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Review: The Pier First Class Lounge, Hong Kong
The redesigned ‘The Pier’ First Class lounge at HKG is a new concept in airport lounges with high quality design and execution. Worth a visit if you can.
Fire Engines roll in to LAX
Elite level members behaving badly – Part 1 – Concierge Key
When you’re the top of the elite level totem you can take it one of two ways. As a thanks for your business and an offer by the airline to help you more than others. Alternatively, it can turn you in to a demanding traveller, the equivalent of a two year old toddler. I met that toddler yesterday,
Seven types of traveller – part 2 – and then there were 11 !
Read about four new types of traveller – the scatterbrain, the single with no kids, the luggage space hoarder and the Hypochondriac. But have I missed any? Is 11 the right number?
Going away for the 4th of July? Check your room rate
I am taking a quick trip to Boston on the 4th July, risking being thrown in to the water along with the tea, of course! However, I’ve noticed that both my hotel in New York and in Boston have come down about $50 in the past 24 hours. So, if you have a trip planned…
Magna Carta – Foundation of Liberty, Runnymede 800
800 years ago the British monarchy kept itself in post by agreeing to a series of demands from a group of nobles, unhappy with the king. I was lucky enough to have been invited to attend an event to mark the anniversary.
Double Avios LCY to EDI, DUB or Isle of Man
BA have just sent out the following email offering double Avios to three destinations from London City. Book by 27 April and travel by 31 May as follows Club Europe (J, C, D R & I booking classes) Euro Traveller (Y & B booking classes) UK Domestic (J, C, D, R, I, B & Y booking classes)…
UBER / Starwood points works for the UK
How often have you read details of a promotion from a hotel or airline that simply doesn’t work outside the USA? If you are like me, the answer is ‘Too Often’. Well I am pleased to report that the latest cross-earning deal, between UBER and Starwood SPG works for UK based members and those with…
TransAsia plane crashes in to Taipei river
The BBC is reporting that at least nine people have died following the crash of a TransAsia ATR-72 with 50 people at Taipei airport. The reports state that the plane clipped a bridge after takeoff before going in to the water. Rescuers are pulling people out of the plane and taking them away on stretchers. The…