Compensation Clinic: The Plaza Seoul Autograph Collection Communication Issues

Our Compensation Clinic is back in Seoul this week where I stayed at another Marriott property, this time at The Plaza Autograph Collection where I originally had a two night stay.

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Marriott Bonvoy Buy & Gift Points 30% Off Through December 22, 2019 + Doubled Purchase Limit

Marriott Bonvoy has launched its third-ever points sale that is valid for purchases made through December 22, 2019.

Members can save 30% on the points purchased or gifted. The maximum number of points that a member can buy or gifted in any calendar year is capped at 50,000. This is now doubled to 100,000 for the duration of this campaign.

PREVIEW: Hilton Honors Europe, The Middle East & Africa Up To 30% Off Winter Weekends Sale Through August 31, 2020

Hilton Honors is about to launch its very successful Winter Weekends sale for stays at participating hotels in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

Waldorf Astoria Dubai

Members can save up to 30% off their weekends stays (non-member discount is capped at 25%) through August 31, 2020. This offer will go live on November 19 and is valid for bookings through January 28.

South African Airways Strike Update: Long-Haul Flights Scheduled To Operate From Sunday

South African Airways (SAA) cabin crew began their strike on Friday that has grounded the airline sans few international flights on Friday that brought equipment and crew back to the base in Johannesburg.

The airline has now canceled all its domestic and regional flights until Tuesday. The airline plans to operate all its international long-haul flights starting Sunday, however.

Suite Saturdays: Park Executive Suite @ Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme

Welcome to our weekly video review on hotel suites and rooms around the world! This week’s edition features a 50-60 m2 1-bedroom park executive suite at the Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme.

Image: World of Hyatt.

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Air Canada System Migration Beginning Monday November 18th: No Ticket Purchases Or Changes Possible For Two Days

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Air Canada is undergoing a reservation system migration beginning on Monday, November 18 which will last for at least 1-2 days and severely limit customers ability to do anything reservation related.

Customers won’t be able to either book new flights or change existing reservations until the new system will be fully operational assuming everything goes according to plan.

IHG Rewards Club Kimpton 20% Points & Cash Discount Through January 12, 2020

IHG Rewards Club’s Kimpton-brand is having a Points & Cash discount for stays this winter at hotels worldwide.

Members can save 20% on the cash portion of the Points & Cash for stays through January 12, 2020, if booked by November 20.

Airfare of the Day: Qatar Airways BUSINESS CLASS (Qsuites) Copenhagen (CPH), Denmark to Hong Kong SAR (HKG) from 1,385€ Round Trip

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Qatar Airways and their midweek business excursion round trip fares between Copenhagen and Hong Kong.

Montane mansion, Hong Kong. Image: https://www.flickr.com/photos/studiokanu/48272908572

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Marriott Bonvoy Up To $100 Daily Resort Credit Latin America Through April 30, 2020

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Marriott Bonvoy members can get up to $100 daily resort credit in Latin America for stays through April 30, 2020.

Santa Marta Marriott Resort Playa Dormida

Members must book using promotional code ZX0 by January 31. The offer should be valid 7 days a week.

World Of Hyatt Buy Points 40% Bonus Through December 31, 2019

World of Hyatt has launched a new promotion for buying points with up to 40% bonus that is valid through December 31, 2019.

Members can buy up to 55,000 points every calendar year before any bonuses. Hyatt has several promotions for buying points throughout the year, but they always max at 40%.

Best Western Rewards 3,000 Bonus Points Per Stay Through March 20, 2020.

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Best Western Rewards has launched a new bonus offer for stays through March 20, 2020.

Members can earn 3,000 bonus points for each stay booked November 15 – 28, if members registers for this offer by November 18.

LAST CALL: IHG Rewards Club Buy Points 100% Bonus Sale Through November 16, 2019

IHG Rewards Club launched late October buy points 100% bonus sale that is about to end. You must purchase by Saturday (November 16, 2019).

IHG sells points throughout the year (the maximum bonus is 100%), and members can now buy up to 100,000 points every calendar year (before any promotions).

Airfare of the Day: Singapore Airlines PREMIUM ECONOMY CLASS Tokyo (NRT), Japan to Singapore (SIN) from $826 Round Trip

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Singapore Airlines and their premium economy excursion round trip fares between Tokyo and Singapore.

Image: https://www.flickr.com/photos/aevar/41117159444

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Don’t Make This Mistake With Your Marriott Bonvoy Choice Benefit-Gift

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Marriott Bonvoy members can choose a Choice Benefit-gift when they first reach 50 nights and second one at 75 (read more here). There are some caveats when and what to choose, and many make irreversible mistakes.

SPG introduced Choice Benefit in the early 2010’s, and Marriott Bonvoy introduced them to the combined program in late 2018. Marriott Rewards members never had this reward option.

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