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Here’s a round-up of the week’s points, miles and travel industry news you may have missed:
Complimentary Night at Participating Mandarin Oriental Properties
You can receive a complimentary night at any of the participating Mandarin Oriental properties around the world when you stay for at least two or three consecutive paid nights between June 26 and September 13, 2015. You must book the promotion by May 23, 2015. Participating hotels are listed below:
Complimentary Third Night
- Hong Kong – Mandarin Oriental
- Hong Kong – The Landmark
- New York
Complimentary Fourth Night
- Hong Kong – Mandarin Oriental
- Hong Kong – The Excelsior
- Kuala Lumpur
- Las Vegas
Get a Free Night at Club Carlson Properties in Europe, Middle East and Africa
Book two nights in a Standard Room and enjoy a third night free at select Club Carlson properties. This promotion is available when you check in on a Friday or Saturday (Thursday or Friday for hotels in the Middle East) at participating Radisson Blu and Park Inn by Radisson hotels in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Book and stay stay before June 28, 2015. You must register first, and use promotional code WBUY2F2 when booking your stay.
Win 140,000 Hawaiian Airlines Miles
You could win 140,000 HawaiianMiles by entering your information here and selecting your favorite lei. The contest is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Enter by May 31, 2015 at 11:59 pm ET.
Singapore Airlines Launches New App
Singapore Airlines has launched a new mobile app available on both Apple and Android. The new app allows customers to search, book and manage flights, check flight status with live flight updates, manage KrisFlyer accounts and more. Singapore will be soon be launching a new website as well.
Hawaiian Airlines Offers New “Hawaii-Inspired” Amenity Kits
Hawaiian Air is now offering new amenity kits on international flights in all cabins and in the first class cabin from JFK to Honolulu. The amenity kits are meant to evoke the tropical allure of the islands, and are designed with an exclusive Hawaiian print by Manuheali’i, a well-known Hawaiian designer. The kit features socks that say “E Hiamoe Maika‘I” (which means sleep well); toiletries from private label skincare brand Lōli‘I like hydrating mists, lip balm and lotion; a Hawaiian Airlines-branded bamboo comb and pen, a toothbrush, toothpaste, ear plugs, tissues and more.
Double Hilton HHonors Points or SkyMiles with Hilton
Hilton Hhonors has launched a promotion where you can earn either Double Hilton HHonors points or Double Delta SkyMiles on your next trip when you stay at participating hotels and resorts in the Hilton Portfolio, now through May 31, 2015. Choose your preference of points or miles carefully, because your selection cannot be changed.
British Airlines to Launch Service to Iceland
Per AirlineRoute, British Airways will launch service to Iceland three times a week from London Heathrow beginning in October of 2015. These flights will be made on A320 aircraft, so don’t expect any lie flat seats. Off-peak economy awards start at just 8,500 Avios each way, so if you’re looking to hop over to Iceland from the UK, this could be a good option.
American Airlines Launches American Spotlight In-Flight Entertainment
American Airlines is expanding its selection of in-flight entertainment with newly released movies and TV programs, games, curated radio stations and more on all international flights, and soon to come on domestic flights as well. The airline will add streaming video to more than 200 planes this month to give you free entertainment on 97% of its domestic flights.
The Amex EveryDay® Credit Card from American Express
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