What a once-in-a-lifetime experience! I was lucky to be a part of a humanitarian aid flight that delivered badly needed aid to Yemeni refugees in both Djibouti and Yemen. Norwegian Air has chartered humanitarian flights for UNICEF in the past. But, this was the first 787 filled with relief.
Taking a brief tour through the UNICEF Supply headquarters. It was incredible how big and automated the facility was. They handle an incredible amount of material headed all over the world.
And here I thought I was going to Martinique alone. Turns out I was wrong! It looks like a WHOLE bunch of frequent travelers are going to get a chance to come with me. And one will win a special little extra from me.
In case you missed the announcement recently, Starwood Preferred Guest announced alternatives for folks who stayed more than 50 nights last year but wanted an alternative to Suite Night Awards. The choices themselves weren’t that compelling: 10 Suite Night Awards (status quo) 4 free Uber rides (up to $25 each) Gold status to gift to a friend or family member TSA PreCheck reimbursement $100 Amazon gift card $100 Donation to UNICEF in your name I’m working on a post about the overall value of the SPG program but someone reminded […]