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Hyatt will open 200 new hotels in the Americas

Hyatt will open 200 new hotels in the Americas

Hyatt has announced a big expansion to its Americas portfolio. In the big announcement, they said that they will open more than 50 full service and select service hotels in 2020 and another 140 hotels by 2021. They currently have 585 Hyatt hotels in the Americas, which is significantly less than some other major hotel […]

Posted on January 30, 2020 by in Hotel Deals, Hotel Loyalty Programs, Hyatt, Travel Deals, Travel News, World of Hyatt

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Marriott Bonvoy American Airlines Bonus Miles Promotion

Marriott Bonvoy American Airlines Bonus Miles Promotion

Marriott Bonvoy just announced a new promotion! This new promotion is targeting American Airlines AAdvantage member stays in March 2020. JW Marriott, Los Angeles Marriott Bonvoy American Airlines Bonus Miles Promotion Marriott Bonvoy launched a new bonus miles promotion for American Airlines AAdvantage member stays. This promotion will be valid for select cities and it […]

Posted on December 12, 2019 by in AAdvantage, American Airlines, Destinations & Inspiration, Frequent Flyer Programs, Hotel Deals, Hotel Loyalty Programs, Marriott Hotels, Travel Deals, Travel News

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Air New Zealand Business Class Review Auckland (AKL) to Los Angeles (LAX) 777W

Air New Zealand Business Class Review Auckland (AKL) to Los Angeles (LAX) 777W

After trying out the Air New Zealand long-haul business class product from San Francisco to Auckland and being suitably impressed, I was looking forward to flying back to the US but this time it would be to Los Angeles International Airport instead. It ended up being a similarly excellent experience overall. By the time I had […]

Posted on June 10, 2018 by in Air New Zealand, Airline Reviews

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Great Air New Zealand deals to New Zealand & beyond, Asiana’s second daily flight to Los Angeles is an A350

Great Air New Zealand deals to New Zealand & beyond, Asiana’s second daily flight to Los Angeles is an A350

– I’m currently in Queenstown, New Zealand taking advantage of the Business Class award space that has opened up on Air New Zealand for ANY partner (Star Alliance or others). Air New Zealand does not have fuel surcharges so miles from a program that charges them are ‘more valuable’ for booking the airline. I used […]

Posted on May 13, 2018 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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Boutique Air Review Oakland (OAK) to Merced (MCE) – and then they left me stranded in Merced, CA

Boutique Air Review Oakland (OAK) to Merced (MCE) – and then they left me stranded in Merced, CA

Boutique Air was started in 2007 here in San Francisco by Shawn Simpson, an ex-Google employee. After initially serving charter contracts, the airline has been finding a way to grow, serving cities under the Essential Air Service program. The EAS is worth $263 million and is paid for by the federal government. Most cities would not […]

Posted on May 6, 2018 by in Airline Reviews

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$25 off Turo – the peer-to-peer carsharing marketplace

$25 off Turo – the peer-to-peer carsharing marketplace

Tell me more about Turo… Formerly known as RelayRides and similar in concept to Getaround, this San Franciso-based company operates a peer-to-peer carsharing marketplace that allows private car owners to hire out their vehicles. You can rent a vehicle in US cities, including: Atlanta Boston Chicago Denver Honolulu Houston Los Angeles Montreal San Diego San Francisco […]

Posted on January 9, 2018 by in Getaround

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Saudia Economy Review Kochi (COK) to Riyadh (RUH) A330 and Earth Lounge Kochi Review

Saudia Economy Review Kochi (COK) to Riyadh (RUH) A330 and Earth Lounge Kochi Review

For reasons I don’t fully understand, Saudia files very low fares from several South Indian cities to Addis Abeba (despite minimal competition). Saudia fares usually work one-way for half price and so I booked Kochi (COK) to Addis Abeba (ADD) for under $100 in economy for the 3,000-mile journey connecting via Riyadh (RUH). When booking […]

Posted on December 24, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Travel Deals

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