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Grand Hyatt Baha Mar and Park Hyatt St. Kitts Updates

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Big Hyatt news for their biggest Caribbean openings this year for both the Grand Hyatt Baha Mar and the Park Hyatt St. Kitts. Based on my recent stay at the Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen, I can’t wait to try these new Hyatt resorts in the Caribbean. The Grand Hyatt Baha Mar is officially open, however is only welcoming invited guests this…

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Security Breach: Air Marshal Leaves Loaded Gun In Aircraft Lavatory

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It seems like there’s been a lot of news involving incidents onboard aircrafts lately including a United Airlines Passenger Dragged Off Plane Due To Oversell, United Airlines Now Kicks Off Wedding Couple from Plane and a Female Passenger Smacks Delta Air Lines Ticket Agent, however the latest incident involves a Federal Air Marshal who left her loaded gun in…

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SPG Gold and Platinum Challenge, Delta Expands Cuba Service

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Martini Review of the Week:  It’s Saturday and it’s time for the Martini Review of the Week. Take a look at this week’s top news, deals, and reviews below. Delta plans to expand its service between Miami and Havana, Cuba, offering an additional daily nonstop flight between the cities starting Dec. 15, 2017 News Not All Airlines…

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Singapore Airlines to Unveil a Brand New Airbus A380 This Year

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It’s hard to believe, but the double-decker Airbus A380  jumbo jet has been in the skies for over 10 years. Singapore Airlines unveiled its first Airbus A380 on October 25, 2007 in Sydney. The airline is hoping to debut a brand new Airbus A380, which boasts a redesigned first class cabin on October 25, 2017, exactly…

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Not All Airlines Are Cutting Cuba Service, Delta Expanding

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Last year, we saw many US airlines launch new service to Cuba, after a 55 year hiatuses, thanks to sanctions being lifted between the US and Cuba. All the major airlines got in on the action including America, Delta, United, Southwest, JetBlue, Spirit, Frontier, and Alaska Airlines. However, several months later both Spirit Airlines and Frontier…

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Puff Puff: Save $4.20 Off Your Uber Ride on 4/20

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Uber and Spirit Airlines, both completely different companies have one thing in common and that is that they like to have witty promotions. While, Uber’s latest promotion for those living in Denver (the Mile High city), can save $4.20 off a ride tomorrow for 4/20. If you still haven’t tried Uber yet, you can get a $20 credit on…

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100K Sign Up Bonus, United Passenger Dragged Off Plane and More

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Martini Review of the Week:  It’s Saturday and it’s time for the Martini Review of the Week. Take a look at this week’s top news, deals, and reviews below. Earn 100,000 point sign up bonus and learn how to upgrade to Hilton Honors Diamond Status with this credit card. News 100K Sign Up Bonus And How To Upgrade…

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Review: Dole Plantation, Hawaii’s Pineapple Experience

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On a recent trip to Oahu, a visit to the Dole Plantation, Hawaii’s Pineapple Experience was in store. Located in Wahiawa, Hawaii, a 40 minute drive from the Waikiki beaches, you’ll find the Dole Plantation which encompasses the Pineapple Express Train Tour, the Plantation Garden Tour, and the Pineapple Garden Maze. The Pineapple Plantation is open daily…

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Delta Offering Generous Compensation For Weather Delays/Cancellations

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Last week, Delta Air Lines cancelled thousands of flights following severe weather in Atlanta that impacted Delta their entire operation across the system. This was due to not having their crews and aircrafts in place to restart the operation coupled by the fact that flights were already full for Spring Break travel, making rebooking customers nearly impossible. Last…

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United Airlines Passenger Dragged Off Plane Due To Oversell

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From one extreme to another this week when it comes to oversells. We wrote about how one family made $11,000 after taking a few bumps on Delta Air Lines. They had a positive experience and came out ahead. However, the same can’t be said for one United Airlines passenger who was dragged off an United Express…

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Discounted American Awards, $200 Uber Credits, Sheraton Puerto Rico Review

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Martini Review of the Week:  It’s Saturday and it’s time for the Martini Review of the Week. Take a look at this week’s top news, deals, and reviews below. A recent oversold Delta flight meant an extra 35 minutes in the Delta Sky Club in addition to scoring a $800 American Express gift card. See how…

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United PS Flight Review, 60,000 Amex Platinum Bonus, 115,000 AAdvantage Miles

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Martini Review of the Week:  It’s Saturday and it’s time for the Martini Review of the Week. Take a look at this week’s top news, deals, and reviews below. Picture Commentary Score 60,000 bonus points with the new American Express Platinum card, as well as a bunch of valued adde new perks including $200 in Uber…

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Is There a Shortage of Amex Platinum Metal Cards?

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With The Platinum Card® from American Express now a metal card, current cardholders were quick to request the new cards either online or over the phone, with the option to have these overnighted. However, it appears there may already be a shortage as several cardholders have reported not receiving their replacement cards today. Yesterday, I spoke with American…

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