John Ollila, the author of this blog, has been traveling non-stop since 2004 for both business and leisure.

Originally from Finland, John studied at the Helsinki School of Economics before accepting a scholarship to the United States where he completed an MBA in Finance at a notable university. While he had already taken his first around-the-world trip at age 20, John’s MBA and his skill at analyzing hotel and airlines programs ignited a wanderlust that has taken him to over 80 countries and continues to this day.

As a cosmopolitan, John has spent the last 10 years staying in the world’s finest hotels, visiting world class cities and enjoying the perks of First Class airline travel, all by strategically making use of hotel and airline loyalty programs.

Annually John flies 150,000-250,000 miles and through his travels has earned more than ten million frequent flyer and hotel points thus earning him top-tier elite status in all airline alliances and major hotel chains.

Through LoyaltyLobby, John shares his unique analysis and tips on how to strategically maximize your hotel and airlines miles and points earning power for you to enjoy free flights, free hotel nights and upgrades.