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Marriott Fall’13 MegaBonus is back: Sep 15, 2013 to Jan 15, 2014

Marriott Rewards is back with their promotion again, which is the promotion they run all the time, called Marriott MegaBonus. This time, I’ve received a promotion that requires me to complete 2 revenue stays to get one free night stay certificate valid in a Cat 1-5 hotel, and I can get up to 2 free night certificates in this promotion. A stay is defined as any continuous stretch of occupancy in a hotel regardless of check-in/check-outs being processed. Above is the screenshot for my MegaBonus’13 offer. You need to register by November 15, 2013 and stay between September 15, 2013 and January 15,2014 to be able to receive the stay certificates. Others have reported to receive the following offers, and…

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Have you ever been to a vegetarian washroom at a chain hotel?

I happened to notice on the stream of a follower on Twitter, who is a bigtime traveller for work, a picture he posted from the Marriott Pune. Essentially, Shakahari means Vegetarian in Hindi, and it is the name of one of the restaurants at the hotel. The hotel does not seem to realise the goof-up yet. I hope you can! I hope you could make sense of what went wrong here… Live From A Lounge is present on Facebook, Twitter & available via email, RSS.

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Rumors spark about an upcoming Marriott and InterContinental hotels merger

It is the job of financial analysts to spark rumors, and after the big bang talks of US Airways/American Airlines being one entity, here is another analyst looking into the crystal ball. According to analysts at Numis, which is an independent investment banking firm, IHG and Marriott could room together at some point of time because their expansion plans look similar. IHG runs over 4,500 hotels globally while Marriott operates 3,700 properties and the analysts estimate that the combination will lead to 9pc of global room supply. As per a report in the Daily Telegraph yesterday, Asking whether the two could “room together”, analysts at Numis thought that “hotel industry consolidation is inevitable at some stage” and considered a merger…

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Jet Airways brings fine dining to HKG-BOM

Jet Airways seems to be doing pretty good loads on the BOM-HKG-BOM segments. I’ve flown it a couple of times in the front and the back and it always has been a full plane to the best of my knowledge. It seems the demand for the premium cabins though never got satiated and hence 9W is replacing the A330-200 it flies on this segment to a B777-300ER with effect from August 21. The B777 allows them to put more seats in the Premiere cabin (the Business class) and also introduce their very famous First Class on this route. 9w will be the only airline for the time being to offer first class on this route. The latest addition to this…

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