Hyatt in Talks to Buy Starwood, Terrible Change to Avios & More Travel News
News and headlines of interest from around the web:
- Hyatt is apparently in talks to buy Starwood hotels. A merger of my two favorite hotel chains would be FANTASTIC as my one major problem with both is they’re not in enough locations.
- British Airways is doing away with one of the best award redemptions out there! As of Feb 2 the cost of booking a short haul (less than 600 miles) one way ticket will go from 4500 to 7500 miles.
- The latest SPG Hot Escapes have been released for stays in the next 6 weeks. Pretty slim pickings with only 64 properties, but good for upcoming European stays with 23 properties participating.
- Get $10 in the Birchbox shop when you sign up for a monthly Birchbox subscription ($10 a month) by November 9 with my link.
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