Weekly Recap: August 14, 2016

Hello from the Grand Hyatt Goa, fellas, where I am having a very noisy break thanks to the kids who are all over the Grand Club of the Grand Hyatt Goa.

It is the Independence Day tomorrow, and we are in the midst of our 5 year celebration, so we added another extra week for you to win our biggest prize this month, which is INR 80,000 in value in total. Do check it out and take part.

Beyond that, we are looking for travel inspiration and hoping all of you could help us. Now, over to the summary of last week’s coverage.

Aviation News

Brussels Airlines is going to fly to Mumbai in 2017, taking over the route which was closed one year ago by Jet Airways.

Trip Reports

A couple of weeks ago, we were at the Park Hyatt Goa, and they really rolled out the red carpet for us. Read up on it.

Loyalty News

As a reminder, JetPrivilege is going pseudo-revenue based next week. Yet, I am sticking with them and I wrote about it. Club Carlson has rolled out a new promotion, which offers you up to 3x points for


The Hyatt Hotels are running a sale for their Indian hotels which should be of interest to everyone. Have a look since there is a short while before the sale gets over. Book up. Vistara and other airlines had some sales too. You may still have an opportunity to book some of them.

In other news…

I am in a soup with Amex, or rather they are in a soup with me. Still an open case about a card I hold with them. Also there is a new website which offers you the ability to buy air tickets in bulk.

That’s it from our end this week guys. To our Indian readers, here are best wishes for a great and happy 70th Independence Day!

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