Orbitz Earn Up To $150 In Orbucks By Celebrating The Pride Month

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Orbitz has launched a new search engine with more than 35,000 hotels that have pledged to be inclusive and welcome LGBTQ guests.

You can earn up to $150 in Orbucks by booking one of these hotels and supporting LGBTQ-owned businesses in June.

Lufthansa Customers Can Now Book & Redeem First Class On Certain U.S. Flights Again

In the light of easements in travel restrictions Lufthansa has updated their schedule and is bringing First Class back to some of their U.S. routes just in time for the summer holiday season.

As of this week customers can fly Lufthansa First Class to/from Chicago again and over the next three months Lufthansa will re-introduce it to five more U.S. destinations.

Reader Question: Excess Fees At Six Senses When Using IHG Rewards Points?


A LoyaltyLobby reader sent us a question regarding fees included in the paid rates but collected when redeeming points.

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Airfare of the Day [Business Class] ONEWORLD New York to Barcelona from $1,840

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to AA/BA/IB/AY and their business class non-discountable round trip fares between new York (JFK), USA and Barcelona (BCN), Spain.

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Accor All Southeast Asia, Korea & Japan Book With Confidence Through December 31, 2022

Accor all affiliated hotels in Southeast Asia, Korea, and Japan have launched a “Book With Confidence” offer that is valid for stays through December 31, 2022.

Accor Live Limitless (ALL) members save 15% and cancel their stays without any fees up to 3 days before arrival. You must book by December 31, 2021.

Aer Lingus Regional Files For Liquidation

Thousands of passengers struggle to find their way back home after Aer Lingus Regional, Stobart Air, filed for liquidation on Saturday.

Aer Lingus was in a process of replacing Stobart Air as its Regional Carrier, but the change was not set to take place before 2022.

Accor ALL India & Sri Lanka 30% Off Through September 15, 2021

Accor has launched a new sale for stays at participating hotels in India and Sri Lanka through September 15, 2021.

Accor Live Limitless (ALL) members save 30%, while Accor Plus members are eligible for an additional 10% off, bringing the discount to 40%.

Virgin Atlantic Signs An Option To Order 50 – 150 eVTOL Fully-Electric VA-X4 Aircraft


Virgin Atlantic followed United Airlines, which ordered supersonic aircraft last week (read more here), by announcing an option to order 50 to 150 eVTOL fully electric VA-X4 aircraft from Vertical Aerospace.

These zero-emission electric aircraft can fly at the speed of 200 miles per hour and have a range of only 100 or so miles.

Suite Saturdays: Waterfall Suite @ InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland


Welcome to our weekly video review on hotel suites and rooms around the world! This week’s edition features the Waterafall Suite, a 80 m2 1-bedroom suite at the InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland.

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Airfare of the Day [Business Class] AMERICAN AIRLINES San Francisco to Venice from $1,931

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to American Airlines and their business class non-discountable round trip fares between San Francisco (SFO), USA and Venice (VCE), Italy  also available on BA/IB/AY codeshare flights.

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New Development (Self Sabotage?) In The Phuket Sandbox: All Bars, Entertainment Venues On Phuket Island Remain Closed


There are more updates in regards to the Phuket Sandbox reopening plan of Thailand that is supposed to start on July 1st as newly amended rules now say that no bars and entertainment venues would be open on the island.

The entire plan has still not been approved by the Prime Minister and Cabinet which will meet next week at the earliest and even if it gets the nod it still has to be published in the Royal Gazette before becoming law.

Qatar Airways Up To $550 Discount Ex-US Itineraries Book By July 11, 2021

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Qatar Airways has launched a new coupon discount offer for Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan members, but it is open for all.

You can save $63 to $550 on ex-US itineraries depending on the class of service and whether a one-way or return.

Marriott Bonvoy Launches Europe, Middle East & Africa 25% Off Escapes

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SPG had Hot Escapes for the Americas and another program for Europe. The Hot Escapes transformed to Escapes under Marriott Bonvoy, but the Europe program went MIA.

We can now confirm that the Escapes have become available for participating hotels in the Middle East, Africa, and Europe. These rates must be booked by Sunday and are available over the next four weeks.

Qatar Airways Reinstates Expired Miles & Status From Members In UAE, Egypt & Saudi Arabia

Qatar and its Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) had a spat that started in 2017 and lasted until early 2021.

Qatar Airways was banned from flying to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Egypt and even using the airspace of these countries. Qatar Airways had a loyal following in these countries that were not able to use the airline.

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