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Are Giddy Airbnb Investors Underestimating the Regulatory Risks?

Skift

Reminder: Use Up Your Annual Credit Card Travel Credits Before the Year Ends (Many Count Per Calendar Year)

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The 12 Best Baymont By Wyndham Hotels to Book with Points

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Get Paid $10,000 and a Bicycle to Move Here

The Gate

[Roundup] American Airlines Will No Longer Allow These Travelers to Check Bags to Cuba

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COVID-19 Cases Spike Among TSA Workers Post Thanksgiving

FlyerTalk

FCC Ends Debate Over Cell Phone Calls on Airplanes

FlyerTalk

BAD Deal: Amex Offering 30% Transfer Bonus to Marriott Through End of Year

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year For AAdvantage Members?

FlyerTalk

Buying American Miles with Up to a 50% Bonus: Is It Worth Considering?

The Points Guy

Air France-KLM Flying Blue December Promo Awards For February 1 – May 31, 2021-Travel

Loyalty Lobby

IHG Rewards Club British Airways 200 Bonus Avios Per Night Through March 31, 2021

Loyalty Lobby

Southwest Credit Card 80K Bonus: Which is Best?

One Mile at a Time

3 Ways to Stack Saks Fifth Avenue Deals to Save Big Today

The Points Guy

Canada’s Border Stays Closed Until Covid-19 is Under Control Worldwide

Loyalty Lobby

Naked Woman Wearing Only White Slippers Danced Around the Atlanta Airport This Morning

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Update: Westin Grand Vancouver Being Reflagged as Hilton Vancouver Downtown (Early Q1 2021)

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Amex Launches Shop Small Marketplace For Membership Rewards Cards

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EasyJet Shrinks Cabin Baggage Allowance

Wandering Aramean

Marriott’s CEO on Why the Company Maintains a Narrow, High-End Focus on Homesharing

Skift

American Airlines Sends Gift to AAdvantage Members in the US (To Open Up Their Wallets)

Loyalty Lobby

Marriott Selling Gift Cards For 15% Off (Last Chance)

One Mile at a Time

Intrepid Travel and Startup Local Purse Test Live Video Shopping For Travelers

Skift

Aerq Adds Smaller In-Flight Display Options with Joled Partnership

Wandering Aramean

Review: Lufthansa Lounge Berlin Brandenburg Airport

One Mile at a Time

Here’s the New American Airlines Safety Video, Now Accidentally Playing on 70 Aircraft

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4 US Christmas Markets That You Can Visit Safely This Year

The Points Guy

How to Use Your Points to Donate to Charities This Giving Tuesday

The Points Guy

Video: A Naked Woman Danced in the Atlanta Airport This Morning

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Amex is Matching Your Donations 10:1 Today. And, I’m Matching Their Match.

Pizza In Motion

Happy December: $35 Uber Cash is Here For Amex Platinum Cardholders

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JetBlue Plans Additional Spending Cuts, Debt Raises into 2021

Wandering Aramean

Delta Blames Thanksgiving Cancelations on Coronavirus

One Mile at a Time

Delta Blames COVID-19 For Thanksgiving Cancellations; Pilot Union Offers Counter-Narrative

Live And Let's Fly

Royal Caribbean is About to Cruise Again — But Only This Country’s Residents Can Sail

The Points Guy

EasyJet Reduces Carry-On Baggage Allowance

One Mile at a Time

Will 2021 Reduced Elite Qualification Rules Make Status Too Easy, Benefits Hard to Get?

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How Amex Has Innovated to Keep Cardholders Engaged in 2020

The Points Guy

Airbnb Emphasizes Business Resiliency in IPO Roadshow Heavy on Schmaltz

Skift

Report: British Airways Restoring Service in First & Business Class

One Mile at a Time

The Points Guy Owner Red Ventures Buys Lonely Planet

Skift

A Preview of Skift’s Short-Term Rental & Outdoor Summit on December 9 and 10

Skift

9 Points and Miles Tasks to Complete By the End of the Year

The Points Guy

UK’s Points-Based Immigration System Opens

Secret Flying

Earn Up to 5,000 Bonus Points Per Stay 2020 with Choice Privileges Rewards

The Gate

TPG’s Parent Company Buys Lonely Planet in Major Expansion of Travel Portfolio

The Points Guy

Accor ALL Europe Double Double Points December 1 – January 10, 2021

Loyalty Lobby

Singapore – Hong Kong Air Travel Bubble Put on Indefinite Hold

Loyalty Lobby

Gogo Isn’t Gogo Anymore, They’ve Sold Their Commercial Inflight Internet Business

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How You Can Donate Your Points and Miles to Charity

The Points Guy

Singapore & Hong Kong Travel Bubble Postponed Until 2021

One Mile at a Time

Intelsat Closes on Gogo Commercial Aviation Buyout

Wandering Aramean

British Airways Searches For “Classy, But Very Naughty” Flight Attendant Who Inducts Passengers into Mile High Club

Live And Let's Fly

Check Your Account: American Airlines Will Have a Gift For You

The Points Guy

Tomorrow American AAdvantage Launches Holiday Gift For Every Member and New Targeted Promos

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American AAdvantage Giving All Members a Gift

One Mile at a Time

Airbnb Aims For $35 Billion Valuation — Double Its Worth in April

Skift

Donate Your Miles This Giving Tuesday and United Airlines Will Match Up to 5 Million Miles

The Points Guy

30% Bonus on Amex Transfers to Marriott Bonvoy

One Mile at a Time

Iceland is Offering Free Covid-19 Tests If You Come Visit This Winter

God Save The Points

American Express 30% Transfer Bonus to Marriott Bonvoy

Points, Miles & Martinis

Trump Administration Makes It Easier For Airlines to Screw Customers

God Save The Points

Delta Blames Covid-19 For Thanksgiving Operations Meltdown

View from the Wing

Hotel Status Qualification Strategy For 2021/2022 After Reduced Requirements By Hilton & Hyatt

Loyalty Lobby

Destination Ads: New Guide Helps Hotels Maximize Advertising in Recovery

Skift

Giving Tuesday: The Best Credit Cards to Maximize Your Charitable Donation

The Points Guy

Video: Interview with Air France CEO Anne Rigail at Skift Aviation Forum 🔒

Skift

Transfer Amex Points to Hilton with 40% Bonus

One Mile at a Time

Rex Launches Business Class Battle Against Qantas, Virgin

Executive Traveller

What You Need to Know About Rexs' Boeing 737 Business Class

Executive Traveller

Qantas: Axing Service Desks Means “more Choice” For Flyers

Executive Traveller

Review: Courtyard By Marriott King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel 2020

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How I Leveraged a Hotel Partnership to Extend Expiring Hotel Points

The Points Guy

Transforming LAX Terminals 2 and 3 into the Delta Sky Way

Cranky Flyer

Several New Hotel Amex Offers Now Available, Including Loews, Hard Rock Hotel and Hyatt

The Points Guy

Rejoice? World of Hyatt Reduces 2021 Elite Requirements

Live And Let's Fly

British Airways Sets Date For Glassware Return, After Selling Family China

God Save The Points

A Funding Crisis at Destinations Spurs New Tourism Marketing Models

Skift

Easyjet/easyjet Holidays to Offer Discounted COVID-19 Tests with a Booking

Economy Class & Beyond

Off-Peak Marriott Bonvoy Awards Through February 28

Points, Miles & Martinis

Transportation Department Defines Unfair and Deceptive Practices For Airlines

FlyerTalk

Southwest Jokingly Claims It Took the Utah Monolith

RenesPoints

DOT Approved the American Airlines-JetBlue Partnership (By Skipping Deadline to Object)

View from the Wing

Marriott E-Gift Card Purchase Issues This Time?

Loyalty Lobby

Consumer Advocate Demands Public Disclosure of 737 MAX Documents

FlyerTalk

World of Hyatt Latest Hotel to Cut 2021 Elite Requirements

FlyerTalk

List of Pet-Friendly Hyatt Brands in 2020 [Policies, Deposits, Size Allowances]

Upgraded Points

Passenger Numbers Surge to Pandemic-Level Highs For Thanksgiving Travel

The Points Guy

[Roundup] This Passenger is in Full Mopp Gear, So Why is He Touching His Phone?

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23 Perfect Getaways You Can Book with Marriott Bonvoy Points

The Points Guy

World of Hyatt Extends Bonus Journeys Promotion (Double Elite Nights Jan/Feb 2021)

Points, Miles & Martinis

One Dollar Fares on Megabus Are Available Now Through March 31 2021 — But Hurry

The Gate

A Return to the Mar Monte Hotel in Santa Barbara

Live And Let's Fly

Qantas Pursues Breakaway Distribution Strategy Despite Grumbling from Some Travel Agencies

Skift

Making Shopping a Little Easier: Filtered Links For Amazon Cyber Monday

RenesPoints

Deal: Free Shake at Shake Shack with $25 Gift Card Purchase

Points, Miles & Martinis

Uh Oh: Will American End A321T Premium Transcon Flights?

One Mile at a Time

Save 10 Percent on Homes & Villas By Marriott 2020 — Three Days Only to Purchase

The Gate

Report: End of the Line For American’s Premium Airbus A321T Transcon

View from the Wing

Amazon $20 Off $50 with Citi

Points, Miles & Martinis