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- Shawn highlights a great unwritten benefit of Hyatt Diamond status, and some of the pitfalls.
- Salt is not so cool with the TSA… neither is Gold Bond powder, but that is another story entirely.
- Great news for DCA fliers – Delta is bringing layflats to DCA-LAX non-stop flights (or at least one non-stop per day). I’m a huge fan of any domestic layflats, especially a transcon.
- King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the King of Thailand, and worlds longest reigning king passed away yesterday. He’ll be succeeded by Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn. This is a time of great sadness for the Thai people. To give you an idea of how revered King Bhumibol is/was, Thailand will fly flags at half mast for 30 days, and the Thai Parliament will wear black for a year.
Miles, Points and Loyalty Program news:
- Dia has excellent advice for any loyalty program. Especially in the aftermath of the Wyndham promotion and its premature conclusion.
- Taking a different perspective, Ed reminds us–and hopefully loyalty program decision makers–that loyalty is a two way street.
- How much is enough when it comes to manufacturing spend, and in general, generating points. It is far too easy to push things to extremes, sometimes those extremes kill deals, sometimes those extremes negatively impact on those pushing the limit.
- Matt has some tips on Returned Inventory accounting… an important thing to consider, as we get into Q4.
- The Plastic Merchant – A Great Way to Resell Gift Cards
- Amazon Restricts New Sellers from FBA Q4 2016
- Breaking News: Turkey to Cancel Winter