Le Club AccorHotels Worldwide Up To 50% Off Private Sales June 27, 2018

Le Club AccorHotels runs Private Sales in EuropeAustralasia, Middle East, South America and Asia weekly unless there is a global Super or Private Sale going on.

Le Club AccorHotels Private Sales June 27 2018

Le Club AccorHotels revamped these Private Sale pages few months back and seems that content is gone from some while still available on others.

United Airlines MileagePlus Buy Miles Up To 85% Bonus Through July 11, 2018

United Airlines has launched new MileagePlus buy miles sale at up to 85% bonus through July 11, 2018. There can always be higher targeted offers.

United Airlines MileagePlus Buy Miles Promo June 2018

United Airlines has promotions every month for buying miles, but they all max out at a 100% bonus or a 50% discount (exactly the same offer because United usually limits the number of miles one can purchase per year including any possible bonuses to 150K).

Hilton Travel Agent Discount Rate Offer

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Last week, I wrote about the Hilton’s Airlines Staff rate (read more here) that is discounted anywhere between 25% to 50% off and used to be Travel Agent offer at the same time.

Hilton Travel Agent Rate

Hilton has launched completely separate rate that is available for those that work in the travel agencies and have applicable credentials. This rate plan is not eligible for points or stay/night credit.

Atlanta Airport: Half Naked Man Runs Across Tarmac, Tries To Jump Onto The Wing Of Delta Airlines Plane

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A crazy situation at Atlanta Hartsfield Airport where a half naked individual in his underwear went over a fence, ran across the tarmac and attempted to jump onto a taxiing Delta Airlines jet.

The man has been taken into custody following this incident which caused some traffic delays at Atlanta airport.

Lease Expired: Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver Set To Close In 2020 After 40+ Years In Operation

One of Vancouver’s most popular luxury hotels, The Four Seasons Vancouver, will close it’s doors on January 31st 2020 after being in business for more than 40 years and having received numerous awards.

The owner of the property didn’t renew the lease and already tried to get rid of the Four Seasons through a lawsuit alleging that the hotel company failed to upkeep the property.

Whine Wednesday: New Marriott Policy – SPG Platinum Concierge Not Allowed To Call Hotels Outside Of The US

You learn something new and surprising every day such as this new Marriott policy that prohibits SPG Platinum Concierge team members contacting hotels outside of the US by phone.

Marriott Rewards Phone

SPG Platinum Concierge is not concierge in true form but should be able to help Platinum members in all hotel related issues such as arranging airport pick ups, restaurant reservations and troubleshoot any stay related issues.

United Airlines MileagePlus Mile Play Promo Fly By August 12, 2018

United Airlines has launched new MileagePlus promo called Mile Play trying to get select members to spend and fly more by August 12, 2018.

United Airlines MileagePlus Mile Play

There are number of offers that are tailored to each member based on their recent United flying activity. Members are required to purchase certain number of flights in business or economy over certain price point.

SPG Hot Escapes For The Next 6 Weeks Up To 45% Off + Extra 5% Off For Members (Book By Saturday)

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SPG releases its weekly Hot Escapes list every Wednesday. This is a selection of hotels around the world that are discounted anywhere from 20%15% (sometimes up to 70% off) + an additional 5% off for SPG members.

SPG Hot Escapes June 27 2018

The hotel listing has the lowest member prices for the next 6 weeks. The availability and the price can vary from date to date.

Le Club AccorHotels 1,000 Bonus Points Fairmont, Swissotel & Raffles July 2 – September 30, 2018

Fairmont, Swissotel and Raffles brands will become Le Club AccorHotels participating on July 2, 2018 and members can now earn bonus for a stay between July 2 – September 30, 2018.

Le Club AccorHotels Fairmont Swissotel Raffles

Le Club AccorHotels is offering 1,000 bonus points for a stay between above mentioned dates that is booked July 2 – August 19.

Airfare of the Day: Malaysia Airlines BUSINESS CLASS Seoul (ICN), Republic of Korea to London (LHR), United Kingdom from £ 1,437/$ 1,900/₩ 2,125,700 Round Trip

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Malaysia Airlines and their business class promotional round trip fares between Seoul and London.

Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions.

Anyone Else Fed Up With Marriott’s Inability To Fix Their Website?

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Marriott has been trying to revamp their website since October last year when I first started noticing frequent issues and even blank landing pages (read more here).

Marriott Website Issues

Then in early November, Marriott made the old legacy website (read the working one) available via special link that I promptly bookmarked (read more here) and happily used for months. Then in early January, the legacy site was gone for good (read more here).

Uber Gets 15 Month License To Operate In London

Uber run into troubles in London last year when the TFL decided not to renew its license that expired on September 30, 2017. Uber appealed and judge today overturned the decision.

Uber

Uber was given 15 month license to operate in the city. TFL and Uber then can use this time to iron out their differences and hopefully reach an amicable agreement how the ridesharing platform can continue to operate in the city.

Reader Question: SPG Platinum Qualification Dilemma For 2018

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A LoyaltyLobby reader sent us a question via Facebook about qualifying for SPG Platinum status in 2018 and if he should do it by August?

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Remember that you can always email us, send a message via Facebook or use Twitter and include photos too. We’ll try to cover Reader Questions & Comments here several times a week.

Hotel Review: Conrad Cartagena Resort & Golf Club [Cartagena, Colombia]

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Cartagena continues growing as one of the top destinations in the Caribbean and all the major hotel chains are either fully established or developing properties in the city and its surroundings. In the last 5 years Intercontinental, Radisson, Hyatt Regency (which I reviewed last year), Hampton Inn and Holiday Inn have started operating properties in the city.

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Last December, Conrad Hotels & Resorts inaugurated their 1st property in South America (and 34th worldwide): a beach resort and golf club in Cartagena, Colombia. I happened to be in the area and decided to check what the latest addition to the chain was about!

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