Weekly Recap: May 15, 2016

Hello from Kuwait everybody! I just flew in here today, trying out Etihad Economy in the process and that was an interesting experience. It has been a busy week at our Lounge, instituting the Miles Rookie series, which I hope you’ve introduced to others you want to join into the mileage fun. Here is a recap of all that happened around here over the last week.

Miles Rookie

You asked, we answered. A couple of weeks ago, I took a Twitter poll asking views about a series for beginners. The response was pretty positive, so I’ve started to write this one out. Here are the first couple of posts from last week:

Trip Reports


Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur

While the #redcarpettrip trip report paused due to me being busy and will come back shortly, I am trying to pen down some other reviews. Here is one of the best stays of mine from last year, at the Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur

Loyalty Program News

Air India has brought back the 40% discount on award travel across their network. Starwood is giving away Gold Status, and Club Carlson is running a promotion with 50K points at stake. ITC hotels has launched a promotion, where you get a night free for 3 stays!

Aviation News

Jet Airways is launching their biggest advertising campaign in years, “ Get More”. Here is why it works for me.


Last week, I put together a giveaway of United Club Passes. You still have some time to participate

That’s it for now. Have a good week ahead and safe travels!

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