We’ve been working on some format changes for my NowBoarding podcast the past couple of months. One of the formats we’re trying is a weekly news format. That’s what we had on tap this week. I invited Gilbert from God Save The Points to do a quick recap of the best stories in travel from the past week. We talked for about 15 minutes, just long enough to give you a taste of what we think you should be reading. Whether you download the episode on iTunes or listen to […]
World of Hyatt is rolling out a handful of changes that should make loyalty to Hyatt more rewarding. From earning benefits sooner to new treats like a $100 Hyatt gift card, these changes should be met with a smile by most members.
Is a swap in upgrade types for very frequent travelers reward enough to spend thousands of dollars more with United Airlines? Is the fact that Delta requires $15,000 in spending from their top elites a good enough reason to make this change for United? Will United actually make more upgrades available to top-tier 1K members?
Hyatt and Chase are launching the new World of Hyatt credit card. Along with more bonus categories, there is an increased sign-up bonus and a path to earn elite status more quickly. There’s a lot to like here.
Frontier Airlines has a new elite program and a new credit card that offer a host of new benefits. From free changes and refunds to complimentary carry-on and checked bags, there’s lots to like. Oh, did I mention that the credit card makes it much easier to earn elite status?