Tag: credit cards

Sonesta Hotels announces its new credit card
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Sonesta Hotels announces its new credit card

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

Sonesta International Hotels Corporation launched the new Sonesta World Mastercard® to reward loyal guests and Sonesta Travel Pass members in ... Read More

48 million Americans would skip a credit card payment over a vacation
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48 million Americans would skip a credit card payment over a vacation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

48 million Americans say they would skip a credit card payment before they’d skip a vacation, according a new survey ... Read More

No-show clients at Paris restaurants now must pay cancellation cash penalties
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No-show clients at Paris restaurants now must pay cancellation cash penalties

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019

Cafes and restaurants in the French capital have opted to follow the lead of hotels and guest-houses, and start charging ... Read More

Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how
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Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019

1. Is there just one ‘carnival’ or are there several? Where are they? Carnival is a holiday in Brazil – ... Read More

Marriott Bonvoy: Marriott International introduces new travel program
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Marriott Bonvoy: Marriott International introduces new travel program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019

Marriott International is launching a global marketing campaign introducing Marriott Bonvoy, the new name that replaces Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton ... Read More

Which brands rank high in travel loyalty?
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Which brands rank high in travel loyalty?

editor editor- February 5, 2019

Consumer expectations increase annually on average by 25%. Which airlines, hotels, car rental companies, and credit card companies rank high ... Read More

How citizens of Singapore can replace paper currency with these popular credit cards
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How citizens of Singapore can replace paper currency with these popular credit cards

editor editor- January 29, 2019

Currency is the lifeline of every country. It comes with various forms and utility. Let us take a look at ... Read More

Hotels preparing for Chinese New Year travel rush
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Hotels preparing for Chinese New Year travel rush

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019

Chinese New Year, commonly known as Lunar New Year, is a Chinese festival that celebrates the beginning of a new ... Read More

Japan Airlines and Ascenda announce strategic partnership
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Japan Airlines and Ascenda announce strategic partnership

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019

Japan Airlines (JAL), the national airline of Japan, and Ascenda have signed a strategic partnership to launch a series of ... Read More

Marriott International re-brands its loyalty program
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Marriott International re-brands its loyalty program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019

Marriott International today unveiled the new loyalty brand replacing the current loyalty brands – Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and ... Read More

Air Canada’s new loyalty program launches in 2020
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Air Canada’s new loyalty program launches in 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019

Air Canada announced today the successful closing of its purchase of Aimia Canada Inc., owner and operator of the Aeroplan ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister declares new Bijoux Kingston open
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Jamaica Tourism Minister declares new Bijoux Kingston open

editor editor- December 11, 2018

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, (seen third right in the photo) officially cut the ribbon to open the newly-renovated ... Read More

ARC welcomes China’s UnionPay credit cards as new payment option
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ARC welcomes China’s UnionPay credit cards as new payment option

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2018

Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) today announced that it now offers airlines the ability to accept UnionPay credit cards as a ... Read More

Travel better with children during the holidays
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Travel better with children during the holidays

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018

Millions of North Americans travel for the holidays to spend time with family and friends, many with children in tow. ... Read More

First European Centurion Lounge to open at Heathrow Airport
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First European Centurion Lounge to open at Heathrow Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 5, 2018

American Express today announced plans to open a new location within its signature airport lounge network, The Centurion Lounge, at ... Read More

Norwegian airline will now serve free water, accept cash
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Norwegian airline will now serve free water, accept cash

editor editor- June 22, 2013

A Norwegian airline will now serve free water on long-haul flights following complaints that passengers were left without food, drinks ... Read More

No food, no water, no blankets – welcome to Norwegian Air Shuttle
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No food, no water, no blankets – welcome to Norwegian Air Shuttle

editor editor- June 18, 2013

Norwegian Air Shuttle, Europe's third-largest budget airline, has apologised for refusing passengers food, water and even blankets on its recently ... Read More

Etihad launches new cards that reward spending with air miles
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Etihad launches new cards that reward spending with air miles

editor editor- May 22, 2013

Credit card provider MBNA has added airline giant Etihad to its partner portfolio as they today launched two new cards ... Read More

Indian banks cashing in on domestic travel industry growth
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Indian banks cashing in on domestic travel industry growth

editor editor- July 21, 2012

More and more banks are coming up travel credit cards, with the aim to attract frequent fliers in the country. ... Read More

Corporate travel credit card benefits – let me count the ways
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Corporate travel credit card benefits – let me count the ways

editor editor- July 29, 2011

Most every agency engages in the practice of allowing more than an average of 13.5 days for a corporate travel ... Read More

UK to ban hidden card surcharges for travel tickets
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UK to ban hidden card surcharges for travel tickets

editor editor- June 29, 2011

Travel companies have been ordered to end the use of hidden surcharges for passengers paying by card. Read More

Website helps travelers tackle airline card charges
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Website helps travelers tackle airline card charges

editor editor- May 10, 2011

LONDON, England - As airlines suffer a backlash from the Office of Fair Trading on the rising cost of booking ... Read More

Airline ticket fraud ring busted by the feds
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Airline ticket fraud ring busted by the feds

editor editor- July 13, 2010

A fraud ring that had been stealing consumers' credit card information since 2001 was finally broken up after a lengthy ... Read More

Airline perks and fees – giving with one hand and taking away with the other
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Airline perks and fees – giving with one hand and taking away with the other

editor editor- June 16, 2010

The ever-changing world of airline fares and fees is getting a little more confusing — but maybe a lot cheaper ... Read More

March airline sales off the charts
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March airline sales off the charts

editor editor- April 10, 2010

According to Allan Mutén, ARC's director of strategic communications, international airline fares and credit card sales in March were "off ... Read More

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US Airways ends cash transactions on domestic flights

editor editor- April 7, 2010

US Airways Group Inc. is accepting only credit and debit cards for food and beverage purchases on its North American ... Read More

U.S. Mint blocks “Free Airline Miles” scheme
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U.S. Mint blocks “Free Airline Miles” scheme

editor editor- December 14, 2009

Some credit card holders bought coins to earn rewards, then used the coins to pay their credit card bills. Net ... Read More

Continental goes cashless
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Continental goes cashless

editor editor- December 1, 2009

Continental Airlines Inc. said its flight crews will begin accepting only credit and debit cards for on-board purchases starting Tuesday. ... Read More

Another credit card fee is about to fly
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Another credit card fee is about to fly

editor editor- November 19, 2009

Another fee is coming in the new year for airline and hotel customers — this time from your credit card ... Read More

How air travel could be changed by credit cards merchant fees
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How air travel could be changed by credit cards merchant fees

editor editor- July 15, 2009

Business travelers may be the ultimate losers in the latest scuffle between airlines and travel agents over credit card fees. Read More

Air Canada wins relief on credit card terms
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Air Canada wins relief on credit card terms

editor editor- May 26, 2009

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Air Canada has won some breathing room from one of its key credit card processors, the ... Read More

Now boarding — airline reward fight
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Now boarding — airline reward fight

editor editor- April 27, 2009

U.S. Bancorp and American Express Co. are squaring off for a marketing battle that will be waged with reward programs ... Read More

United Airlines to go cashless for onboard purchases
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United Airlines to go cashless for onboard purchases

editor editor- February 26, 2009

After a brief transition period through the spring break season, United will phase out cash and only accept credit and ... Read More

Tourists fall victim to credit card fraud
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Tourists fall victim to credit card fraud

editor editor- February 11, 2009

A Portuguese couple say they lost about 8 000 euros (N$96 000) to credit card fraud after visiting Namibia last ... Read More

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