian adds Los Angeles to Togo non-stop!

– fantastic news if you have a Qatar flight to the US coming up – the airline is offering free broadband WiFi on many US flight (but not on their 777 yet) Business and leisure travelers on select U.S. routes can now enjoy free unlimited high-speed broadband connectivity throughout their entire flight when they book […]

Posted on November 1, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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new Istanbul airport opens with 5x elite qualifying miles, Singapore Airlines falls in love with Alaska, Radisson expands in Nigeria and China Eastern paying the price…

new Istanbul airport opens with 5x elite qualifying miles, Singapore Airlines falls in love with Alaska, Radisson expands in Nigeria and China Eastern paying the price…

– Lufthansa is adding non-stop flights to Seattle – another nod to partner Alaska Airlines which has their primary hub there and away from United which seems to be more a competition – maybe we will see an Anchorage flight one day? – amazingly the new Istanbul airport has opened up almost perfectly on-time Flights […]

Posted on November 1, 2018 by in Travel Deals

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