Randy Petersen

Freddie Awards 2015: Who Were The Big Winners?

For 27 years, the Freddie Awards have determined the best in airline and hotel loyalty by asking you, the frequent traveler, who does best. This year had some very interesting results and incredibly close votes.

No Wimping Out On The ALS #IceBucketChallenge!

I was nominated a couple of days ago by Randy Petersen to take the popular ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.  For those newsletter subscribers reading this, you’ll need to click through to see the embedded videos. I just had surgery and needed to get something to protect it from getting wet (doctor’s orders!), and since I’m one-handed, needed to enlist the help of my kids to complete the challenge! I’ll be making a $100 donation and I nominated: Jeff Zidell, VP of Hyatt Gold Passport Summer from Mommy Points Scott from […]

SMD4 Cowboy Day: Your Chance To Join The SMD4 Festivities If You Didn’t Get A Seat

If you missed out on a seat for StarMegaDo4, you can still participate in some of the fun. SMD4 Cowboy Day has been announced.  Read more about it on Milepoint and follow along with the discussion. Best part for me?  All of the proceeds go to LIVESTRONG. Cowboy Day includes: 9 AM Brunch Hyatt Schaumburg, registration opens at 830AM 10AM Program start *Meet and mingle (heck, even dance) with executives from United and Hyatt all day. Enjoy an all-in action filled day with: – Line dancing lessons given by the famous […]

Today Was a Win In The Fight Against Cancer

I’m on my way back from Austin, Texas.  Randy Petersen and I showed up at LIVESTRONG headquarters today to discuss a bigger relationship between Milepoint and LIVESTRONG. We had in tow with us a check for $25,000 from the members of Milepoint.  The meeting went well, and the folks at LIVESTRONG were pretty surprised to see the check. While we were there (as well as shortly after our departure), the good folks at LIVESTRONG were pretty active in social media talking about our donation. ChrisB’s Twitter Pic @jsavalon’s quick thoughts […]