Le Club AccorHotels Lyon Triple Points July 1 – September 1, 2019

Le Club AccorHotels has launched new bonus points offer for stays at a French city of Lyon this summer.

Le Club AccorHotels Lyon Triple Points Summer 2019

Members earn triple points for up to two stays consumed between July 1 – September 1, 2019 that are booked July 1 – August 18.

Norwegian Air CEO & Founder To Step Down

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The Norwegian Air Shuttle founder and CEO announced that he will step down from his position at the airline effective today (July 11, 2019). Mr. Kjos will continue as an adviser to the CEO.

Norwegian Kjos

Norwegian has faced headwinds lately due to high debt load, rapid long-haul expansion, and grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft.

Marriott Bonvoy Ambassador Member Survey

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Marriott Bonvoy has been sending out survey invitations for Ambassador-program members to gauge their satisfaction with the program.

Marriott Bonvoy Ambassador Survey

SPG launched an invitation only Ambassador-level early in this decade and later made it official requiring 100 nights per year. Marriott Bonvoy decided to launch it as a fifth elite tier (Silver, Gold, Platinum, Titanium & Ambassador)it and added a revenue component of $20,000 (minimum spend)..

LAST CALL: United Airlines MileagePlus Buy Miles Up To 75% Bonus Sale Through July 11, 2019

United Airlines launched at the end of June MileagePlus buy miles bonus sale that is about to end (valid through July 11, 2019). You can check your personal offer on United’s website here.

United Airlines MileagePlus Buy Miles Campaign June 2019

United Airlines has promotions every month for buying miles, but they all max out at a 100% bonus or a 50% discount (exactly the same offer because United usually limits the number of miles one can purchase per year including any possible bonuses to 175K).

A Brief History Of Hilton

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Hilton Hotels had its 100th Anniversary on May 31, 2019 and hotels threw parties or cocktail receptions to celebrate this milestone.

Hilton Honors 100 Years Timeline

Many hotels still have signs up about this celebration, but I came across this brief history of Hilton for the very first time yesterday at their CDG property.

Airfare of the Day: American Airlines / British Airways PREMIUM ECONOMY CLASS London (LHR), United Kindgom to Los Angeles (LAX), United States from £770 Round Trip 

 

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to American Airlines and their premium economy promotional round trip fares between London and Los Angeles. This fare allows to be routed on BA codeshare flights.

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Yet Another British Airways Strike Looming: BA’s Pilots May Walk Out Around August 5th 2019.

Yep it’s that time of the year once again: British Airlines employees might go on strike and this time it’s the pilots who are currently voting on labor action and the signs aren’t positive.

If indications are correct, and there is no agreement between the pilots and BA, the looming strike could hit sometime around August 5th 2019 – smack dab in the middle of summer holidays!

IHG Rewards Club Elite & Inner Circle Raid The Bar And Welcome Points

A LoyaltyLobby reader dropped us a note about a change what Inner Circle members receive as their elite benefits at Kimpton Hotels.

Kimpton Amsterdam Amenity

Inner Circle was the highest Karma tier before the program was integrated into IHG Rewards Club. Now this level is part of IHG’s Spire Elite.

As Beijings New Mega Airport Is Set To Open, Domestic & Foreign Airlines Are Beginning To Move Their Flights Over

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The new Beijing Daxing International Airport (PKX) is preparing to begin operations and according to the airport authority more than 60 domestic and foreign carriers are beginning to slowly move their flights over from the old Capital Airport.

Construction of the the new mega airport began in 2014 and was officially completed last week on the 30th of June 2019 and operations will start at the end of September

Le Club AccorHotels Strasbourg Triple Points July 1 – September 1, 2019

Le Club AccorHotels has launched new offer for stays in the French city of Strasbourg this summer.

Le Club AccorHotels Strasbourg Triple Points Summer 2019

Members will earn triple points for up to two stays between July 1 – September 1, 2019 if booked July 1 – August 18.

“New” Alitalia Formed On July 15, 2019?

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Alitalia has been in bankruptcy now for two years and may see another “reset” next week when, according to Italian media sources, the local railway operator and Italian government will take a 50% stake in the newly formed company (and the bad debt is left to the tax payers).

Alitalia Running Out Of Cash

The rest of the company would go to other Italian entities and Delta Air Lines may chip in for a small stake. This is now an “umpteenth” time the airline is being rescued with tax payers’ help.

Marriott Faces Lawsuit Over Deceptive Resort Fees

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Attorney General of Washington, D.C. yesterday filed a lawsuit against Marriott over resort, destination and amenity fees.

JW Marriott Lima

The attorney general claims that Marriott has engaged in “drip pricing” (not disclosing all fees up front) that the FTC already warned hotel companies in 2017.

Korean Air Purser Demoted For Refusing To Serve Alcohol To Captain

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Korean Air is again in the news and for all the wrong reasons. The airline decided to demote a purser who had refused to serve a captain alcohol during the flight multiple times while giving the cockpit crew member only a verbal warning.

Korean Air A330

The captain had first requested champagne and later red wine in a paper cup while working in the cockpit on a Seoul – Amsterdam flight in late 2018.

Airfare of the Day: Turkish Airlines BUSINESS CLASS Jakarta (CGK), Indonesia to New York (JFK), United States from $2,368 Round Trip 

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Turkish Airlines and their business class promotional round trip fares between Jakarta and New York.

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