Daily Archives: Mar 2, 2013

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First of all, neither bed bug nor mosquito bites are lethal, however annoying they are. Mosquitoes can spread diseases such as yellow fever, but bed bugs are just harmless blood suckers.

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Last night, I had a nap early in the evening, as I couldn’t sleep too well the night before. Went to the hotel gym around 9PM and was back in after 11PM. I had a friend staying in the same hotel and decided to go and check out his suite. I started to feel itchy on my right arm and was surprised to see a lot of bite marks, once I looked at the arm in the mirror. [click to continue...]

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Priority Club vs Ambassador (Royal too) is somewhat confusing concept at InterContinental hotels and they are not always making it any easier with displays.

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I have just stayed at an InterContinental hotel that didn’t have Ambassador/Royal Ambassador check in desk, but did have one for Priority Club Rewards. Even at the guest relations desk, there was no mention of Ambassadors but Priority Club sign was visibly on. [click to continue...]

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British Airways was required to give away some Heathrow slots that were to be used for domestic UK routes for its purchase of BMI to be approved. Virgin Atlantic won these and is now starting its domestic UK operations.

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Virgin Atlantic has made a three year deal with Irish carrier Air Lingus to wet lease four aircraft with crews. These aircraft will be entirely in Virgin Atlantic livery and up to Virgin’s service standards. [click to continue...]