Kimpton St Honore Paris Opening Spring 2021

IHG Hotels on Friday announced the opening of a new Kimpton hotel in Paris in the Spring of 2021

Kimpton St Honoré Paris is located virtually across the street from the InterContinental Le grand and consists of 149 rooms, including 24 suites.

France Requires Negative Covid-19 PCR-RT Test From All Air & Sea Arrivals Effective January 24, 2021


European leaders held a video conference on Thursday on how to prevent the mutation of the Covid-19 virus from spreading in Europe and what border measures countries can put in place.

France has decided to require all air and boat arrivals, including those from EU/EEA/Schengen, to have a negative Covid-19 PCR-RT test administered not more than 72 hours before departure.

Radisson Rewards Double Points February 1 – April 30, 2021

Radisson has launched its first global loyalty promotion of 2021 that is valid for stays at more than 1,100 participating hotels.

Radisson Rewards members can earn double points for stays between February 1 – April 30, 2021. You must register to earn the bonus.

Canada May Soon Require Mandatory Hotel Quarantine For All Arrivals

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Canada is considering a mandatory hotel quarantine for all international arrivals to slow the Coronavirus spread and its more potent mutations.

These hotel quarantines can work when very little community spread occurs; that is not Canada’s case. Also, the number of positive instances imported by air appears to be minimal.

Suite Saturdays: Ocean View Suite @ Grand Hyatt Rio de Janeiro

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Welcome to our weekly video review on hotel suites and rooms around the world! This week’s edition features the Ocean View Suite, a 70 sq.m./753 sq.ft. 1-bedroom suite at the Grand Hyatt Rio de Janeiro.

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Airfare of the Day [Premium Economy] EVA AIRWAYS Singapore to Los Angeles from $1,040

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Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to EVA and their basic season regular excursion round trip fares between Singapore (SIN) and Los Angeles (LAX), USA.

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Marriott Caregiver & First Responder Rate Extended Through March 31, 2021

Marriott has a unique rate plan for Caregivers & First Responders (defined by Marriott as medical, government, military, or relief organization).

You must make the booking using corporate rate plan QWO and have qualified identification upon checking in. This plan has now been extended for stays through March 31, 2021.

United Airlines CEO Wants To Make Vaccines Mandatory For All Employees, Other Airlines To Follow?


In a controversial statement United Airlines CEO Scott Kirby addressed employees and signaled that the company looks to make vaccination against Covid-19 mandatory for all employees.

So far there hasn’t been any reaction from the unions representing the various workers groups at United what their position in this discussion is though it’s expected other airlines will want to follow suit as well.

InterContinental Sydney Cancels A Stay Claiming $2,000 For Five Nights Is “Too Good To be True”?


A LoyaltyLobby reader sent us a note about a booked stay at the InterContinental Sydney that the hotel has decided to cancel because they deem that a rate of $2,000 for five nights is “too good to be true.”

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Seychelles Becomes More Accessible For Tourists (Especially Those Vaccinated)


Seychelles is one of the first countries that has fully opened its borders without quarantine requirement for those with one of the four widely used Covid-19 shots. They still need to provide a negative Covid-19 PCR-RT test, however.

The country appears to have a very aggressive vaccination schedule and plans to have the majority of its citizens and residents inoculated by mid-March when only a negative Covid-19 PCR-RT test without quarantine is required for foreign arrivals.

Does Hilton Post Back-To-Back Stays & Honors Points And Milestone Bonuses Correctly?

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I often end up extending stays at hotels; my plans either change, or I like the hotel so much that I rather stay there longer.

This often creates issues with getting the correct number of nights, stays, points, and Milestone bonus points posted correctly in Hilton Honors’ case.

Airfare of the Day [First Class] ALASKA AIRLINES Seattle To Miami (or v.v.) from $269 OW


Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Alaska and their first class restricted one way fares between Seattle (SEA) and Miami (FLL), USA.

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Accor ALL Africa 30% Off Through May 11, 2021 (Book By March 31)

Accor has now extended its sale of Turkey and the Middle East to Africa, and it is valid for stays through May 11, 2021.

Accor Live Limitless (ALL) members save 30% on their stays if booked by March 31. You also save on F&B and SPA expenses.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Moved To 2032?


There have been very mixed signals coming out of Tokyo whether the 2020 Olympic Games will go ahead in 2021 in just six months or scrapped altogether.

The Japanese population, in general, have turned against having the Olympics at all, although the country’s Prime Minister tries to keep up a brave face that they will go forward.

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