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And Now, Like Marriott on Facebook and get 1000 Marriott Rewards points till December 31, 2011

Facebook seems to be catching the fancy of almost all hotel chains now a days, and this makes an excellent opportunity for all of you to rake in some free points with them at a click. Hyatt is running a big Sweepstakes on Facebook with all its brands, and giving away 100,000 GP points to those who participate and win. Now Marriott has entered the game and is offering the chance to win Marriott Rewards points to everyone who participates. You got to log into your Facebook account, head up to Marriott International’s FB page and Like them. That enables you to participate in the Marriott Sweepstakes which are valid till 31st December 2011, once per day, everyday! That gives you…

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And we have a winner…

A few days back I announced a small swag giveaway on the blog, and asked you all to head to Facebook to drop your suggestions there about what you wanted to see more on this blog. And here we go with the winner of the BoardingArea t-shirt who dropped a suggestion on the Facebook wall. Thank you Indranil for your suggestion, and I will be in touch with you shortly to deliver your swag. Also, I’ll be covering redeeming award flights with Jet Airways and my own experiences very soon. So look out! I also promised a couple of pens to a couple of ‘Likers’ on FB. For this, I used random.org to figure out who came up with the…

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Have you participated in the Hyatt Million Points Sweepstakes yet?

Just a friendly reminder from your friend at Live From A Lounge, that Hyatt is giving away 100,000 Gold Passport points to 10 participants on Facebook, all for heading up to Facebook and putting up your name, email address and your GP number (if you have one!). What is more, per eligible ’email address’, you can participate 9 times via the 9 different pages below: Hyatt (www.facebook.com/Hyatt) Hyatt Hotels (www.facebook.com/hyatthotels) Park Hyatt (www.facebook.com/ParkHyatt) Andaz (www.facebook.com/andaz) Grand Hyatt (www.facebook.com/grandhyatt) Hyatt Regency (www.facebook.com/HyattRegency) Hyatt Place (www.facebook.com/HyattPlace) Hyatt Summerfield Suites (www.facebook.com/HyattSummerfieldSuites) Hyatt Vacation Club (www.facebook.com/hyattvacationclub) The sweepstakes are open till 9th December 2011, and if you had 10 email ID’s (gmail, hotmail, office, etc.) you could participate in the contest 10 times over!…

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Enhancements to ‘Live From A Lounge’ and the Swag giveaway ….

Its been 5 eventful months being a part of the BoardingArea community. The Journey is the Reward, and I am trying to make sure that I give you enough of my personal journey stories which should help you with your travels and enough of the Rewards which you can earn yourself on the travels. To engage with you more and often, I’ve been on Twitter from the word go and you can find me at @Livefromalounge. There have been enhancements to the site going on an ongoing basis, and I thought it would be an idea to share with all of you the interesting things happening around here. I can promise you this is not like an enhancement to a…

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What is your best suggestion to make air travel better? Speed-dating at the airport….ummm….

Finnair – the oneworld alliance member from Finland and Helsinki Airport have recently launched the “Quality Hunters” initiative where they are looking out for the one big idea which they will implement to make their flying experience better in the coming year 2012. As a part of this initiative, earlier this year they appointed 7 Quality Hunters who now have the licence to fly around globally looking for ideas which Finnair and the Helsinki Airport can implement. Must say there is quite the idea wreck there. There are nice ones like noise cancelling headphones on rent, to whacky ones like airport speed dating! I see another “Up in the air” being produced shortly, this one, with Finnair mileage hunters on…

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Get set to receive a free Hilton night this week in 5 cities across the globe!

It all started with the IHG contest to give away free Intercontinental nights, which SPG quickly followed suite to give out nights on a Facebook contest. And now that those contests are over, Hilton is coming up with a promo all this week to give away free night certificates in a treasure hunt contest it will conduct in 5 cities across the globe this week, so one for each working day. 100 certificates to be given away each day to celebrate the quarterly promo of Hilton where you get a free award night certificate. However, unlike the other contests which were centered around social media, Hilton’s treasure hunt will involve more physical activity. To sign-up, you need to start following…

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Reminder: Win free SPG resort nights all this week!

Like I mentioned last week, SPG brought out the ‘Award Nights Count’ benefit with effect from 1st October 2011, and came out with an interesting contest along with it to promote the offer. They are giving away 2 free resort nights to one winner everyday, who participates in a Facebook contest and identifies the picture of one of Starwood’s many resorts correctly. The contest started Monday 3rd October 2011, and is open till 14th October 2011. The picture changes between 11 – 11:59 Eastern Time every day. Here is the link to the Facebook page where you should be heading towards, fast! Look out for the ‘Award Nights Count’ tab towards the left center of the page. All the best!…

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SPG free nights giveaway to celebrate the new ‘Award Nights Count’ benefit!

To celebrate the launch of the ‘Award nights count’ benefit on the SPG program, Starwood has created a contest around it which wants to give you two free resort nights from 3rd October to 14th October. Here is the breaking news post from a fellow blogger at View from a Wing, which started the whole discussion around here about the new benefit coming up, whereby, SPG properties will count award nights in the stay count and nights count towards your next year’s tier. This benefit is being offered from 1st October onwards. SPG wants you to turn up on it’s Facebook page, like them there and proceed to identify the property which is posted on their ‘Award nights count’ contest…

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