JetBlue Adding These New Routes

JetBlue announced today some changes that include adding new routes and discontinuing service to other routes that are “underperforming.” Let’s take a look at the schedule changes. JetBlue Adding These New Routes We’re excited to share that this reallocation of service will result in a new JetBlue city in Ecuador, new routes between current JetBlue…

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Wyndham Status Match

If you have status with another hotel and would like to status match to Wyndham Hotel’s Loyalty Program, you can do so here when you sign in and complete the request form here.  To request the Equivalent Member Level, an eligible Hotel Loyalty Program member (an “Applicant”) must: (i) visit https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/wyndham-rewards/status-match and either sign into their…

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Hyatt Adding 85 New Hotels with Acquisition of Two Roads Hospitality

Hyatt announced they’d be acquiring Two Roads Hospitality, which is composed of Joie de Vivre Hotels, Thompson Hotels, Destination Hotels, tommie and Alila Hotels & Resorts, as they look to grow their global footprint. While Hyatt isn’t nearly as large as Marriott or Hilton, they’re looking to grow. When it comes to World of Hyatt, nothing has…

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325,000 Hilton Honors Points With Limited Time Offers

Hilton and American Express have just launched increased limited time offers for several of their cards. You’ll now earn 125,000 Hilton Honors Bonus Points after spending $2,000 within the first 3 months on the Hilton Honors American Express Ascend Card. This card comes with Hilton HHonors Gold Status and with this offer you’ll also earn…

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Redeeming Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Miles on Partners

Alaska Airlines mainly operates in the western portion of the United States and is not part of the three major airline alliances, but it has codeshare agreements with over 15 airlines around the world. This means that passengers can redeem Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan miles for award travel on Emirates flights as well as credit…

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American Airlines New Routes, New World of Hyatt Benefits, JFK Passenger Smuggles Cocaine

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 they’ll be launching several new domestic and international routes in 2019. A large majority of these new routes are due to a lease agreement they’ve…

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American Airlines Announces Several New Domestic and International Routes

American Airlines announced they’ll be launching several new domestic and international routes in 2019. A large majority of these new routes are due to a lease agreement they’ve reached at Dallas Ft. Worth with the airport resulting in 15 new regional gates after renovating the Terminal E satellite gates. In addition to the added regional flying…

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American Airlines Flight Attendants Now ‍​​​​‌‌‌​​‌‌​‌​​‌‌‌​‍Integrated

Earlier this week, American Airlines has made great strides with their flight attendant workgroups, and as of Monday, ‍​​​​‌‌‌​​‌‌​‌​​‌‌‌​‍October 1, 2018, the airline has completed their‍​​​​‌‌‌​​‌‌​‌​​‌‌‌​‍ flight attendant operational integration, which has been a four-year journey. Prior to this integratation pre-merger U.S. Airways flight attendants couldn’t fly with American Airlines flight attendants and vice versa,…

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JFK Arriving Passenger Smuggles Cocaine in Bailey’s Bottles

An alleged cocaine smuggler was caught at New York’s John F. Kennedy last week, after arriving in from Kingston, Jamaica. U.S. Customs and Border Protection caught the man who attempted to bring $115,000 worth of cocaine into the country in Bailey’s liquor bottles. Per Fox News, A man arriving at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York…

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New Launch Live Amex Gold Card

American Express is out with a new offer on the American Express® Gold Card which comes in a limited edition Rose Gold color only available until 1/09/19. The American Express® Gold Card also comes with many strong earnings potentials. So, let’s take a look at the benefits including the amazing 4x Membership Rewards categories. New Launch Live Amex Gold Card…

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New Benefits for World of Hyatt Members with Exhale Integration

Hyatt has announced some exciting news with the integration of Exhale into the World of Hyatt loyalty program. World of Hyatt members can now earn and redeem points for fitness classes and spa treatments, and Globalists will receive complimentary fitness classes during Hyatt stays. Hyatt acquired Exhale back in 2017, so it makes sense for this…

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Priority Pass Add Another New Restaurant!

Priority Pass has really been ramped up with all the restaurant additions lately. It is really great to see! It’s nice to see Priority Pass expanding the lounges in their program, which means more lounges for The Platinum Card® from American Express (or The Business Platinum Card® from American Express OPEN) cardholders like myself to benefit from. Priority Pass…

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