American New Transatlantic Routes, Combine SPG/Marriott Account, SLS Las Vegas Update

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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.

American Airlines announced that they will be launching several new routes to Europe which include ‍​​​​‌‌‌​​‌‌​‌​​‌‌‌​‍nine new routes and some schedule adjustments‍​​​​‌‌‌​​‌‌​‌​​‌‌‌​‍ to their 2018 winter and 2019 summer international flying. ‍​​​​‌‌‌​​‌‌​‌​​‌‌‌​‍It’s likely that some of these changes are due to increased fuel costs, as the airline looks for more consistently profitable flying. See full details of the new routes: American Airlines Launches Several New Routes to Europe


Now that the Marriott/SPG merger is complete, you can combine your accounts to see your new elite status. I personally am still having trouble logging into my Marriott account so I am going to wait a couple days to give them time to get the remaining kinks out. You can see the full details: How To Combine Your SPG And Marriott Account To See New Elite Status


There’s several changes going on at the SLS Las Vegas, as the hotel has quietly exited as a member of Starwood’s Tribute Portfolio. This comes the same time as the former W Las Vegas also has been deflagged from Starwood. See the full details: SLS Las Vegas No Longer Part of Starwood Hotels

Drink of the Week:

  • Classic Rum and Coke

Please feel free to comment below with any questions or feedback on any of these posts! 

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