Many airports offer VIP services for those who are willing to pay a pretty penny. For example, The Private Suite at LAX is probably the most exclusive such facility in the US. They have a separate lounge that’s not part of any of the terminals, and then you’re driven to the plane in a private car. But it’s...
As I first wrote about in July 2017, Toronto would eventually get a St. Regis. What happened is that the Trump Hotel Toronto was first opened in 2012, though didn’t do well financially. Apparently occupancy at the hotel was terrible, and mostly in the range of 15-45%. So in early 2017 it was announced that the hotel was...
Southwest Airlines is usually known for their great service, but obviously there are going to be some bad apples. The airline is in the news because a gate agent mocked a five year old girl’s name, and even posted her boarding pass on social media. Why? Because of her name. The girl’s name was Abcde (pronounced “ab-city”), and...
In early November it was announced that Icelandair intended to acquire WOW Air, as Icelandair entered into a share purchasing agreement to purchase all WOW Air shares. With this deal, WOW Air would receive a total of 5.4% of Icelandair Group’s shares after the transition. To say that this deal was much needed both for Icelandic aviation on...
This is both annoying and worth it (in my opinion). Essentially you can earn 5,000 bonus IHG Rewards Club points (which I value at $25), though the catch is that you have to post a cheesy picture online. To take advantage of this offer you need to: Share a picture on Twitter or Instagram of you...