The health pandemic has been an terrible time for luxury travel. Flights and routes that we previously used to have available were cancelled, and award opportunities that used to exist have dried up. Every now and then we get a sliver of good news that the world is starting to return to normal. This is one of those announcements of things starting to return to normal. News: Cathay Pacific Re-Starting Flights from… Read More

The St Regis hotel brand has been known for its champagne sabrage opportunities. The St Regis hotels have typically offered a champagne sabrage activity, which is usually offered once or twice a week. Soon, we are going to potentially see a change to this activity that some may say will make it more exclusive, whereas others will say that it is the start of a feature devaluation. Read on to see what… Read More

A management offsite took me to Telfs, Austria and to the InterAlpen Tyrol hotel. I would get the opportunity to spend two days in quiet and picturesque luxury in this alpine resort located high in the mountains of Austria. Review: The InterAlpen – Hotel Tyrol, Telfs, Austria “An Old World Alpine Lodge that Allows for Peace and Tranquility with World Class Views” The InterAlpen – Hotel is a luxury premium 5-star superior… Read More

On a recent weekend stayover after a week work of business meetings, I ended up at the Le Meridien Vienna hotel for a personal stopover in Vienna, Austria. I was really impressed with the Le Meridien Vienna. It offered the right combination of value, friendly service, a comfortable and spacious room by European standards and easy walkability around town. Review: Le Méridien Vienna – Wien Hotel, Austria. “The Le Meridien Vienna met… Read More

A recent business trip to Hartford Connecticut, United States on my usual business circuit had me needing a short two night stay at a business hotel in the area. I ended up at the Sheraton Hartford South Rocky Hill property, which was located just off the highway in a suburban location near the Rocky Hill business park of Connecticut, United States. Review: Sheraton Hartford South Hotel, Rocky Hill Connecticut, United States of… Read More

The Toronto Dominion Aeroplan Visa Infinite Credit Card is one of the more common airline credit cards in the market place today. It offers a reasonable amount of features for an airline credit card including the ability to earn 1.5 points per dollar spent on Air Canada purchases. Credit Card Review: Toronto Dominion Aeroplan Visa Infinite Card (2022) “The Credit Card for those that aren’t travelling everyday, that still want to earn… Read More

The Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Mastercard Credit Card is one of the more useful airline credit cards in the market place today. It offers a packed amount of features for an airline credit card including the ability to earn 3 miles per dollar spent on Alaska Airlines purchases, along with the Alaska Airlines Famous Companion Fare. Credit Card Review: Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan World Elite Mastercard (2022) “An Excellent Everyday Credit Card… Read More

The American Express Platinum Charge Card is one of the most useful premium travel cards in the market place today. It offers some standard premium charge card features that add the most value to the card, whereas the actual earning benefits from spending on the card itself are not as exciting as they could be. It also offers access into almost any independent lounge in the world, something that isn’t offered many… Read More

The American Express Marriott Bonvoy Business Credit Card is one of the more useful hotel travel cards in the market place today. It offers some standard features that add the most value to the card, whereas the actual earning benefits are not as exciting as they could be. It also offers the ability to transfer to thirty eight different frequent flier programs, a great feature to stave off point devaluation. Credit Card… Read More

The American Express Marriott Bonvoy credit card is one of the more useful hotel travel cards in the market place today. It offers some standard features that add the most value to the card, whereas the actual earning benefits are not as exciting as they could be. It also offers the ability to transfer to thirty eight different frequent flier programs, a great feature to stave off point devaluation. Credit Card Review:… Read More

There is quite a bit of choice of carriers that offer service to and from Canada. Our flight today was on American Airlines Business Class from Los Angeles to Vancouver. Departing a One World hub, you’d expect a certain level of service and quality in the flight. Ultimately, we’d have a bit of an odd dining experience on this flight. Read on to see how the flight fared… Review: American Airlines Business… Read More

American Express has operated The Centurion Lounge across many locations throughout the United States. With the American Express Centurion Lounge Los Angeles remaining closed, American Express has put together a temporary pop up lounge located in space nearby to the regular lounge. How would the Pop Up Experience live up to the exacting standards of the American Express Centirion Lounge network? Review: American Express – The Pop Up Grab and Go Temporary… Read More