SURVEY: What On Property Elite Benefits Do You Value Most At Hotels?

Last week, we published a piece about IHG’s loyalty program (read more here), where I was pointing out some issues with it. A few readers had a completely different take on what benefits I saw as valuable, and I thought that now would be...

Benidorm ‘snubs Brits’ due to Spain travel ban and offers cheap holiday deals to other tourists instead

BENIDORM has "given up" on British tourists visiting the resort town this summer following the last-minute travel ban enforced by the UK government. The Costa Blanca resort is instead looking at tourists from other regions, offering incentives and cheap holiday deals. 4Benidorm is looking at other tourists over Brits this summer following the UK travel banCredit: Getty Images - Getty On Friday,...

American Express Membership Rewards: 40% Hilton Honors Transfer Bonus Until October 31, 2020

American Express Membership Rewards has a new promotion available for their U.S. based members, offering a 30% bonus on Membership Rewards transfers to Hilton Honors. This promotion is showing up on my Platinum Charge Card account and has the expiration date listed for October...

American Airlines Double Million Miler Qualifying Miles August 3 – December 31, 2020

American Airlines has a new offer available for select AAdvantage members who can earn double Million Miler qualifying miles on travel through the end of 2020. Eligible members must register by August 24, 2020, and book the flights after completing this step. You can check...

United Airlines Travel Bank Now Offers 10% Bonus For Adding Funds Until August 5, 2020 (Be Careful!)

United Airlines had for a long time a function called Travel Bank which is basically an online account where you can store funds to be used for future travel, deposited via regular payment methods. The airline has now rolled out a promotion where you...

Japan Likely To Stay Closed For Foreign Tourism Arrivals Until Sometime In 2021

Japan, with rising Covid-19 infection rates, has drafted a list of 12 countries with whom it could open up travel opportunities. I don’t believe that this plan is going anywhere anytime soon because the government is only now letting non-citizen residents back to the...

United Offering 10% Bonus When Funding Your TravelBank, But With Big Restrictions

United has launched a new promotion which is offering a 10% bonus when adding funds to your TravelBank. There are some big restrictions...

Hyatt Adding Travaasa Hana, Maui To Portfolio: New Category 8 Property?

Hyatt has announced that’s it’s going to be taking over management of the Travaasa Hana hotel in Maui from September 1, 2020. The property is going to be renamed the Hana-Maui Resort and will be incorporated under the Destination Hotels brand. View from O’heo Gulch, Maui What’s particularly notable about...

Get 40% Bonus Transferring Amex Membership Rewards To Hilton (1,000:2,800)

American Express has launched its first transfer bonus in a little while, but it’s generally not going to be one that’s worth taking...

BOYCOTT GAMES: 1980 U.S. team finds overdue recognition

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Many of the names are familiar. Others don’t quite ring a bell. There were 474… COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Many of the names are familiar. Others don’t quite ring a...