A Temporary End to the Shutdown, Passenger Data Exposure, One Week Left for Capital One Bonus and More

Jan 26, 2019

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Each Saturday, we round up news stories that you might have missed from the week before. Here’s the top miles, points and travel news you might have missed on TPG this week.

US President Donald Trump speaks about the government shutdown on January 25, 2019, from the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC. - Trump says will sign bill to reopen the government until February 15. (Photo by Alex Edelman / AFP) (Photo credit should read ALEX EDELMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Trump Temporarily Ends Shutdown After Widespread Flight Delays

The president temporarily ended the longest government shutdown in US history, only hours after the FAA began to slow air traffic.

Your Personal Data Was Potentially Exposed by a Flaw in 140+ Airlines’ Software

The reservation system, Amadeus, “‘took immediate action’ to fix the issue and ‘can now confirm that the issue is solved.'”

Boeing 777x (Photo courtesy of Boeing)

First Look: Inside Boeing’s New 777X

Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Lufthansa and Qatar Airways, among others, have already placed orders.

First Look at Amex’s Expanded Centurion Lounge in Miami (MIA)

Miami’s Centurion Lounge was getting overcrowded. Now, the lounge has added more than 100 seats and 4,000 square feet.

The Best Places to Travel in February

Perhaps a romantic destination for Valentine’s Day?

WEIFANG, SHANDONG PROVINCE, CHINA - 2016/08/31: Icy drink in Starbucks coffee shop. During the third quarter 2016, Starbucks China had $768.2 million in sales, a growth of 17% compared to the prior period. (Photo by Zhang Peng/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Starbucks Delivery Now Available via UberEats in 7 Cities

. . . So you can get your coffee fix with the click of a button.

Luxury Really Is Personal: A Review of the Park Hyatt Beijing

According to TPG‘s Katie Genter, the rooms were “comfortable and livable,” but the lobby had some issues.

Marriott Overhauls Cobranded Cards, Last Chance to Grab SPG Amex

TPG’s Sarah Silbert unpacks what you need to know about these new cards.

Image courtesy of Disney

You Can Now Book the First All-New Disney World Resort to Open in 7 Years

Think: 1900s European Riviera influence.

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