Hyatt and American Airlines Announce Partnership With Their Frequent Travel Loyalty Programs

If World of Hyatt and AAdvantage are your favorite frequent travel loyalty programs, you are in luck: you will have more ways to earn miles, points and elite level status when you fly as a passenger with American Airlines or stay as a guest at hotel and resort properties within the global brand portfolio of Hyatt Hotels Corporation, as the two companies announced a joint partnership earlier today which is expected to launch... The post Hyatt and American Airlines Announce Partnership With Their ...
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It All Matters

     All those little things that say something that words fail to or actions deny. All those little things that let us know that the moment is right, that we are on to something good, that it is okay, that we will be alright. The way the morning light reaches into our bed, the way the hot water runs down our bodies, the way the church bells ring just at a time when silence needs to be broken. The way a strawberry taste or a daffodil springs yellow into the darkness, or the way a kite tail play...
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Addicted to Travel

From Lonely Planet Sometimes we travel because we have to perhaps we need to spend Christmas with relatives who live on the other side of the world or we have meetings in cities that arent our own. But most travel isnt involuntary. Inst
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Ride the Blossom Trail

The famous Blossom Trail here in Fresno County officially begins this weekend. I will personally commemorate it by riding my bicycle on Saturday's Blossom Trail Ride. The official Blossom Trail begins in February and runs through March. Nine valley citi
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Best Food Destination

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Grab confirms $1.46B investment from SoftBank’s Vision Fund

Grab has become the newest addition to the SoftBank Vision Fund after it announced today that it has pulled in a $1.46 billion investment from the super fund. Grab said the new money will be used to further its super app strategy, which is aimed at making its service a daily app for Southeast Asian consumers. The deal — which was first reported by TechCrunch in December — takes Grab’s ongoing Series H round to $4.5 billion. Other investors in that round include Toyota, Booking Holdings, Micro...
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7 Split Tours You Simply Cannot Miss

7 Split Tours You Simply Cannot Miss The Croatian city of Split is an unforgettable destination. It has such a rich vibe and ambiance that it’s definitely worth more than a mere visit or two. The city’s history and culture is vibrant, and there’s just so much to see and do. The surrounding region is also one of the most charming in […] The post 7 Split Tours You Simply Cannot Miss appeared first on Go Green Travel Green - Going Green, Living Green and Travel Green
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Travel News: March 6, 2019

Hyatt and American Airlines partner to award bonus points Travel Weekly Hyatt and American Airlines are teaming up to offer expanded partnership benefits across their World of Hyatt and AAdvantage loyalty programs. Under the new collaboration, World of Hyatt members at the Discoverist, Explorist and Globalist levels will be able to earn one World of Hyatt bonus point for every eligible dollar spent on qualifying American flights, while AAdvantage Gold, Platinum, Platinum Pro, Executive Platinum...
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Discovering Manchester Through Street Art & Hidden History

I know what you’re thinking, not another street art post! Travel blogs seems to be littered with them, but there’s a reason for that. In the last decade or so, most cities around the world have seen a dramatic shift in their downtown cores. People have moved back in, businesses and restaurants have opened and life has returned to neighborhoods long thought lost to crime and fatigue. Manchester is certainly one of those cities, and you can see this urban rebirth throughout the city but especiall...
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'We cannot swim, we cannot eat': Solomon Islands struggle with nation's worst oil spill

Locals face polluted seas and dying fish after Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier runs aground close to Unesco-protected atollOn a normal weekend, the waters of Kangava Bay would be busy with children playing or collecting clam shells and villagers heading out to catch reef fish to eat. But last Sunday the bay was quiet.Locals can no longer cool off in the neon blue waters of Rennell Island, a tiny dot in the vast South Pacific that lies at the southern tip of the Solomon Islands. They can no longer...
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Group Eco Travel Destinations Near New York City

Group Eco Travel Destinations Near New York City Ecotourism is such a trend these days. With our hectic modern-day lifestyles, more and more people are craving for a break from the city to enjoy nature and the serenity it offers. In this guide, you’ll learn all about the best group eco-travel destinations near New York City, as well as NYC group tour bus […] The post Group Eco Travel Destinations Near New York City appeared first on Go Green Travel Green - Going Green, Living Green and Travel Gr...
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The Best Wineries a Short Drive from San Francisco

The Best Wineries a Short Drive from San Francisco The wine country in San Francisco’s backyard is a place that’s ideal for group travel. The very famous Napa and Sonoma Valley are practically made to be experienced with friends, especially once you count the amazing wine in the equation. A lot of these wineries offer the full visitor’s experience, so you’ll get to taste […] The post The Best Wineries a Short Drive from San Francisco appeared first on As We Travel - The World - Travel, Traveling...
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6 Split Excursions Every Traveler Will Love

6 Split Excursions Every Traveler Will Love Excursions Every Traveler Will Love – Split, the palatial pebble of Croatia’s immaculate Adriatic shoreline, provides an emphatic travel experience. Its charming ambiance upgraded the town from being just a tourist stopover and economic pivot to being a world-class travel destination. Split’s wave of magic oozes from the pristine Dalmatian Coast where its history and culture […] The post 6 Split Excursions Every Traveler Will Love appeared first on As ...
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Eat at Home Like You’re Traveling With American Airlines and Amex Ending a Benefit

A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news and tips. Continue reading Eat at Home Like You’re Traveling With American Airlines and Amex Ending a Benefit...
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Kazakhstan Almatys Beautiful Mosques

There is something about the beauty of a mosque that seems to really catch my attention. I dont know if it has to do with the majestic domes or the sophisticated use of color or the identifying minarets I just find myself drawn to them. I caugh
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Japanese 'demon' festival grapples with blessing and curse of UNESCO listing

As a child, Tatsuo Sato was terrified when the Namahage demons roared into his northern Japanese house every year, but in adulthood he mourned as the centuries-old tradition faded away. UNESCO's registering Namahage as a cultural property late last year has given new life to the colorful tradition. "Within this UNESCO designation, there are several groups that I believe may not be able to continue - or not be able to continue in their present form," said Satoru Hyoki, a professor of cultural h...
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A traditional Japanese mask worn in a non-traditional manner

We all wear masks of sorts in public, but this old fella clearly likes to take things a little further.
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Don't step on the scorpions

Dubai January 2019After a very quiet year on the travelling front Ive finally got around to a bit of travelling having decided to give that annoying work thing a rest for a couple of months.Having discovered a love for joining a scientific expe
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The Desert is Blooming

blog 030319 The Desert Is BloomingAfter taking a few pictures I left the campground and headed into the town of Sanderson. It used to be a thriving metropolis with a population over 2 thousand now they are down to about 200 the railroad left town
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France, Paris

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Low fares, fast ticket sellouts mark Southwest's entry into Hawaii, Legislature at halfway point, trash pickup fees mulled in Honolulu, medical marijuana mainly used for pain, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Southwest Airlines in Honolulu Feb 5, 2019 courtesy photo Southwest’s low fares ramp up interisland competition. Star-Advertiser.Southwest Selling Tickets For Hawaii Routes. Hawaii Public Radio.“Hawaii, here we come!” declared Monday’s news release, announcing that tickets for Southwest Airlines service for the Hawaiian Islands are now on sale. Big Island Video News. Southwest Airlines began ticket sales for Hawaii destinations on March 4, 2019. The newly-released flight schedule include...
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Financial Analyst Asks American’s CEO: Maybe Your Revenue Lags Because Your Product is Poor?

At the JP Morgan Aviation, Transportation, & Industrials Conference today JP Morgan’s Jamie Baker asked American Airlines CEO Doug Parker about the airline’s poor revenue performance compared to United and Delta. He noted that Parker had promised that the airline’s new aircraft would help the carrier’s bottom line. In general newer aircraft are more fuel efficient and have lower maintenance costs, that’s good on the cost side, but these new planes were supposed to be more attractive to customers...
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Gas to overtake oil production in Oman by 2023, says Rystad - The National

Gas to overtake oil production in Oman by 2023, says Rystad - The National:Gas production is set to overtake crude in Oman by 2023 due to a surge in the output of cleaner fuel, according to a study.“Gas is on the rise in Oman, and this transition is very timely. Oil output declines over the last two years may indicate a point of no return for Omani oil, but the country’s sliding oil production is set to be replaced by gas,” said Aditya Saraswat, an analyst with Norway's Rystad Energy.Oman is not...
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NMC finalises terms of healthcare joint venture with #SaudiArabia’s GOSI - The National

NMC finalises terms of healthcare joint venture with Saudi Arabia’s GOSI - The National:NMC Health finalised a joint venture agreement with Saudi Arabia’s General Organization for Social Insurance that includes up to 6 billion riyals of investments in the kingdom over a five-year period. NMC, a London-listed UAE healthcare provider, signed a preliminary agreement in October last year with Hassana Investment Company, the investment arm of GOSI, to set up a joint venture that will acquire and deve...
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How to Immigrate to Gatineau, Quebec, Canada: Option for international business people.

If you want to immigrate to Canada this year and are looking for expanding your business or purchasing a business in Canada. There is a choice of obtaining your permanent residency (PR) status in Canada by purchasing or creating a business in the city of Gatineau, Québec.You Are an Ideal Candidate If You…•Are a married (or common-law) couple with business experience and;•Both plan on working in Gatineau (with at least one of you working 30 hours per week inside or outside of the business) and;•W...
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#UAE bankruptcy law in effect: First firm restructured successfully

UAE bankruptcy law in effect: First firm restructured successfully:A UAE company has for the first time successfully restructured its debts under the country’s bankruptcy law.The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department — through the Bankruptcy Department of the Abu Dhabi Court of First Instance — has allowed the company to restructure its debts and resume business under Chapter 4 of Federal Law No. 9 of 2016.The company, which was not named, is a limited liability company founded in 2008 “to carry out con...
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Asian firms, fintechs boost #Dubai’s DIFC to best year ever

Asian firms, fintechs boost Dubai’s DIFC to best year ever:The Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) investment hub reported its best-ever year for new company registrations in 2018 on the back of strong interest from Asian firms and fintech (financial technology) companies.Some 437 companies set up in the center last year, a 39 percent increase and the highest number in its 15-year history, with the growth in new registrations split equally between financial and non-financial firms, both ...
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Foreign institutions turn profit takers on QSE

Foreign institutions turn profit takers on QSE:The Qatar Stock Exchange on Tuesday plummeted more than 100 points in key index and about QR9bn in capitalisation, mainly dragged by real estate, telecom, banking and industrials sectors.Foreign institutions turned net profit takers as the 20-stock Qatar Index settled 1.07% lower at two-month low of 10,010.24 points.However, domestic institutions were increasingly bullish in the market, whose sensitive index registered 2.8% shrinkage year-to-date. ...
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Fight or Flight – Realities of Travel With Kids

In the months leading up to our around-the-world sabbatical trip with two kids under five, countless people offered up their opinions of our decision to bring our kids along with us. “It’s not like we can leave them behind!” my husband would quip and I would remind him that they meant that our other choice was not to go at all. It was clear that plenty of people thought we were brave to take this on. An equal number thought we were crazy. In my mind, the opportunity to travel the world with my k...
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