Airfare of the Day: Alitalia BUSINESS CLASS Cairo (CAI), Egypt to Tokyo (NRT), Japan from $1,264 Round Trip

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Alitalia and their business class restricted round trip fares between Cairo and Tokyo.

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Compensation Clinic: Lufthansa EC261 Compensation (2x 600 Euro) + Incidental Costs For Hotel

Our Compensation Clinic today stems from one of our readers who was a passenger on Lufthansa and incurred a long delay after missing the curfew at Frankfurt Airport and was also forced to book his own hotel.

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Airfare of the Day: British Airways / Iberia BUSINESS CLASS London (LGW), United Kingdom to Barcelona (BCN), Spain from £159 Round Trip

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Iberia and their basic season business class excursion non-refundable round trip fares between London and Barcelona.

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Le Club AccorHotels Canberra Triple Points December 17 – March 17, 2019

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Le Club AccorHotels has launched new bonus points offer for stays at the Australian capital between December 17 – March 17, 2019.

Le Club AccorHotels Canberra Triple Points

Members can earn triple points for stays in Canberra booked December 13 – February 13.

IHG Rewards Club Cyber Week Sale Snafu: 50% Bonus Points Package Bonus Posts As 500%?

IHG Rewards Club had their Cyber Week Sale that run from the Black Friday through Cyber Monday and offered various deals from discounted rates to bonus points for signing up for Ambassador membership (read more here).

IHG Rewards Club Cyber Sale Last CallA LoyaltyLobby reader alerted us about an unexpectedly generous Bonus Points Package points postings that should have come at 50% bonus that was the offer during this sale.

Reader Question: American Airlines Calls Passengers Asking How They Received Their Sponsored Upgrades – How To React?

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Today we have a very interesting Reader Question as we received an email saying that American Airlines is making calls to question passengers who recently received sponsored flight upgrades.

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Reader Question: Hilton 20% Off MVP Rate Code?

A LoyaltyLobby reader sent us a short question by email regarding the Hilton’s MVP 20% off rate plan and apparent had difficulty pulling up the prices.

Hilton MVP 20% Off Rate Plan Americas Hawaii Caribbean

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Le Club AccorHotels Triple Points For New Hotels In Brazil December 13 – February 13, 2019 (Book By December 21)

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Le Club AccorHotels has launched new offer for stays at select new hotels in Brazil between December 12 – February 13, 2019.

Le Club AccorHotels Brazil New Hotels Triple Points

Members can earn triple points for stays at these hotels if booked December 13 – 21.

Airfare of the Day: TAP Air Portugal BUSINESS CLASS Dublin (DUB), Ireland to San Francisco CA (SFO), United States from 630€ One Way

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to TAP and their business class one way special excursion fares between Dublin and San Francisco.

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American Express Centurion Lounge In Miami Is Closing Several Weeks For Renovation Works In January 2019

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Following the temporary closure at DFW, now the American Express Centurion Lounge at Miami International Airport will be closing for at least two weeks in January 2019.

The exact date hasn’t been published on the Amex website yet but apparently the reason for the closure is once again quoted as “upgrading and expansion”.

French Luxury Goods Company LVMH Acquires Belmond

LVMH, French luxury good company, made an announcement on early Friday that it had reached a definitive agreement to acquire Belmond for $2.6 billion.

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Several hotel companies had been rumored to be among the bidders including Hyatt and Hilton but they lost to the company behind brands such as Louis Vuitton, Dom Perignon and Dior

China Behind The Marriott Hack?

New York Times was reporting earlier this week that methods behind the Marriott hack were same as used by the Chinese government hackers that penetrated number of US institutions earlier this decade.

The information gathered were likely then used mainly for espionage purposes rather than trying to use the compromised credit cards or points.

Choice Privileges Buy Points 20% Off Through December 28, 2018

Choice Privileges has launched a campaign to buy points at 20% discount through December 28, 2018, although there can be better personalized offers.

Choice Privileges Buy Points December 2018

Members can buy up to 50,000 points every calendar year and you must buy a minimum of 5,000 points to get the discount.

Hilton Honors Struggling To Post Stays & Points?

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Hilton Honors changed the back-end platform that is used to power their loyalty program. The goal was to fasten the stay and point postings to member accounts and being able to launch promotions quicker.

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Something appears to have gone terribly wrong with this upgrade, however (not to the extend with the Marriott/SPG mess). It is now six weeks since the end of October switchover and Hilton Honors continues to struggle with number of issues.

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