Welcome to our weekly video review on hotel suites and rooms around the world! This week’s edition features the Marvelous Pool Vila, a 43 m2 1-bedroom villa with a private pool at W Hotel Bali – Seminyak.
Airfare of the Day: China Eastern Airlines BUSINESS CLASS Los Angeles (LAX), United States to Male (MLA), Maldives from $2,246 Round Trip
Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to China Eastern and their basic season midweek business class sell-up round trip fares between United States and the Maldives. This fare would accrue 8100 MQDs, 34000 MQMs and up to 64800 SkyMiles on Delta.
Qatar Airways Privilege Club has launched FIVE separate offers for up to quadruple Qmiles (award miles).
Members must register (check my offers) and then book between July 18 – 31 and fly July 18 – November 15, 2019 (one of the offers allow travel through January 31, 2020).
British Airways had a data breach that allowed unauthorized third party/parties access to passenger names, passport and credit card information. BA has arrogantly continued to claim that there is no proof that leaked credit cards would have been used in an unauthorized manner.
There are two law firms in the United Kingdom that are in the process of suing the airline for compensation that it will then be distributed among the claimants (you won’t become one unless you sign up). The British Information Commissioner’s Office and is the process of fining British Airways to the tune of £183 million.
IHG Rewards Club has quietly introduced new award categories that require 75,000 or 100,000 points per night.
There are at two InterContinental Alliance Resorts in Macau that despite their rates of less than $200 per night require 75,000 points and the new InterContinental in Maldives that goes for 100,000 per night
LSG Sky Chefs employees started a work slowdown at the end of June (read more here, here and here) that strategically only affected Lufthansa’s short/medium-haul flights in Europe that were catered both ways ex-Germany.
Lufthansa has decided to either fully or partially offload LSG Sky Chefs subsidiary that it owns 100%. Employees are not fan of this as it would likely reduce pay and benefits.
Airfare of the Day: Swiss International Airlines / Edelweiss Air BUSINESS CLASS Ho Chi Minh City (SGN), Vietnam to Paris (CDG), France from $1,717 Round Trip
Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Swiss and their 2nd level business class round trip fares between Vietnam and Europe. Long-haul segments on this fare are operated by Edelweiss Air on codeshare flights.
Our Fabulous Fridays topic this week is the very good discount foreign visitors to Tokyo receive when they purchase a ticket for the Narita Express or Airport Limousine Bus.
A LoyaltyLobby reader sent us a question whether it would be worth converting Amex Membership Rewards to Hilton Honors during their current promotion.