Massive Email Hacking Affects Loyalty Programs

April 4, 2011

So far today, I’ve received emails from Hilton Honors, Best Buy Reward Zone and Chase notifying me that my email address and names were potentially stolen by hackers who breached the systems of their marketing vendor, Epsilon. The emails stress that financial information was not stolen and that the only risk will be an increase […]

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The Benefits of Hotel Hopping

February 8, 2011

There are many “destructive” activities that come along with obsessive mileage and point collecting, like buying coins, mileage running and opening up tons of credit cards. I put destructive in quotes, because what may be destructive to one person is fun and lucrative to another. While I try to think I’m mainstream in pursuing my […]

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The Points Guy in The Globe and Mail & My Take on Downtown Los Angeles

January 4, 2011

The Points Guy was a part of a panel of travel experts on global business conference destinations. Check out the article here. My choice was downtown Los Angeles. I was there for a conference recently and was really impressed with LA Live and the food scene. If you find yourself in downtown LA, you must […]

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Ritz-Carlton Free Nights Promotion

September 27, 2010

With the announcement of their new rewards program, Ritz-Carlton is running a free nights promotion. Earn a free night at any category 1-3 Ritz-Carlton from now until December 31, 2010 when you stay twice. Note: You can only earn a maximum of two free nights. No registration required- offer only eligible for new Ritz-Carlton Rewards […]

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