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2.3 Million Travelers Wednesday; Busiest Travel Day Since Pandemic

Wednesday this week before Thanksgiving was the reported as being the busiest travel day since the Pandemic started back in 2020. TSA checkpoints screened 2,311,978 passengers compared to 2,624,250 in 2019. To put that in perspective, TSA saw 88% of 2019 traffic, which is the most since March 2020, a sign that travel is continuing…

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Delta Premium Select JFK-LAX Travel Hack

Delta has been expanding its Premium Select cabin to more aircrafts including all 767-400’s and now on some 767-300ERs. You’ll find a mix of 767-400’s and 767-300’s on Delta’s JFK-LAX route. However, Delta doesn’t sell Premium Select on domestic flights, so despite having a Premium Select cabin onboard, this is currently being sold as Comfort…

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Deal: 30% Southwest Airlines Flights to/from Denver

Southwest Airlines is celebrating 15 years of service to Denver, CO (DEN) and to celebrate is offering customers a nice discount! Today, Southwest is one of the largest carriers at Denver and offers over 240 daily flights in the Mile High City, Customers can book travel from/to Denver with the promotion code HEART4DEN, good for…

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Hyatt Targeted Offer: Earn 30,000 Bonus Points with 10 Nights

Hyatt has launched a targeted offer for World of Hyatt members where you earn 30,000 bonus points for every 10 nights stayed now through January 14, 2022. With this offer, registration is required for this offer and it’s valid for stays at all Hyatt properties including participating MGM Resorts, Small Luxury Hotels of the World locations,…

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Marriott Bonvoy Ambassadors Can Gift Platinum Elite Status

Marriott Bonvoy Ambassadors who earned status this year will be able to gift Platinum Elite status to a friend or family member as a one-time benefit for thank those who have continued to earn status throughout the pandemic. This follows news that Marriott will be extending elite status for everyone for another year through February…

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Delta Adding 100 Flights to NYC Airports

Delta plans to add back more than 100 flights to NYC airports, as the airline restores pre-covid flight levels at New York’s John F. Kennedy (JFK) and LaGuardia’s (LGA) airport. During the pandemic, the FAA implemented a slot waiver, where airlines wouldn’t lose their take-off/landing slots at the nation’s busiest airports, however is set to…

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Delta Adds Panama City Service from LAX, JFK, MCO

Delta announced they’ll be expanding service to Panama City, Panama (PTY) from three new cities. Los Angeles and Orlando will be launching service to Panama City on Dec 18, and New York-JFK on Dec. 20. Additionally, they’ll be a second daily flight from Atlanta on Saturdays. Per Delta, New flights and increased service grows Delta’s capacity…

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Positive Marriott Breakfast Changes Announced

Marriott Bonvoy announced they’ll be brining back complimentary hot breakfast to four brands within its portfolio. Residence Inn by Marriott, SpringHill Suites by Marriott, Fairfield by Marriott, and TownePlace Suites by Marriott will start piloting the new breakfast offerings in October, and by winter this will be rolled out to nearly 3,000 properties across the U.S.…

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MGM Resorts Acquires The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

MGM Resorts International has confirmed plans to acquire Cosmopolitan Las Vegas, and is expected to close in early 2022. The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas is part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection, whereas MGM properties are part of MLife and have a partnership with Hyatt. I suspect we’ll see The Cosmopolitan leave Marriott’s Autograph Collection, and join MLife…

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